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    PSU recommendation for OC GTX970

    Hi guys, I recently got a new GTX970 and have been running into issues with even a modest 100Mhz OC: Games or benches will hard reboot the PC near instantly (less than a minute), way before the card has time to heat up. And this is no BSOD restart, it is a complete and immediate power cut...
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    Question about Corsair CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 & CMZ12GX3M3A1600C9

    Hi guys, after a few years I'm having memory issues with my PC and I am looking for replacement memory but I am a bit budget constrained at the moment. A local store has both triple & quad channel Corsair kits with following part numbers: CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 for the 4 * 4 GB CMZ12GX3M3A1600C9...
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    Soundcard recommendation: from Audigy to non-creative card

    Hi guys, I'm having some issues with my old Audigy 2 ZS soundcard, being crackling sound & pops when gaming under heavy load under windows 7 64 bit. This issue is intermittent & can be resolved by a reboot but I'm getting tired of the situation. I've so far tried the 3 latest creative drivers &...
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    Mhz discrepancy between Furmark & Afterburner

    Hi all, I've been dabbling with OC'ing my GTX260 a little but have noticed a discrepancy between clocks shown by Furmark and Afterburner. Furmark when running shows my GPU speed to be 650Mhz, as I set it in Afterburner, but after exiting Furmark and checking the Afterburner graphs it shows...
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    best alternative to CCFL's?

    My second CCFL & inverter just blew up on me and while I love the smell of burned components at work, my own system is the exemption to the rule. Anyway, I was wondering what is a good (read: safer) alternative to a CCFL to create an 'underglow' effect on a Lian Li V-1000? Lazer LED's...
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    The FX60 & keeping my s939 system viable as long as possible

    I'm looking into a CPU upgrade as that is the weakest link in my entire setup: A64 3200+ (winchester core) MSI K8N neo4 X1900XTX 2 GB G.skill HX DDR400 Now I found a shop that has the FX60 for about €200 less than any other shop in Belgium that I could find, It would end up costing me...
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    Windows stable, hangs on games/3Dmark

    Hi all, I've got a small (noobish) question for the experts out there First off let me list the system: AMD Athlon64 3200+ MSI K8N neo4 F mobo 2 gig G.skill HX PC3200 memory kit Sappire X1900XT CPU & GPU cooled by Koolance Exos with CPU-300 & GPU-180 blocks The overclock is as...
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    X1900XT on a 3200+, will it benefit me enough?

    I'm looking for some info from the experts here, I'm wondering if upgrading to an X1900XT will benefit me enough to warrant spending the money. Current system: AMD Athlon64 3200+ MSI K8N Neo4 mobo 2 gigs Gskill HX RAM (PC3200) ATI X850XT Main game I play is Everquest 2, which I'd like...
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