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    Bit-HDTV invites

    If anyone has a spare invite I'd really appreciate it! I had an account a few years ago but just spent a year traveling around various parts of Africa. Hard to keep up with HD torrents with African internet. Would be nice to have it back again :)
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    New, Tougher HDTV Energy Star Standard Takes Effect

    The government is required by law to buy green products as long as they are readily available, comparative in price and they work the same as a non-green product. So this means anytime anyone that works for the federal government needs a new lcd or some agency is getting a new tv it will have...
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    37'' or 40'' computer monitor

    That looks perfect, I was a bit worried about a loss in quality but it looks like that will work. Also I'm not worried about audio, I've got that taken care of already. Now to look for some tvs?
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    37'' or 40'' computer monitor

    So I realized the other day I really need a bigger screen than my dell 2005fwp monitor. The tv will be used primarily for computer use with only a little actual tv use. (A lot of htpc type stuff, watching movies, tv shows and then some web usage). Anyway, I'm looking at spending between...
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    EPIC high-speed multiplayer speed typing game

    I did this a while back and could get over 150 wpm several times.. I think 156wpm is the highest I got and that only depends on which movie script I get, the terminator one was pretty easy if I recall... and once you go over like 120 or something they make you do one of those anti-cheating...
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    Computer constantly hard locking

    nope all stock...
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    Computer constantly hard locking

    I had this problem a short while ago where my computer would constantly lock up completely, image frozen and whatever audio was playing would loop like 0.2 seconds of it. This eventually went away and it has now returned :( A while back I thought it was my graphics card (which was dying...
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    Switching memory between laptops

    edit - slot 1 is full, slot 2 is empty :) good news, now I just hope they are the same I'll run cpu-z on this laptop but I can't do that on the other one since it is well.. broken :) I'll probably just take it apart to figure out the inside of the laptop and what not. One other question, there...
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    Switching memory between laptops

    I've got a significant amount of desktop experience, built my past 2 and have been swapping parts since I was in middle school. Laptops however are foreign territory to me in regards to the hardware. I've got a gateway computer with vista on it and its painfully slow due to not having much...
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    Free Trojan Condoms!!!

    my student health center here has those low low prices on condoms.. you can get a 20 pack of trojan's for like $2.50
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    The $6 Million Home Theater

    $6 million dollar theater in all its glory is capable of seating..... 3 people comfortably.. maybe 10 if guests sit on the floor :p
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    .95 cent 2gb flash drive

    just ordered mine to replace my old data traveler... 256mb.. quite the upgrade and worth the 95 cents im sure
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    Graphics Card officially dead, need advice

    I'm thinking the gecube looks the best because of the heatsink and fan on there... looks like it'd have a better cooling solution
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    Graphics Card officially dead, need advice

    I think I'm definitely going with the 512mb but which one should I get and does it really matter? It seems the only real difference is the cooling systems on them, which would matter but I don't know which is better.... Sapphire - $200 PowerColor - $209 Gecube - $209 only name I...
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    Graphics Card officially dead, need advice

    Looking at that benchmark list and for the price, looks to be just about perfect :) thanks for the advice
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    Graphics Card officially dead, need advice

    My x800 xt just bit the dust and I'm trying to get a pci-e replacement that is of the same quality or slightly better (not trying to spend too much right now) I remembered there was this one thread that showed a line up of all the cards and which ones were equal and which ones were better, I...
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    Possible to hook up a laptop a tv without anything better than s-video?

    So is there no advantage from s-video over composite? I was always under the impression that it was better in some way but it sounds like the only point of s-video is just a broader range of connectivity
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    Possible to hook up a laptop a tv without anything better than s-video?

    damn, i forgot about s-video not doing audio... I do know all this stuff I just had my terminology mixed up a little... My desktop is hooked up to my receiver and s-video going out to my sony tirnitron simple enough... hmm.. guess I'd have to do a headphone out jack to a white/red splitter...
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    Possible to hook up a laptop a tv without anything better than s-video?

    Title says it all, I'm looking for some kind of s-video to (red, yellow, white) connector? Composite would work too I guess but I'm wondering if its possible to hook my computer up to this tv... I couldn't remember the name for that off the top of my head
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    trouble adding 2nd graphics card

    ah yes, I'd checked the bios before I made this thread but I guess I didn't check it closely enough... everythings working perfectly now, thanks for the help :)
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    trouble adding 2nd graphics card

    I've got an x800 xt and a old ass voodoo 3 graphics card that I'm trying to get running in the same computer at the same time... the reason being I have 2 lcds and 1 tv so the x800 xt is going to use dvi and s-video out while the voodoo 3 will just output the 2nd lcd... My problem is in...
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    Should I try WoW?

    grinding now is fun... i just got my 4th gladiator piece (4 piece set bonus, druid? 55% travel form :D ) and the game is addicting as ever.. I am grounded though in the fact that im taking summer classes and have a job... so those keep me away from it enough to be glued worse than i could be...
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    What time does the GTA IV trailer start?

    ooh i was unaware of this until i stumbled into this thread... that should be a good trailer, i'll have to check back tomorrow to see it :D
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    Blocking bittorrent downloaders

    I've got the same problem.. I noticed my ping go waaay up during the day and after resetting the modem for months I finally realized that turning off limewire on both their computers kept the ping down to ~100 or below instead of the astronomical 1,000 it had been when they were on... (a little...
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    Cant get headphone audio working...

    So i've got vista installed on my computer and i had my computer doing audio out via spdif to my theater receiver... well im in charleston now and I just want some headphones running but none of the audio ports will play any audio for it (tried everything but get no sound).... when i go to...
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    Getting windows to properly recognize 2 Monitors?

    I've got my dell 2005fwp selected as the 'primary' display both in catalyst as well as in the display settings, but its still the 2nd monitor... if anyone knows catalyst better and knows where specifically I could change this? I just dont understand why its screwing up after having used the...
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    Getting windows to properly recognize 2 Monitors?

    After more reading, the dell 2005fwp does have to be identified as monitor #1... switching it to VGA would make it #1, but if it HAS to be #1 then how come I've been using DVI and been able to get widescreen to work up until now and how do I change it? Im using an X800 XT and when I plugged in...
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    Getting windows to properly recognize 2 Monitors?

    So my monitors had been running fine until I plugged in my tv to watch a movie... Now it recognizes my dell 2005fwp as the 2nd monitor and my 15'' lcd as the 1st monitor.. The problem with this is when I run World of Warcraft its resolution is limited by that of the other monitor (wont do...
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    Burned image on my Dell 2005fwp...

    So... I like to play WoW... a bit much, and I thought I noticed this earlier but it wasn't really a problem.. I restarted windows just now and I can see faint bits and pieces of my bars at the bottom of the screen... on the windows login screen.... I was under the impression they didn't get...
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    WRT54g keeps locking up =\

    I haven't been running bit torrent in probably a good month or two but even when I did torrent some files I didn't have any problems with the router locking up... I think I might just put dd-wrt micro on there... edit - Just got done flashing and everything and got dd-wrt micro on there.. I'll...
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    WRT54g keeps locking up =\

    yeh I knew they were all flashable and as I found out last night the v5 and v6 only lets you use the 'micro' version of dd-wrt as the link you posted states.... I guess I was just hoping for something better =\ I'll probably end up putting micro on their the next time it starts to lock up and...
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    WRT54g keeps locking up =\

    Well my room mate went out and bought a wrt54g last semester and its been running fine but recently it starts to lock up... the internet will stop working completely and neither my laptop nor my desktop can access the routers page... to remedy this resetting the router gives me a window of about...
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    Aftermarket HSF for graphics card?

    So my hsf on my graphics card is slowly dying... at 100% fan speed I saw the temps rise up to 96 degrees :eek: I underclocked it and with WoW running maxes out at 80 degrees but I'd still like it a lot cooler and running at stock speeds... my question is whats the best aftermarket HSF...
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    X800 XT Fan sounds like its about to die...

    any ideas? I dont want to wait until it dies :( Its painful to hear it grinding against something...
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    Whats wrong with my temperature? :(

    wdn, the 'snap' i was referring to is the snap the 4 push pin things make once it 'unlocks' itself and fastens itself to the motherboard... I pushed all 4 down and they all 'snapped' into place... I ever removed the HS to reapply the thermal paste and everything was fine... snapped back into...
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    Whats wrong with my temperature? :(

    well i touched the copper part at the bottom below the aluminum and it doesn't feel like the temperatures its telling me it is... it feels almost room temperature even under full load
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    Whats wrong with my temperature? :(

    even if the temp sensor was bad, the heatsink should still be hot but it isn't.... and the arctic silver was applied correctly, I put a tad too much the first time but I went back and reapplied it by putting a little and then spreading it with a flat card... I wont rule out the possibility...
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    Whats wrong with my temperature? :(

    So I put on the Ninja Scythe to my e6400 on the gigabyte DS3, I put it on till I heard it snapped and I've applied more pressure but it wont lock in anymore.... I just reapplied the thermal paste and I know its a good amount not too much or too little... under full load I get 55 degrees at...
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    Quick Temperature Question

    I think im about to do that... But of course two things would happen... A)The fan they sent with the Ninja Heat sink of course is broken... sweet... B) The clips they sent dont work or apply to the heat sink either!!! Looks like I have to use my own 120mm fan and zip tie this damn thing onto...
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    X800 XT Fan sounds like its about to die...

    Well the graphics card is about 2 years old, X800 XT from dell and I had to RMA it about a year ago.. and of course a year later it makes this shitty sound :) I turned the computer on and heard a fan hitting something so I spent half an hour working with all the other fans just to figure out...
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