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  1. no problem here with the new drives..... have been playing supreme commander, vanguard and final fantasy 11 with no problems. system in sig
  2. i downloaded prim95 and it has been running for about 10min heres a screen shot of that...... the other fan jumped up to that speed to as soon as i started prime im not sure what its doing they are both 120mmm fans
  3. well i now have my 8800gtx i upgraded to the superclock so heres a pic of that it almost didnt fit also i took a screen shot of speed fan and cpuz are these normal tems for this cpu not overclocked? normal tems in my room are about 72f or somewhere around 22c
  4. i bought this board back when the first came out and was wondering if i did a bios update could i run a core 2 duo on this board
  5. hey guys been a little busy ill have pics of the case and some mods i did for it in a little while battery died on my camera. as for the case i wouldnt say that i love it but it is the 3rd lian li case that ive owend first was the v2100b pluse but i got tired of moving that to lan parties although it was super big and had room for anything i could ever want in it. 2nd was LIAN LI PC-7B PLUS II BLK its almost the same case as i have know but it has a 120mm fan in back but the mb try doesn't pull out like this one does. i do like the window on this case and the good thing is is that the side panels are inter changeable between the two cases
  6. i thought about that after i had everything together but i have to take everthing out to mount the HD rack so i will change the fans when i have everything apart. also does anyone know how long the 8800gtx is from the back plate. heres a pic of the new nintendo switch with a orange led light for the power light. im not sure if ill move the xbox ports to the new case or not i think i have another set somewhere in my room if i cand find them
  7. well guys here are a few pics of the new computer its not done yet, im waiting on video card should be here by next weekend and still not sure if i want a new sound card or not. first pic is the side of my new case..... i was not sure what color to paint the inside so i did it in flat black next is my old case i show you this because the harddrive rack that i put in that case will be made agian and paint black and mounted into the new case im only waiting because im no sure how big the 8800gtx is and i want to make sure it fits with the rack next shot is the new case close up with the side off
  8. well guys after looking on newegg and almost everything being out of stock i went ahead and got a Thermalright SI-128 and some new fans for my case Scythe Minebea NMB Silent IC Series 4710KL-04W-B29-V52 120mm 76cfm @31 dBa (1 for HS and 2 for case) Scythe Minebea NMB Silent IC Series 3110KL-04W-B39-E51 80mm 32cfm @ 28 dBA (2 for case) they were the closest dba that i could find with good cfm and if i dont get good case flow out of that i have 10 ventec tornados from my old case i can slap into it, and if your wondering i had 5 on the side 4 on top and one in back and you could not hear anything when it was on but it was good airflow and it nerver overheated i am also returning my 8800gts and geting the 8800gtx newegg is waveing the restocking fee if i dont open the box also i know its in the wrong forum but while im here im getting windows xp for now but would it help if i get 2 more gigs of ram for 4 gigs while i have the money or wait till i switch to vista to get the extra ram. i plan on keeping this rig for another 2 to 3 years before upgrading agian, hell im still uesing the same 478 cpu that i got when they first came out, ive upgraded everything else around it. thanks for the help
  9. i just bought this card HIS Hightech H195PRQT512DDAN-R Radeon X1950PRO 512MB GDDR3 AGP 4X/8X IceQ3 Turbo HDCP Video Card - Retail and run everything in my sig with the same power supply as you and have never had a problem with it
  10. as of right now i am not going to overclock but i have just bought a new system.... LIAN LI PC-60BPLUSII W Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 Conroe 2.13GHz LGA 775 Processor Model BX80557E6400 - Retail CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X2048-6400 - Retail GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail EVGA 320-P2-N811-AR GeForce 8800GTS 320MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail ENERMAX Liberty ELT620AWT ATX12V 620W Power Supply - Retail and a new xp pro cd i will be bringing over (all are WD drives) 36gig raptor for OS 160gig for games (might replace with a 74 or 150gig raptor) 2 320gig for ISO movies and downloads and 2 external 500gig my books 22" widescreen lcd monitor and my old sound card audigy 2 pro platinum ( i see no reason to upgrade now) anyway im looking to replace to stock cooler but with the Northbridge heatsink so close to the cpu i was not sure what would fit. i was looking at the TT blue orb 2 but was not sure it had enough room to clear the NB. and all the XP-...and scythes are out of stock i was not wanting anything to big to hang off the side of the MB because i move my computer just about every weekend to different friends houses for gameing. thanks for any help
  11. hey thanks for the measurement looks like i have to do a little moding to get it to fit
  12. im looking at buying this case for a new build and was wondering how much room was in between the bottom of the case to the bottom of the cd-rom cage. i have a lian li v2000b pluse and would like to pull out half of the hard drive bays in that case and mod them into the bottom of that case. from the looks of it i think theres enough room. thanks for any help
  13. well i got a new hd last night to add to my computer i have a 160gig sata and a 320gig sata both western digital. the new on is also a 320gig sata wd drive that i tried to install last night. the 160 is in sata1 320 in sata2 and the new on pluged into sata3. i formated the new drive and went into the bios to see if it found the new drive and it didnt. i restarted and let it boot up on main boot screen it shows cd dvd it has two spaces like its trying to find more ide divices 160 320 it loads past this and some other stuff the goes to the raid setup were you can hit f4 to enter or do nothing and it will go on to load windows. at that screen it shows a 320gig hd with a 0 next to it. does this mean that drive is in raid 0 with one of my other drives. i let window load and it shows up as a third hd that i can put stuff on. thanks for any help new drive is going in same rig as sig
  14. well i havent started it yet im just putting ideas together right now but that is the case i will be using. im kind of brain storming on how to blow air up behind the mobo and onto the back of the processor
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