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Forum: System Upgrades 04-06-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By vaderpro
Help with choosing sound card

Hey guys and gals,

Been outta the loop for a while.... I still have the same old rig and it's serving it's purpose. BUT, i do need a sound card and have never owned one. My budget is $50-$100 but...
Forum: Overclocking and Modding 05-10-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,261
Posted By vaderpro
Re: CPU Temperature runs at 60c while IDLE and up to 80c

As well...what is your room temp and case ambient temp? These directly affect what your CPU and GPU temps are....

Also, arctic silver 5 doesn't work instantly....it takes some time (up to 2...
Forum: System Upgrades 05-06-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By vaderpro
Re: Finally bought my new case

Thats a real beauty and an excellent choice....makes my Lian Li look like a cardboard box...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 05-04-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By vaderpro
Need Video Editor

Hey guys and gals,
I have some avi movies that I created from my compact video camera. I would like to shorten or crop some of them before burning them to disc...Can someone please recommend a...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 04-22-2007, 02:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,278
Posted By vaderpro
Re: What do you own a Seatgate or Western Digital?

Both good. WD may give you better bang for your buck...Seagate generally quieter...i own 2 WD's; and they have been solid for 2 years.
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 03-07-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By vaderpro
Great guide!!! Nice job. I especially love,...

Great guide!!! Nice job.

I especially love, "The power supply is a metal box with a bunch of cables coming out of it."

You have a good way of keeping things simple and explaining the often...
Forum: System Upgrades 02-22-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By vaderpro
he wants agp...

he wants agp...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-22-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By vaderpro
Should be ok, but.......i just oced my 6800gs to...

Should be ok, but.......i just oced my 6800gs to 500/1325 at it peaks at 51 degrees....thats a massive overclock...stock is like 425/1000...the Vf700 is the best peice of hardware in my case :)
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-22-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By vaderpro
yah, ive noticed a decrease in BF2 performance...

yah, ive noticed a decrease in BF2 performance since newer nvidia drivers...I hate that...

try to get warranty then...


lemme know if you wanna play Bf2 ....xfire : vaderpro
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-22-2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By vaderpro
Whats the warranty on the card? That doesn't...

Whats the warranty on the card? That doesn't sound good...hmm dots...had your eyes checked lately?

I doubt its psu related but i wouldn't have a rosewell in any of my systems...

Did you...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-22-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By vaderpro
Put it together your self, its fun and easy! read...

Put it together your self, its fun and easy! read the build posts on this forum, use the search function, check the stickys at the top of the pages...

welcome!

Onboard sound ok for now.
...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-22-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By vaderpro
assuming you have windows XP: Keep your...

assuming you have windows XP:

Keep your antivirus, firewall, and any related to your video card...the rest un-check and open the programs as you need them. You wont hurt anything.
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By vaderpro
Going with a C2D system will require DDR2 ram,...

Going with a C2D system will require DDR2 ram, which i assume you currently don't have...

Personally I would do this:

1) Budget: Get 1Gb of ram more for 2GBS total. You WILL notice an...
Forum: System Upgrades 02-21-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By vaderpro
Thats funny! yah that psu you picked is...

Thats funny!

yah that psu you picked is crap, throw it in the trash and buy an Fortron, Antec, Seasonic, Ocz, Sparkle...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,768
Posted By vaderpro
whats with the freakin advertising on TECH FORUMS...

whats with the freakin advertising on TECH FORUMS !!!! ^^^^^ that sux.
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,768
Posted By vaderpro
YOUR RIGHT< nice to someone THinking for a...

YOUR RIGHT< nice to someone THinking for a change..what cpu do you have? ...and depending on what you do with it and HOW you use it, is completely relevant.....

where as before you could run two...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By vaderpro
I still cant believe Vista requires over 2gbs of...

I still cant believe Vista requires over 2gbs of ram....what the **** is going on there? Its just an OS ! ..... ah well im sure lots of benchmarks to come...
Forum: System Upgrades 02-21-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By vaderpro
Welcome to the forums! newegg doesnt ship to...

Welcome to the forums!

newegg doesnt ship to canada, as far as I know...

NCIX, Anitec, Cancomputer...stay away from Tigerdirect IMO...

this should do, Fortrons are best bang for your buck...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By vaderpro
Uh yep, but id wait a while... Directx 10...

Uh yep, but id wait a while...

Directx 10 will be amazing.
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,768
Posted By vaderpro
Once again... AGREED>>>> I still see no...

Once again... AGREED>>>>

I still see no point in going with a AM2 system right now unless you are just supporting the company, or you are getting a budget system.
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,768
Posted By vaderpro
I like you :)

I like you :)
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Poll: SLi or not?
Views: 468
Posted By vaderpro
well if thats the case...I AGREE! 8800gts...

well if thats the case...I AGREE! 8800gts currently $300!
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By vaderpro
No dont do it. Not necessary. It may even slow...

No dont do it. Not necessary. It may even slow the system...
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By vaderpro
well thats fine then, dont worry about, you dont...

well thats fine then, dont worry about, you dont need to overclock that thing anyways!
Forum: New Systems | Building and Buying 02-21-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By vaderpro
You will have to set the timing manually, the...

You will have to set the timing manually, the mboard/bios doesnt recognize what the memory should be...SET the timing's manually as they are listed..444 12 ...
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