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    Quiet 40mm and 80mm fans?

    Question for ya'all. I plan on replacing the fans in a few of my rack mounted devices like a Cisco Switch that is loud as hell and my Dell server I snagged for free. Both devices aren't run 24/7 cause they are so loud. I only turn them on when I am doing practice labs. I am wondering if...
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    New Ram causing Motherboard whine on an x58

    Just picked up 3x4gbs of the Corsair Vengeance ram to replace my gskill shit that would randomly stop reading a Dimm if I rebooted. Ram was cheap so I said lets dump gskill and go back to corsair which I trust. Well after tweaking things on my overclock back to stock settings and installing...
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    Active Directory Change Management Software

    Hey guys, I'm needing some advice and feedback. I'm looking for an Active Directory Change management/tracking tool for work. Basically we just want something that will log any changes made so we can see who did what and when they did it. A basic logging piece of software, not something that...
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    Fun times with SSD's, need Raid Controller card advice

    So I just inherited 10x 32gb Intel SSD's to play with from work. I can't sell them per the deal I made with the boss... but I can Raid them for a games drive on my rig! So the question is... what PCI Express controller card should I try to get a hold of that can handle 10x SATA drives?!. I'll...
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    Powershell fun time

    So I was asked by a coworker today to do something that is easy to do... but manually doing it would be boring and tedious. Basically I am creating a new security group in AD. I have 800 AD users I need to put into this group though. I first started by exporting all of the usernames from two...
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    Layer 3 Cisco Switch for Lab

    Hey All, I am having trouble deciding on a Layer 3 switch for my labs. I am looking for something that is just cheap and does layer 3 switching that would carry me through my CCNP studying. Really all I have found is 3550's for a price that I could get off ebay and elsewhere for cheap...
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    BES User License question

    Hey all, This may be an interesting question but do any of you all know Blackberry's limit for BES user licenses? I have 7 free licenses on my server and I am waiting for another 100 user license to come in... problem is I've got 15 guys to add onto the BES and I'll be out of licenses...
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    Remote Control Software thread version 5151941

    So we are at an impasse here at work. We are trying to decide on remote software for our clients that will be all over the states and in canada. We have been trying a few things but meh nones worked out. Crossloop: Is cheap, but sucks. Also a pain to deal with when there are firewalls...
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    4890 Temp and Fan problems?

    So heres my issue. Just upgraded to an i7 Rig and now my vid card has been exhibating some odd features. Mind you it took 2 weeks for this to present itself. What has been happening is the Vid card fan has randomly been turning off. This in turn causes the rig to seize. I've reseated the card...
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    Slow Network Printing on a Corp network

    So this problem has been baffling me for a bit. I have a dept setup that is using 5 networked HP/Dell printers to print contracts for customers. I've got 24 machines sharing these 5 printers. The issue is, about 5-6 of the people have SLOW print times. Doesn't matter what computer they are on...
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    Best way to implement OS Drive + Raid 5

    Heres the situation: Mobo: DFI DK-X48-T2RS Oldsetup - 1 OS HD + 2 random hds for storage (no raid) New-Setup - 1OS HD +3 1tb drives in raid 5 So I did this to start. I have win7 already installed on my OS drive. Its a raptor 150gb. I took out my old storage drives and installed my 3 1tb...
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    Re-building a Cookie on a Cisco 1841

    So I asked this question on another forum previously but I need help rebuilding the cookie on an 1841 I have sitting around. I corrupted the cookie while trying to use the router to flash a new CF Card (I pulled the old card out and put the new one in... corrupted the cookie opps! Wont do...
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    Tuniq tower temps and Intel CPUS

    Question for some of you guys out there. I just put a Tuniq tower using AS5 on my e8400. I wasn't too keen on the setup and mounting it because it was... yeah kinda an unstable way to mount things in my book. So I have my new processor running at 3.8ghz and at full load its at 60c...
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    Back to intel for me since my Celeron 633mhz

    So after 3 years of using my Opti 165 (according to my newegg account, the past 3 years are really fuzzy to me) I bought an e8400 with the e0 stepping. I was looking at getting a q6600 but the frys deal on the e8400 was too good to pass up. So I bought...
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    Another Positive eVGA experience

    Yep another thread of that I'll make it simple. 7900gt bought last year from the bad batch dies in feb. I'm lazy cause i bought a 8800gts to replace it, but I RMAed it on day 14 of the thing. 2.5 weeks later, Its here. 7950gt 256mb. Free upgrade on my card! Thanks eVGA you rock! 8800gts...
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    Need of advice for LCD's for Business

    So I promised my boss a new LCD to replace her crappy CRT (its ugly) and then I have ANOTHER old old old LCd that needs to be replaced. and for the 3rd LCD I need to find, my mom Loves my Dell 2405fp and she wants a 20inch Dell LCD, She says it would fit perfectly in her office. So i am...
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    6800gt + Newest forceware drivers + WoW

    Yep so I did a reinstall of windows last night... I made sure I had the newest drivers for everything I've got and today I started setting up my games... So I get World of Warcraft going and once its done installing and patched, It won't let me run at 1920x1200 like I used to do.. I have a...
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    damaged crt? Nokia 445pro questions

    So Ive had a nokia 445pro 21inch crt for a while now. heres a quick link to the specs. http://www.viewsonic.com/support/desktopdisplays/crtmonitors/nokia/445pro/#features Anyways I have been doing 1600x1200@ 75hz just fine until recently. The monitor has been visibly shaking in parts of the...
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    Media PC problems with DVD protection

    So my problem, we have one of the new HP z557's, a home theatre PC. Currently we have a dell 2405FP and a projector hooked up. The projector is hooked up using component. Our problem is, that we cannot play our dvd's on our projector because of a copy protection error. We can play Lord of the...
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    Doom3 Multiplayer issue that I cant find fix for

    So heres my problem. I think doom3 hates me because I have only lost one match online multiplayer so far :P. I just got a problem going that when I go and play d3, I will be online to the server and stuff and in the middle of playing it drops and trys to reload the map, then pops up into the...
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    audigy eX software?

    So I just got my old soundcard back, an audigy 1 platinum eX. Bad thing, I never got the originial cd back so I cant install the stuff I need. To get my 4.1 speakers working i need to get audio HQ and configure things but I cant find where to download the original install files. Creatives...
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    suggustions for AXP-M O/c

    all right heres the scoop... i want to o/c my proc some more but im not sure what to do to make it stable enough. Right now its at 2.2ghz @ 200fsb x11 CPU voltage 1.55 ram is set to 2-3-3-7 ram has 2.6volts (i know i need to up this some to o/c but im not sure how much and stuff)...
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    Problems with windows XP file sharing

    im having some problems which i havnt figured out how to fix with a windows XP pro system seeing another one. I have file and print sharing enabled. i go and share out the stuff i want to and when i go with the new machine to browse stuff on the old machine and do a \\nameofmachine it wont...
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    Linkage for AMD speed ratings with cpu speeds?

    im just trying to find a link to see what i should guage my proc's speeds at to figure out whether its running at 3200+ speeds or farther. I know that my 2600+ mobile barton runs at 2.0ghz and i have it sitting at 2.2 atm but im trying to figure out the rating speed if its a 2800+ or a 3200+...
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    Decision on Soundcard

    all right im looking for a new soundcard. I just got rid of my soundblaster audigy eX platinum because i sold it with my old computer. Now heres my dilema. the soundstorm audio SUCKS on my Abit NF7-S. I really really REALLY need to find a good card that is under $100 and can handle my Logitech...
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