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by smack323
Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:35 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: My first Build-any suggestions
Replies: 21
Views: 3065

they are both SATA and i checked them both.. like i said the MOBO "see's" both of them so i think i might just have a bad DVD drive.. i am going to try a IDE DVD drive i have and see if it works
by smack323
Fri Jun 22, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: My first Build-any suggestions
Replies: 21
Views: 3065

ok so i powered this bad boy up for the first time and it worked fine - posted and all that jazz.. so i set the DVD drive as the boot drive- now i am stuck. i get the message to enter disk into boot drive and hit any button. well the XP disk is in the drive has power -and i assume the computer sees ...
by smack323
Thu Jun 21, 2007 12:02 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: My first Build-any suggestions
Replies: 21
Views: 3065

JUST PC JPC-FP600S ATX12V / EPS12V 600W Power Supply

the UL# is E175472..

we went over this in another forum but i didnt get the UL# posted til yesterday... is this a decent PSU?
by smack323
Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Best Bang For Your Buck PSU?
Replies: 15
Views: 2538

ok here is what i got on mine- sorry it took so long E175472
by smack323
Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:32 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: My first Build-any suggestions
Replies: 21
Views: 3065

i already have all the parts... the MSI was out of stock for awhile- i finally just bit the bullet cuz i was sick of waitn. of course the weekend after i buy its back in stock..

I have a 660w PS already from an upgrade i did last year on my old PC
by smack323
Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:07 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: My first Build-any suggestions
Replies: 21
Views: 3065

http://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion/wis ... er=5165432

ok this should work now.. looks like it will be a few more days before i attempt this.. i figured a retail CPU would come with thermal compound.. but this one didnt..
by smack323
Wed Jun 20, 2007 3:22 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: My first Build-any suggestions
Replies: 21
Views: 3065

it was workin for me hmmmm, ok its public now -
by smack323
Wed Jun 20, 2007 2:10 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: My first Build-any suggestions
Replies: 21
Views: 3065

My first Build-any suggestions

I have all the parts now i just need to assemble the thing... i have donte quite a few upgrades - PS, RAM, Video and Sound cards, DVD drives- pretty much everything but the mother board and CPU... i have been trying to look online for suggestions to do this but it really doenst seem to have what i a...
by smack323
Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:09 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Is this a good move? (upgrading my cpu by .2Ghz)
Replies: 15
Views: 2733

keep you money and buy a case of beer. then when your nice and drunk- start overclocking
by smack323
Fri Jun 01, 2007 10:06 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Best Bang For Your Buck PSU?
Replies: 15
Views: 2538

i will try to locate that for you - i guess it would be good to know if it is "crap".. thanks for the guarantee, what do i get if i actully did some research- read some reviews before i bought it and it turns out to be not "crap" here is what i have with me-not sure if that means any thing JUST PC J...
by smack323
Thu May 31, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: All About The Games
Topic: Gaming using a 24" widescreen 1900x1200
Replies: 20
Views: 7862

just be sure you buy a card that can push it.. ie 8800
by smack323
Thu May 31, 2007 3:58 pm
Forum: All About The Games
Topic: anyone play BF2 offline?
Replies: 19
Views: 4238

BF2 is good single player... if your not use to the online environment it will be even better.. at least you dont have to worry about people stealing your vechicals. your troops acctuly take orders and work as a team. and then one you start playing online you wont be such a NooB
by smack323
Thu May 31, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: New Monitor any suggestions ???
Replies: 9
Views: 2583

how bout checking out newegg.com the might ship to AU. they have great 22inch for around $250US.
by smack323
Thu May 31, 2007 3:53 pm
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: Best AGP Nvidia for around or under $200
Replies: 8
Views: 2490

i have a BFG 6800GT 256mb (it was so nice back in the day) it it a decent card for cheap nowdays.. i would go PCI-e DX10 card- you can get one of those for around $200 i belive.
by smack323
Thu May 31, 2007 3:49 pm
Forum: AMD Processor Forum
Topic: Future Price drops?
Replies: 2
Views: 1578

Future Price drops?

I am on the cusp of buyin a new CPU - has anyone heard of any new price cuts on the horizon? i hate buying something only to have it cost me 1/2 as much a week later.
by smack323
Thu May 31, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Best Bang For Your Buck PSU?
Replies: 15
Views: 2538

i got a 600W PSU from a company called JustPC it was cheap but has been running great... not all unknown companys are crap.
by smack323
Thu May 31, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Scored Big today thanks to dumpsters
Replies: 13
Views: 2258

i never even thought about checking out the bins.. you would think some treehugger students would have a recycling program set up for misc computer equipment.
by smack323
Thu May 31, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Modding
Topic: Question about painting a PC case
Replies: 21
Views: 9634

i have never had luck painting plastic it always flakes on me.. perhaps its this plastic paint i need.
by smack323
Wed May 30, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: OFF Topic (ie: nothing about computers)
Topic: 2 More Star Wars Films Coming
Replies: 12
Views: 2282

i think they should redo the first three episodes again with the 1977 technology to give all three films the same feel.

I watched SG1 one time (i liked the movie) but thought the TV show was horrible.. i rather watch Entourage, the Office, of Family Guy anyday...
by smack323
Wed May 30, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: OFF Topic (ie: nothing about computers)
Topic: Gas Prices
Replies: 53
Views: 9612

nothing better than riding to work in 90 degree heat in a suit and tie 10 or 20 miles.

i only live a few miles from work, i stopped going home for lunch everyday and save my self close to $100 a month.