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Generic PSU Test by Ed Light
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/534/1 Dissection and testing of a generic 500W PSU. It turned out to be a 250W PSU with missing protection circuits and very high electrical noise. Good reason not to use those for overclocking, or even for anything. --- Ed Light
March 16th 08 11:57 PM
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Sudden Power Off by John Whitworth[_2_]
Hi All, Possibly a rather long post here, but I'm hoping to capture everything I've investigated so far. Basically, my PC has recently begun switching off with no warning whatsoever. I.e. fine...fine...GONE! To my logic, this spells an issue in perhaps just one of two places...motherboard or...
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March 15th 08 11:46 PM
by John Whitworth[_2_] Go to last post
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stylish computers going cheap by [email protected]
http://new-cheap-laptops.blogspot.com http://new-cheap-laptop.blogspot.com
March 14th 08 01:31 PM
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Heatsink advice by [email protected]
Hi, I am looking for a heatsink for an AMD socket AM2 that is as quiet as possible (not a watercooler) Up to 12cm high for my new HTPC under construction. I found: - Scythe Mini Ninja CPU Cooler - Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Can anyone advise me on a good heatsink? Thanks
March 13th 08 12:40 PM
by ~misfit~[_8_] Go to last post
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Quad Core CPU's and Abit AW9D-MAX board? by S. Smith
I have an Abit AW9D-MAX motherboard in my system right now with an overclocked Core 2 Duo E6600 (running at 3 Ghz). I am considering getting the Q6600 Quad Core CPU for that board. The Abit specs *claim* that the Quad Core CPU's work with that board with the latest BIOS revision (which I have)....
March 10th 08 07:37 PM
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Gigabyte GA-P35 DS3P - RAM? by bornfree
Gigabyte GA-P35 DS3P - What RAM would you recommend? Someone told me this motherboard is "really fast", so it should have fast ram. What do you think?
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March 7th 08 02:00 AM
by ~misfit~[_8_] Go to last post
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I'm screwed. by rpgs rock dvds
Can't get the large metal plate off my 8800GT so I can begin to remove the stock cooler. Problem is all my screwdrivers are crap and won't engage properly in the tiny screw head so I can turn them and unscrew the buggers. I've got lots of silly little screwdrivers, but I think I got most of them...
March 6th 08 02:21 PM
by rpgs rock dvds Go to last post
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Budget motherboard to o/c core2 budget cpu ? by DaveJ
Please can anyone recommend a cheap m/board to o/c intel budget 2 core cpu. Tried an Asrock but only allowed 33% - I would prefer a mo/bo with onboard graphics - eg G33 or G31 chipset. TIA - Dave
March 5th 08 10:21 AM
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new benchmark: core-2-core transfer-speed by Elcaro Nosille[_2_]
It's always said that the single-die technology of AMD's phenon is superior to Intel's dual-die solution. I wrote a little bench- mark some time ago that measures the speed of transfers from one CPU core to another. This benchmark measureed the throughput and latency of linear and random memory...
March 2nd 08 03:07 AM
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Athlon 64 3500+ vs. Athlon 64 X2 3600+ by John Whitworth[_2_]
My dad is using my old CPU, which is a single-core 3500+. He likes having numerous anti-spyware, anti-virus and other utilities running, despite my repeated warnings about them slowing the machine up. My question, therefore, is will the dual-core 3600+ X2 2GHz processor show an improvement over...
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February 28th 08 12:43 AM
by John Whitworth[_2_] Go to last post
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Question About a Risky BIOs Flashing by ShadowTek
I have an MS-7093 motherboad that I got with an HP PC. The HP BIOs version is stripped all to hell, with nothing more left than the absolute minimum settings. Would it be possible to install the actual MSI BIOs instead of the HP version? If I could do that, I could have access to MANY more...
February 27th 08 02:07 PM
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Looking for a small Mid Tower with removable drive cage? by Bill Stock
Is anyone aware of a small mid tower (16"-17") with a removable 3.5" drive cage? I'd like something that's easy to work on in a confined space. The CoolerMaster 330 looks interesting, but the drive cage does not seem to come out. Cheap (low price) would also be good. TIA
February 27th 08 12:50 PM
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Need a decent cooler for a stock Athlon 64 3500. by ShadowTek
I have an Athlon 64 3500 that runs a little warmer that I would like it to with the stock cooler. The maximum temp range for this model is listed as 45 to 65 on the AMD website. http://products.amd.com/en-us/DesktopCPUDetail.aspx?id=103 My CPU temp used to be in the 40s at idle, but now, after a...
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February 24th 08 11:43 PM
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project management australia by [email protected]
Project management in australia with a difference, ADS is in touch with current needs and attitudes of the design and construction industry. A contemporary style of diplomatic management ensures that all key players - architects, designers, builders, contractors, consultants, government bodies -...
February 24th 08 12:29 PM
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Have read the articles...now need some advice pls by Zemfik
Hi all, I have a MSI p945 Neo3 MB and an E6600 cpu. I have overclocked well before but with this board I am not sure. Has anyone here had any success with it an if so, I would love to know. I read that the cpu can overclock well--I am running it at standard 2.4 at the moment which seems like...
February 23rd 08 11:59 PM
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Overclocking help!!! by Vikraman
I have a Gigabyte 8I845GVM mobo with an Intel P4 2800.00 GHz with onboard 845 graphics, AC'97 audio, realtek LAN. I tried overclocking my processor, raising the clock frequency from default 100 to 108 (running Passmark Burnin test each time, verifying the reliability), which stepped up my CPU to...
February 23rd 08 05:51 AM
by Augustus Go to last post
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Cheap, small, Quiet Heatsink/fan for overclocking? by area51[_2_]
I'm looking for a cheap ($30-$35), small, Quiet heatsink/fan for overclocking and intel oem e2180. I have an Abit IP35-e MB, and an Antec SLK1600 case. Antec was of no help in telling me what size heatsink will fit my case. Is the Scythe Mine Rev. B good? I've read it's not good for...
February 23rd 08 05:42 AM
by Phil Weldon[_2_] Go to last post
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BIOS Plugin for Bart's PE? by Bill Stock
A few weeks ago the boot drive on my secondary system hosed itself. I tried all manner of black magic to get the partition back, but to no avail. Last weekend I pulled the drive and put it in another system to pull the files off. I reformatted the drive, repartitioned the drive and put the files...
February 22nd 08 01:20 AM
by Bill Stock Go to last post
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Ahhh, upgrade time again... by Don[_7_]
Ok, so's I will bore anyone that once to bother to read... Normally, I do my major upgrading around this time of year. However, I got my new EVGA 780i in late December, shortly after release. My Intel Core2 Duo E6600 is performing great at 3.24 ghz, and don't want to replace it till the new...
February 19th 08 11:37 AM
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Overclocking for the novice (ish) by M[_2_]
February 17th 08 05:30 AM
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