Recent content by One Armed Bandit

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    March Desktops

    Your desktop? Post a pic of your desktop. It's cool too see all the different flavors/peronalties and what people are running. Here's mine:
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    Anyone tried SP2 for WinXP?

    A good card is the Radeon 9600XT. It seems to be the sweet spot right now on price and performance for the ATI line-up. I purchased mine from here http://www.essencompu.com/nupplysingar.asp?ID=5510 I got an Asus, well because I have an Asus mobo. Newegg has this same card listed at $212...
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    Bit Torrent Suggestions

    Talk about information overload. Can anyone offer a good page on how to get started using Bit Torrent Apllications? How it works? Best download software/clients? I am looking through the web and there is SO much information on it, it is hard to tell which ones I should use and which ones...
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    128 vs. 256 MB

    I am not sure what you mean "to not look at the vid card's RAM". Does this mean I should not take it into consideration when purchasing a new card? That seems like a bold statement considering the 128 to 256 jump per card is also accompanied with an increase in $20-60. I like your...
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    128 vs. 256 MB

    Hey everyone - I have a a pretty qick machine - 2.8 P4 on a Asus P4P800 Deluxe (800 FSB) with 1 Gig of Crucial DDR400 set in Dual line config. As a side point - if u guys have never tried Crucial, it is quite the good RAM - very overclockable, stable, and best of all, cheap. I currently...
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    New Install help/SM Bus Controller

    your suggestion worked beautifully. Thank you.
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    New Install help/SM Bus Controller

    I just installed a new Asus P4800 Deluxe mobo. All Drivers in Device Manager are correct and everything is running smooth except my SM Bus Controller. First question - what the heck is this> I would assume it has to do with my front side bus, but am not sure... Second question - how do...
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    k-Lite is now charging!!??!!

    I can't believe it. I just reformatted and went to download my favorite p2p and low and behold... http://www.k-lite.tk/index.asp $24.99 for lifetime. Well, we can't have that and I have found an alternative k-lite option (still k-lite). Very interesting....
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    Online Gaming Nics

    I used to play MOHAA (Spearhead) under the name of Spook. Perhaps I have fragged some of you? Right now all of my time on the computer when playing games is consumed by Planetside where I go by the handle of One Armed Bandit. I suggest if any of you have not played this game, give it a shot...
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    Just built Computer questions....

    Thank You Danke everyone. And I will make this change and should be all set: "As for your first question: If you want to copy files from your CD drive to your hard drive, pick the CD drive that you would mainly be using, and connect it to the Primary IDE chain as slave. Make sure your other...
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    Just built Computer questions....

    Hello everyone...and thanks before hand for any questions answered here. I just built my first machine and all went smooth. Here's a little background before the questions: I have one Hard Drive on this machine connected to the Primary IDE as a master. I have two opticals, one cd-burner...