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Forum: Overclocking and Modding 04-17-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,931
Posted By SteveGTA
Re: Dual Psu's????

I'm with j369852147412, I don't see the point in having an extra PSU just to run a couple of fans. I'd say go with a better PSU if your current one isn't giving you enough power.
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-13-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By SteveGTA
Re: Need suggestions for new gaming rig

lol, thanks to you and everyone for the help. I feel much more confident about buying this thing now. Just have to wait for the C2D price drop =-o.

Any recommendations for heat sinks? ...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-13-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By SteveGTA
Re: Need suggestions for new gaming rig

alright I've changed a few things:

PSU is now Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-620HX ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 620W Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-13-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By SteveGTA
Re: Need suggestions for new gaming rig

Thanks for the feedback. Do you have any suggestions for a specific case? And what do you think I should upgrade the GPU to? I had looked at that G.Skill before but chose the OCZ because I already...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-13-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By SteveGTA
Re: Need suggestions for new gaming rig

also, is nVidia still on top when it comes to GPUs? A while ago when I was active here they were, but are they still? If not, what is a good GPU from ATI for ~$300?
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-13-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By SteveGTA
Re: Need suggestions for new gaming rig

i only have a 19" monitor so I think 320 would be good but I don't want to regret not going with the 640. Anyone know if 320 is enough for a 19" monitor?

As for RAM, I probably should have...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-13-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By SteveGTA
Need suggestions for new gaming rig

Hey. I'm building a new gaming rig and am looking for some suggestions on what to get. Here is what I've come up with so far.


[Motherboard] - GIGABYTE DS3 - link...
Forum: System Upgrades 04-10-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By SteveGTA
Re: Is this setup alright?

i haven't really come up with anything yet but I would prefer to keep it at or below 1500. I am open to (almost) anything though so if you have an idea that would cost a few more bucks I am more...
Forum: System Upgrades 04-10-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By SteveGTA
Re: Is this setup alright?

I am actually going with this mobo: Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813128012)

(I...
Forum: System Upgrades 04-10-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By SteveGTA
Re: Is this setup alright?

Alright I heard somewhere that Intel would be dropping the C2D prices sometime in April and came up with an Intel setup..

here's the new setup....
Forum: System Upgrades 04-10-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By SteveGTA
Is this setup alright?

I haven't been active on the forums for a while so I'm not very familiar with current hardware offerings. I'm looking at buying a new computer soon and was wondering if this setup is a good one or...
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 02-25-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By SteveGTA
Having multiple modems

Hey,

I have comcast cable internet and i was wondering if i could add an additional modem in my basement(the current one is in the "office")and run an ethernet cable to a ps3/xbox360 directly...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 02-23-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By SteveGTA
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 02-22-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By SteveGTA
try switching the memory into different slots. ...

try switching the memory into different slots. with my motherboard it does the same thing enless the sticks are in certain slots/dimms. check your mobo manual and look for numbers by the dimms on...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 02-22-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By SteveGTA
my video is messed up

my counter strike source hasn't been working for months. it all started a while back when my video card (evga 6600gt) died on me. i submit an RMA and got a new one a bit later. the new one was...
Forum: Apple and Mac 07-16-2006, 02:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,068
Posted By SteveGTA
the setup you posted there will be hard to beat...

the setup you posted there will be hard to beat but enless you really need that high of specs, you could go with an iMac or something. Apple should be coming out with their new "Mac Pro"(PowerMac)...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 03-17-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By SteveGTA
ok well it still was being messy, so i took out...

ok well it still was being messy, so i took out the video card and started it up. i waited for a bit, then i pressed tab and then enter and i heard the login noise. i drew the conclusion that this...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 03-16-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By SteveGTA
well it did allow me to login before the...

well it did allow me to login before the reinstall. before the reinstall everything was all rainbowish colors.

after the reinstall it is not letting me log in and it is just kind of flashing and...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 03-16-2006, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By SteveGTA
system meltdown.. ha

ok so here is what happened..

i am playing counter strike source

all of the sudden, my comp freezes, and a sound keeps looping and my monitor light is flashing on and off.

i try to turn it...
Forum: System Upgrades 01-07-2006, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By SteveGTA
upgrade systems not parts. get a skt939 now that...

upgrade systems not parts. get a skt939 now that they're relatively cheap :).
Forum: System Upgrades 01-06-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,173
Posted By SteveGTA
i would just stick with what you have for now and...

i would just stick with what you have for now and upgrade computers later. build your own. if you want best performance for the least amount of price that is :D.
Forum: System Upgrades 12-26-2005, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By SteveGTA
OCZ ram is good i would reccomend it. between the...

OCZ ram is good i would reccomend it. between the 6800GS and the 7800GT, go with the best that you can afford. go all out.
Forum: System Upgrades 12-18-2005, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By SteveGTA
gigabyte > DFI LANparty aspire > Antec or...

gigabyte > DFI LANparty

aspire > Antec or OCZ Modstream

(Corsair > TwinMOS or OCZ if u can find a good price)

thats what im gonna say.
Forum: System Upgrades 12-18-2005, 12:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 567
Posted By SteveGTA
BYOC.info

just for those of you that are not quite sure on how to build a computer, i am going to have a website up soon based on building your own computer. included will be product reccomendations, how to...
Forum: Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 12-05-2005, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,284
Posted By SteveGTA
does anyone else get really pissed off when..

those stupid tribalfusion.com pop-ups fly up all the time. isnt it possible for the stupid pop up blockers just to block any url with tribalfusion.com in it? i always get...
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