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    Re: Scared ****less Of

    They're easy to get rid of... Get a cat!!! :D My cat (Snickers the warrior kitten) loves killing moths, well any bug for that matter she loves summer time when she can hunt bugs around the house.
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    Re: Free cases...(sun sgi...)

    uh.... are you gonna ship them with all the guts still? I mean I know they're nothing amazing, but if they come w/ mobo and everything they'd make sweet little file server computers (with a boost in...
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    Re: whats the difference????

    Obviously the BIG difference is that the more expensive one has a "CO" after 7600GT which I definitely have to say will give you an extra 10 horsepower. In fact if you put a NOS sticker on your case...
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    Re: Whats the difference?

    If you want a good PSU calculator use this it's awesome! just make sure and remember that watts are only a secondary factor to what you need in a PSU. AMPS ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT!!! especially on...
  5. Thread: compaq

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    Re: compaq

    I'd just try to find some good overclocking utilities. Then once you get a good stable overclock run Prime95 (generally I run it for 24hours) to see if there are any errors. You don't have to run...
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    Re: Looking for some case cutting equipment

    I so wish I could delete this post for you so you don't look like a fool.... but oh well.

    And as far as going with a dremel I've got a Foredom that would eat any Dremel ever produced 8)
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    Re: Free cases...(sun sgi...)

    ok, well if you don't have any of the Origin 2000 cases I'd like Octane cases (preferably a green one, but either will do). I'll pay shipping as long as it ain't over like $50 (can't get even a...
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    Re: Free cases...(sun sgi...)

    awesome thanks! By the way do you happen to have an estimate of how many you'll be able to get rid of?
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    Re: Making gaming comp, need help

    see if you can't get some good utilities for overclocking.... not quite sure that it will do anything on your board but there is always a possibility. I don't really know of any off the top of my...
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    Re: Making gaming comp, need help

    maybe he is... but it's kinda true.... water cooling would be MAJOR overkill.... but hey, I'm not one to speak I'm always up for a game of overkill when it comes to compy's :D
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    Re: Which 2 PSU's?

    If they use gold plated connections than much of what I said is irrelevant, being that I've never used a modular PSU I wouldn't know, and I've found nothing on any site that says in the description...
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    Re: I think I killed my Motherboard...

    Could it be your PSU then? I know that my cousins PSU died on him and when he switched to his old PSU for backup it wouldn't boot up with the USB ports on his case hooked up.
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    Re: Free cases...(sun sgi...)

    I have no clue what the cases look like but I'm always looking for good cases to play around with, so I'll pay postage on whatever you've got! my zip is 64152 if you want to add it to your list of...
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    Re: Which 2 PSU's?

    You're entitled to use whatever you want. I'm just saying that no matter what the reviewers say it does put extra stress on your computer.
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    Re: Whats the difference?

    I would say no! That means one of two things, either A) your system only requires 430w so it doesn't provide anymore because you don't need it or B) your PSU manufacturer hyped up the power ratings...
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    Re: Whats the difference?

    As far as I know that is not how efficiency works. Efficiency in a PSU should refer to how much power it draws out of the wall.

    here's a little reference chart from PC Power and Coolings website...
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    Re: Which 2 PSU's?

    Modular PSU's are bad because the connection from the wires to the PSU adds unnecisary resistance the added resistance is as much as 2 feet of wire... doesn't seem like a big deal, but in actuality...
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    Re: Which 2 PSU's?

    Whoever said that it was impossible to use two PSU's was mistaken. It is easy to do all you have to do is jump the wires like FyR said, or get one of these psu starter or one for modular PSU's I...
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    Re: processor temp

    hmmmmm.... I don't know temps for Intel so I won't be much help... but Water Cooling is always an option (pricey, but an option) or AMD (also Pricey to change setups) but from what I've heard your...
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    Re: Question about RAM

    yeah, higher is never bad. It will run worse if you run 2700 or less though. Even if you're not overlocking the advantage of faster ram is lower latencies say it's rated at pc3500 it will run lower...
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    Re: problem with cpu cooler

    get a longer screwdriver. And no you can't leave them like that. Just find a screwdriver with a longer shaft and it is no problem, also what I had to do was take my motherboard out... but this is...
  22. Thread: CPU Coolers

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    Re: CPU Coolers

    You won't be disapointed.
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    Re: 4.1Ghz Dual Core for under $130

    haha, yeah, that always sounds great until you actually get into fridging your comp.... it takes a heck of a lot more than just the equipment for cooling. I know you were talking about jacking the...
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    Re: My luck keeps getting better and better...

    ah, I see... sorry, I was thinking Dell because you found the solution on the Dell support blog, my mistake. You're still running right on the edge of having enough power (as am I, I really need to...
  25. Thread: CPU Coolers

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    Re: CPU Coolers

    I have only one thing to say... Zalman CNPS9500 it is much quieter and much cooler running than the Fata1ity, plus it's smaller and more likely to fit on all comps... I know the Fata1ity doesn't work...
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