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    hey guys, new build, gaming rig

    i'm a bit confused, didn't ocz buy out pc p&c? i'll look into other power supplies.
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    hey guys, new build, gaming rig

    thanks, i'm looking at the OCZ/PC P&C 700W PSU right now for $99 on newegg, it's a pretty good deal cause of the free shipping, and it's modular. I'm really against antec's now because at my work place, we deployed 350 machines with antec psu's and we've had to replace so many of them it's not...
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    hey guys, new build, gaming rig

    Paulieg, you bring up some interesting points that i wouldn't be able to just "read off" on spec papers. First though, I want to keep my PSU between 500-600W, so this means I'd prefer getting a 80 plus certified (bronze or silver) +/- 550W over a larger PSU, meaning I'm open to paying a...
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    hey guys, new build, gaming rig

    wow, so it's been like 5 years since i've been on this forum, been using a laptop for the longest time, now i need a gaming rig. I've had to play catch-up with hardware and am nowhere up-to-date on this and that details. take a look and tell me what you think, I want to keep this under $1000...
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    Radeon Mobility x1700

    hmmm cool, do you know if there are ATI drivers out for this yet, cause i've read about the lack of official support for the x1700.
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    Radeon Mobility x1700

    Wow, it's been a while since I've been on this forum. Since then, my gateway has shorted out and I'm out shopping for a new laptop. I'm looking at the ASUS F3JP(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220142) and was considering it. However, I'm not finding too much information...
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    Why I might not go with Asus motherboards again.

    DFI definately way to go.
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    HELP- graphic card damaged

    When putting on a new heatsink, it's possible you chipped the gpu. check the corners.
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    Best pc game since the yr 2000?

    F.E.A.R. cause it's just the coolest FPS I've played up to date.
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    What kind of computers do you have at your school?

    guess my school owns then. standard is 3ghz p4 on intel perl mobos, 1g mem, 80g HD, and a R9600pro 128mb.
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    What's a Good, Reliable 17" LCD

    Hey, I'm looking for 17" LCD monitors at work and was wondering what were you guys' opinions. I've researched a couple of ViewSonics, NEC, LG, and Sony ones but there's really too many to make a solid decision. Here's what I'm looking for... Going to deploy several hundred of these so this...
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    Artifact Problems with 9600PRO

    damaged thru shipping? If that's the case, i'm almost tempted never to use USPS again. That thing was completely covered with AS 5. Anybody else got any ideas? I'm starting to run low. Hey, on a test machine, try using windows 2000 if you got a copy instead of xp and see what happens.
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    Artifact Problems with 9600PRO

    It's the Zalman ZM80D + OP1 fan. It's a mess if you want to remove it.. There's a lot of thermal paste on it. here's another thing: http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=2716&page=1 it's a FAQ I wrote a while back to help people overclock their 9550's. The memory timings you see on...
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    Artifact Problems with 9600PRO

    Possible loose heatsink? hmmm i dunno.. that thing is on tight! Bob, be careful while doing that! The thing was never designed to be taken apart again! Another thing... this may sound crazy... but try installing the card on Windows XP WITHOUT SP2.
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    ATI Radeon 9550 Overclocking and BIOS modding FAQ Guide

    I also wanna know how you got those values. My 9550 card is in a closet right now (gor rid of my desktop) and I might hafta pull it out just to play with it some.