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    Mlb 2k9 demo released

    I thought they would feck up the controls. Its hardly playable even with the xbx360 controller. They need to go back to the drawing board with the pitching & the fielding is almost just as bad. The hitting is great though.
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    ASUS Launches Five GeForce GTS 250 Cards with Dark Knight Fans

    Man ASUS, releasing 5 of these guys at once. 4 of them are the same card with a few tweaks. This is a 8800GTS/9800GTX right. I really can't see this as anything but milking but what are you gonna do. I guess the guys that don't have any of those already would love the update.
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    Radeon HD 4750 Previewed, Performs Closer to HD 4850

    This isn't just a battle, its a war. You don't stop fighting just because you won a few single battles. Anyway, the point has already been made *beats dead horse*
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    GeForce GTS 250 Inches Closer Launch

    If the card still performs the same..but saves it bit on a e-bill, its still the same in my book. The question is will someone buy this when they already have the prior version. Its just confusing the hell out of me. But I don't buy those cheapo cards so I really don't care one way or another...
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    Microsoft Releases Red Xbox 360 Next Month

    Chrome red would be better, much better.
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    Microsoft Releases Red Xbox 360 Next Month

    What happened to the black. It took me forever to get my hands on a satin black shell. Red would just make me play it even less than I do now.
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    Mobility Radeon HD 4870 X2 Days Away From Clinching Top Spot

    Bah, 2 g's for a lappy that get better 3dmks than a rig I put together for just under $2500 a year ago. I'm pwned :laugh:
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    ASUS 4870X2 $360 newegg

    That's the one I bought. I don't really care one way or another about open box items on egg. Mine came with most of the acc. anyway. It was only missing the pouch & drivers that nobody uses. It was a damn good buy.
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    ASUS Rampage II Gene Motherboard Unboxed

    Holy $hit. A mATX with 2 PCI-e 16x slots is a paradox to say the least. It makes me want to stuff it in my TT lanbox. I can get an X2 in there with an inch to spare. That paired with an i7 & the right OC would be the 2nd fast PC I've ever built & it would be the fourth or the size of my Xaser...
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    Thermaltake Xpressar Portable Phase-Change Cooling Systems at Cebit 2009

    So a form of that would be able to fit in my case. I'm game for it but it'll even stretch my budget - I can't believe I just said that :p
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    Microsoft Severance Pay Blunder Costs Mostly Unemployed Ex-Employees

    Well, there's no way in hell I'm backing up MS in this blunder. Looks like the accountants over that needed to get canned as well, but I'm sure they already are.
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    Too many volts?

    A hundred-million year old Vapochill. I had to make a custom bracket for it & seal the DFI board. I don't feel like do all of that crap with the i7, not that it needs it anyway. I can max it out on water. I just need the power to do it. My 1000W'er can't take it above 4.4 with all the junk I...
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    RV790 Built on Improved 55 nm Manufacturing Process

    I must be hearing it when the squeling either starts or stops, but whatever noise it is its definitely coming from the X2. Its not really annoying but I just relate that sound to something that's about to break down. Its not really a click either, more like a bump...& it always happpens twice...
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    Too many volts?

    Anything over 1.8v for my best Q6600 would render the rig a hunk a metal. It could do 4.3 at 1.75v & it was rock solid even for gaming. It wasn't stable at any clk over that no matter how high I pushed the volt until 1.8 where it wouldn't POST anymore.
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    RV790 Essentially An Overclocked RV770

    Relatively speaking, if the core for the RV790 is just a more power eff. RV770 then the same clocks for both should produce the same results. But in terms of the RV790 OCing better, I wouldn't count on it. They can try to rework the RV770 all they can but it will still be 10 lbs of beef in a 5...
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    RV790 Built on Improved 55 nm Manufacturing Process

    My only beef is all the darn clicking it does when switching between 2D & 3D clocks. It was the same for the 3800s. I could even hear it over my TV & the tons of fans that's in my case.
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    Microsoft Confirms Windows 7 Release Candidate Will Launch on April 10 2009

    I don't think they'll be moving away from a registry any time soon. Knowing MS, doing so would only make the OS slower. But that's what faster hardware is for anyway. My i7 has been chewing up Vista like a dog toy. It needs a new challege now.
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    RV790 Built on Improved 55 nm Manufacturing Process

    They can't always move in leaps & bounds. I would rather for them to continue to tweak this series instead of releasing another gas guzzling egg in the next.
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    Core i7: Now or Later?

    You try to tell that to my nephew. He keeps on taking my old super cards to play WoW. I'm just glad he doesn't know jack about new procs.
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    Core i7: Now or Later?

    yeah, you can only use that one for the kb, its not like the dual plug on the silly asus. Still a useless eyesore nonetheless. I like the huge heatsink. I'm sure its only for looks but it just seems like its there to do something...
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    Core i7: Now or Later?

    So wait a minute, that thing runs on a 220 from a 110 alone :wtf: No wonder he blew up so many procs. Like you said, the back of that thing looks exactly like the junk we work with on a normal basis. You usually have to use two separate 110v outlets to get a 220. The stability of that thing must...
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    Core i7: Now or Later?

    Nearly all PSU can run on a 220v, but it needs a special cord. A 110/120 line can only pull upto 1200W/hr but for PSUs that only 80-85% eff. So my poor 1600W monster would be stuck @ 1020W if I'm lucky. Commercial & large home electric dryers have to run on 220/240 since they pull upwards of...
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    Is NVIDIA's rebranding strategy helpful?

    That's why is so darn confusing. Usually I can tell by the base specs or if it seems like an OC for the new card. As for those 2 cards, the base specs are exactly the same so its no contest. As for the 8800 GS, 9600 GSO, & GT 240 its not as obvious but in the end, they're all OCs of the...
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    Core i7: Now or Later?

    If that's the case, then that board could hav blew the procs just from being faulty from the start. Makes perfect sense. In my case, I probably damaged it by stepping on it but I'm sure it had some faults way b4 then since the lan ports didn't work either.
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    Core i7: Now or Later?

    I stepped on my last DFI & its still working today...but the lan ports on it never worked. Sometimes I hate free stuff. The most CPUs I ever killed (in a row) were two 6400s & that was because I was frying the ram.