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Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Oct 2012
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Posted By The Unofficial
Have plugged, and unplugged the GPU?

Have plugged, and unplugged the GPU?
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Oct 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 7,843
Posted By The Unofficial
Also, what is your PSU rated at, and is it an...

Also, what is your PSU rated at, and is it an >80% efficiency rating?
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Oct 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 7,843
Posted By The Unofficial
Hello there Blaze! Could you possibly try...

Hello there Blaze!

Could you possibly try attaching the GPU to another PCI slot? Or is the GPU running on the PCI express slot?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
Thanks for the heads up. Thanks for the help....

Thanks for the heads up. Thanks for the help. Thanks for making for a very happy family. Thanks. :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
Well, the motherboard + RAM was a combo. Making...

Well, the motherboard + RAM was a combo. Making $20 RAM become $12 RAM. The combo gave me a -$8 discount. Yeah, the motherboard is pretty cheap, but then, its an easy price cutting point. My last one...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
Thank you very much. I chose the Samsung for the...

Thank you very much. I chose the Samsung for the faster read/write speed and the $2 less. I chose the i3-3225 for my CPU for $145, and 4GB's RAM for $12. THe new grand total is $1,027.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
Okay. I'll rework it and repost the results.

Okay. I'll rework it and repost the results.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
What do you think of this SSD? Newegg.com -...

What do you think of this SSD?

Newegg.com - OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227791)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
Okay, but the i5 processor I was looking at was...

Okay, but the i5 processor I was looking at was already in that price range. So why am I downgrading the CPU if i'm trying to stay in the same price range?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
Okay. That makes sense. The hard drives are NIB,...

Okay. That makes sense. The hard drives are NIB, so no issues with wiping them. I'll look into some SSD's. Oops! Forgot to answer the W7 part. Yes, they already have two licenses that I will use.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
I'm not trying to be stubborn. Just trying to...

I'm not trying to be stubborn. Just trying to make sure I get the people the best hardware for their money. :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
My main reason for going so overkill on the...

My main reason for going so overkill on the processor, is that they're not the kind of people that will be updating anytime soon. The E2020 program that they are enrolled in requires no other...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
Thank you very much sir for your speedy reply! ...

Thank you very much sir for your speedy reply!

The money was given to them as a gift, so they told me to max out the budget. To me, it seems that I got the best components possible for the price....
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Unofficial
PC Build Confirmation

Goodmorning!


First of all, I would like to thank, and express my gratitude for all the help that I have recieved on this forum. You guys truly are great, and have helped me out of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 May 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
He he, guess this is my time to be humiliated. I...

He he, guess this is my time to be humiliated. I ended up having to switch down to a 4GB stick because I forgot the hardrive. Now I have 4GB (1x4) and a 250GB 5900 RPM (weird) SATA drive.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 May 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
So it looks as though I'll be tossing in some of...

So it looks as though I'll be tossing in some of my on $$$'s on this build, but that's okay. So the final CPU vertict was an Intel i5 3550 Ivy Bridge that gets a passmark score of 7587. Way more than...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 May 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
Whoa there 'lil buddy. This is pretty awesome....

Whoa there 'lil buddy. This is pretty awesome. Thank you SO much for making me consider looking at Intel stuff again. I found a better motherboard, better CPU (Intel Core i5-3450 Ivy Bridge), free...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 May 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
I suppose running an i3 would give me built in...

I suppose running an i3 would give me built in graphics though, wouldn't it?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 May 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
I actually thought about doing that. Overall I...

I actually thought about doing that. Overall I tend to prefer Intel > AMD; and Nvidia > ATI. However, since this is a super budget build, going with an i3 made me sacrifice other things like less...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 May 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
Yuppers. I also learned that I'm going to...

Yuppers.

I also learned that I'm going to have a $50 influx, so I think I'm going to upgrade the processor to a Phenom II X6 1001, and possibly upgrade the MB to include up to 16GB of max RAM....
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 09 May 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
Alright, I've added it to the cart. Oh well. I'm...

Alright, I've added it to the cart. Oh well. I'm still super wary to get a cheaper PSU... Especially since this is designed to be an upgrade machine.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 09 May 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
Hmm. Okay. Thanks for alerting me to that fact. I...

Hmm. Okay. Thanks for alerting me to that fact. I was under the self imposed impression that the case cooling would suffice. Is there possible a cheaper one that you could recommend in the $10-$15...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 09 May 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
Alrighty, here's the component cart v2.0. Any...

Alrighty, here's the component cart v2.0. Any thoughts? The total comes to $404 after rebates and promo codes.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 09 May 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
First of all, I feel like a complete d-bag for...

First of all, I feel like a complete d-bag for not replying. I'm so sorry.

Secondly, The day has come for us to buy the parts. I'm having to re-evaluate some of the parts due to deals that have...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Apr 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By The Unofficial
Hmm, I hate it when I type my reply, then click...

Hmm, I hate it when I type my reply, then click the "Post Reply" button instead of the "Post Quick Reply" button, then lose my reply :mad:

Anyway's, thank you for your detailed and well thought...
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