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What this section is for: -Getting help choosing parts for a computer -Getting help building a computer -Getting help with prebuilts -Getting help with laptops What to put in your thread (if you're looking for help on a build): -Budget -Games...

14th June 2009
by lazyV Go to last post
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Work In Progress
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Project Black/Blue - Major Update ( 2 3 4 5 .. 22 23 24 25 Last ) This thread has images

Work Log - Entry 001 - 17/01/10 Introduction/Overview Hello and welcome to what will (hopefully) be the first in many build logs by yours truly. So in a couple of months time I am starting a new build, this will be my 6th PC built by myself, however...

5th September 2012
by TheLolrus Go to last post
992 76,265

MM Pinnacle 24, Core i7 920, Dual GTX 295 - Liquid Cooled Work Log (Lots of pictures) ( 2 3 4 5 .. 14 15 16 17 Last )

Basic Specs; Core i7 920 (Liquid cooled via Quad TFC Rad), Rampage II Extreme (Full cover NB & SB block & MOSFET blocks), Corsair 6GB DDR3 Dominator 1600MHz, Two Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB Hard Disks, Enermax Revolution85+ 950w, Two BFG GTX 295s (Liquid...

1st August 2009
by reapaninja Go to last post
647 35,514

How To: Get nVidia SPDIF Audio With Live!/Audigy/X-Fi Sound Cards This thread has images

If you have a media centre PC, chances are you want to connect it to a home cinema system or HDTV, most of which can take an audio signal over HDMI. This has the advantage of not requiring an optical or coaxial cable and less chance for the audio signal...

27th March 2011
by GirlGype Go to last post
12 29,340

DELL XPS 720 - BTX to ATX conversion ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

So... a couple of weeks and months ago I've already posted a few pics of the progress in the "pictures of your computer" thread. Now I took the liberty and decided to make a separated thread for this particular topic. First, I'd like to tell a few...

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22nd February 2013
by clenceo Go to last post
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Work In Progress
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MilkyMod 002: Stealth ( 2 3 4 5 .. 9 10 11 12 Last ) This thread has images

//Overview This will be my second project after completing Black/Blue, which I learned a hell of a lot from. There's something to be said for just jumping in at the deep end and going all out on your first attempt at something. Anyway enough of the...

17th March 2011
by Inv1ctus Go to last post
479 23,193

Laptop graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GT220M.

I will be purchasing a new laptop and am still debating on one with a good quality graphics card. Does anyone know if the NVIDIA GeForce GT220M is any good for gaming performance? I mean will it handle games such as GTA IV, Farcry 2, CS:S, Garry’s Mod and...

9th January 2011
by Splarg! Go to last post
28 21,863

Need a new GPU ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

These are the current specs of my gaming PC: Processor: Intel i5 750 2.66GHz (quad core) Memory: 4GB DDR3 1333MHz (Kingston iirc) Graphics Card: HD Radeon 4870 X2 (2GB) I need to upgrade the GPU so that I can play upcoming games like Far Cry 2 and...

11th April 2012
by Fresh? Go to last post
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Gaming build ($3000) ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Im looking to build a sweet gaming pc. Help me find something awesome. Dont need a monitor, mouse, keyboard, or OS. Looking for a good coolings system. Something that can run new games on max settings, and suggestions. Thanks

9th June 2011
by Contag Go to last post
40 15,218

Build Project Worklog X1 Red Shadow (A HAF Build) ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Last ) This thread has images

PROJECT X1 {CODENAME: RED SHADOW} Last Updated: 08/13/09 Mission: My first official build worklog. This build will primarily focus on proper cable management and water cooling techniques. All cables will be custom sleeved and water cooling assembled...

18th August 2009
by compwhizii Go to last post
289 12,095

Strangest Computer Cases you've seen. ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

ITT, post pictures, and if available, post a link for more information about the strangest computer cases you've ever seen. Remember media tags on large images. AeroCool AeroRacer Pro PC Case 400mm side panel fan 250CFM ...

8th August 2009
by Biotoxsin Go to last post
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Is the 840M card enough for gaming?

I'm getting a new laptop for school/gaming, and I was planning on getting the 840M but now that it's come time to actually fork over the money I got nervous. Is the 840M satisfactory for gaming? It has a 1080p screen, a 4th gen i7 with 2.4 GHz up to...

27th March 2014
by taipan Go to last post
9 10,604

Sapphire ATI Radeon "HD 5990 4GB" ( 2 3 4 Last ) This thread has images

http://www.brightsideofnews.com/news/2010/3/3/sapphire-ready-to-launch-radeon-hd-5990-4gb.aspx Looks damn pretty awesome. Fucking Huge too. Price still TBA :)

15th April 2010
by TankHawk500 Go to last post
135 10,394

New gaming PC - $4,000 maximum limit ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 Last ) This thread has images

Hi! I'm buying a new computer very soon, and these are the parts I have picked out: Asus Radeon HD 5970 - $740 Intel Core i7 930 - $370 eVGA X58 Classified 4-Way SLI - $615 Crucial RealSSD C300 2,5" 128GB - $545 Corsair XMS3 Twin3x DDR3-1600 6GB...

8th June 2010
by Odellus Go to last post
270 9,815

New Rosewill Cases ( 2 3 4 5 Last ) This thread has images

Recently Rosewill has released some new cases more focus on "Gaming" now I wouldn't say these are top of the line gaming cases but I think they look much different and better than previous cases by rosewill. Going from cheapest to most expensive. #1...

23rd November 2010
by MacTrekkie Go to last post
188 9,628

Building a top-of-the-line PC? ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Last ) This thread has images

Hi, I am looking to build a top notch PC, but I don't know much about building computers, with all the slots and such, so I am kind of looking for help. If you could help that would be great, if you can't help, then don't post. I want this PC to last...

24th October 2009
by Skwee Go to last post
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Uberslug and TH89 Build a Computer: Photoblog/Help (Update: Won't turn on, need help) ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last ) This thread has images

I bought computer parts (they are all here except Windows which I haven't bought yet) and now I will build it. I will probably need help from you guys and if that happens I will ask here. BUT THERE IS A TWIST THE TWIST IS THAT TH89 TAKES PICTURES (that...

24th January 2010
by YodaEXE Go to last post
233 7,877

The overclocking Megathread ( 2 3 4 Last ) This thread has images

Hopefully, I can still remember all of they key points. Remember, if ANYTHING in here is missing, please tell me and I will add it. Due to the recent amount of threads asking how to overclock I've decided to make one big one. Tip before...

16th October 2011
by David Tennant Go to last post
128 7,771

The Infernal's Codex - HAF 932 Build Log ( 2 3 4 Last ) This thread has images

I finally got my butt in gear and I am updating my rig. The name of my build is dynamic. I am just throwing out this name if and when I think of a better one for my system. I originally have the 1200 but, it just isn't working out for my watercooling rig...

29th August 2009
by Xenos Go to last post
136 7,708

Buying a New Computer, WHERE? ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last )

I Wish to Buy a New Computer, NOT Build a Computer please don't tell me to build I would screw it up and wish to do this without worrying about individual parts OK, my current computer is getting slow on games and I really want to buy a new computer...

26th July 2009
by Keegs_ Go to last post
216 7,605

Salvaging parts from a broken PS3 ( 2 Last )

Okay, I'm building myself a new PC out of my old PS3. I messed up the hard drive, but all the other parts work fine (I tested with another cheap hard drive.) I'm going to use most of the parts from the PS3, but I need to know a couple things. Is a Western...

3rd July 2010
by PunchedInFac Go to last post
44 7,232
Work In Progress

Buying a high end gaming PC, need opinions. ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last ) This thread has images

Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813121552 Intel BOXDX79TO LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116491 Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme...

18th July 2012
by cosmic duck Go to last post
209 7,156

[Work Log] PC-P50 - essence{red} ( 2 3 4 Last ) This thread has images

essence{red} Hey all. I'm starting a new build using the hardware and water cooling parts from my old build. Most of the hardware will be the same, but I'm going to change some of the water cooling parts. I'll try to update as often as I can. The color...

2nd December 2010
by Bat-shit Go to last post
129 7,053
Work In Progress

Build log : Project Pf0 ( 2 3 4 Last ) This thread has images

Intro: Hey, as you may remember about a month ago I posted a thread in here saying that I will be up grading my computer. Well the time has now come, I have started ordering some of the parts. I'm going for a black and red theme, based on the...

14th August 2010
by power fuse0 Go to last post
159 6,659

what video cards are compatible with my motherboard ( 2 3 4 5 Last ) This thread has images

ASUS M4N82 Deluxe AM3/AM2+/AM2 NVIDIA nForce 980a SLI AMD Motherboard and AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor and im getting a 1000w psu also my case has a 40 cm fan what...

26th February 2012
by justinboggs Go to last post
188 6,650
Work In Progress

MilkyMod 003: Voyager ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

Hey guys remember me? (For those that don't) I'm back once more with another project and a worklog to go with it! Voyager - This is going to be a quick budget to mid-range system that's being built for my 15 year old brother. Don't go expecting...

10th April 2012
by tratzzz Go to last post
87 6,617

Buying a few new computer parts, need advice ( 2 Last )

Well, my computer isn't quite what it was since I bought it and I have a bit of cash to buy a few components with, my current specs are: Pentium D 2.80GHz CPU 2GB RAM (some mediocre brand) ATI Radeon 4600 HD A USB Headset (Logitech G35) I'm in...

8th January 2011
by reapaninja Go to last post
40 6,426

GTX 470 or 5850/5870? ( 2 3 4 5 Last ) This thread has images

I've recently been saving some money and I'll be able to buy a new graphics card by the end of may. ( two weeks ) I had my eye set on the 5850 for a while now and wondering whether I should save another week for the 5870, but the new GTX 470 came out not...

31st May 2010
by Odellus Go to last post
177 6,319

Post Your: PC case! ( 2 3 4 5 Last ) This thread has images

Hey folks, I thought it'd be interesting to see what case my fellow Facepuncher use to hold their precious and beloved gaming and rendering electronics! So please, state your case's brand and model, and ofcourse post a self-taken picture, or one...

23rd November 2009
by Unreliable Go to last post
162 6,202

[Work Log] PC-A77F Velvet Jazz ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

Velvet Jazz Fusionpoo here with Crunic working on a PC build, he isnt on these forums but hes taking care of the log at http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?t=250479. HE doesn't want that name so he stuck to his while I'll stick to mine...

21st May 2010
by Makol Go to last post
83 6,199

Atom ION as a File Server, Router, DHCP Server, Firewall, Audio & HD Video Player This thread has images

UPDATE: Since I created this thread I've moved into student accommodation and it this has changed my original plans considerably, so here's what happened in the end. The original plan was for the ION computer to be a Router, DHCP Server, Firewall,...

1st June 2010
by derlicious Go to last post
24 6,053
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2773,44 USD Gaming Build, what do you think? ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last ) This thread has images

I'd like to hear what you think about this rig: nVidia EVGA GeForce GTX 480 Hydro Copper FTW 649,99 USD ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Intel Core i7 975 Extreme Edition 3,33GHz 969,99 USD ...

6th April 2010
by tommyc225 Go to last post
220 6,011

Most epic single GPU of this gen announced! ( 2 Last )

EDIT- Ok, I admit...it's not really that epic or anything, just a new GPU I thought was interesting. EDIT 2- As of 1/31, this card has been released! It's selling for the low, low price of $599.99! Hey, that's the same price as the PS3 when it first came...

2nd February 2011
by Pocket Rocket Go to last post
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Are these good parts for an amazingly cheap and powerful computer ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

Give credit to Gringamos he suggested the parts to me http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119196 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103649 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341012...

31st January 2011
by Big Blue Go to last post
105 5,907

Build a PC simulator?

Hello guys, tommorow im gonna start on a new little job, i am suppose to build pcs and split them apart again (don't joke about it ^^) But heres the question, i am not quite sure about how to do it. I mean, i know the master and slave stuff but i just...

2nd July 2010
by Nuggi man Go to last post
22 5,890

solved FCLGA CPU with LGA Motherboard?

Seems like the internet is lacking a sturdy answer on this subject. I'm planning on creating a new rig, but there is an issue. The CPU I'm planning to buy is i5 4670K with a FCLGA 1150 socket. This entire FC (Flip Chip) things is kind of new to me and...

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3rd September 2013
by iKanks Go to last post
6 5,714

what kind of hackintosh should i build ( 2 Last )

my budget is $500 and i need a hackintosh to edit my home movies of my family

4th March 2011
by GoDong-DK Go to last post
40 5,627

Q6600 vs E8400 ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

For gaming and general use which is better? As the Q6600 is quad core, it is only clocked in at 2.4Ghz, and the E8400 is a duel core but at 3Ghz. (Overclocking is not an option)

9th August 2010
by Pixel Heart Go to last post
46 5,536

Will this card run crysis on high ( 2 3 4 5 Last ) This thread has images

will A VisionTek 900251 Radeon HD4670 1GB PCI Express Graphics Card Run Crysis on high?

27th August 2010
by DJSergei Go to last post
168 5,524

New graphics card ( 2 3 4 Last ) This thread has images

I currently have a 8800GT and need a new graphics card. Budget: about $700 Games that i play: GTA IV, Crysis, Left 4 Dead, Far Cry 2 Native resolution of my monitor: 1920x1200, its nice if i can connect my old 1280x1024 monitor too CPU: Intel Core 2...

10th September 2009
by lemongrapes Go to last post
156 5,457

Can I change the motherboard on a Dell XPS 600? ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Title pretty much says it. I know, you guys will say I'm an idiot for having a Dell in the first place, but I got this a long time ago, I didn't know much about PC building then. I recently replaced the video card, but I want to replace the motherboard...

8th October 2009
by CombineGuru Go to last post
62 5,373