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  1. Israar

    CPU Cooling and pasting upgrade recommendations

    Hey guys and gals! :) Hell of a long time no see/speak to a lot of you from here! Hope you're all doing fine and enjoying life! :) I've got a lot of catching up and researching to do to get back on par, finally updated my outdated system specs too! :D Anyway, on to the main part of my topic...
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    WC suggestions for CPU please =)

    Hey guys and gals! I've currently got a thread up in the system builders advice section on my project that I'm working on, I've changed a few things there but not updated the post in relation to my updates earlier though. Current parts can be found here on PC Part Picker. I've been suggested...
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    Advent Roma 2000 Laptop Screen trouble.

    Hey guys and gals! :) Been a while since I posted here concerning a problem I couldn't solve! I have a work mates laptop whose screen is completely white. My first initial thought was that the screen itself had gone, either way I tested to see if it worked on an external monitor and it did...
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    i7 build advice needed, missing parts! Help appreciated :)

    Hey everyone! Long time no see, much changes but liking it either way! :) I've been off the scene now for a long time, so I'm quite rusty and I've had a lot go on since my last visit here, I've had a look about and I'm at a loss in honesty. I'm trying to plan out my next rig build, I have a...
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    Samsung 840 EVO 120GB SSD -- New to the SSD area.

    Hey guys and gals! Long time no see! :O I'm in the process of getting myself an SSD to replace my current primary HDD. I've done some reading and such, came to the conclusion that I'd like to get myself a Samsung 840 EVO 120GB SSD. My reason behind it is that it's in my budget range and...
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    Budget Gaming Rig suggestions

    Hey Guys and Gals! Long time no see! Sorry it's been such a long time and truthfully, with what I have going on at the moment I can't spend the time I would like to on reading up and getting myself back into the know with all the latest tech and deals! :) One of my best friends wants me to...
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    Windows XP Home Licence...

    Hey guys and gals! I'm a little pickle at present, I'm after a valid, official Microsoft Windows XP Home licence key, I don't want a crack, etc, just an original, not in use key. If anyone knows anyone who knows how to aquire one or knows someone who is getting rid of any, then please let...
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    Help with streaming MKV files from PC to Xbox 360/PS3

    Hey guys and gals! I'm in a little bother at the moment, I have Media Center setup and running perfectly fine for streaming video and audio from my PC to my Xbox 360, though my only niggle is that I cannot for the life of my get it to stream MKV files. Originally I couldn't view the files...
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    [FS][EU] Israar's little cluster!

    Hey peeps! Been a long long time haha! :laugh: Well, I've a few little bits I am looking to sell, hopefully I can shift them all, so fingers crossed! I will forewarn you now though, my camera skills are so bad I can make a good shot turn sour! :roll: So if you don't like the pictures...
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    New case wanted, Recommendations?

    Hey guys, I'm actually after taking my system out of my MountainMod U2UFO case as I'm going for a better case instead, one that has better choice of cable management and looks good at the same time, also, looking for a full tower. I have two cases in mind to be honest, albeit I do like one...
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    Hey guys, graphical problem...

    Hi peeps, got a major problem on my hand at the moment. Getting a "This Device cannot start. (Code 10)" error in Device Manager under the Display adapters, the card being used is an nVidia GeForce 8600 GTS, warranty is out aswell. It's my step dads PC and I've never actually had this...
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    [FS] Israar's bits and bobs! (Watercooling stuff!)

    Hey guys and gals, got some old parts here for sale that I won't be using at all and I was thinking of making a little something from them instead of letting it collect dust and not be put to some good use! :) I will ship to the US if anyone from there wishes to buy any items albeit a little...
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    MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum -- Bracket Help

    Hey guys, been a while for me posting here like, but I'm in need of a little help, I can't seem to find my original CPU mounting bracket, I've stripped the PC down to barebone because I'm cleaning and re-doing the old PC for my partners older brother. I've got the mounting block I put on for...
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    9800GX2 / GTX280 / GTX285 -- Choice help...

    Hey guys and gals! :) Well well, I'm getting giddy with myself now lmao! I've been thinking for the past few weeks now and adamant I was going to get 2x XFX 9800GX2 Black Edition cards, but the thing is, I'm hearing alot and seeing more of the GTX 280's about now... So, it's got me REALLY...
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    Choosing a Monitor

    Hey guys and gals! Well, thing is I've been thinking of for a while on having the Dell 24" UltraSharp Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor for my new monitor for my new rig like, and I'm starting to contemplate on it, but I'm unsure. I don't know if there is better out there for gaming, in the...
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    My project: Excalibur :)

    My project: Excalibur -- Q9450 Hey guys and gals, as the title says, this is about my current project: Excalibur -- I've got it up and running but still got components to get, and bits and bats to do to it. Currently as it stands, the computer itself consists of the following: Case: Mountain...
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    D-Tek FuZion Vs D-Tek FuZion v2.0

    Hey guys! Just a quick question, as I'm going to be building a new rig within the upcoming months, got a few parts, but not everything. I'll be going straight to watercooling the CPU from build and the two GFX Cards will go on their own watercooling loop when the time calls for it :)...
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    WaterCooled PC --> Finally! (Pics in links :P)

    Hey guys and gals! As you may have guessed, yep I have finally done it and yes, I'm back from a long time from visiting :S -- Had lots to do, work was a pain been doing more hours to keep the money coming in to buy this, that and the other lol! Anyway, here are the pics in link form as...
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    Water Cooling, Loop and power advice needed!

    Hey, as some of you may know I've been wanting to water cool my system for a while now, I'm finally ordering my parts bit by bit, but I have a loop in mind and a slight power problem in my mind that needs clearing up hehe! Right, lets start with the loop, my idea for the loop is to go like...
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    ATi Tool on nVidia graphics cards.

    I was wondering about this ATi Tool, I have just been informed by Solaris17 that it has nVidia support and was wondering if this ATi Tool is better/simpler to use than that of the current Riva Tuner I have on my system. I knowticed that my core and memory clock speeds have dropped and keep...
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    Core and Memory clocks reverting when playing D3D games.

    I've recently overclocked my GeForce 6800 Ultra from 425/1100 (core/memory) clock speeds to 450/1200 and for some stupid strange reason it's going back to stock settings when I play my Direct3D games. Why? I am unsure, I was wondering whether anyone could tell me a solution on fixing this...
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    GeForce XFX 6800 Ultra 256Mb (Overclocked)

    I've just overclocked my graphcis card now, GeForce XFX 6800 Ultra, and it's original clocks are 425/1100 (Core/Memory), the clocks I have just reached now, and I will state they "are" stable and working fine and have no artifacts as such. Default Frequencies: Core: 425Mhz Memory: 1100Mhz...
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    Fans to go on a XP-90c heatsink (Input please)

    I have now recieved the last of the items I was going to purchase for my cooling side (air-based), now I have the Thermalright XP-90c I was wondering what fan would be wise to put on it. I know people go on about a 92mm Tornado, personally never heard of it or seen it. So I'd like to know...
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    Failed BIOS flash -- What to do if it ever happens?

    I'm just wondering on what anyone would have to do if they was to flash their motherboard BIOS and it failed. I've just downloaded the NFM 1.3B6 Modded BIOS with a 1T fix, I'll be flashing soon enough but want to know what to do before I flash the BIOS and what to do if I encounter a bad/failed...
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    MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum and BIOS

    Was wondering which is the best or most stable and up-to-date BIOS which holds a good set of OC ability? Currently according to MSI Live Monitor I have 1.B0 (What ever the hell that is lol!) Personally I'd like to get the latest, though I'd prefer the most stable BIOS there is for this...
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