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    external video card power?

    im planning to buy an x800gto and it requires external power.. and i was wondering if my current PSU has a plug or not to support it? here are the psu specs.. the card is for an opty system as listed...
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    Re: Which heatsink for BFG 6800GT OC??

    zalmans are nice. i'd stick with those. they're a bit bulky.. but if it fits i'd get it over the AC..
  3. Thread: 128mb vs 256mb

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    128mb vs 256mb

    well.. while building my opty system i kind of went over my budget.. =/ which leaves me with a limited budget for a graphics card. im looking to stay within the 100-150 range. and by the looks of it...
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    Re: temp 58c is this to hot

    duron's die temperature is ~80-90C... just to let you know.. 58idle is hot.. when i had my 1.3 it idled at ~59 and wouldnt complete a install of xp because of the temperature.. went out and bought an...
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    Re: thermal paste vs thermal pads

    you can easily find Shin Etsu pads on ebay for about 3 bucks a piece ;]
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    Re: What was your first AMD cpu?

    k6 ~544mhz ;].. then stepped to a 1.3 duron.. now opty 165.. ;] havnt had anything but AMD..
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    Re: thermal paste vs thermal pads

    thanks for the replies. and i wasnt planning to take the compound off my hsf. currently i am running a stock one which is excellent by the way (has 4 heatpipes) but im gonna upgrade to a...
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    Re: thermal paste vs thermal pads

    sorry im a bit slow. i read all the documentation. so... pad = long term installations.. paste = performance? which would YOU recommend? (not planning to remove hsf from cpu at all)
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    thermal paste vs thermal pads

    thermal paste or thermal pad for my opteron 165????
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    Re: Best overclocker for socket 939?

    opty's are.. they're basicly x2's but better since they have the better silicon core. a 165 will start stock at 1.8 but with about a minute of tweaking you can easily achieve 2.7 WITH AIR COOLING.....
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