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    will any 4xxx series card work in triple crossfire?

    yes crossfire looking at this asus mobo (which could do quad)
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    will any 4xxx series card work in triple crossfire?

    I have 2 gigabyte 4670 cards right now both got given to me for free from a friend who upgraded to a 4870x2 I have a old p4 system that I'm finally going to upgrade I'm going with a Phenom x4 9550 and I have been looking at SLI mobo's and most of the ones that have the features I want...
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    De-activating XP sp2 to change product key (WGA issues)

    I have a nice IBM thinkcenter I bought from a local (off lease) it came with XP pro on it, I setup the computer for my wife with the usual software she wanted and left town for x-mas with my side of the family about a week ago. She attempted to do windows updates and it failed...
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    Solid 19" LCD?

    I just picked up a nice IBM 19" from a local ebay seller $75 with no dead pixels and a very bright display 8ms refresh has proved really good for playing stalker, half life 2 and quake 4 on my p4 3.2HT system (running 1280x1024 on a 4670) if this is just something for a few months buy...
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    ati 4670 vs nvidia 9600GT

    These are the 2 cards in my price range of $120-140Australian The 9600GT runs for $20 more than the ATI (both are Asus branded) Is either leaps and bounds better or worse than the other? I'm into Crysis, Halo2, Doom3, Quake4 and basically most of the games that came out 2 years ago...
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    time to replace the dual athlon MP desktop

    yeah its just maybe a bit old....:( 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc everything, coding, gaming, DV editing etc 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $600usd all inclusive 3) Where do you live? cold and bitter wisconsin...
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    How do I upgrade a Ximeta Netdisk?

    The enclosure will support running a Rom Drvie I ended up doing this to get some data onto an IBM x30 with a dead USB port a couple of months ago. (desperatism is the mother of invention :p ) I modded mine with a 40mm fan cut a hole on the aluminium top (in the middle of the X) and...
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    Screwed by Seagate ......Suggestions?

    Best way to go. However some bits of info for you The RMA work in america for seagate is actualy done by Jabil Global Services 5700 South International Pkway Suite A McAllen TX 78503 1-800-468-3472 Here is exactly what has happened the person in india created a RMA number when the...
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    APC Smart-UPS 3000 problems

    I have a 3U rackmount version of the smart-ups 3000 I rescued it from being thrown out from the grain mill down the road from me a month ago. I put new batteries into it a week ago the unit itself works very well 12min runtime with a 1500watt load or nearly an hour with my desktop + 21" crt...
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    The [H]ard Forum Terabyte Club - READ first post before posting

    I would like to know how many belong to the 10TB club :)
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    Poll: Reliability of Various Storage Drives

    1. Yes, many 2. Yes, but they cant be expected to survive the wash&dry cycle 3. Yes, 4 sitting in front of me to go back to seagate this week 4. Yes 5. No, (backups = no losses) 6. Yes
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    What's up with my LCD?

    first ask for 3 things 1. What is the exact damage 2. What do they think the damage was caused by in specific 3. How can they prove #2 was not a design defect Always be poliete and very firm, do not use any fowl launguage Do not take no for an answer ask for a supervisor if they still...
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    Hard Drive placement Questions

    yes you can most internal sata adapters do not support hot swap so you will always have to make sure the HD is on and plugged in before turning the computer on you will also have length issues because sata really doesn't want cable length's over 24" a usb2 or FW800 enclosure would give you...
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    External Storage Options?

    Buy a hd and get This enclosure It is one of the few ones that is quiet and has a built in fan to keep the HD within 5F of room temperature I have 6 of them total now for all of my external HD's 400GB Drives are running about $230 300GB Drives are running about $125 200GB Drives are running...
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    Hard Drive placement Questions

    unless you need more than 400-500gb of space why not just take the oportunity to upgrade to a bigger HD and just stick with having a single HD?
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    Seagate spindle lock-up issue

    yeah i plan to, i'm just trying to figure out wtf happened so it would't spin up and why jolting the thing made it work again... its dam wierd i thought the days of slapping stuff to make it work was out ages ago :p I have never had a HD do this to me before
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    Seagate spindle lock-up issue

    Yes i did try it in my desktop it was the first thing i did, i was hoping at first it was just the external enclosure but it did not make a difference the external enclosure is a very high quality one with a 12v 4amp/5v 4amp power supply its actualy an old scsi case that i converted that was...
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    Seagate spindle lock-up issue

    I went to plug in my 300GB external today It has a seagate barracuda 7200.8 300gb drive The drive failed to show up in windows and so I unplugged it after 10min to figure out what was going on (had walked away from computer after turning it on) Upon removal from the enclosure the drive was...
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    dell 9300 ram buy at dell or newegg?

    dell will let you select online if you want 1 512 or 2 256's when he orders the lappy
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    SATA 2.5 Discussion

    where would be a good place to find out more on this i'm curious if its a M/S design or an independent ID design or a linked LUN style thing the bandwith of a 3gb link is such that your running way above what you can get for continuous data transfers(from a 7.2k drive). you could very...
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    What's up with my LCD?

    there are many many lappys that suffer from this problem my Apple lombard included whenever the sreen is off you can see the outline of the entire keyboard the problem is just what it appears the keyboard sticks up to high so it pressures on the lcd and can cause issues with the fine wiring...
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    new array design

    A) fixed linky $126 shipped instead of $135 ;) B) i will probobly buy them locally to support my town C) 8 drives raid 5 = 7 total drives, 300gb actualy means ~279gb, 279x7 = 1953gb so i'm still under 2TB by a safe margin D) agreed, though do you think going with the hardware card or...
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    dell 9300 ram buy at dell or newegg?

    newegg ;) unless you like it up the backside from what dell will charge you :(
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    new array design

    if this was anyform of production machine where i cared at all about the data i would agree completly at this level i'm only caring about basicly using it as a cheap 4 port ide adapter for the machine
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    Floppy Drive, Do I need one?

    i have seen this happen soooooo many times other thought.... if your going to put a floppy drive in for about $15-20 on ebay you can find 120/240mb superdisk drives they read floppys like normal but also superdisk's as well it will make your rig just that much more l33t ;)
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    new array design

    all the data that is going to be on the HD's is fully backed up on CD/DVD in 2 locations aka my anime and movie collection the point was to be a giant jukebox of sorts so i didn;t have to find the disc amoungts 1000's when i wanted to watch something the card is only 32bit 33mhz so i was...
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    new array design

    I took a server out of production last week (MPC netframe 3400) in it sitting unused was a Promise FastTrack SX4000 Raid card there are no records why it was in the machine so my boss told me i get to have it since i found it. the card is the older (better?) non lite version of this...
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    Can't Read External HD Under Windows (Linux works fine)

    when you plugged it into the windows systems did you take a look at the disk manager in windows management to see if it was seeing a physical drive but just wasn't mounting the data? report back with finding's
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    Floppy Drive, Do I need one?

    if you get 4 of them together on a linux system you can make a software raid 5 drive out of them :-) Bios updates, and config files for network installs/booting also just moving small files around the house/office if you dont want to bother with one internaly you can pick up external USB...
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    How many of you use an external display for your laptop?

    i have a docking station for both of my lappys and i run them each with a 21" Sony trinitron med-grade CRT. i have 5 of the Sonys and for $100 each i dont think an LCD will beat out the investment for long time
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    Rant - GF's squeeky laptop

    agree's though if it was a intel based notebook if the chip was overheating it would be automagicly slowing itself down to prevent thermal breakdown and damage. windows would only see the processor get slower and slower and it will not (by itself) cause BSOD's more likly cause is bad...
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    irda of a laptop

    control of the irda is deeply embeded into windows and your going to have lots of problems setting it up for simple IO operation unless your good at diving into windows API's etc.... you would probobly be better off running an IC off of the parralel or serial port and having it drive the IR LED.
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    program to drain batterys?

    what your seeing is a sign that one of the cells in the batt is just starting to go bad as the cell gets to the lower powerstate it is shutting down and the voltage drops which is causing the sudden shift draining it completely and recharging it 2-3 times will probobly help a little what...
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    144GB Raptor?

    My organization's prefered vendors list that i'm required to go to unless they dont actualy carry something. (basicly is newegg, techdata, CDW, insight, dell, gateway, and MPC [micron PC] ) Which is commen when your working for the man in a 5,000+ person company, sadly enough. i dont...
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    144GB Raptor?

    yes you can certinly get a u160 scsi card for $40-50 off of ebay I quoted $150-200 and it was a little high right price is about $120 for a NEW single channel card from a reputable vendor (not talking about brand, just where you bought it from) If we are talking about a new machine its going...
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    144GB Raptor?

    Worm just means write once read many, its a simple way of haveing a storage solution that can be treated like a virtual HD but have audit trail
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    144GB Raptor?

    I still have 2 external scsi based worm drives :D (12" 2.6gb units) if memory prices continue falling the way they are and if the density's keep increasing i think it very likly for solid state memory to replace HD's for most applications. it may take 2-3 years but it would be long before...
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    Freeware "SMART" monitor ???

    limitation of speen fan SMART software it can be read, it just has to be polled properly from the controller i dont know of anything for free/open source for the windows platform that can do this though you might want to look into big brother (software not tv show) as i sorta recall it might...
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    144GB Raptor?

    the reliability/quality/performance of a raptor has proven to be near identical to its comparable SCSI 10k cousins. So why hasn't it seen a greater takeup? $$$ compared to other 10k 72gb scsi drives the raptor only offers minimal savings on a drive to drive cost. $20 or so in most cases...