ah finally someone else who has the spherex! I've used the x-fi fatality pro and onboard 92XX HD audio from my intel board. I've noticed that I could get it to play through all 5 speakers but it was essentially 2 channels of sound if that makes sense (like PLII)
I've had it work with DVD's...
upgrading a laptop cpu is not much different from a desktop. I've messed around with my m1210 and only replaced the t.i.m. on the cpu and gpu and cleaned the hsf. coretemp says mine is socket 478/479 and it looked like you drop it in and its secured by a screw.
hate to break it to you it's not gonna be frosty in there. imagine keeping maybe 4 light bulbs inside a closed box. I think looking at something that cools efficently is key. I have my 6600, dual 3850's and 2 raptors inside an antec sonata. 2 120mm fans. never had a problem.
I'm using a bad axe 2 and the max "supported" memory speed is ddr2- 800 although the fsb is at 1066. Is it possible to change the ratio and run @ ddr2- 1066?
still trying to figure out the ration and mem speed thing :p
Yeah, diamond always rubbed me the wrong way from the look of their products, never bought from them. I have everything ready to ship but the $10 check for return shipping.
Bit nervous but phone and email support have been fantastic so far.
I'm completing a system for my dad so he doesnt have to listen to a pentium D stock cooler.
Problem I am having is transplanting the hard drive which is SATA2 to a SATA1 board.
I have set the jumper on the drive, and was formated as IDE (vs ACHI).
Drive is visible in the bios, boot...
I'd +1 the cosmos. have you considered the antec p182? better cable managment than the 900 and the "acoustic panels" like the cosmos.
*edit* silverstone is nice but seriously, you can do a lot with that extra $100 :D
I wouldn't be too concerned with comparing speeds on 7200rpm drives. sure a raptor is faster, but louder and less storage. Instead ask yourself how much storage do you need and the different warranty service offered by manufacturers.
at the risk of being shot :eek:, I know...
I have used my microsoft 5 button intellimouse for 6 years now. I've tried various other mice but wireless sets i can notice the latency and the ocassional spinout with them.
mousepad: just a cheap $7 "optical" neoprene mousepad has done nicely.
thats the 8pin 12v power connector.
You may be more familiar with the 4 pin 12v introduced on the p4 socket 478 boards. same thing. more juice.
it is a row of 12v and a row of grounds so it will be ok.
unless you have a 2x2 to 2x4 converter just plug the 4pin 12v (box shaped connector) into the connector correctly. If you put it in wrong i dont think it will boot and wouldnt damage anything (would it? 12v into a ground pin?)