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    Drop-in Replacement for i7 920

    i7 920 easily overclocks to 3.5Ghz without vcore increase or just get xeon x5650 on ebay for ~$70 shipped
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    Upgrade to 4790K or wait?

    I just ended up going from i7 920 to xeon x5650 and bumped the memory to 12GB, great upgrade. going to wait for cheaper ddr4 and next gen cpu before considering upgrading.
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    I have a FW900 that I am looking to sell. I am curious what is the going rate for these in good condition. I had mine for 7+ years with 1-2 hr a night use. Nothing wrong with it, but could use some calibration. btw, I am in north of Boston MA area. Looking for suggestions what is a fair...
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    Asus VG248QE 144hz 3D Vision 2: The Official Thread

    I had amazing experience with amazon, got a DOA 60" TV, returned it without any hassles. amazon also has 3% cashback with their CC.. ends up being only $270 shipped going to give time for pros here and review sites to evaluate it before going forward. Newegg will have it within a week.
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    Asus VG248QE 144hz 3D Vision 2: The Official Thread

    Looks like Amazon has it up for pre-order price of $279! with free shipping http://www.amazon.com/VG248QE-24-Inch-Screen-LED-lit-Monitor/dp/B00B2HH7G0
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    Asus VG248QE 144hz 3D Vision 2: The Official Thread

    this sounds great. for that price I might just get 2 of them!
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    World of Tanks MMO

    You should try and join in a clan. makes the experience much more worthwhile platooning with 3 other players where your able coordinate and even better playing in tank companies. Next release will split the tank companies battles into 3 brackets to allow lower tier to play. Here is a good...
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    Motorola Triumph (Virgin Mobile) release date July 20th

    Got mine from RS on Friday. Good bright screen, fast, responsive, 3G is so-so operational but that might because MT is not suppose to be activated till 20th.. its fast when it works.... GPS is slow to lock in.. USB->PC works just fine. tad worse reception sensitivity then Optimus V...
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    World of Tanks MMO

    If anyone is interested in joining a clan, sign up here... http://game.worldoftanks.com/clans/1000000265/ Social competitive atmosphere, mature members, established in 2007 with other game and ts3 servers, not a mega clan as smaller groups are just better..
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    World of Tanks MMO

    Still wondering where the MMO is.. I get the RPG side, where you can customize your tank. Waiting and waiting some more for new maps, gametypes, and american TDs. Its a good filler game... reminds me of COD UO with base assault gametype minus soldiers and jeeps
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    Homefront

    THQ's title Homefront has a confirmed release date. It will be hitting stores on March 8, 2011 for NA, and March 11 for EU. should have dedicated server option, but no confirmation if its public server files yet
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    Black OPS release going disasterously on the PC

    No suprise, if it using CODWAW game engine as it was too demanding on modern systems to the point of unplayable. Do you self a favor and pickup COD2, its graphics arent outdated by any means and the playability is top notch. Has public dedicated servers and tons of mods for it. We have a...
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    Should I start with Civ V?

    Not overally impressed with civ V, Civ IV was epic in complexity and longetivity of games. Both good games in who their ment to target. Think of it as chest vs checkers games, it is what it is.
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    Phenom II X2 555 unlock probability?

    Got mine from microcenter in Cambridge MA last week. Easily and quickly had it to 4 cores in matter of minutes in BIOS on the FIRST time booting the system up. Ran PRIME for about an hour, no issues. not looking to OC as its a media computer so want to keep the noise low. great deal! at $88
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    Bad Company 2

    bad copy 2 funny mock cartoon video animation at the game.... its the truth! http://teamhype.org/index.php?option=com_kunena&Itemid=71&func=view&catid=23&id=6793
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    Any recent WW2 Games?

    If you appreciate WW2 Bolt Rifles, get COD2 as there are some excellent Bolts only MP servers still around.
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    Bad Company 2

    If anyone is interested in joining a Bad Company 2 clan, we're looking for mature, fun, outgoing, and team oriented players. Please PM me for details.
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    Going back to Gaming on CRT monitor

    So happy to find a FW900 locally in great condition for $100 last year... 24" widescreen CRT heaven. If you game, go good quality CRT. I have a decent TN LCD panel next to it could not simply play any games on it, but its good for surfing the web :)
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    Bad Company 2

    Spewn, EA doesnt get "paid" by gameserver companies to be official bc2 partner. Instead they need to provide x number of public bc2 servers to just run. Anyone interested in joining a bc2 clan, please PM me. We're looking to expand into bc2 with mature new members that enjoying having a...
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    BC2 Update Question

    we just took our server down... Utilization is about 6% for open slots vs number of players online. Yea abit saturated. Realistically without mods or custom maps, there is VERY few things that separate each server. Haven't heard any clans scrimming and twl competition is poorly...
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    Teamspeak 2 and Win7

    why not upgrade to teamspeak3 ?? working great with win7 x64 and the sound quality of the new CELT codecx is great! although abit of a bandwidth hog
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    Gaming Night!

    bad company 2 for sure.
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    Simple bandwidth meter?

    Dumeter always worked great. It does count intra-internet transfers between home computers so you totals maybe false.
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    defragmentation

    using WD in raid-0, I can tell when its time to defrag. O&O Defrag Pro works great !
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    BattleField Bad Company 2 Crashing?

    Thats typically issue, especially if you were on a pb running server.
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    Unsure of what to do, 5770?

    4830 is somewhere between 5770 and 5850 and estimated to be $200-$230 retail
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    Boom mic?

    got this $2.80 shipped mic and everyone thinks I amazing. http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.7080
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    BF:BC2 on this rig?

    you're fine. works 30-40fps on my 4850. Might need to change to dx9 instead of dx10.
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    Titan quest pack

    get it! and play from start using it, gives you a difference experience and new characters
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    Games coming out the woodworks!

    Loved Bioshock 2 graphics and storyline, but could bare myself to play 3rd person FPS. What a shame.
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    Battlefield BC2 keys

    looking for a key too!!! thx
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    the new Medal of Honor game

    did they announce no dedicated servers yet?
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    Titan Quest - Items, Diablo2 resemblence, Multiplayer

    I didnt like Torchlight as much a TQ. In Torchlight every level almost looks identical to the last level, I started getting awful bored. TQ much better story line, would be great to see another in the series to be released
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    Hard's MW2 review a 9.5?

    RIP cod series, I still play cod2 daily and COD5 just got the base assault mod released. got to try it out
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    so I went back to COD4 last night..banned?

    go find a pb admin, they may find more info about the ban or just post the 8 character guid here otherwise just spend the $15 on a new cdkey for some asia website.
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    Unsure of what to do, 5770?

    4890 requires 500watt ps..... I would wait for the new 5830s coming soon that much be okay with your ps " 500 Watt or greater power supply with two 75W 6-pin PCI Express® power connectors recommended (600 Watt and four 6-pin connectors for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode)"
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    Where are all the BF:BC2 reviews

    switched between directx9 and directx10, couldnt tell any difference. I wonder if you saving types like improved textures for the retail.
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    whats your favourite games of 2009

    Need for Speed SHIFT
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    Want to replace my ATI 4850....with what?

    I got a 4850 running BC2 at 1920x1200 and in all high settings without fps issues.... Only setting I changed from default is forced directx = 9 in the user settings .ini file gl with the 4890..... I think I will wait till another dx11 sub $200 option comes along.
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    9800PRO - or - GeForce FX5700Ultra?

    9800pro all the way.... /self promo selling one with artic cooling for $45 shipped. PM me /end self promo
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