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    Budget ~$400 Gaming Build

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? Ideally under $400 3) Which country do you live in? If the U.S, please tell us the state and city if possible. US-PA 4) What exact parts do you need for...
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    Replacing an old dell

    My friends dell broke, last day of finals with a paper due. :( He's looking to build a new pc to replace it. 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc General use and eventually gaming 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? close to or...
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    Reccomend me a good 2.1 pc speaker set

    I'm looking to get a set of 2.1 speakers for my pc. I'd like the price to be under $100. Does anyone have any recommendations?
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    Online Retailer for transistors and LEDs

    I'm looking to buy some transistors and LEDs, and was wondering if anyone knew of a good cheap place to buy them online.
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    Fast (High transfer rate) 16GB Flash drive

    Now that the 360 is going to support flash drives as of the April 6 updaet. I'm looking for a 16GB flash drive. I want one that is of higher quality, Normally with flash drives I don't care how fast it is because I'm only using them to transfer small files <500MB. However now that I'll be...
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    PCI or USB wireless adaptar.

    I can get a usb wireless N adaptar from my cousin for free. I'm assuming this would be the best choice, I'm just wondering if a usb wireless adaptar is noticably slower than one that uses pci for connection.
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    How to turn ventrillo into a jukebox

    I just learned about this the other day, now I use my netbook as a full time jukebox. How to make ventrillo into a jukebox I thought this was awesome and wanted to share it.
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    Scanning as a pdf

    I'm looking for free software to will scan to a pdf, or software that will convert from a .jpg to pdf.
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    Hommade selector switch.

    Basically what I want to do is wire a switch so that when I have it in the "ON" position the LED rope light turns on. I have never done this with circuititry that was operating above 5V and a few mA. My question is what do I need to watch for so that I don't build a suicide button. Would I...
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    Fanless netbook a problem or a positive?

    I'm thinking about buying a dell mini10 but it's fanless design has me worried. Now that means one less thing to break however won't the netbook just overheat easier? All I forsee is thermal throttling of my cpu. Does anyone have any experience with the fanless min10?
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    Reccomend me a netbook

    I'm looking for a netbook would like to pay <$300. I plan on using it so that when I'm on campus I will always have a pc on me. I plan on carrying it everywhere. The most intensive program I will use on it would be matlab. I will use it for excel, word, internet browsing, pdf viewing. Battery...
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    Sub $400 HTPC build

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc HTPC, Music, hulu,netflix 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? Between $300-400 preferably closer to 300 3) Where do you live? Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 4) What exact parts do you need for that...
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    Approximately $1000 i5-750 pc

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming, and running engineering programs like AutoCAD 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? Preferably under $1000 I think I could get him to go higher 3) Where do you live? Pittsburgh PA 4) What...
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    Power supply needed for gts 250

    My brother has a dell inspiron 530 could it handle a gts 250 or should he just go with a gt 240?
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    Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) $12.50 via GFWL Feb 26-March 1

    Taken from slickdeals.net Original Post by dealwars edit: fixed links just copy and paste into address bar making them one line as opposed to two, I don't know how to fix this problem for real I've ran into it before.
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    Data backup

    I am looking at methods of backing up my data on my computer and was wondering what the best route would be. 1) I could get a second 7200 rpm 640GB WD caviar black to put in raid. (I think 0 makes an exact copy of my hard drive on the second drive). 2) My second choice was to buy a...
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    Open source video editing software

    I wanted to start recording videos of myself playing games and was wondering if anyone could recommend a free video editing program so I could edit my recorded game play.
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    PC build for a friend

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming, and running engineering programs like AutoCAD 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? Preferably under $1000 I think I could get him to go higher 3) Where do you live? Pittsburgh PA 4)...
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    windows 7 antivirus

    I'm looking for an anti-virus program to use with windows 7, any recommendations would be appreciated
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    Leaving pc in car overnight.

    Is it bad to leave a pc in a car overnight? The low tonight is 54F and I was wondering if it would hurt my pc and monitor to leave them in the car overnight.
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    Looking for a standalone photo printer

    I was wondering if anyone could reccomend a photo printer that can be used without a computer?
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    Steam Weekend deal Everything Half-Life 66% off

    http://store.steampowered.com/sub/715/ Most notably $17 Half-Life Half-Life 2 HL2DM HL2 Ep 1& 2 HL Blue Shit, Opposing Force Team Fortress Classic I was able to finally get episode 2, only $5.09
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    Blu-Ray worth it at 1680x1050

    I have a 1680x1050 monitor, and have considering buying a cheaper blue-ray rom drive preferably <$110, I was wondering would a Blu-ray drive be pointless at my screens resolution. Also would a 4x blu-ray rom speed be fast enough for playback usage, would it be ludicrously slow for ripping?
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    Dawn of War II 25 D2D

    Dawn of war 2 is $25 on direct 2 drive http://www.direct2drive.com/4/7535/product/Buy-Warhammer-40,000:-Dawn-of-War-II-Download I think you can activate it using steam. I cannot confirm this though. From my researching it appears like you can, however if anyone can comfirm this I'd...
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    Ipod touch 2g case

    Can anyone recommend a good case for the ipod touch 2g. I don't know if I want a silicon case, they are usually kinda sticky and get covered with lint in my pocket. I was thinking about getting a invisible shield and covering that with a hard plastic case for extra fall protection
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    Help finding Gaming Headset/phones for under $100

    I was looking to get a new headset / headphone to use with my pc. I currently have a cheap plantronics headset, which after an hour of use starts to make my ears hurt and sweat. I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations as to a good solution. I have been researching the topic, and was...
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    OS X on imac 3G

    I recently acquired an imac G3 from my aunt, she was gonna just get rid of it.I haven't had time to play with it at all, so I'm don't know what the specs are yet, I'll check tonight hopefully. However, I was wondering if I'd be able to run OS X on this ancient piece of elementary school history...
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    Overclocking phenom II x4 945

    So after researching for a couple days, I decided to over clock my 945, after my first round I'm at 234 FSB x15 CPU mult, x9 NB/HT mults, and x5.33 Mem mult. All at stock voltages. After running prime95 for one hour I'm completely stable Max temp according to HWmonitor is 50C per core, idling at...
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