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    Thinking for selling to buy i7

    I'm thinking of selling my current rig to buy an i7 rig. Does anyone know approximately how much my current system is worth (in GBP)? Antec 1200 case Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Corsair TX650W PSU Asus Maximus Formula Motherboard Tuniq Tower 120 8GB DDR2 Patriot (4x2GB - 800MHZ) RAM...
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    Best PHP Forum Software?

    phpBB is pretty good (A better title for this thread might get more replies)
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    Open source wikipedia

    Mediawiki ;)
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    Persistent dreadful performance of TPU, EU am timezone

    I have also noticed that TPU slows down during the early morning
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    Overvolting CD Drives and HDDs

    Definately stand back, CDs CAN shatter under normal use. I had C&C: Renegade shatter under normal use (gaming) in a standard 52x drive. No shards and was contained in the drive, but hundreds / thousands of pieces rattling in the drive
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    My cpu fan isnt working during window xp installation

    Is this for a Core 2? My stock CPU fan didn't spin during times of low load either. Starts working when the CPU is stressed. Keep an eye on temps.
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    Can't pull trigger on External HD

    It just slides out and then works as a USB HDD IIRC
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    TPU's F@H Team

    3650 online, got another 780PPD Edit: Found
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    TPU's F@H Team

    Folding a 4870X2 24x7 now, Currently 3334PPD according to FAHMon. (GPU-Z shows 0% load :confused:) PPD should go up once I overclock my Q6600, CPU limited ATM. Anyone know how to fold on both 4870X2 cores? Adding a 3650 and a Q6600 from mid-October
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    banning a website.

    Edit %SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts Add: 127.0.0.1 myspace.com Should work
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    HD tune Thread

    2x WD6400AAKS - Intel RAID 0 (AAM Disabled) Write-back Cache Off: Not sure what caused the dip around 20% - Burst seems a little low, HD Tach measures over 300MB/Sec Write-back Cache On: Going to get a third :D Should I seperate the first 30% for data, the rest for programs or...
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    Microsoft and Hauppauge First to Bring Freeview-Certified PC Solution to UK Viewers

    How is this different from using a current DVB-T Card (eg. Nova-T 500)? @MilkyWay - I've had Virgin1 + BBC3 on my Nova-T for well over a year IIRC
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    Poor 4870X2 Performance

    Couple of points to note: Furmark didn't kill my card, it was artifacting prior to running it Temps weren't the issue - I tried with 100% fan speed and two high speed 120mm fans pointed at it - same results RMAed, new card ordered :cool:
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    Poor 4870X2 Performance

    Good catch - Changing the filename to F.exe gives me: FurMark v1.4.0 Fullscreen Score. [ SCORE: 5785 o3Marks ] - FPS Min: 86 - FPS Max: 131 - FPS Avg: 97 - Time: 60000 ms - Res: 1280x1024 / MSAA: 0X - Renderer: ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 - Active GPUs: 2 - Drivers: Unknown version - CPU...
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    Poor 4870X2 Performance

    Even so, I get about half the score of someone else with a Q6600 and a 4870X2. 3DMark06 won't complete (reboots after first test) Doesn't matter now, RMAing the card - it started artifacting in games Tried both (and the one on the disk supplied), almost identical results
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    Poor 4870X2 Performance

    The other result I posted was also on a 4870X2, yet I got half the score. Of a greater concern is crash in 3DMark06 Edit: Just checked the temps after five minutes of Furmark - 87 degrees C. Is this in the correct range for this card? Any chance my PSU could be causing this? 12V rail is 12.15v...
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    Poor 4870X2 Performance

    Done, done and done. OC the CPU made no difference, drivers and the BIOS were already the latest. Thanks for the input though
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    Poor 4870X2 Performance

    Yeh, I normally run the Q6600 at 3.0GHz, just reset everything to stock when I got my 4870X2. Doesn't explain the poor Furmark and 3DMark crashes though. Found this result for comparision: Furmark v1.4 Fullscreen Score: 5846 FPS Min:87 FPS Max:132 FPS Avg:98 Time: 60000ms Res: 1280x1024 / MSAA...
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    Poor 4870X2 Performance

    Clean vista install - Catalyst 8.8 Drivers Furmark has the same performance as a HD3850 ( http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=40981 ) 3DMark06 run doesn't complete, black screen and reboots after the first test (Return to Proxycon) Any one know what could be causing this?
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    [WTB] [UK] An Intel Q6600!

    Not got one for sale, but Aria have them at £111 - 95W version. I'm fairly sure that these are all G0 I just ordered one, it's a G0 stepping. Does 3GHz on stock volts (Not had a chance to OC further) Worth considering if you don't get a better deal
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    4870X2 Link on OcUK!

    Didn't take much :p http://www.google.co.uk/products?q=4870X2+&btnG=Search+Products&hl=en
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    4870X2 Link on OcUK!

    Sapphire Radeon HD 4870X2 2GB GDDR5 :rockout: - £302.11 http://www.digital-fusion.co.uk/Inu_products/INU_ProdDetailsL9.asp?ref=28592509
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    Looking to order, any tips?

    I know about overclockers being overpriced. Just use them to find stuff. My order comes from ebuyer/scan/aria ATM
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    Looking to order, any tips?

    It's possible, not sure when thou, as I'm going to Uni in October so money will be tight. Is this, http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-011-CS&groupid=701&catid=123&subcat=1084&name=Corsair%20TX%20750W%20ATX2.2%20SLI%20Compliant%20PSU , better than the Hiper? Would it be up...
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    Looking to order, any tips?

    For a general use PC (school work/gaming/music/some video encoding) Need to last ~3 years, hence the high spec. Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450, Yorkfield Core, S775, 2.66 GHz, 1333MHz, 12MB L2 Cache, OEM PowerColor HD 4870 512MB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDTV Out PCI-E Graphics Card Hiper 880W 85%...