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    Silverstone replacement parts

    I was wondering if anyone knows where I can get some parts for my TJ07. I lost the power switch and the door for the 3.25in USB I/O.Can someone point me in the right direction?
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    Looking for I7 3820/I7 3930K In Canada

    As title states looking for a i7 3820, possibly a 3930K if the price is right.Please PM with price shipped to Kelowna BC V1X 3M9
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    Asus P9X79 LE Vs Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3

    I'm looking at either of these to pair with a I7 3820.Is there a reason to go with one over the other, as both are approx same price For me 4 way Crossfie/SLI not really a determining factor but overclocking will be. I also will be running 4 X 4GB 1600 RAM so RAM capacity not a factor either.I...
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    Silverstone screw threads?

    Question for the Silverstone owners,what are the thread sizes for these cases is it M3 or #6-32? I was looking to buy a used TJ07, but all of the screws are missing I need to replace them all including the motherboard standoffs and thumbscrews and I figure a bunch of owners would know for sure.
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    GTX580 to 6970 Crossfire?

    Due to the new 7970 release has anyone gone from a GTX580 to 6970 in crossfire and if so what has been your impression was it a good move price to performance wise? I would love some opinions,as I'm thinking of making the move myself and would love to hear som hands on experiance!
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    MSI P67A-G43 to Z67A-GD80

    I'm going to switch my MSI P67A-G43 motherboard for a Z67A-GD80. Although I think I know the answer to this,do you think I can just remove the drivers and re-install the ones for the Z67a board with out re-installing Windows 7.
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    I need some Video card direction

    Well this may have been beaten to death and in no way am I trying to start a flame war. I need some direction and which way to go,I have a watercooled GTX 580 right now and I'm looking to possibly get another one to go SLI.Now I have been looking at the price to get another one and say for a...
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    I'm about to pull the trigger on one of these but I'm not sure which way to go so I wanted some opinions if I could.especially with regards to the overclocking ability of each. I like the lay out of the MSI just a bit better and I have heard it was a a good clocker and with the Asus I like the...
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    Dtek FuZion V2 Universal Bracket

    I'm looking to buy a FuZion V2 Universal Bracket for my AM3 system is there anywhere in North America that I can get one from that isn't going to cost me $30.00 shipped.I'm in Canada and I understand it's a bit strange request but I feel that $30.00 with shipping for a little piece of metal is a...
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    G.Skill vs Mushkin

    I want to know which is more recomended, RMA and warrenty and general product quality I have a Asus Crosshair V with an Phenom II 955BE an I'm going to get either the G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR Sniper or the Mushkin Enhanced Blackline Frostbyte PC3-12800 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1600 9-9-9-24 1.5V...
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    I7 920 vs FX-8150 which way to go?

    Given SB 2500k and 2600k seems to trump the FX-8150 quite well (depends on the test I know!) My questions is what about the older I7 processor specificaly the 920.I have read some scattered reports and they seem somewhat even or am I out of my mind.Would it be an worth it to go with the FX-8150...
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    Which way to go?

    Ok here is the situation I have a Gigabyte EX58-UD5 with a I7 920 that will do 4.0GHz and a Crosshair IV with a Phenom II 955 that will do 4.0Ghz, maybe more I haven't really pushed it.I got a really good deal on the Crosshair and I had thought about going to Bulldozer but due to the...
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    Which Phenom II for some overclocking fun?

    I'm looking to find which AMD chip is the best bang for the buck for overclocking/gaming? I have an existing I7 setup but I wanted to get a AMD setup for something to do.I would like to get a chip to pair with an Asus Crosshair IV do some overclocking and get familiar with AMD all over again.Is...
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    NV Surround Requirements

    This might be a dumb question can you do multi-display gaming (3 monitor) with a 580 GTX and a 570 GTX?
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    580GTX and I7 920 requirements?

    Just need to confirm a Swiftech 120 rad and a Swiftech 240 should be enough for this correct?
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    Upgrade or wait?

    Ok,I need some justification or maybe some persuasion.I'm looking to upgrade my GPU,I'm running a 4870X2 now and gaming at 1900X1200.I have been thinking of going to a 570GTX or 6970 and then possibly adding another down the road.I don't really need to be cutting edge but will I see some...
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    5870 Vs 4870X2

    I have the chance to pick up a used 5870 for about $150 and I was wondering what, if any performance differances I would see from my 4870X2.From what I've read probably nothing spectacular.I would like some opinons from somebody who made a recent switch to a 5870 from 4870X2 or if I should bite...
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    RAID and different brands of SSD

    Is it possible to raid 2 different Brands of SSD say Corsair and a G.Skill same size and same controller? I'm a little green when it comes to SSDs
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    Lian Li PC-A05B PSU?

    I'm doing some major downsizing case wise and I'm looking to find the best modular 850W to 1000W ATX PSU to fit into this little thing.The Corsair HX1000 is too big so I need some good alternatives.Suggestions?
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    Windows 7 64-bit RC and Windows Home Server

    I was wondering if anyone has hooked up a rig with Windows 7 64-bit to a WHS network and if they had any issues?I you have,was it a fresh Windows 7 install or just an upgrade?
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    Thermal tape & Waterblock Question

    I just bought a used waterblock for my 4870X2 it didn't come with any thermal pads.I was wondering if you can use thermal tape instead?The block is a Koolance block and with the installation guide it has 2 different thicknesses of thermal pad 0.5mm and 1.0 mm.Does anybody regularly use thermal...
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    Which sound option would be best?

    Which sound option should I use,my X-Fi XtremeMusic pci or the onboard sound on my GA-EX58-UD5?I am running Vista 64-Bit which seems negate all the benefits as it seems X-fi driver support is lacking at best. I found the X-Fi was good but I wonder if the motherboard onboard would be better.I...
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    Enough Cooling?

    Quick question would a Swiftech MCR-220 and a MCR-120 be enough for a i7-920 and a 4870X2 Loop as follows MCR220->Cpu->MCR120->4870X2->Res-> pump.I am looking to moving to i7 setup but I just need to figure out the cooling issues
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    Logitech G11- No Del no Bios?

    I'm having an issue with my keyboard,when I try to get into the bios it will not recognize when I push the Del button but if I use and old ps/2 keyboard it works.I have enabled usb legacy support last time I was in there.I'm I going insane and missing something simple?or is there an hardware...
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    HD 4870X2 worthwhile?

    I have a chance to get a 4870X2 for a pretty good deal.I wanted to know if this card will last me for awhile.This would be the most I have spent on a video card.I just wanted some opinons from guys who have it and what their experiences with it are.The card looks good from all the reviews but I...
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    Is it enough cooling?

    Would a Swiftech 120 rad and a 220 rad be enough for a Q6600 and a 260GTX?
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    Push,Pull or both?

    Which fan configuration is better for a Swiftech MCR220.It will be cooling a Q6600 with Swiftech apogee and a MCP-355 pump
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    Which MMO?

    I was wondering which of the current MMO games is the most fun.I would like to start to get into MMOs and I don't want to waste time and money on a crap one.I used to play D&D online and found it fun but it got a little boring after a while.I did try WoW for a bit although I liked it I found it...
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    Antec Quattro 850w Vs Thermaltake Toughpower Modular 750w

    I need some help making a decision on a powersupply.I am looking at both of these psu's and I have read good reviews on both.I would like some input from people who have owned either of these,and what there thoughts are.I want to get something that is a little future-proof,and will give me the...
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    Apogee mounting hardware

    I was wondering where I can get replacement stock 775 mounting hardware for my Apogee water block. I live in Canada and I was unsure if the same nuts and bolts would be found in a AMD AM2 mounting kit and I could just get one and use those as I know where to order them from. I would prefer to...
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    Swiftech MCR220 in Lian li PC-65

    I was wondering if anyone successfully mounted one of these rads internally on the top of these cases.I have measured and it seems like it will fit but,I wanted to see if anyone had specific problems that may arise for me.
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    Ballistix Tracer PC-6400 Stability WTF?

    I need some help with timings on these I had purchased a 2 X 1GB kit of the older double-sided good versions of these and I wanted to add another kit of the same.To my dismay I received the newer single-sided version(which I didn't even know existed) and now I cannot get them to play nice...
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    Vista teething problems over?

    I was just wonder in if it is worth it to switch to Vista now?I mean have most of the issues been dealt with or is it best to stick with XP for now,I would be looking at the the 64 bit home premium version and I only really play games and some light photoshop stuff.I know I will have to switch...
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    Soyo 24" DYLM24D654 vs Samsung 245BW

    Alright I need help to decide on this I have looked both of these at my local store and there is a $20 price difference 349.99 for the Soyo to 369.00 for the Samsung I am 99% sure that they have the MVA panel in the Soyo.I do play FPS but primarily I play strategy games and watch movies.I just...
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    RAID vs Raptor

    I'm having a bit of a issue,I am wondering if 2 x WD2500KS in Raid 0 would be faster or at least comparable to 1 WD Raptor 150GB.I'm pretty sure the Raid will be faster. I already have the 250GB's but as always faster,stronger,higher.I have been thinking about a Raptor but the cost seems a...