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by GI-JOE
Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:14 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: slower PCIE bus
Replies: 9
Views: 2444

Re: slower PCIE bus

I'll have to find that article I read, can't right now since I am busy at work. Although it is very possible I'm confusing it with something else I read since I read a lot of reviews/articles etc. Edit: Found it But is PCIe 2.0 really necessary yet? As long as a graphics solution can operate with da...
by GI-JOE
Wed Jul 02, 2008 7:33 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: slower PCIE bus
Replies: 9
Views: 2444

Re: slower PCIE bus

One of the most beneficial of 16x is when your video card has only 256mb of memory or less(faster access to system ram). Other than that, there is slight difference. I'm pretty the bottleneck in that situation is not the PCI-E interface. For single cards, there's like... no visible gain. You do hav...
by GI-JOE
Wed Jul 02, 2008 7:24 am
Forum: New Members Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hey guys!
Replies: 10
Views: 2932

Re: Hey guys!

In can anyone was wondering, I've been around for a while but mostly stuck to posting on one forum. More info about me if you like.

http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/content/visitor/47034/
by GI-JOE
Wed Jul 02, 2008 7:15 am
Forum: AMD Motherboard Forum
Topic: mother board with or without integrated video
Replies: 7
Views: 5319

Re: mother board with or without integrated video

I was eyeing this one up when I was looking at AMD.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6813135075

I've read nothing but good reviews on it.
by GI-JOE
Wed Jul 02, 2008 6:06 am
Forum: New Members Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hey guys!
Replies: 10
Views: 2932

Hey guys!

Just saying hello, hoping I'll be around for years to come! Looking forward to my stay! :)

I've been lurking around for some time now and figured I'd like to join the fun!
by GI-JOE
Tue Jul 01, 2008 12:39 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: turn pc on outside case
Replies: 4
Views: 1756

Re: turn pc on outside case

Most high end motherboards today have a power switch directly on the board too.
by GI-JOE
Tue Jul 01, 2008 12:12 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: Conroe-L, is it for me?
Replies: 7
Views: 2121

Re: Conroe-L, is it for me?

If you haven't got one already, I might mention that I just built a system based on a dual core celeron (e1200) and I must say I was very impressed with its responsiveness and its only $49.99
by GI-JOE
Tue Jul 01, 2008 12:06 pm
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: need a new 775 Board
Replies: 10
Views: 3406

Re: need a new 775 Board

You could always get an open box one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 813128337R

$59.82
by GI-JOE
Tue Jul 01, 2008 11:28 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: slower PCIE bus
Replies: 9
Views: 2444

Re: slower PCIE bus

One of the most beneficial of 16x is when your video card has only 256mb of memory or less(faster access to system ram). Other than that, there is slight difference.
by GI-JOE
Tue Jul 01, 2008 11:06 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: New computer build. Would like motherboard suggestions.
Replies: 7
Views: 2225

Re: New computer build. Would like motherboard suggestions.

Get the GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L, its only $80, supports awesome overclocking, 100% solid capacitors for a long life. Also supports quad cores etc.
by GI-JOE
Tue Jul 01, 2008 10:42 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Buying a new MB
Replies: 3
Views: 1397

Re: Buying a new MB

Definitely make sure your PSU is up to your new board(Check the amps especially). I made the mistake with my current system by having an underpowered PSU. I sent 1 board back just to find out that the replacement I got had the same problem. It appears I didn't have enough amps on my psu to even powe...
by GI-JOE
Tue Jul 01, 2008 10:33 am
Forum: Forum Contests - Giving Back To Our Readers
Topic: July 2008 Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 4850 Graphics Card
Replies: 131
Views: 58168

Re: July 2008 Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 4850 Graphics Card

Hi, nice forums you guys have here. I'm looking forward to becoming an active member here. :) Anyways my version of what sidekick ruby should have is: Her partner would be a guy, named Jade(think AMD), he would look like a average built guy who would be very fast(hypertransport) and have the latest ...