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    100+ wireless connections - Which router is good?

    "Technically" you could get one wireless N 300 router and (providing each tablet has an n connection) connect everything to that, as DHCP can assign 254 addresses out of the box. However, realistically, you wouldn't want that much traffic on the one "commercial" router. I've never tried it...
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    Upgrading the server

    lol cheers for the replies. Havent got a free PCI/PCIe port on the current board. Yeah was gonna do that, but now am too used to having a computer on 24x7 to do what I use it for. And I don't really care about CPU usage, as long as it isnt constant CPU usage (i.e. if it goes to...
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    Upgrading the server

    I can go to ITestate, who have the same drive for the same price, or the 1.5TB version for $115. However I am staying away from the WD greens and RAID. The board I am going to use (as it stands) will be the G33M-DS2R which only has ICH9R :(. BTW I am on a gigabit network.
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    Upgrading the server

    Well thanks for clearing that up, lol. These LP drives sound interesting. Ruling out the WD Greens (cheapest, at $115 AUD a drive), what would be a better buy: 3x Seagate LP's @ $90 USD (100 AUD) each (plus say, $30 postage and a fee for someone to send them) from the US (and i will need to...
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    Upgrading the server

    I do run a few things off it, to be brief: Stream media, have a website running off it...PHP, java(tomcat) and mySQL (mainly for web dev and home usage...nothing too intense), run an FTP server which I use frequently, torrent box (seeds 24/7, have webUI set up on it), and of course have the...
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    Upgrading the server

    LP drives not avaliable around here for less than $250, lol. I'm tossing up between the Samsung eco drives or WD greens atm. The other alternative is a Seagate 7200.11, however they are more expensive than the both of them and are not green drives. @nt1, (or anyone, really haha) whats RAID5...
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    Upgrading the server

    Yeah I really want a RAID 5 array going, however the limits on the cases is what holds me back. Dont the greens/LPs run at a slower RPM? How much does that affect performance? And what kind of power difference would be in it? I'm still unsure of the best option to go for. Small, fast drive...
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    Upgrading the server

    *bump* What are the best drives out ATM even in terms of just size (price/performance/size/reliability): 500GB/1TB/1.5TB/2TB?
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    Weird network speeds

    Well it is the govt, so don't expect their "promises" to be fulfilled anytime soon lol.
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    Weird network speeds

    You were getting 30mbit speed before. 30Mbit (megabits) equates to 3.75MB/s (megabytes). So when it was running at 3-4MB (I assume you meant megabytes) it was spot on. Now the slower speeds...what are you downloading off? Try getting a file off the bigpond site and see what speed it downloads...
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    USB 3.0 Noob WD My Book 3.0

    Yeah USB 3.0 has that hypothetical speed, but his drive is capped at 3.0Gbit as he has a SATA II drive/controller (Refer to the OP). I should have worded my post better, however. That isn't the case. If both the HDD was SATA III and the controller was SATA III it would still operate at the...
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    Upgrading the server

    Okay so the servers 500GB now only has 4GB left and it is running at less than 2MB/s. It only has IDE so the limit would be a 500GB HDD, and I haven't got the case room to put a SATA adapter in and get a SATA HD. As you can see, it isn't very powerful but does the job. And with a 60%...
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    If I switch from a P55 MOB to a different Brand P55 MOB will my OEM Win & be reusable

    As mentioned above, if it gives you hell, just ring MS and tell them your old motherboard died and you got a new one which was the only one the shop could reimburse you with.
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    Weird network speeds

    Nothing other than drag and drop.
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    Weird network speeds

    Done that and did nothing. Even if it was the cable though, it is still odd that it can transfer at at least 11-12MB/s (when downstairs) but when it goes straight into the PC it only does 5MB. Well all cables were brand new and I have tested/changed them all except from the 30m one as that...
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    Weird network speeds

    Yeah I figured that, but as I said a week earlier I am almost positive it was at the 1Gbit, because I distinctively remember testing it straight away and saying to my brother "hey its running at full speed". The cable I connected it to upstairs is the same cable it connects to downstairs...
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    Weird network speeds

    I have run a few cables through the house to get the HTPC on cable as opposed to wireless. This is the setup: One port on the gigabit router connects into the wall outlet via a 2m CAT6. Through the wall there is a 10m CAT6 cable which hooks up to the back of another wall outlet. On this...
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    USB 3.0 Noob WD My Book 3.0

    As mentioned in a few other posts, USB 3.0 is capable of transferring at 3.0Gb/s however, the hard drive is not capable of that speed. Even on current USB 2.0 devices (like flash drives) they don't all transfer at 60MB/s just because USB 2.0 is capable of it (480mb)...some older drives...
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    Salvaging an old Macbook

    Yeah that's why I want to go from a 1GHz VIA chip to a 2.1GHz core 2 duo, lol.
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    Salvaging an old Macbook

    I've been given an older 13" macbook which has its casing pretty much destroyed. The specs on it aren't half bad; 2.1ghz c2d/2gb ram. My server has been running pretty slow lately (as I have bogged it down with heaps of different things...and it isn't all that fast anyway) and so I want to...
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    Post the OC's you're most proud of.

    My old SKt 478 P4 3GHz running at 4.4GHz And current e8500 running at 4.75GHz Dont have screenshots lol.
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    Which TV out of these 2 is best ?

    I got an Acer 32" Was a budget TV and does brilliantly. Backed by a 3 year warranty...which (in Australia) was amazing. Panel had a yellow line through it, emailed them, set up an RMA number (without asking for a reciept or anything). Offered a free courier to pick it up (which we...
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    Point and shoot digital camera

    Doesn't look like a bad little camera, and fits the budget. Will look into it, thanks for the suggestion ;) Any others are welcome! :D
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    Point and shoot digital camera

    I'm after a new digital camera (as a present) to replace my dad's aging Canon A80 for Christmas. Nothing too fancy, just something that will take good quality pics for things like birthdays/family shots. Would like something with good battery life (would much prefer lithium rechargable...
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    Game Controller

    I just got a playstation 2 --> USB adapter off ebay for $10. Now my existing PS2 controllers are back at work :D. Games made by EA (FIFA/NFS/etc) pick it up straight away and not only that, have an automatic controller configuration set so it's pretty much like it is on PS2. On the...