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    Quick question for PSU

    Ok, i have my thermaltake TWV 480 PSU and its saying my 3.3v is running on 3.1-3.15 is that low? because it actually alarmed and pop up saying it went down to 2.9 something. Whats the spectrum for the 3.3v rail?
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    Help me make a computer upgrade decision..

    Ok my computer is on my sig, but if you guys are lazy to look its a AGP mobo, DDR1 and just a single core 3500+. Recently something in my computer is dying, i would give you a screenshot, but 99% of you guys will say its a hardware issue, lets just think artifacts. Will send a screenie if you...
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    Computer problem that is annoying me.. hardware I think

    ok guys heres the deal, friend bought a pc 2nd hand works fine its a p4 2.4 some dodgy mobo,256mb ddr 333, althought mobo is 266mhz ;/. anyways, it started to act funny after, artifacts and sorts. as i touched the northbridge it was really hot (passive cooling) so i added a 4cm fan. now problem...
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    Dlink 604T as a bridge

    ok heres the deal. i have always been using the DSL604T router from DLINK as my internet modem/router. howerver i feel the need as my room is far to get the signal boost so i have purchased the Buffalo WHR G54 router to use as a bridge. my question is, can the 604T be used as a bridge? the...
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    warcraft 3 hosting issue.. please help

    Ok heres the deal, i have a router and i have portforwarded the ports required (www.portforward.com) and others can join my game. My problem is, when i have a lan with another friend, he cant join but the net can. So my question is, whats wrong? all ip's have been manually set. I have read some...
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    Ok now im pissed off at my Leadtek...

    Ok heres the deal. last time i posted that my card 6800gt was dying. it went to 100 degrees cuz the damn fan didnt work. this is the leadtek 6800gt beefy as elemental dragon would call it heat sink. Yeap 100 degrees, so what i did was tell leadtek bout it, they say to go send it back to the shop...
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    get rid of "open with notepad"

    hi guys, just formatted my pc... again :/ and thought i would use the autopatcher, well anyways in one of the tweaks it has "open with notepad on unknown extension" i think it was called. well i had a similar tweak taht would allow a right click open with notepad already and i thought this was...
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    Sata II on Sata 1 mobo? or just Sata2 questions

    hi there, a friend wants to buy a new computer from strach and ask me for some advice. seems that sata 2 hard drives are much cheaper then sata hdd for some reason. Is it possible for a sata 2 drive to work on a sata only mobo? i mean do the connectors fit and stuff? i dont want to go into the...
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    can anyone please help with this problem.

    hi, i have next to me a HP a1220L computer. currently formatted but still waiting on one more which i think is sound. It uses the Intel high defintion sound but before i can install it has this: Prerequisites: - You must install Microsoft's Universal Audio Architecture High Definition audio...
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    best pc vendor in UK?

    hi guys, Im from australia and is currently in Germany and will be goin to the UK in the weekend. If you guys could point out to me what are the top (good place that stock good stuff also modded stuff like HSF from zalman or anything like that) and also affordable places. Ill prefrably be...
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    is my 480watts psu enough for my rig now?

    well heres the thing, im running out of space soon so im thinkng of buying either: 1 400gb seagate hdd $400 OR 2 200gb on raid $360 well im tryin to save money so i dnot mind the raid. my rig before this upgrade is found on my sig below. PSU is a thermaltake TWV 480watts...
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    host file? can i delete and replace?

    hi there, using gf's pc now. her isp say that her pc has been doing some port scans and i think theres a virus/spyware in there now. her norton wont liveupdate and it says some file modifed in the host file. im sure the host file they are talking about is the one at ...
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    Can i reuse cables?

    I used to have 3 computers to my switch, and i use a cross over isnt it to connect ot them? cuz ill be buying a new router so can i reuse them? WIth that in mind when do i use the patch cables and when do i use the crossovers? i know 1v1 i use crossover, i know patch something with hub or...
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    gotta pick from 2 routers;which one better?

    hi there guys im gonna get a new router but is stuck on choice. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Well the setup of my network is i have 3 computers all on 10/100. ADSL will go through the router. 1.) Dlink DSL504G http://www.dlink.com.au/default.aspx?ArticleID=590 or the 2.)...
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    Creative X-Fi out in 1day...and counting

    Countdown...i dunno what it is..seems cool. The most powerful audio processor ever built will soon be providing previously unimaginable benefits to users around the world. Delivering such benefits as accelerated frame-rates in games, providing the most realistic headphone surround...
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    What the hell does this error mean?

    well my computer has been acting up a while now. Firstly it freezes my screen, then it just reboots by itself. that is just hell annoying. Anyone know what it means or if it helps where the logs are kept so i can give to u guys for a look read? if it helps....Arrrh annoying error..
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    Laptop Voltage question

    Ok i have a question regarding laptop voltage. I have my laptop with me which is 19V DC 3.16A = 19x3.16 = 60watts and my adaptor got stolen :/. ok long story short, my house got broken into and my mobile phone was taken as well but they apprently didnt know which adaptor is for the phone and...
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    anyone seen this sf3 vid before?

    well the place is Evo04. And the match is between Daigo vs. Justin Wong. Japans best against US's best in the FInals. Justin is a top turtle fighter as in he likes to defend and poke at openings. Watch to enjoy. Look at score too. ^^ Download oh p.s. the video is last year but i just...
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    how to Port Forward with my router :(

    ok ive got a Dlink DSL-G604T and im currently trying to open port 6112-6119 well even port 6112 by itself would be good. ok the screenshot below is what i did, but i still cant go into battle.net :( i have ready battlenet and they say to try "telnet uswest.battle.net 6112" which i presume it...
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    good bandwidth but low ping?

    ok heres the deal, i used to get good piing in cs, maybe round 40-60. then recently maybe in the past 2 weeks, it gets to 200 like almost everytime, i have used bandwidth monitor pro to check but nothings downloading. ive read somewhere that more bandwidth doesnt mean better ping, say a 256/128...