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    ATX Tower, Good Dust Filtration, No Windows

    I'm looking for an ATX tower (or mid-tower perhaps). Things I want: - Dust filters by default - Quiet - Understated, no LEDs or Windows or any of that. - At least 6x HDD bays, preferably more Budget is WIDE open; my current case (HAF-932) I've had since 2009 so I really keep these a while...
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    Looking at the GTX 260/216 - any other options?

    Upgrading from a 4850, but not a typical upgrade. Generally speaking, the 4850 suits me for games, however the fiancee just built a new computer, and wants the 4850 - which is cool by me. But now I need to replace the card, and may as well get something a bit more capable, as I do...
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    Suggest me something on steam (or elsewhere for download)

    I'm looking for something new to play, and I have a very particular taste in games: - I like things quick and easy to pickup for shorter bursts - Simpler is generally better (no deep RPGs, etc) I work fulltime and dont have time for gaming - System requirements are of no concern, but at the...
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    Going bigger than my P182

    I am at a loss - I have filled my P182 badly enough that I need something bigger in the near future. I mean, the thing is packed. I barely got my water loop in there as it stands now, and I'm only planning to upgrade the video here shortly. Any suggestions for something to move up to? I need...
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    i7 920 - Hitting a brick wall at 4.2ghz.

    Relevant details: - i7 920 D0 revision - Watercooling loop, 2x120radiator, only for the CPU. - Gigabyte UD3R motherboard - OCZ Gold 6gb DDR3 1600mhz kit So there is the setup, and here is where I start running into trouble: - 3.8ghz, I can run this at stock voltage with load temps...
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    UD3R vs UD4P - any difference worthy of the $50 extra?

    To qualify the title - any difference in dealing with clocking / overclocking only. I do not care about LAN chipsets, RAID controllers, audio chipsets, etc. What I'm trying to detirmine is whether or not it is worth shelling out the extra cash for the UD4P for overclocking only. I know about...
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    Motherboards with D0 stepping support stock?

    Looking to pickup a D0 later today, and need a motherboard to go with it. Thing is, I dont have any other i7 processor to flash bios with if an update is needed. Are there any motherboards that dont need an update? Google is being notably unhelpful on this one!
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    E8400 upgrade path?

    I've got the following right now: Antec P82 E8400 @ 3.6ghz 8gb DDR2 Corsair 750gb HDD, 640gb HDD, and 1tb HDD. All are nearing capacity. ATI 4850 Dell Ultrasharp 2007FP. Debating what road to go down for the next round of updates to the system. Budget is flexible, I've got the itch...
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    What HDD for a balance of speed / reliability / size?

    Looking at the WD 640GB drives as I've heard good things, and the $/gb ratio is fairly good. But I want to get outside input prior to pushing the so called "green button". Budget is flexible, not particularly fixated on price. Value is more important. I do not game, but I do a LOT of...
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    D-Link Dir-655 Port Forwarding

    I post here in request of help. Perhaps there is something I'm missing, but if not - I will be returning this router today. I can not get port forwarding to function. UPnP works fine, port forwarding does not. I have tried firmware 1.10, 1.11, 1.20, and 1.21 as well as the 1.21b08...
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    Cant Decide on an LCD

    Looking for some help with a monitor, I have a $750 - 900 budget max (more flexible if the deal is better, less flexible if I'm paying MSRP). Usage Breakdown - 50% Coding & development - 25% Web browsing - 20% Photoshop / Softimage - 5% Gaming So, size / resolution takes precident...
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    Tell me about dual-link DVI

    I have right now a 4850 and 2x 22" LCDs hooked up. I would like to replace one of the 22" LCDs with a 30" Dell, which requires Dual-link DVI. Is this card capable of providing for both monitors? I am NOT concerned with gaming, so performance is of no concern at all - ONLY am I concerd with...
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    Sound-card for headphone audio only

    And primarily music. Minimal gaming / videos - I have a home theater for that. I just need a 2.0 channel audio card for my PC, music is the primary need. A breakout box is nice, but not required. What's my best bet? Any suggestions? The nicer M-audios only have RCA outs, and I am not...
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    Any worthwhile upgrade path?

    I have a fairly capable system, and quite frankly, I have not been able to find an upgrade path with a fair cost:benefit ratio. Please keep in mind I do not game, but do development primarily on this computer Specs: ATi 4850 Gigabyte P35-DDS3L 4gb Corsair XMS 800mhz DDR2 4-4-4-12...
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    Very slow internet in Vista 32.

    Let me preface by saying I've spent the last evening searching and trying to find a solution. Nothing. On my vista system via firefox or IE, I am only getting download speeds of 2.0kb - 5.0kb/sec - basically 56k - my Macbook, EEE, or Dell laptop on the same network are seeing 800kbps+...
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    Some WC Guidance?

    Looking at add some water to my box, is there any chance I could get some guidance? I am looking for a general feel of all the items I’d need for the system I want to cool. Ideally with a res rather than a t-fitting, but I am willing to work within my budget. Budget: $200 – 220 shipped...
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    Help me get my E4300 higher

    Right now at 3ghz System information: Gigabyte 965-DS3 r3.3 4x 1gb A-DATA PC-800 DDR2 E4300 Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Corsair HX520 PSU Lan-Li PC-60 case (4x 80mm fans) Current clocks: 333x 9 CPU voltage is at 1.36v Ram is at 830mhz +0.1v Right now runs orthos very stable. 28C idle 53C...
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    Recursive PHP Function.. Works but doesnt?

    Can anyone help me out with why the below isnt working? It returns the value I want, but when placed inbetween two strings to actually display the image, it ignores the variable totally. function getMostRecent($id){ if(file_exists("./images/000".$id.".jpg")){...
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    IP Management Tool?

    This is a pretty simple question if anyone has experience on this: What does everyone use for IP management? My current company is using an excel sheet, and it's VERY ineffective - and more importantly, I'm about to launch something of my own, and want to start on the right foot there. All I...
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    Coldfusion Server Dies on Regular Basis

    I inherited a Coldfusion MX server here at work. I know nothing about Coldfusion, nor did the guy who had control before me. While I do intend to do my share of reading when I get a chance, I have come across an issue where it dies very frequently (2 - 3x per day, spaced out evenly). 95%...
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    First sysadmin interview - tips?

    So I've been acting systems administrator of a website for some time, but part time. I've also been working as a data center tech for a bit. I recently threw my resume into 3 sysadmin positions available, and within 24hrs I've got two responses, not too bad on that front. I've never had an...
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    Why does my site look horrible in IE?

    I know very little about php, html, and CSS - enough to do some basics, but not a whole lot. Hence me using a hacked up wordpress install in my site. http://uumetal.com But I just came to realize, my site looks atrocious in IE, but perfect in Firefox. Would anyone be keen to provide a...
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    Low Budget Traffic Generation?

    So I run a music website, completely not for profit (so far we've lost about $2500 on the site and its only increasing ), but for the benefit of bands. See, we feature unsigned metal bands, provide download mp3s for people to listen to, photograph live shows from time to time, etc - all for...
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    $700 MAX for a round of upgrades, suggestions?

    Prefer to keep this around $600, but I'm willing to push up to $700, no higher though. Not really sure where to take a round of upgrades here, so I'm open to suggestions! Specs: ECS 915P-A motherboard P4 2.8ghz 1gb (512x 2) Corsair RAM 250gb Maxtor HDD (SATA, 7200RPM) 7800GTX...
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    So I Got This Computer Loan...

    I recently began the process of building a credit history for myself, and at the request of my father, who cosigned with me, I got a computer loan rather than a credit card to do so. Additionally, I got a really nice rate on said loan (he has almost perfect credit). So I now have a $1600...
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    IBM X41 or the Toshiba M200?

    I'm going to be purchasing a Tablet PC this weekend, and have narrowed it down to these two. Price after IBM employee discount is almost exactly the same on both of these with comparable specs. Toshiba Advantages: - Higher resolution screen - Faster HDD - Nicer video card. - Faster...
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