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    Company Bonus

    I got a nice bonus from my company and I'm thinking of building a machine. Here's what my specs are so far. What do you all think? All prices include tax and shipping. Processor $369.95 Intel Core 2 Duo E6600...
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    2x SLI 7900 GT or 1x 7900 GTX

    I'm building a new rig and I'm wondering what's better for the money. 2 NVIDIA 7900 GTs in SLI or a single 7900 GTX or perhaps something else?
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    Closing Powerbook lid

    Ok I have a surge protector for my car and an FM transmitter for my laptop. So I now can broadcast songs from iTunes via the FM transmitter to my car radio, but I now have the problem that when I close my powerbook lid the music stops. Is there anyway that I can make it so the powerbook does not...
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    Looking for laptop deal.

    I'm going back to school and have been looking for a laptop. I've been surfing the web and have found a couple deals but just wondering if anyone else knows of anything. I'm just looking for basic note taking, music playing, firefox using laptop. Don't really need all that much in terms of game...
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    Splitting Bandwidth

    Sorry for the newbie question, but I'm definitely a network newbie. Is it possible to setup my network such that each computer connected to it is given a certain share of the bandwidth? I don't even know if this is how it works, but I'd like it so that if say I have 4 computers connected to the...
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    HD switch

    I have an hdtv and I want to hook up both hd cable and xbox up to it, but it only has one component HD in. Is there something I can use to hook both the cable and xbox into and then have that go into the one in and then I can switch which one it uses.
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    New Memory for my system.

    I'm currently running an Intel Pentium 4 2.8, on and IC7 mobo, with 512 MB of crap ram (I think it came from an emachine), and a 9600 Pro, all with stock cooling. I want to play some DOOM 3 and I think that upgrading my memory should be the first step. I have about $800 to blow, but that has to...
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    HP iPAQ h6315

    Does this phone: Support "true" web browsing like the sidekick and sidekick II? It doesn't say if it does or doesn't, and that's a necessary feature for me.
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    Thinking of Upgrading

    I've got a couple hundred (3 or 4) to spend on some upgrades for my computer. I currently have a IC7-G mobo with a Pentium 4 2.8 with 800 mhz FSB, a radeon 9600 pro, no name brand 512 MB RAM, Artec multimedia drive (supports all cds and dvds), and Maxtor Ultra Series 200GB Hard drive. What would...
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    Panther and Linux ;)

    What program is available for mac to partition the hard drive? I'm looking to dual boot "Panther" and a Linux distribution if that's possible. If not I'll just run Linux and vmware "Panther".
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    Tiger and Linux

    I have access to a Mac OS X Tiger CD and I know people say that since Tiger is still a beta OS that it's unstable and I should have a partition with a stable version of OS X on it, but I was wondering if it'd be a good idea to have that partition to have a linux distribution instead. Will tiger...
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    I'm thinking of purchasing a projector for my room. I'm going to convert my bedroom into a home theater. ( I'm going to sleep on one of the la-z-boys I'm going to be putting in there. :) ) I was just wondering what are the important things to look at when purchasing? Resolution? Zoom? I'm going...
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    TV/Monitor for Docking Powerbook G4

    I've been looking around for a TV or Monitor I could use to dock my G4. The only problem is that I'm really not sure exactly what it needs to be docked, and what cables I need to dock it. I basically want something that I can use as a TV and a Monitor. So it has to be at least 23". Any...
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    External HD

    Hey I was just wondering what type of external HD you guys would recommend for a Powerbook g4. I want one that I can use on both my Windows PC and my Powerbook. It's just going to be mostly movies and music.
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    Must have apple software

    I just got a powerbook g4 and I'm a normally windows/linux type of guy. I was just wondering what sort of cool apple software should I donwload / buy? Prove me wrong that windows isn't better then os x. I only bought this thing because I got a heck of a deal. I'm into games, art, and programming...
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    Limiting Bandwidth Usage

    I'm setting up a personal network at my house, the only problem I have is my little brother uses kazaa and bittorrent madly. My question is how do I limit the amount of bandwidth he gets? Can I set it up for him max download is like 50k and upload like 25k? Oh yes, one little problem here...
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    I just bought a used powerbook g4, how do I reset the memory of it? It has a bunch of the old guys stuff on it and the hard drive and stuff are his name. How do I just reset the whole thing?
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    AC Adapter

    Where can I pick up a cheap AC adapter for my powerbook g4, I went to radio shack and they were $50, any place cheaper?
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    What Videocard?

    I recently picked up a used powerbook g4, how do I check what videocard is on it. It's the 1.25 ghz, 512 MB RAM, Widescreen 15'.
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    Best Laptop

    I'm wondering what laptop everyone thinks is the best. I'm going to be joining the military soon and I'm planning on taking the entire signing bonus their giving me and spending it on a laptop I can take with me. I was thinking one of the alienware desktop replacements. What is the best laptop...