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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By Ballistic
system specs?

system specs?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By Ballistic
first problem: Check power management settings ...

first problem: Check power management settings

Second problem: Are you using the latest drivers? If so and the problem persist then it's most likely the dorm internet

third problem: go into...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ballistic
this is a great deal but I hate mail in rebates...

this is a great deal but I hate mail in rebates and they take forever.... after rebate it's less then a dollar a gig Buy.com - Kingston 128GB SSDNow V Series SATA II 2.5" Solid State Drive...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ballistic
It will also be the component which makes the...

It will also be the component which makes the biggest difference in your overall computing performance. Not a bad place to spend your money. :)

If the budget is that tight right now, then hold...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ballistic
Is it impossible to make the 32 gig ssd work for...

Is it impossible to make the 32 gig ssd work for the OS? Because that one is only $50 bucks out of pocket after shipping but the other would be $113 out of pocket and I still wouldn't be able to fit...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ballistic
$40 dollar mail in rebate offer good until the...

$40 dollar mail in rebate offer good until the 13'th I think so the real price after I get the rebate back would be a rough 73 bucks which is only a dollar and a few cents per gig of space.... also...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ballistic
This one then? Newegg.com - Kingston SSDNow V100...

This one then? Newegg.com - Kingston SSDNow V100 Series SV100S2/64GZ 2.5" 64GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ballistic
OCZ Core SATA II Solid State Drive

Thinking of getting a 32GB one for my OS... Anyone have one and what do you think of it? What would it score on WEI?
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 5,182
Posted By Ballistic
Will Do... thanks!

Will Do... thanks!
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 5,182
Posted By Ballistic
That won't be necessary... The version I was able...

That won't be necessary... The version I was able to find is not OEM, but retail so my earlier comment remains valid... Though others are claiming success with using an OEM key as long as they opt...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 5,182
Posted By Ballistic
The sticker is for a 64 bit and I only have a 32...

The sticker is for a 64 bit and I only have a 32 bit disk... Anyhoo, I found a 64 bit ISO at piratebay after all so I will be installing the same thing the computer came with from the Mfg but even...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 5,182
Posted By Ballistic
Will 64 bit OEM key work for a 32bit OEM install?

I Built a new computer for myself a while back and gave my old one to my brother... The thing is that I installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit for him and I planned to get a key after the trial time was...
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Jan 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By Ballistic
What game are you having fps issues while playing...

What game are you having fps issues while playing ?
Forum: System Security 26 Dec 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Ballistic
I am not a fan of Norton anyway so it may be a...

I am not a fan of Norton anyway so it may be a blessing in disguise. Norton/Symantec has one of the highest frequency of BSOD's among av apps.

If I were you I would remove it and replace with...
Forum: System Security 26 Dec 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Ballistic
Dead Antivirus 2010 key...

I originally bought a 3 PC 1 User retail box... I had only used the key once on my PC but then I rebuilt and only used the hard drives from the previous system so when I went to reinstall the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Dec 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Ballistic
Yeah... I was being foolish I suppose... I know...

Yeah... I was being foolish I suppose... I know for certain that those back fans were installed as exhaust fans from mfg but turning them allows the flow of incoming air to hit the heat-sink itself...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Ballistic
Weird! Seemed as though all the fans may have...

Weird! Seemed as though all the fans may have been facing the wrong direction... after turning the back fans into two intake rather then exhaust and turning the front lower cabin fan into exhaust...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Ballistic
Thanks for the link... that is the proper one......

Thanks for the link... that is the proper one... I couldn't find it myself, guess I wasn't trying hard enough ; )
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Ballistic
The model of heat sink doesn't have a fan... I...

The model of heat sink doesn't have a fan... I put the proper amount of thermal compound, it was hot before I changed it and reduced slightly after but still too hot
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Ballistic
I'm including images of the heat-sink and the...

I'm including images of the heat-sink and the tower... does anyone know if these came stock with 3.4 Ghz processors because I'm thinking someone may have tried to upgrade it but didn't also upgrade...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Nov 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Ballistic
Steaming hot CPU on older model XPS Gen 2 Full size tower

For starters this is not my computer or one of the computers used within my home... A woman I know that does my car insurance and gets me the best rates possible on a six month plan (with a little...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By Ballistic
Probably a Hipro rated for 300W that is really...

Probably a Hipro rated for 300W that is really only capable of 150W... So the above poster is correct, you will also have to factor in a replacement psu if you want a graphics card in the $150...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By Ballistic
Alot of graphics cards will be much better then...

Alot of graphics cards will be much better then what you have installed... Do you want ATI or Nvidia? what do you want it to be able to play well? the following link is the best current deal for a...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Nov 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 15,656
Posted By Ballistic
Sorry.. Don't see anything that mentioned black...

Sorry.. Don't see anything that mentioned black Friday...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Nov 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 15,656
Posted By Ballistic
I have... The GTX 260 scores above the GTS 450...

I have... The GTX 260 scores above the GTS 450 but 260 has no DX11... Though both are stomped by the GTX 460 which I could get if I bought through newegg since I have 25 dollar gift card and $110 on...
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