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    2nd build [comments very welcome]

    Well, it's time for a complete upgrade. I spent some time on researching, price cutting, etc., so here's the build I came up with. A few notes: I'm using my harddrive from my current system; and I plan on overclocking the CPU to about 2.4GHz. Thanks for your comments/suggestions!
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    Crashing? Clicking sound? Help!

    Hmm, this has been happening for 2 weeks now. My computer will just... crash: the mouse will freeze up, I can't click on anything, it's like I'm looking at a picture. The thing is that my PC clicks when it does this. I have no idea where it's coming from and all I know it that it clicks and then...
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    Another build, need comments, please!

    XBlade Black/Silver Steel ATX - [Case] http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16811105146 CHAINTECH VNF4/Ultra nForce4 - [Mobo] http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16813152049 GIGABYTE Radeon X800XL 256MB - [Video Card]...
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    PSU shot?

    This started happening tonight on a constant 30 min. timer. However, this only happens when I'm gaming. My PC with shut down comepletely. No notice. No "send error report" when it reboots. Nothing. I'll be playing a game and boom, it restarted. Couldn't be a virus, just did a check... did all...
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    New PC Build, comments welcome.

    Well, this summer I plan on building my 2nd computer. My set-up right now is getting a little dated and I'm running into some slowdown during HL2, Far Cry, etc. so I wanted to update. My current set-up is 32-bit so I wanted to cross that line into 64-bit world, heh. But anyways, here's my...
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    My PC Build...

    .: Case :. .: Floppy :. .: RAM :. .: CPU :. .: Sound Card :. .: Video Card :. I was looking into building my second PC this summer and wanted to get a jump on it. I picked out these parts but I still need a mobo that'll go with everything. I'm not really knowledgeable about mbo's...
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    My PC is going crazy!

    Yesterday, I got fed up with my PC acting up so I re-partitioned it. Cool. A fresh start. Not really. I tried a new filing system but that messed everything up... so I re-partitioned again today. Bleh, now I have more problems then I did. When I go to install something, either from CD or...
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    Speed Question

    I just aquired 3MB cable internet through Charter and I have a question. I'm getting 500+ kbps when I download things. Is this really good speeds? To me this is not supposed to happen... as in OMGITSSOFASTIMGONNACRAPMYPANTS! I guess I'm too used to dial-up's 3 kbps.
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    Microphone/Audio Problems.

    I recently built my own computer and it runs great. I installed all the driver discs and everything. But for some reason my files got screwed up (prolly my own fault) and I re-formatted the Hard Drive. All the driver disc's worked except one, the mobo disc. For some reason my PC froze when I...
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    Building a Gaming PC - Final Edition

    Wow. I got all the parts on one day and had it going the next day in the morning. The motherboard came with only one spacer thingy, so I went up to the computer shop and bought 3. I also asked for a faceplate for the back. Well, the one didn't fit but the one in the box did (lol, duh, look...
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    Building a Gaming PC... Part 2

    Plain and simple: I need major help. I'm not a computer "wiz" ... I thought I was, but, oh man, was I wrong. I'm building a gaming PC. My budget is $450-$500. I know nothing. I believe I have a video card set after much research. Rad. 9600 Pro 256MB. Now, many questions: (note, all...
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    Building a gaming PC...

    Well, yes, I decided to take the big step. :eek: I'll get to the point: My budget is around $450-500. I'm building a gaming PC. I need help. I think I figured out a decent video card, the Radeon 9600 Pro 256MB for $119. I was...
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