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  1. bretts31344

    [FS][US] [FS][US] MSI Geforce GTX 970 Gaming 4G

    Wanting to sell: MSI Geforce GTX 970 Gaming 4G - SOLD Bought as a Tigerdirect Refurb, has over 2 months left of warranty through Tigerdirect, and might still apply for the MSI warranty. This GTX 970 runs extremely quiet and cool. Official MSI Page for reference. My Heatware Profile.
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    AHCI SSD and Raid HDDs - Vertex 3 or Samsung 830 SSD

    I finally got my first SSD (Kingston V100 64GB) and need some help with the BIOS settings. I know that it should be set to AHCI mode, but then I can't run my Samsung F3s in Raid anymore. I guess I could do software raid in Windows 7, but that doesn't seem to be as fast as hardware raid right? If...
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    SLI Predicament

    I bought two GTS 250 cards, which I obviously want to run in SLI. Currently I don't have a SLI compatible motherboard. So I am asking whether I should buy a cheap socket 775 SLI board, or slightly upgrade to a AM3 socket board with DDR3. I could sell my current CPU/Motherboard/DDR2 RAM and get a...
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    [FS][US] HP IPS Monitors, DDR2 RAM, and more

    Here are a few things I want to sell. Everything is in great working condition. Heatware HP ZR22w IPS Monitors $130 + Shipping Each (All three are for sale) (I will calculate shipping due to large size) Official Specs 21.5 Inch S-IPS Panel Monitor 1920x1080 Native Resolution Will...
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    Good buy? Powercolor 3850 + 2GB Ram for $50.

    I bought a combo deal at Newegg for a Powercolor 3850 512MB version and 2GB DDR2 OCZ Ram for only ~$50 after rebates. The only reason for the upgrade is my brother's video card broke, and instead of him buying another low-end card, I figured I might as well make a significant upgrade from my...
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    [FS/FT][US] Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit

    [FS][US] XFX 650w PSU $70 ATI Video Cards 3850, X1950, X1300 AGP I want to sell the following WORKING or NEW items. Listed is the asking price, and then shipping will be added since it is variable. Thanks for looking. XFX 650 Watt Modular Power Supply Sealed w/UPC carefully removed $70 +...
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    Buying new video card. Vivo question.

    I am looking to buy a new video card. It definitely needs to be more powerful than my X1950 Pro, but I have a questions about Vivo. It there any video card that allows you to use component in, so say a Xbox 360 or PS3 could be displayed on the monitor going through the video card? What about a...
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    [FS][US] Artifacting Sapphire X800 GTO AGP $13 Shipped

    I bought this X800 GTO AGP video card about a year or so ago. The card was flashed to 16 pipes. It now produces artifacts in 3D images. I don't know what to do, but maybe someone else wants to try fixing it. Flashing it back to 12 pipes might work, but nothing is guaranteed. It still displays an...
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    Savage 2 Demo (5 hour online trial)

    The Savage 2 demo is now available. I don't know much about the game, but I am going to try it out. Here it is: http://savage2.s2games.com/download.php It allows for 5 hours of online play and then you can purchase the full game for $30.
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    Need help with Sound Card and Xbox 360

    I have a Creative SoundBlaster Audigy 2 ZS. I want to hook up my Xbox 360 to have 5.1 surround sound using my computer speakers connected to the sound card. Is this even possible? If so, do I need an adapter for optical in for this sound card? Any help is appreciated. The reason I want to do...
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    Help Overclocking. Stop the multiplier from changing.

    What option do I turn off in the BIOS to stop the multiplier on my E6600 from changing? I own a P5B Deluxe. TIA.
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    Native Resolution

    Do LCD monitors look really bad when they are not displayed at their native resolution? I just ordered a 20 inch LCD monitor with a native resolution of 1680 X 1050. I am going to be running a X1950 Pro in my new computer. I just don't know how long it will output with a decent frame rate at...
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    E4300 for $130 or E6320 for $175?

    Can the E6320 overclock to at least 3 Ghz? I realize it just came out, but I want my CPU to reach at least 3 Ghz, and an E4300 can easily. Thanks.
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    New Core 2 Duo Build Pending...

    Few Questions before building new Core 2 Duo Rig... I am finally getting a new computer :rockout: . I just have a few questions about some parts and how long I should wait. First off, I feel bad about not knowing this, but since it was delayed so many times, when does R600 come out? And will...
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    Thoughts on Dark Messiah Demo.

    Anyone else try this demo out? It took forever to download because its like 1.3 GB. Then it only took me less than 20 minutes to get through, so its on the short side. I kinda like it though and I hope they put in more abilities. The special attack, which is an instant kill plus it slows down...
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    P4 3GHz Bottlenecking my X800 GTO AGP?

    I was just wondering if my P4 3GHz, socket 478, would be bottlenecking my X800 GTO AGP. In other words, would I see a FPS increase in games if I overclock my P4 like 200-300 mhz? BTW I haven't flashed my X800 GTO, yet. Thanks in advance.
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    Upgrading 9800 Pro, WTB less than $160-180

    I am upgrading my 9800 Pro 256 mb. I want a new card that can provide a noticeable jump from my 9800 Pro. I am still on AGP, so no new cards:cry:. Here are choices I have considered: 1. X1600Pro - 256mb - Only $106 after rebate...