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  1. StormHammy

    Best Card Under $150?

    Should've waited a bit. Tis now 139.99 + free shipping :roll:
  2. StormHammy

    Folding Pie and Milestones!!

    I'll drink to that. d(^.^) :toast:
  3. StormHammy

    Folding Pie and Milestones!!

    Whoa, sowwy for the late reply. XD Thank you very much. ^(^.^)^ Must keep folding! :D
  4. StormHammy

    Need a wireless router with really good range!!

    ya why not wires? How much are you planning on walking around? O.o I hooked up the ethernet wire to my laptop then converted my bed into my work place and it worked out ok for me. Did I also mention that the plasma T.V is in front of my bed as well? also my bed happens to be in the living...
  5. StormHammy

    Multi Anti-Virus Protection?

    I use AVG and have spybot S&D installed and use zonealarm free firewall. also my ultimate virus removal tool *cue dramatic music* a Bart PE Windows XP reformat CD. ^(O.O)^ *used only if i seriously cant find that/those buggers and if they really messing up my computer.* (only used once to date.) >.<
  6. StormHammy

    Your Opinion On These Cards

    ah dont worry about color not matching up with your case DaveK. In my opinion performance matters infinitely more. besides its a video card that tucked safely inside your case where others probably won't see. unless your planning on opening up the case to show to everyone who comes to your house...
  7. StormHammy

    TPU's WCG/BOINC Team

    mind you are awesome!! >.< from crutches to crunching. =( don't have access to that much computing power but will crunch with my rig too (its a shared comp so i cant add much crunchy power T.T)~!!
  8. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    aye me installed the new card.... and it works! woot xD was a bum card. =p thanks for all the help.
  9. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    me am glad to report newegg has approved the RMA me am waiting for the replacement card. will report back if it works or not ^(o.o)^ thanks for all the support ^.^
  10. StormHammy

    TPU's WCG/BOINC Team

    squeakers will join so that Duxx can get more rice! XD lol but before i start quick question um how do u clean a laptops heat sink O.o don't want me laptop to burn out/clog out on me xD p.s me has a mini stockpile of air canisters but not sure how im gonna use it on a laptop. GO TEAM...
  11. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    O.o' vista codec? me still running XP >.< dont think its worth the cash to "upgrade" seeing how i wont really gain anything other then a hole in my pocket xD jk jk well im currently RMAing the card o.O me friends don't want me messing in their comps lol they use puny generic computers like...
  12. StormHammy

    which card?

    hope you get a card that fits your needs and is reasonably priced ^.^ although judging by his post "this is for my little brother, so nothing fancy. Perhaps there's a better card around the same price, or less? I am open to any suggestions." im assuming his brother doesnt need that much...
  13. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    yes sur! ^(o.o)^
  14. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    well it's not a overheating problem. the temperature before and after is the same. and disabling VPU makes the computer stay frozen. X_X' and no other rig to test out the card because they don't want me messing around in their computer lol
  15. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    well it crashes on like ALL video types ive tried different video players from media player classic to VLC and gom player the codecs are fine the videos worked with the old video card it still crashes and yep i can play WC3 and WoW but videos makes the video card stop responding or something...
  16. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    yep ran the cleaner before installing didnt work =(. well i found out im using a 500 w power supply (name in my system spec) O.o well it is a custom built rig which i didnt build myself it was a small dealer located in a different city because i moved after i got this rig. X_x this comp is like...
  17. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    gah I updated the driver and everything still has the problem X_X' well if it is the PSU is there a way i can check so that i don't end up spending money on something that might not be a problem? also whats a good reasonably priced PSU?
  18. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    yes suh will keep you posted if it works or not
  19. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    how much info you guys need? not sure i can figure out some of my specs. X_X' how do i check my power supply? i suspect its a 400 watt and i haven't overclocked anything. also thanks for the quick response O.o first post was 4 minutes after i posted this topic ^.^
  20. StormHammy

    a good P2P or free mmo

    SO TRUE!!! i happen to be one of those spray noobs =( only my bullets are noob powered noob guided bullets so they kill pretty well. well maybe the possibly hundreds of hours of CS helped as well. >.< but sure its mostly my noob power =p
  21. StormHammy

    help with Sapphire Radeon HD 4830 please

    I recently got a sapphire radeon hd 4830 from newegg to replace my old Nvidia 9700 GT because it broke but when i try to play videos i get a VPU error that says something about the VPU recovery reset the graphics processer because it wasn't responding. strangely enough games work but videos...