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    recommendation for a UPS (uninterruptible power supply)

    sorry guys, i neglected to add which vidcard im running msi gtx 680 lighting @ stock settings.
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    recommendation for a UPS (uninterruptible power supply)

    my mistake. :S i added the PSU to the specs list. corsair AX850 for the desktop and CX500M for the server
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    recommendation for a UPS (uninterruptible power supply)

    so ive been contemplating lately in getting a UPS for both my desktop and home server.. the specs as follows: desktop i7 3770k @ 3.5ghz asus p8z68-v corsair 16gb ddr3 1600 msi gtx 680 lighting x-fi fatal1ty titanium champion dvd writer 2x SSD (128gb and 256gb) 1x wd black 2tb corsair ax850...
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    Any interest in PicoPSU based Mini-ITX case?

    i was thinking of adding something like this but for an optical drive... im still trying to wrap my head around how it would fit with the design..
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    Any interest in PicoPSU based Mini-ITX case?

    ive been looking for a case like this but the lack of optical drive is preventing me in buying this. @ loneindustries any plans on making a revision with a slim optical drive? maybe mounted at the bottom?
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    assistance in expanding my storage

    recently i got a pretty decent deal on 5x4tb hdd HGST 0S03359 and was looking to expand my storage. my current setup is: i3 3220 asus p8h77-i kingston 8gb ram cx 500m pc q25b all the sata ports on the mobo...
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    My NAS Named "Orbit"

    hi OP, are the HDD's you purchased the same as these ones? i mean in addition to goharddrive's 1yr warranty does it also have 5yr limited warranty with hgst?
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    WTB: computer parts - asus P8H77-I, intel core i3, 8gb ddr3 ram and etc

    looking to buy the following items to build a server for a colleague. Intel Core i3 3240 ASUS P8H77-I 8gb DDR3 1333/1600 im located in the toronto, canada and dont hesitate to PM!
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    Lian-Li PC-Q25

    i just got this case and planning this server build with some spare parts: i3-3240 ASUS P8H77-I Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1333 Corsair CX430M im planning on putting the max 10hdds in. will my CX430M be enough to power up my system or should i go for the CX500M?
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    4x8GB VS 2 sets of 2x8GB RAM

    my question: is there a difference? if i were to buy the exact same RAM with same timings, voltage, speed, brand, etc.., would the XMP profile be affected? it seems that buying 2sets of 2x8gb ddr1600 ram is cheaper than buying 4x8gb ram ddr1600. planning on putting this on my buddy's...
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    input needed for a workstation build

    my colleague already made up their mind in regards to the psu, ram, optical drive, keyboard + mouse, case, os, monitor therefore the input that i require pertains to the cpu, mobo and vidcard specifically
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    input needed for a workstation build

    3ds max and revit as mentioned in OP more details 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc 2d/3d modelling using programs like 3ds max, microstation, revit 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $1500 CDN 3) Which country do you...
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    input needed for a workstation build

    trying to help a colleague build a workstation and while i dont know much about building a workstation for these functions: -rendering 2d/3d modelling -running revit architecture and structure -3ds max -microstation so he went to local computer store in toronto, canada and was given a...
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    lian li pc-q25 server build input

    thank for the input wirerogue crap i just noticed i posted this on the wrong section... :S
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    lian li pc-q25 server build input

    ive been tinkering of the idea of making my own server to replace my old hp mediasmart ex490.. something like this: i really like the lian li pc-q25b but a part of me really wants to modify the front so it can have better air...
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    wtb: GTX 580 High Flow bracket

    as the topic states im looking to buy the GTX 580 High Flow Bracket. dont hesitate to PM and thanks for looking
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    SPCR fan noise & performance roundup 6 - Jun 2012

    i hope to see the performance of the GT 13 in the next round up
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    WTB: corsair HX850 and gtx 480

    hi as the title states im looking for corsair HX850 and the gtx 480 please dont hesitate to PM me... thanks
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    Lian Li PT-FN03 - pci slot fan controller

    sweet! thanks for the help guys!
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    Lian Li PT-FN03 - pci slot fan controller

    i cant seem to find a review of this particular product Lian Li PT-FN03 its a pci fan speed controller.. according to the lian li website it can support up to 3 fans.. and there is no...
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    WTB: X-FI TITANIUM Fatal1ty Champion Series

    as the topic states im looking to buy X-FI TITANIUM Fatal1ty Champion Series... im located in canada and would gladly pay for shipping.. dont hesitate to pm and thanks for looking
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    Google + invite button is up

    id like to get an invite too please... thanks in advance
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    ANTEC ISK 300-65 EC ITX

    a quick question for those who replaced the PSU with Enhance flex ATX 80Plus 300W and etc how did you mount it in the case?.. did you guys drill it in or something or use double sided tape? any help would be appreciated.. thanks
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    ANTEC ISK 300-65 EC ITX

    would installing the big shuriken on a zotac gf9300 in the antec isk 300-65 case interfere with optical drive? i notice that some members have fit the big shuriken in the isk 300 but mods had to be made...
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    how to make my Phenom II 940 run cooler?

    i have 4 fans in the case and they are oriented like this: 1x120mm - in the back, drawing air out 2x140mm - on the top, drawing air out 1x140mm - in the front, drawing air in
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    how to make my Phenom II 940 run cooler?

    nope.. i forgot to mention that everything is at stock settings...
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    acrtic accelero twin turbo pro + sapphire 4890 OC issue

    i just got the twin turbo pro and finally got rid of the stock fan... now a new problem arises as the ram heatsinks that came with the twin turbo pro comes off easily... i followed the instructions thoroughly and scrubbed the memory with an eraser prior to applying the heatsink on the memory...
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    how to make my Phenom II 940 run cooler?

    my phenom II 940 idles at around 45C and on load its about 50-55C.. i have the TRUE 120 with one yate loon d12sl-12 push config and north-south orientation... recently a buddy of mine gave me the AM2 / AM3 Bolt-Thru-Kit Rev.2 since he didnt need it anymore... so i change the orientation...
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    WTB: AM2/AM2+/AM3 Motherboard + DDR2 800/1033

    im building a system for a colleague of mine as cheap as possible.. i basically need a mobo that is capable of handling the phenom x4 9950 125W... so something along the lines of the 790GX chipset would be perfect.. in addition im also looking for RAM either 2x1gb or 2x2gb DDR2 800 or 1066...
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    The official "clean desktop" club v2010

    link to wallpaper please?
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    Post your "rate my cables" here

    its the HX series from corsair and they are modular
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    windows 7 slow file transfer?

    cool.. ill give that a shot as requested here are the results of HDtune.. the hdd are the ones in my sig... 2x640gb caviar black most the files being copied from my xp rig was sent to this hdd... its now about 75% full.. :S so i used this drive to copy some other files from my xp rig...
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    Windows 7 themes its about 5mm smaller than the "use small icon" option in taskbar properties
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    Windows 7 themes

    i wish the thin taskbars worked properly on windows 7 like it did with xp.... even having the taskbar in windows 7 set to small icons.. its still too big for my liking.. :(
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    windows 7 slow file transfer?

    im just copying files i saved in xp rig (movies, school stuff, pics) to my new 7 rig.. its all wired network that hooked up to a gigabit switch which is connected to the router.. so im doing a basic copy (xp rig) and paste (7 rig)
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    windows 7 slow file transfer?

    write cache is turned on, on the all the drives on my 7 pro rig... should i turn it off?
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    windows 7 slow file transfer?

    just installed 7 pro yesterday and im copying my backup files from my old computer (xp-pro-sp3) ot my new one and im transferring files through my wired network (modem to router and router to gigabit switch and all comp have gigabit ethernet ports) and im getting about 3-5MB/s file transfer...