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    Build now vs. closer to May?

    I have been considering replacing the HDD with an SSD, but if I do I might as well wipe and start fresh. Is there even a good change that something more appropriate than the 4790K will be replaced before May? Not sure if I am reading the roadmaps correctly on that.
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    Build now vs. closer to May?

    Thanks for the advice everyone. Confirmation on waiting was a big part of it, with the other being uncertainty about what was coming up before then that I could miss out on if I pulled the trigger. Appreciate the guidance.
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    Build now vs. closer to May?

    I think my Gaming Computer might be getting a little long in the tooth. Here is what I have: i7-920 o/c to 4.0Ghz Corsair 3x2 (6GB) 1600 DDR3 (adding RAM risks losing the stability of my o/c) Gigabyte X58A-UD3R Sapphire 7950 Boost at 1150/1400 (Bought almost two years ago as sole upgrade...
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    AMD Never Settle Reloaded game bundle

    This is ridiculous. I got my email, with no key. Email was sent to my Gmail account, clicked the "show pictures" button since I typically block pictures in my webmail, and nothing. No picture, no key. So pissed right now.... I emailed support, but don't expect a prompt response.
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    AMD Never Settle Reloaded game bundle

    Just got your key for Crysis 3 or for the bundle itself (which you then need to register)? When did you purchase?
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    Sorry, will send PM.

    Sorry, will send PM.
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    Achieva Shimian QH270| $400 IPS 2560x1440 Korean Monitor

    None of these models have the AntiGlare coating correct?
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    Dell U2412M

    Been looking to replace my Dell 2005FPW (S-IPS) for a while now, and have set my sights on the U2412M. Some of the stuff I have read about flickering has me concerned though. Anyone coming from a 2005FPW that can give me some comparisons and thoughts. I am already used to an AG coating on the...
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    Upgrade card, still on 1680x1050?

    Thanks for the advice guys. I guess I got a little worried after trying to playing The Witcher 2 recently and having to lower most settings. Perhaps I can get away with the advice of removing AA and AF.
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    Upgrade card, still on 1680x1050?

    I have been looking, but getting conflicting information. I am still on a 20" 1680x1050 display that i am happy with, but want to start looking at upgrade options for the video card for new games coming out, such as BF3, Skyrim, Rage, SWTOR, and want to run these games at max settings at...
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    My head hurts - 2005FPW replacement?

    I would like to stay under $350 if possible, but would be willing to go higher if need be to maintain the quality I am used to. Thanks for any additional advice.
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    My head hurts - 2005FPW replacement?

    I have been going through this forum for the past couple of hours trying to find a suitable replacement for my 6 year old Dell 2005FPW. I am quite happy with everything about the monitor, picture quality, lag, etc. I am however finally starting to look at replacements that will allow me to...
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    Starcraft 2 Beta

    If they gave you a second key I would love it. ;)
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    Replacement for old 2001FPW?

    I currently have an old 2001FPW that I am looking to replace now that I have purchased a new computer. I don't mind staying under 24", but I would like to have an LCD that supports either 1920x1200 or 1920x1080, either is fine, with an HDMI port. If possible I would like to stay under $300...
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    Need help with first build since July'04

    Unfortunately I don't. The closest Microcenter is about a 4 hour drive round trip down to Chicago, with bad traffic.
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    Need help with first build since July'04

    I like this list gwarren007, thanks. Will I have any issues with overclocking, or anything worth noting on the Gigabyte board?
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    Need help with first build since July'04

    It has been quite a while since I have put together a computer, and I have just gotten fed up with the lack of speed in everyday applications, the inability to smoothly display any HD video whether it be flash-based or x264, lack of HD transcoding to the PS3 or 360, and poor gaming performance...
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    6800GT reaches 120C temperature

    My solution to this exact same problem? Remove the 6 screws holding the cover of the heatsink/fan, and remove the cover. I had a line of dust buildup between the fan and the heatsink caverns, so no air was blowing across the heatsink. I removed the dust and was back down to 55 idle. I had...
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    Not enough power?

    Can anyone please shed some light on this?
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    Can't overclock CPU and Video Card

    What is the Amp rating on the 12V rail of the 430W? 20A? Power may be your issue, but I don't think it is mine. My Neopower 480 has two seperate rails for 12V, one is 18A for the CPU, and the other was 15A for the rest of the stuff.....so I don't think power is my problem, but I posted a link...
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    Not enough power?

    http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=808292 I thought I would link a thread that I created over in the Overclocking and Cooling Forum here, since there is a debate going on about whether the problem experienced is heat releated, or a power supply issue. Anyone here that could provide...
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    Can't overclock CPU and Video Card

    True, but the NeoPower has 2 12V rails, one for the CPU and the other for the rest of the 12v devices. So 18A isn't for the entire box....
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    Can't overclock CPU and Video Card

    Well, I am trying to figure out if it is related to heat, or if it is a power supply issue. Other than removing the side panel, I can't tell any other way if it is a heat related problem. Any suggestions?
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    Can't overclock CPU and Video Card

    I believe that the MSI Neo Plat required you to set the AGP speed to 67 for it to properly lock. I am still looking for varification if it is required on the new DFI board. It would definately explain things. btf, try setting the speed to 67 in the BIOS instead of 66.
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    Can't overclock CPU and Video Card

    Yes. The DFI NF3 250Gb has a working AGP lock, and I have it locked at 66.
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    Can't overclock CPU and Video Card

    I have run both memtest (test#5) and Prime95 with the CPU overclocked at its current specs without any errors in either. I am pretty confident that the CPU and the Memory are eliminated from the problem. What types of things can I do to tell if it is the power supply? I had originally...
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    Can't overclock CPU and Video Card

    Well, the thing that led me to believe it was more of a heat problem than a PSU problem was that I took the side panel off my case and things seemed more stable. Have you tried that yet? I am just trying to isolate it. I don't want to think it is the PSU because I really like this one. :D
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    Can't overclock CPU and Video Card

    Hello, I recently put together the system shown in my signature, but seem to be having problems with overclocking. I have been able to get my 3000+ from 2.0 to 2.4 at 1.55v, leaving the RAM running at DDR400 running Prime95 for over 18 hours, CPU seems to idle around 41C and full load at...
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    AMD Athlon 64 3000+ and AMD Athlon 64 3400+

    If I am trying to decide up front if it is worth getting a 3400+ NC or a 3000+ NC, which is going to get me farther on air, for example with a Zalman 7000AlCu and one of the new DFI Nforce3 250gb boards? My initial instinct tells me that the 3400+ will, but just looking for a second opinion...
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    Clawhammer CG?

    You think it is worth picking it up even though it is a Newcaste? I have the money for a 3400+, but I am wondering if I should just pick up a 3000+ instead. Will I have more overclocking flexability with the 3400+ if I want to get the most performace out of it?
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    Clawhammer CG?

    Is there any easy way to tell if this a Clawhammer CG stepping CPU?
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    My 3400/3500 debate?

    The way I would approach that would depend on when you plan on moving to PCI-E. If you think that your NEXT motherboard and CPU will be something with PCI-E, then stick with the 754, since you will be upgrading again anyway.... Unless you plan on trying to keep your CPU when moving to a new...
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    New system now or in a month or two?

    But isn't it true that Intel moved away from the 533 because they were pretty much maxed out speed wise, so they moved to 800? I just don't remember the 3.06Ghz being a very good o/c'er....
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    New system now or in a month or two?

    Thank you for the replies. I can understand if I had an 800Mhz CPU and not a 533Mhz chip, then a motherboard and ram upgrade may be the most beneficial. But I have heard however that the 3.06 533 bus CPUs don't overclock so well. Is this the case? If not, what motherboard would work well for...
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    New system now or in a month or two?

    I am having a hard time deciding if I should pull the trigger on a new system now, or if I should wait a month or two and see what comes out. I know the thought is that we are on the verge of a major technology shift, but I guess I just don't know. I have been thinking about grabbing an MSI...
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    Full System Upgrade - Or CPU/Memory to tide over...?

    Thanks for the responses so far. Any other thoughts on the topic? And by any off chance, does anyone know what the highest CPU I could go on this board would be? I have an email into Asus support, but not sure if they will answer me. My assumption is that the board should be able to handle...
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    Full System Upgrade - Or CPU/Memory to tide over...?

    First, my current setup, which was built in Feb of 2002. P4 1.6A @ 2.1 Asus P4B266 2x256MB PC2100 Radeon 9800Pro 128MB I am trying to decide on an upgrade path for the new games that will be coming out in the next few months. (Doom 3, HL2, STALKER, etc). Now, I have been contemplating...
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