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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    btw, my computer generates loud noise, is there way of resolving this? What could be the problem?
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    o damn, i've never removed the fans out before and cleaned them. How do i? I better take a look.
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    my current computer: i've recently removed the cases from the sides and i have been benefitting from improved performance. I can run the games, and it gives me a BSOD less often. The fan seems to be working fine now, the air that is exerted is cooler. :D I think perhaps, i should upgrade the...
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    damn, $12 per box. THat's alot of money, if you have like 6 parts or so, that is $72 for delivery alone. :(
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    Hmm...call them only :( . I thought there would be a store somewhere.
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    o, i didn't see that. THanks.
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    wow, tkpenalty, that looks attractive to me. However, the links don't work. :( That should be about what i need, please provide sources. Any better suggestions? Thanks, all appreciated.
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    i only have 1 fan. Temperatures i get are about 30 coming from the CPU.
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    damn, there is a huge selection and i don't know what to choose. As for my current one, i want to know what is the exact solution to fixing it. I ran that test - Prime95, and found results say 'hardware failure'. Is it overheating, hmm?? A thing to consider is that, ventilation in my room isn't...
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    budget: preferably around $1000-$1300 Uses: games like counterstrike, conqueronline, warcraft... (this is the about as far as i go), nothing like doom which requires high graphics.
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    Prime95 test: found error in a matter of minutes. FATAL ERROR: Rounding was 0.5, expected less than 0.4 Hardware failure detected, consult stress.txt file.
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    Memtest: no errors after 10 hrs. I'm going to perform the Primetest, later on. Get back to you on that. I'm going to take it step by step, guys. I need to find the problem with this current computer. I might have to upgrade some components, so that it is still runnable. As for the new one...
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    for some reason, the memtest isn't running on my comp. I've tried performing it with the floppy disk method: 1. Extract it to some folder 2. Run Install.bat 3. Insert disk 4. Reboot However, all that happens is a simple reboot. I do not see any memtests. Could it be that, i disabled the...
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    In regards to the level of gaming experience, N-gen, you are right. I'm not looking at extreme gaming but rather 'decent' and rather 'budget-wise', so it would be good if i can get the best parts in the market which fits in with my gaming experience and budget. I would like to build it, this i...
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    First of all, I am from Sydney, Australia. $1000 for me, is quite a lot considering that i'm just on the verge of adulthood. But, since i want a decent gaming experience i am prepared to pay for it, provided that it's price for worth. Second, my current comp I am thinking of giving it to my...
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    wow, the parts look awesome. Thanks for the list, i think i will try putting those together. I've done some research shopping, looks like it will be about $1000 for all those. Now, i'll have to save my money for it. Seems to be the better idea, i think if i wanted to upgrade my current comp, it...
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    I'm just about to finish my high school. Hmm, i think i will be on a tight budget just coming out. So, would you have any idea how much it would cost me to build something like that? I'm hoping it wont exceed $1000. But yea, i need your help because i am not so good with prices and all. THanks.
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    o, with the BSODs. I get a range of them, sometimes they display a file which is got to do with the audio software or video card.
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    It happens very often. It happens sometimes when i start some other applications but predominantly it's with games. Another thing is, it really can't last long on hot days, it will just restart every 10 mins, just opening a movie or something. Yes, this comp is like 3 years old, i was thinking...
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    First of all, thanks for the welcome. I really needed the help, i'm not so good with technology. :( Anyways, here are the specs, i used belarc Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC. P4SGX-MX REV 2.xx CPU: 2.40 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4 RAM: 256MB Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 AGP8X (Omega...
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    Video card or RAM need upgrading?

    Hi, i am finding a solution to a good gaming experience. For a long time now, i have constantly been subjected to BSODs and have tried to resolve it but with varied success. At first, i was suggested to overclock the virtual memory because it allows you to increase your ram and so i would be...