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  1. Thread: End of an era

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    Re: End of an era

    Sad day indeed. Abit made incredibly solid boards. My first was a BH 6 (I think) with a P3-550. Had several since then and all were great including my last NF7. iWill made a good 266 board. Shuttle...
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    Re: Woot I am now a WD customer for life!!

    About 5 months ago I bought a 160g WD Black drive for my notebook and it went Tango Uniform 4 weeks later with no warning. That was the first WD drive I've had fail in 10+ years. I submitted my RMA...
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    Re: most realible brands for motherboards?

    I've wondered the same thing and usually end up going with a tier 1 maker (now) because somehow I feel like it might be better. To be honest the oddball boards I've had were reliable, except for an...
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    Re: What's it called???

    This last one came WO a power supply. Just the case. This is it. I don't care for the window but the one without the window was the same price but did not have free shipping.
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    Re: What's it called???

    Now that's odd. Why me? I probably ought to get rid of it before I get clipped by the MiB.

    I don't remember exactly what other cases had it but I think I had an Antec 5-6 years ago that came with...
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    Re: What's it called???

    This is my second Coolermaster Centurion and the first one had it as well. I also used a CM Elite several months ago but I don't remember for sure if it had one or not. I think my old Chieftec case...
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    Re: What's it called???

    Number 1 is the winner.

    I didn't key in on the name when I saw it but I have seen wire wound chokes before. I couldn't figure out why this one was bare nekkid. Am I supposed to wrap the case...
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    What's it called???

    I hoped I would figure it out by now but I haven't? Can someone tell me what the hell that quarter size, metallic, black, thick washer thing is that comes with most cases and what it's used for? I...
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    Can a video card increase HD and CPU temps

    .... even at idle?

    I recently cobbled together a mATX computer using the following:

    GA-MA78GM-S2H v. 1.1
    Sapphire HD4670\1gig
    X2-550 Black Ed.
    Stock Cooling
    3 gigs DDR2-800
    SB Audigy
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    Re: what hard drives are reliable?

    I agree with you on Seagate and second everything JSLEnterprises said. My WD Blacks are all very solid drives - both for desktop and laptop.

    All drives fail over time and some sooner than others,...
  11. Thread: Dummy Award.

    by texun
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    Re: Dummy Award.

    A couple of years ago I added a post in another forum asking people to confess their computer sins and post their dumbest mistakes. It became quite lengthy and very funny. Maybe we should start one...
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    Re: MSI vs Asus laptop

    Mjölnir Absolutely. I would also like to see a breakdown, since that's how my mind works, but unfortunately the chart only gives us an indication of the customer satisfaction with the product. It may...
  13. Thread: Dummy Award.

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    Re: Dummy Award.

    Been there. Done that. You're not alone bud... :)
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    Re: MSI vs Asus laptop

    I read a review a few weeks ago that ranked laptop returns or failures by manufacture and ASUS had the lowest return rate of all manufactures with Toshiba coming in at second place. I thought it...
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    Re: W7 OEM on a 3YO motherboard. Worth it?

    The board is outdated, but it's been one of the most dependable and trouble free builds I've ever had. I drool over the newer boards now and then but can't bring myself to tear down a perfectly good...
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    Re: W7 OEM on a 3YO motherboard. Worth it?

    It's slang. Also referred to as Operating System Crud Creep by a few people.
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    Re: How do Dell TN's compare to other TN LCD's?

    Thanks! When you say "new LED back lite," are you referring to new as in unused or a new as in new technology - newer technology than say 3 years ago?
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    Re: Which version!? RC is gunna expire...

    This thread may be of help. http://forums.pcper.com/showthread.php?t=464943 I would go with the 64 bit version of whatever flavor you get. It's more future proof and will do very well.

    For what...
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    How do Dell TN's compare to other TN LCD's?

    My experience with monitors is limited. Most are office 17" types. Late last year I bought a Dell 19" WS for a customer\friend at a close out price of $89 shipped. I wasn't expecting much but my jaw...
  20. Thread: I hate windows 7

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    Re: I hate windows 7

    I used the W7 RC for a while and moved back to Vista. Maybe I'm the only one who doesn't complain about Vista but I've been using the 64 bit version for 2 years without a single problem.

    The W7...
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    Re: W7 OEM on a 3YO motherboard. Worth it?

    Even if I swap motherboards later? Doesn't sound any different than XP or Vista if that's the case. I think I'll make my move.
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    Re: W7 OEM on a 3YO motherboard. Worth it?

    Even with the OEM version of W7? I thought it was a one shot deal - install to one board and toss it when and if the board died.

    I'm certainly not trying to scam MS and it would only be on one...
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    Re: Audigy 2 vs Onboard

    I can't speak for all OB solutions but I never found one that I liked.

    My board isn't the newest on the block, it's an ASUS M2NE and the dynamic range clipped and fell flat when using the OB. I...
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    Re: Do you have a Personal Home Server?

    I built one before the NAS boxes became popular - and cheap. However, I no longer use it but I am not completely done with the idea. I still prefer to take the path of greatest resistance and will be...
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    W7 OEM on a 3YO motherboard. Worth it?

    I'm sure this has been asked to death but I didn't see my exact question so here goes...

    My Vista is suffering from "bit rot" after more than 2 years and it's time to do a fresh install. It runs...
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