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    super tight budget gaming rig?

    I built brackets for it to mount it on am3+
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    super tight budget gaming rig?

    I just found my old heatsink... a Xigmatek s1283, with a Delta AFB1212H(dual ball 120mm, PWM, 90cfm when at full tilt...) even has a nice lapped base Think this will cool an 8 core cpu?
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    super tight budget gaming rig?

    Thank you Its been so long since I built a new rig
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    super tight budget gaming rig?

    Thank you
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    super tight budget gaming rig?

    I am aware of that. And yes sir it is a retail copy. Bought it at microcenter shortly after windows 7 came out
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    super tight budget gaming rig?

    Sorry I am on a cell phone... thought I answered that I will be reusing windows 7 64 bit home premium that I had on my last ssystem that bit the dust due to water being dumped in the case by a toddler
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    super tight budget gaming rig?

    Ok here is the plan so far... Amd fx6300 $90 Or AMd fx6350 $130 Or Amd fx8320. $150 Asus m5a78l-m lx plus $0 with cpu purchase and $10 MIR Or Gigabyte ga-78lmt-sp2 $0 with cpu purchase and $10 MIR Samsung 120gb evo 840 ssd. $90 Radeon hd 7770. $100...
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    super tight budget gaming rig?

    I am planning to buy mostly from microcenter... they have a few things that caught my intetest... 550ti 1gb refurbished for $75. But now that seems to be sold out Maybe a 650? I am considering a cheap processor maybe a celeron or pentium socket 1055 or and amd am3+ since...
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    super tight budget gaming rig?

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming web browsing and movies 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $400-500 pre tax 3) Which country do you live in? If the U.S, please tell us the state and city if possible. Near overland...
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    Build me a budget gaming rig / HTPC

    what I have -a couple hard drives and a 64GB solid state sandforce drive -power supply (Antec 620watt Neo Eco) -case -DVD drive and Blu ray -Windows 7 -20" Samsung LCD What I need -ram -motherboard and processor -video card -true 1080p projector BUDGET CHEAP. graphics...
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    Problem with Windows 7 x64 install, AHCI driver is not installing

    You should hopped in here and posted up. could have been $5 in it for you :)
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    Problem with Windows 7 x64 install, AHCI driver is not installing

    Ok I came up with an idea that worked... went into the bios and set it to IDE, then I started the install of Windows 7 x64, on the first reboot I hopped into the bios and reset the bios to AHCI. The machine rebooted and went right into windows, it installed the AHCI drivers on boot up. It...
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    Problem with Windows 7 x64 install, AHCI driver is not installing

    so $5 Paypal gift to the first person to find a solution
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    Problem with Windows 7 x64 install, AHCI driver is not installing

    well have tried several copies of windows, both my retail versions and an OEM. I even tried a downloaded copy for good measure. I then tried all the discs I had imaged over to a flash drive. That did not work either. same issue
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    toddler dumped water on my computer. Computer shut off... so what now?

    well the power supply is still working, all the hard drives check out.
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    toddler dumped water on my computer. Computer shut off... so what now?

    well no dice. I guess I need to start looking
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    Problem with Windows 7 x64 install, AHCI driver is not installing

    How does an OS get broken? There is not a single scratch on the disc, on top of that it's an original disc. Oh I see what you mean. No it's not a 'cracked' copy.
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    Problem with Windows 7 x64 install, AHCI driver is not installing

    I have an Asus X54c laptop The sata controller is: Intel(R) 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family 6 Port SATA AHCI Controller - 1C03 it is working in windows RIGHT NOW, however for whatever reason the drivers will not work if I try to install windows 7 from scratch. This is quite annoying...
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    Intel HD graphics showing code 12 (not enough resources)

    not a lack of ram... I wish it were that simple
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    Is it possible to force windows 7 to revert to a first boot state?

    it made me laugh a little bit, so it did help
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    Is it possible to force windows 7 to revert to a first boot state?

    lol, smart ass. hahaha, I know I can do that. Do you do stand up? :p
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    Is it possible to force windows 7 to revert to a first boot state?

    I think you are taking what I am asking out of context. Basically I need this install to start over as though I had just installed windows,
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    toddler dumped water on my computer. Computer shut off... so what now?

    I once lost a motherboard when my methanol based chiller had caused condensation on the back side of the motherboard. Negative temperatures sure are sexy. I guessed I should have used WAY more artist gummy eraser on the back of the board
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    Is it possible to force windows 7 to revert to a first boot state?

    Is it possible to force Windows 7 to revert to a first boot state? As in no installed drivers...
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    Mother board and CPU upgrade?

    nope. Not OEM
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    Intel HD graphics showing code 12 (not enough resources)

    Intel HD graphics showing code 12 (not enough resources) this is on my laptop. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the driver,even updated it. it shows up fine in safe mode. Ideas? Thanks
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    Mother board and CPU upgrade?

    My son recently damaged my computer, he dumped about 350ml of water in it while it was running I am going to have to (most likely) replace the Motherboard, and MAYBE the CPU... with that in mind, I would like to look at budget combos from MICROCENTER. Any ideas? I have the following...
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    toddler dumped water on my computer. Computer shut off... so what now?

    not sure what you are meaning by number one... the computer is under a flight of open stairs (unfinished) I was doing the dishes when this happened. The toddler asked me for a glass of water, so I gave it to him... little did I know.
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    toddler dumped water on my computer. Computer shut off... so what now?

    a few months ago he knocked my laptop over... the hard drive died. So for the time being I will just install my 64GB SSD in the lappy.
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    toddler dumped water on my computer. Computer shut off... so what now?

    toddler dumped water on my computer. Computer shut off... so what now? First thing I did was tear everything down and blow dry the board, After that I placed the mainboard in a plastic bag full of quick rice and tied it off so what should I do from here? and what is likely to be dead?
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    budget laptop gaming... hard or SSD drive question

    well I NORMALLY an within range of wireless G. But it seems like installing programs and such over the network would defeat the purpose. Star Trek Online is only about 6GB installed... so that would be no problem... HOWEVER WoW is 23GB at one point in time, on my main computer, I had...
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    budget laptop gaming... hard or SSD drive question

    I have an Asus X54c-BBK3 laptop, that was recently dropped (the joys of having kids) and the hard drive is now dead... I have been debating on weather I would get a 64GB SSD, OR another 320GB old school hard drive. The price is the same no matter what I get ($55) The only game I plan to...
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    need to bump the voltage on an OLD PC power and cooling to around 14v

    well here it is up and running... i might add some nice high amperage binding posts...
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    need to bump the voltage on an OLD PC power and cooling to around 14v

    I will take some later tonight... need to figure out where I put all the AA batteries
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    Seasonic Platinum-1000 Drawing

    Seasonic makes some awesome products... nuff said
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    Enermax Platimax 850W Drawing!!!!!!!!!!

    the would love an Enermax... back in the day my buddy bought a 430watt Enermax and used it for like 10 years, and it finally died while running a quad core C2D @ 3.8GHz, gtx260, 8 2TB hard drive, 4 TV tuner cards... considering he first had it installed in a rig with a BRAND NEW AMD k6-2 500 MHz
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    looking for a total modular psu.

    just get a small wall unit that pump out 1.5-3 amps
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