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Disappearing CDRW\DVD by SteveD61
Hope someone can help me with this problem. A new install of WindowsXP Pro on a new build computer. Specs: MSI K7N2G-ILSR AMD AthlonXP 2500+ Kingston HyperX PC2700 DDR Ram 512megs Western Digital EIDE HDD 80gigs (master on IDE0) Samsung CDRW\DVD SD352B (master on IDE1) (Installed WindowsXP Pro...
July 10th 03 04:53 AM
by neopolaris Go to last post
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ASUS P2B - incompatible RAM problems by Ian Roberts
Hi I recently bought some new RAM to upgrade an old system but none of the new stuff worked properly - only half the RAM on each stick was accessible. First supplied were double sided 256Mb, the dealer kindly swapped them for single sided but they had the same problem! Ive used both PC100 and...
July 10th 03 04:41 AM
by Stacey Go to last post
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So I have the P4 1.6, 512 megs of DDR, geforce 4600ti, what more for gaming? by Fred
So I have the P4 1.6, 512 megs of DDR, geforce 4600ti, and a nice soundblaster PCI something-or-rather. What more can I do that will allow me to set everything to highest for games (ie Medal of Honor)? Get a XEON?
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July 10th 03 04:11 AM
by Stacey Go to last post
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Thermaltake temperature probe on a Pentium 4 by freeze
"Darth Elvis" wrote in message ... Hi, I just built my PC using a Thermaltake Xaser III, an Asus P4P800 Deluxe and a Pentium 4 3000Mhz. Following the installation instructions from Thermaltake, I attached the temperature...
July 10th 03 01:02 AM
by Spajky Go to last post
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System Recommendation sites by David Lewis
Hi Guys, Have read the FAQ but no luck in finding sites or resources that have recommendations for preconfigured systems ie Systems that folks have already purpose built under certain criteria or categories and can be recommended.Apart from researching individual components I am hoping to use this...
July 9th 03 11:33 PM
by David Lewis Go to last post
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Athlon64?? by Majestic
Coming soon is the new Athlon 64 I have a few questions about it. I am thinking of upgrading my system can converting everything into a 64bit system Hardware wise... Besides upgrading my motherboard and buying a new athlon64 do we need to buy new graphics card? sound card? or harddisk? Ram? or...
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July 9th 03 11:31 PM
by PWY Go to last post
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CPU burnt or alive ? by rim
Hi, Today, when I switched on my computer, it did an explosion noise and let out a (charming) little blue cloud from the PSU. With the corresponding acrid smell. Clearly, a capacitor had exploded inside the PSU. (I opened it to confirm it. It *was* a small capacitor, but now it was all over the...
July 9th 03 11:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Lucked out w/ Antec SLK3700 USB ports by Dk975
Got a USB 2.0 flash drive and tested it on the ports on the case. Copied 194 MB to drive in 44 sec, that's 4.4 MB/s, clearly greater than 1 MB/s.
July 9th 03 10:45 PM
by Dk975 Go to last post
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Enermax Power Supply by Pat
I just picked up an Enermax EG301P-VB for a low price. Its an OEM version and has one fan, therefore, its been discontinued by the manufacturer who is favoring two fan designs. The Enermax is a modest 300 Watts and should suit my modest needs using a Celeron 1.4GHz processor with 512MB of...
July 9th 03 10:37 PM
by Pat Go to last post
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Plan for upgrading my PC by Grendel
I'm thinking of upgrading my current PC. I play a couple games basically other than that basic stuff. Asus A7v 800 MHZ geforce gts2 64 meg 256 Meg PC133 memory Antec 300 Watt power supply 2 case fans I currently do NOT overclock. I never want to overclock either. I have
July 9th 03 06:35 PM
by Grendel Go to last post
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Searching for MicroStar MS6117 Mainboard description by Peter Paul Jansen
I have an old mainboard MS6117, without the manual to go with it. On the mainboard itself is not written where I can connect which connectors (PC Speaker, Reset, ATX Power etc.) If someone has a little diagram for me I would be ever so grateful. TIA Peter Paul
July 9th 03 04:39 PM
by Pen Go to last post
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How to give a 'Quiet freek' Computer Geek a stroke by dorothy.bradbury
Put him in a round room with a thousand running cooling fans and tell him there is a overheating AMD with a (Hot running?) 7200 rpm HD in the corner. Then these 10000 rpm drives must need a water cooler?..those evil cooler manufacurers should stop spreading such rumors. *smile*. Some...
July 9th 03 03:43 PM
by dorothy.bradbury Go to last post
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Do you love or hate Antec Sonata? by online
Is it really quiet like the manufacturer claims to be? What's your experience with the case? BTW, which model do you have among the three at their website?
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July 9th 03 11:07 AM
by Robert Go to last post
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seagate barracuda hard drives by BigJIm
bad sectors are not good, I would call Seagate for advice. "Ellis Hammond" wrote in message ... Hi has anyone had any bad sector problems with seagate barracuda hard drives?. My 60GB drive has just developed them and its only a...
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July 9th 03 10:50 AM
by Ken Go to last post
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FYI: MWAVE is great but FEDEX sux by AJ
Worked 14 days straight so I ordered a mobo to install this weekend. Paid over $23 for overnight on a $100 item, which I never do. Well..... days later the board is still 40 miles from my office. BTW, the FEDEX site showed delivery due thursday for about 36 hrs. Now it gives no ETA. Mwave shipped...
July 9th 03 08:33 AM
by JOE Go to last post
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No partition data - RESOLUTION by PWY
Glad it worked out for you. -- PWY "envoy" wrote in message ... envoy wrote in alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt at Sun, 06 Jul 2003 23:04:41 GMT:
July 9th 03 02:49 AM
by PWY Go to last post
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Why not buy some cheaper cases? by spodosaurus
wrote: I don't need a case to bi-function as a fish tank, I don't need neon lights. I do need a case's basic funtions: enough drive bays, stable power supply, and convenient USB and firewire ports in front panel, and good airflow. Antec is mentioned a lot in this group....
July 9th 03 01:47 AM
by Roger M Go to last post
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Powmax p-supply. Any good? by Dennis Roark
"sdlomi" wrote in : I've found what seems to be an inexpensive p-supply w/good specs. The brand is Powmax, with the following specs: Output: +5v / 30A max. -12v / 0.8A max. -5v / 0.3A max.
July 8th 03 11:57 PM
by Ed Light Go to last post
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moving OS to another partition by Golden Eagle
What's the easiest way to move XP from one partition to another? To be more specific, I want to move my OS from partition D: to partition E: on the same drive. After reboot, I want to see the OS running from E: and all references to D:\winnt and D:\program files pointing to E:\winnt, E:\program...
July 8th 03 11:35 PM
by Simon Go to last post
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IS7 or IC7-G by Bebert
Hi, I'm having a hard time choosing between these two mobos. Both are from ABIT, are good overclockers... the cheaper IS7 doesn't come with all the cables, IC7-G comes with every cable you need (even with a IDE - SATA adapter). One is Springdale, other one is Canterwood.
July 8th 03 11:22 PM
by Simon Go to last post
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