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    GTX 560... or a HD 7770?

    @BlackOmega the MSI Z77A-G43. I'm after the full ATX format and z77 chipset. I've read review that overclocking on this board isn't that great, but i'm not planning on overclocking more than 500mhz.... or at leat 300mhz. I might get a 1600x900 monitor soon. EDIT: using my 1st account.....
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    GTX 560... or a HD 7770?

    Well the Ti version is kinda hard to find.... the cheapest one I can get is for $230....... I'll just wait until they the HD9870 series or Nvidia equivalent.... for now I'll get the GTX 560
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    GTX 560... or a HD 7770?

    That's true, but doesn't it consume more power? (not that I would care) This is what I'm planning to get http://pcx.com.ph/inno3d-gtx560-1gb-ddr5-256bit-hdmi-1.html (note: i'm from the phil) Cards here haven't adjusted to the prices in the US, the Asus HD7770 DC is still $155. I can't...
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    Could PCI slot interfere with a Video Card?

    I actually choose this over the MSI H77MA-G43 since this board has more USB ports, better Bios, more fan headers (5 vs. Msi's 3) and decent overclockability (for a H77 board) The sad part about the board is the PCI slots tho.... and only 2 slots for RAM. I don't that much choices for decent...
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    Could PCI slot interfere with a Video Card?

    Well How about the AsRock H77M with the Powercolor HD7770, or an ASUS HD7770 DC.... I'm picking between the two cards EDIT: I'm not planning on putting anything on the PCI slot.... although I am planning to place a PCIe x1 WLAN/WiFi card on the 2nd PCIe x16 slot
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    Could PCI slot interfere with a Video Card?

    Thank you kind sir with a direct answer
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    Could PCI slot interfere with a Video Card?

    Just a quick question since I see MoBos with PCIe slot next to Legacy PCI slots. For example I use a Reference HD7770 or higher in the PCI slot, will the GPU's cooler interfere with the connection (since a Legacy PCI slot is taller than a PCIe slot, I was just thinking maybe the card wouldn't...
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    Laptop GT540M struggling with Havok physics?

    I kinda experienced the same thing on my sister's GeForce 310m. At first I thought it was due to bad coding of the game, sucky drivers and the likes (temps here were normal; 60-70 underload, 30 idle). But when I cleaned the fans of the laptop, no more FPS drops for me :-bd might work in your...
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    Get a mATX case or a Full ATX?

    Thanks for the info! Didn't know that PSU's do that. Anyways I'm taking the Antec so I wouldn't have to get another case for a future upgrade.
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    Get a mATX case or a Full ATX?

    Thanks for the feedback guys! Maybe I should drop my RAM from 8gb G.Skill to 4gb Kingston's / Corsair XMS3? EDIT: just so I could squeeze in the case... I kinda like it
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    Get a mATX case or a Full ATX?

    It is a Mid Tower :D though due to budget reasons I can't get the Antec ONE since once I ad it to my cart I go over my budget... oh well... looks like I'm sticking with the Core 1000
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    Get a mATX case or a Full ATX?

    Well the Core 1000 is that it is small, but kinda worried that the Heat from the PSU (since the fan is facing down) could heat up my system. Plus I plan on getting a closed looped watercooler (like the Antec 620) by next year. With the Antec ONE, It's great and all but I think it might be...
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    Get a mATX case or a Full ATX?

    I am now picking between two cases, one is the Fractal Design Core 1000 (an mATX case) and the other is the Antec ONE (the full ATX) My system specs are (hopefully); Core i3 ~3220 MSI H77M-G43 8GB G.Skill Sniper Powercolor HD 7770 Antec Neo ECO 520w so should I just stick with the...
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    Helping A friend with a new build...

    Hey guys! So my friend saved up enough money (hopefully enough) for a new PC which is $600 (converted from PHP) He's a gamer focused user and he's choosing between these Processors; Pentium G840 (I'm really pressing him to get a) Core i3 2100 or for the AMD build; FX 6100 or 4100...
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    Minecraft test...

    well on 512mb of RAM and 32-bit system, it would be more challenging.... EDIT: how come my MC uses more that 500mb (on some occasions)... like after 3 hours of gameplay with 2 gb of ram my sister's lappy is starting to die with BSOD's and the likes
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    Minecraft test...

    Well you can put a heavy piece of rock on the "W" key whilst flying, and of course if anyone is brave and daring enough to do this, it should run on integrated graphics and with a stock intel cooler.
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    Minecraft test...

    Hey guys! Just thought of something for a CPU test..... How about you get a CPU and run minecraft on the highest settings possible (of course this means all the shader mods and OptiFine running) and run it for 24 hours? Would it kill the Processor? or would it just get hot? Oh this is...
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    Diagonal Lines and Ghosting... with new VGA cable

    So the bigger the ferrite choke, the better? and also the brand is a generic brand for all PC needs here in the phil cheap but it works. (this is where I bought my old cable tho)
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    Diagonal Lines and Ghosting... with new VGA cable

    How would I know if they have ferrite chokes on the end? :? (sorry just a noob with cables and what not) EDIT: also i'm not looking for anything special, just a new cable
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    Diagonal Lines and Ghosting... with new VGA cable

    Well without any luck the only provider of VGA cables in my country is this; http://www.cdrking.com/ I found this on their site http://www.cdrking.com/index.php?mod=products&type=view&sid=14100&main=167 and I was thinking of just buying this. Kinda need help on the other choices...
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    Diagonal Lines and Ghosting... with new VGA cable

    How much would a new high quality VGA cable cost?
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    Diagonal Lines and Ghosting... with new VGA cable

    So this leads me to my next question; Should I buy a DVI cable then just use the adapter to my monitor? or buy a new VGA (but better) cable. I'm doing this for an upcoming new build
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    Diagonal Lines and Ghosting... with new VGA cable

    Hey guys, So recently my old VGA cable loosened up thus destroying it. I bought a new VGA cable (which was around $1 ) and now diagonal lines and ghosting happens. Could it be the cable or the monitor that's the problem? Anyway my monitor is a Philips 160EL 16inch LED Thanks for the...
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    CrossfireX a Firepro Card and a Radeon HD card?

    Anyone willing to try? XD
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    CrossfireX a Firepro Card and a Radeon HD card?

    yeah but people can make custom drivers and such, plus with the tech today it might be possible. though the downside is that it'll be so expensive