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    Considering a new Build, please help

    I think I'll probably end up waiting. I didn't realize there were beta drivers out that help with GTA V performance issues. The game seems to be playable at the moment so I think I'll probably end up waiting. I'd rather not buy a used CPU. Are used CPUs a decent investment? It seems a bit...
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    Considering a new Build, please help

    So, nothing from this old system is worth salvaging? I'm not opposed to re-using the ram I already have, is 8 GB enough ram these days? Which PSU would you recommend? I'm assuming my 550W isn't powerful enough. Which MOBO would be comparable in that price range? Would using my 7850...
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    Considering a new Build, please help

    Ok so about 3 years ago I built a PC with the following specs: DIAMOND 7850PE52G Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge Dual-Core 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W BX80623I32100 Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics...
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    7850 issues after RMA

    I cleared the CMOS already, that didn't work. The power cord is plugged in. The card works in the second slot only, but the first slot is still working as I have tried it with an alternate video card. I'm pretty much stumped here. The card definitely works, but doesn't work in the primary...
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    7850 issues after RMA

    Hi, Until about 3 weeks ago I had been using thiscard in my computer. The card died and was sent back for an RMA. In the meanwhile I began using 2 Radeon 4850's with crossfire. The motherboard I am using is an ASRock H77M. Today I received my replacement card (here). I removed...
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    Budget Gaming Rig

    So i'm trying to throw together a budget gaming rig here. What i've got so far is: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor ($111.99 @ SuperBiiz) Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard...
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    Help with DOA computer/potential new computer build?

    So I was just gifted a Dell XPS 630 Specs here. It has a Quad core proc, two Radeon 4850s in SLI, and 8 gigs of RAM. Sadly as we were unable to prove the value of it, it was shipped uninsured and appears to have arrived with a busted motherboard. There is some physical damage to the case...
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    New comp build 1-1.2k budget

    Questions: 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming, Browsing. 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? Not too much above 1.2k with shipping/tax. 3) Which country do you live in? If the U.S, please tell us the state and city if...
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    Help with a build?

    So, if you can't tell from the systems in my sig.... it's been a while since i've built a computer. I've been on a laptop for the past 5 years or so. Anyway, onto the questions: 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Mainly just gaming. SC2, LoL, Civ...
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    Considering Dumping my trusty G4, Some ?s

    I recently upgraded from a Powerbook g4 1.67ghz to a macbook pro 2.5ghz... When I was trying to find out what the power differences were I was pointed to this site: http://www.primatelabs.ca/blog/2007/12/mac-performance-december-2007/ Power Mac G4 (Mirrored Drive Doors) PowerPC G4 @ 1.25...
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    Installing Windows MBP

    Well funny thing, I remembered my roommate left his usb dvd burner here and I hooked it up and sure enough it worked. I am currently on my macbook pro running windows.
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    Installing Windows MBP

    So, I am attempting to install windows on my MBP but I have hit somewhat of a roadblock. I have the Upgrade version of windows, and I used nlite to make a slipstreamed version with SP2, but when I go to install it is still requiring me to show another version of windows to the computer. I...
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    How powerful are the newest Macbook Pro's

    Oh, damn. Mine only has SP1 I believe... though I'm not sure. I bought Windows XP very soon after it first came out because I had been running ME. How much can copies be had for today?
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    wanting to get into photography...help

    I don't know... I'd take a 40D over a d200. Really the only thing the d200 has over the 40D is the build quality, everything else about the d200 is not really even close to as good as the 40D. But... 8 fps is WAYYY too much fun. It's a shame their entry level stuff is trash because they...
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    wanting to get into photography...help

    Carl Zeiss means nothing now. My roommates brand new P&S from sony has the 'carl zeiss' stamp of approval. Also, I am not a canon fan boy. I am a Nikon fan boy. The build and optical quality of Nikon lenses are superior to Canon IMO. L series glass is good, but the 70-200VR, and the...
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    How powerful are the newest Macbook Pro's

    Ok so, i've got this Powerbook G4 1.67Ghz which apple is replacing with the top end 15" Macbook Pro for a bunch of different reasons, mainly ones having to do with how their 'pro care' really dropped the ball with a few never ending repairs on my notebook. Anyway... i've also got the desktop...
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    wanting to get into photography...help

    Really... just avoid Olympus and Sony... or any other brand besides Canon or Nikon. I think that it is really stupid to limit yourself, even if you plan only being a hobbiest, to these subpar brands. The cameras they make are fine, but you'll be better off with a canon or nikon in the long...
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    wanting to get into photography...help

    Find a used Nikon d50, and a used Sigma 30mm f/1.4. Thank me later. d50 shouldn't be more then 350 (in really good condition) and a Sigma 30mm f/1.4 should be about the same. It's a little over your budget, but I'd highly suggest it. Otherwise go with the XT, and your lens of choice...
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    what do you use to manage your images?

    Photo Mechanic.... The new version is so damn FAST!
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    Some Photos I took

    Are there any guides on how to do this? It is my camera, but I am pretty consistently changing lenses between a 17-50mm, 10-20mm, and 70-200mm... if it's not a constant value for all 3, I don't know if i'd really be interested in tinkering around with the fine tuning of the AF.
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    Some Photos I took

    I'm going to try and retake that one, this time with a tripod :) I work for a student newspaper, we had a personal interview with him before he gave a talk here, so i got to meet him and take a ton of photos during the interview. Well, i've been TRYING to go to these dance performances...
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    Some Photos I took

    Hmmm, strange. Well, i removed the img tags so you can click on them if you'd like to see them.
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    Some Photos I took

    So, I used to be pretty active on this forum... but after they removed a bunch of sub forums, I decided to move on. Well anyway, I see a ton of threads here about buying cameras, and what gear should I get to do *_____*... not too many threads with photos in them though :P Anyway, here is...
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    Powerbook Woes :(

    Thanks, that worked... Found 9 gigs of stuff stuck in an impossible to get to folder... Go figure.
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    Powerbook Woes :(

    Right, but my probllem is that I cannot find any file... it's just space being taken up by nothing...
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    Powerbook Woes :(

    Ok so Mac Gurus... lend me a hand here. I was in the middle of downloading a 13 gigabyte file on my laptop through bittorrent (Azureus is the client i use), and it was being saved directly to my firewire drive (something i never do). I was being very careful about stopping the download...
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    External sound card for MacBook/MBP

    I've got the firewave, which I use with my Klipsch 5.1's. It does wonders. The only gripe I have with it was that the firewire cord provided with it was a POS. Other that, it works great.
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    Trackpad just stopped working randomly

    I've now noticed that when I wake the computer from sleep, the track pad works until I type anything... weird.... Think it may be time to call apple.
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    Trackpad just stopped working randomly

    Powerbook g4 specs in sig. So, i'm just sitting here using my computer, and i've got an external mouse plugged in as I usually do when i'm at my desk. Go to unplug the computer to take it into the living room to do some work while watching tv and I notice the trackpad isn't responding. The...
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    Need new headphones

    I've been through so many pairs of cheap headphones in the past few years that i'm looking for something that will hold me over for a while instead of a few months. I bought earbuds as my last pair and fell in love with them. I have no idea what model they were but they were some sony...
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    Post Your Mac Desktop

    :eek:
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    Post Your Mac Setup!

    Yeah... I like silver....
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    Odd problem with ibook

    My grandparents asked me to take a look at their ibook because it had started acting strangely, but the problem it presented me with baffled me. Basically, all of the widgets they had on the dashboard, disappeared, and whenever you open one, it expectantly quits, and refuses to re-open...
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    DVD drive not reading DVD...

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    I want to sell my powerbook

    I want to sell my powerbook g4 and get a macbook pro. How much do you think I could get for my Powerbook G4 1.67 80gb HD, 1gb of ram, Radeon 9700pro mobile, and about 500 days left on the Apple Care warrenty? I'm fed up with my windows Desktop and I want to replace it with something...
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    Error loading operating system

    So, i've been having issues with installing a program on my computer (see: world of warcraft) . Every time I would try to install the app it would freeze or auto restart my computer. This was happing in safemode as well as normal mode. So I decided to run a CHKDSK on my harddrive, which...
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    Windows constantly crashing

    I do have an nf4 mobo... hmmm, i'll keep trying these things.
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    Windows constantly crashing

    Ok, I will try that... But this is an issue with installing the patch... could the video card affect something like that? Weird... I also just tried moving the files from one harddrive to another, still the same issue.
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    Windows constantly crashing

    So, I've always had a problem with my computer crashing randomly, but it's never been tha tmuch of a problem that i've seen fit to go about fixing it... until now. The newest world of warcraft patch just came out, and during the installation my computer crashed... Sigh... So I had to revert...
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    Anyone heard of palm/wrist wear on MBP?

    I've had my powerbook g4 for about 2 years now, there are small black dots in the wrist area, but thats about it. Hardly noticeable unless you look very closely.
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