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Forum: Gaming 26 Apr 2010
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Posted By RileyRandom
AHHHHH, now this is just an argument over...

AHHHHH, now this is just an argument over processors.
Forum: Gaming 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 5,321
Posted By RileyRandom
i have a monitor mouse keyboard and might be able...

i have a monitor mouse keyboard and might be able to get an old hard drive (like 340 gigs) and dvd burner.
Forum: Gaming 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 5,321
Posted By RileyRandom
500-700? I don't really know of a real one, i...

500-700? I don't really know of a real one, i just want a cheap rig thats good quality and can run fairly good games at decent settings.
Forum: Gaming 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 5,321
Posted By RileyRandom
I'm actually trying to stay really cheap on this...

I'm actually trying to stay really cheap on this build, so any recommendations about how to lower the price?

EDIT:I don't want it to be real loud either.
Forum: Gaming 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 5,321
Posted By RileyRandom
Yeah, this was suppose to be a budget build, and...

Yeah, this was suppose to be a budget build, and once i stared looking at parts it started to really go up in price, i just really want a rig that can play a game like mw2 on mid-high settings. I...
Forum: Gaming 25 Apr 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 5,321
Posted By RileyRandom
http://www.sevenforums.com/attachment.php?attachme...

http://www.sevenforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=69431&stc=1&d=1272252761

So like this? Correct the big and small fan part.
Forum: Gaming 25 Apr 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 5,321
Posted By RileyRandom
" You could probably go with a few less fans, but...

" You could probably go with a few less fans, but since they're cheap I wouldn't skimp. You could also go without the CPU Cooler, but it'd help keep your CPU cool in the event that you're doing heavy...
Forum: Gaming 25 Apr 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 5,321
Posted By RileyRandom
Exactly why im asking you guys, its my first...

Exactly why im asking you guys, its my first build and i would like some recommendations based off this.
Forum: Gaming 25 Apr 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 5,321
Posted By RileyRandom
Building a gaming rig. First timer.

I spent a couple of hours comparing parts and seeing if they are compatible with each other, and i think this is a good set up. Tell me if i'm wrong, also tell me if all they will work together.
...
Forum: Gaming 07 Apr 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,826
Posted By RileyRandom
Building a budget windows 7 gaming rig (first time))

Alright I'm really confused, are most desktop parts universal? Like i could go out and buy like and Asus or Gigabyte motherboard, stick an Amd cpu in there, and run use a graphics card like so? ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
Yes, just i had 2 different entries for the same...

Yes, just i had 2 different entries for the same ubuntu and it called it some wierd name, and it called windows 7 windows vista so i tried to edit it, and it now gave me 3 entries for the same ubuntu...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
Not what happens for me, but i think it was...

Not what happens for me, but i think it was because i has a ubuntu entry in easybcd that didn't work so i deleted it. So now I'm pretty sure i only have grub now.[/QUOTE] Are you able to boot to both...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
I am really confused now. If the Windows boot...

I am really confused now. If the Windows boot loader is correctly installed in the MBR, there should be no "Grub loading". You should only have the Windows boot menu: (ignore the XP entry)

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Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
Ill try going over to neosmart to get help with...

Ill try going over to neosmart to get help with easybcd, but can you still help me with renaming the windows 7 entry in the
Grub?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
Well thats what im trying to do but i know that...

Well thats what im trying to do but i know that windows 7 should be G: so i keep it as that, but when i try to change the other one to like C: or something it says that the drive letter is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
DOH! Can you install Ubuntu again? Grub wants to...

DOH! Can you install Ubuntu again? Grub wants to be THE boot loader in the MBR so that's why the warning messages. But if you do not want to use Grub for any reason, (I prefer Grub when dual booting...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
Now I'm back to the grub loader, but I'm able to...

Now I'm back to the grub loader, but I'm able to boot into windows 7. Easybcd still says the same thing, so I'm assuming i have to change it?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
Thats all i have to do?

Thats all i have to do?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
So check me on this and also help. Since you're...

So check me on this and also help. Since you're saying to not install mbr i wouldn't type "sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt/ /dev/sda". If so, what would i type?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
When you install Ubuntu, you usually get the...

When you install Ubuntu, you usually get the option of selecting where you want the Grub boot code placed, as in the MBR (the front of the hard drive), a seperate boot partition you create, or in the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
How would i install grub on just the ubuntu...

How would i install grub on just the ubuntu partition?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
Well this might be a bit confusing so ill go with...

Well this might be a bit confusing so ill go with it. When i first got the laptop it had vista on it, then i dual booted vista with win 7. (vista is C and 7 is G) Then i replaced vista with xp, now i...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
When XP was installed, it was the C partition...

When XP was installed, it was the C partition correct? And Windows 7 was what?[/QUOTE]

Well this might be a bit confusing so ill go with it. When i first got the laptop it had vista on it, then i...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
Alright so now Windows 7 will start and all, it...

Alright so now Windows 7 will start and all, it asks me for my password and then it says "Preparing your desktop" for about 5 minutes, and goes to a dull blue colored with an XP style cursor. No...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,334
Posted By RileyRandom
Okay, I just did that, ill be back with the...

Okay, I just did that, ill be back with the results.
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