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  1. bombfirst885

    Is my HDD dying?

    So last night I'm browsing the web when everything on my computer slows way down. My Hard drive was making the noise like it was fragmented constantly until I restarted the computer. After rebooting I logged into my profile (running Windows 7) and HDD is making the fragmented sound for almost...
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    RAM unstable @ 1600Mhz

    I just had a stick of RAM die on me so I sent it in to Gskill. Originally I had two sticks so I'm still using one of the original, and the new stick sent back from Gskill. Now whenever I set the frequency from 1333 to 1600 I'm getting system freezes. Ran memory diagnostics on Windows 7 without...
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    Overclocking 6850 question

    Is it safe/smart to turn the settings all the way up in Overdrive (minus fan)? First time overclocking.
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    New Build not getting picture

    I'm a first time PC builder. I just got done putting everything together. I started it up, and everything seems to be running fine. CPU, and GPU fan spinning. All fans and LEDs on my case are working fine too. The only problem is no signal is going to my monitor. I tried two different monitors...
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    Do I have a defective motherboard?

    Just build my first PC. When I went to turn it on nothing but the blue standby light comes on.
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    Memory question

    I just put together my first build last night. I bought this motherboard. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131651 I haven't started up yet because I'm waiting for W7 in the mail. I noticed in the reviews though when starting with a fresh build it won't post with...
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    Need advice on first build

    I'm attempting to build a PC with a budget of around 600 dollars. The only piece I have right now is the case, an Antec 900. I would appreciate any help that you could give me. This is what I was thinking GPU - HD 5770 CPU - AMD Phenon II X4 Black Edition DVD Drive - Lite On DVD Drive I'm...
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    AMD 955 vs Intel i7 920

    I'm building a new PC, and sort of new to the whole thing. I was wondering if the price difference of the 920 is worth it?
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    Speculation on new Dell 24 inch monitor for 2008?

    We all know that a new Dell 24 inch ultrasharp is overdue. I just ordered the 2407WFP-HC model, but I'm wondering if it was a mistake after seeing the perks of the new 3008WFP. Do you think it would be wise to ship this 24 inch back and wait for the updated monitor? Even though there hasn't been...
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    Dell UltraSharp 2407WFP-HC

    I just ordered this monitor, and I'm wondering if anyone here has it? How do you like it? http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/products/Monitors/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&sku=320-5647
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    Get Windows Vista for free!

    Not sure if this is the correct forum. :)
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    Geforce 9 series question

    Does anyone have a ballpark on how much these will cost when they launch in Feb? How much did the GTX launch for earlier this year?
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    Finish my computer shopping.....

    Need help with new build (First time builder) I'm ready to buy the last parts of my PC in about a week. I've already bought an Antec 900 case, Cosair XMS2 (PC2 6400 *4x1GB*) RAM, 2 Western Digital 500GB HDs, Samsung 20x DVD Drive. Basically I'm looking to use the computer for gaming and the...
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    n00b monitor question

    Ok I'm hung up between the Dell 24 inch (Ultrasharp 1920 x 1200), and the Dell 22 inch (Ultrasharp 1680 x 1050). Now can someone tell me the difference when watching media such as 1080p movies?
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    8800gts G92?

    Any truth to the 1GB model?
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    Suggest me a heatsink

    I'm getting an Antec 900 computer case, and an Q6600. I was hoping someone could suggest to me the best possible solution for a heatsink for my situation. Also will I need any aftermarket fans with the beast of a case? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129021
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    Western Digital or Samsung HDs?

    Is there much of a difference in these two? Figure I won't see much of a decrease in the next week on these HDs anyway so might as well buy now. Samsung...... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152052 Western Digital...
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    Raptor X HDs?

    I'm setting up my first custom PC next month and was wondering the benefit of running a Raptor X HD 150 GB? Not thinking of getting two right now because of the price.