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by wrbonfield
Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:28 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: troubleshooting agp warning light p4s8x mobo
Replies: 2
Views: 1771

troubleshooting agp warning light p4s8x mobo

so the other day my machine stopped working after about a year of solid performance. :( i noticed the power button was completely unresponsive, then i opened the case and saw the red light above the AGP slot was on (AGP warning light). for anyone who doesn't know this is supposed to be a fail safe o...
by wrbonfield
Mon Jul 25, 2005 7:35 am
Forum: Games
Topic: to get battlefield 2 or not that is the question
Replies: 15
Views: 2779

does anyone know if it will run on windows 2000? the EA site only says XP but I'm playing the demo with no problems at all...
by wrbonfield
Tue Jul 19, 2005 5:54 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: home wireless network suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 858

home wireless network suggestions

i need a wireless solution for my new fiber optic 5mb internet connection. :P already i have a mac and a pc on a wired network, but i need wireless for another pc, an imac, and two powerbooks (one of which has an airport card, one has an 802.11g PC card). my goal is to get an inexpensive access poin...
by wrbonfield
Wed Jul 13, 2005 4:29 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: 6800 not supported?
Replies: 3
Views: 974

omg! tau was completely right. that sucker was hiding on the underside of the board and the manual said nothing about it!
by wrbonfield
Wed Jul 13, 2005 1:36 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: 6800 not supported?
Replies: 3
Views: 974

6800 not supported?

I just installed an xfx 6800 into my Asus P4S8X mobo. it was working fine before with my geforce4 ti card. when I power on, all I hear is a loud, continous, high-pitched beep that doesnt stop until i power back off. the red "bad agp" light isnt on. is there anything i should try before i g...
by wrbonfield
Fri Jun 24, 2005 3:51 pm
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: Are games single thread?
Replies: 6
Views: 1416

sure

makes perfect sense to me. same idea troubled me when the dual processor power mac came out. i thought everything would go double fast until someone told me programs had to specifically made to work with dual G4's.
by wrbonfield
Fri Jun 24, 2005 3:36 pm
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: How much can my current system sell for ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2245

i guess it would depend on how much the guy's willing to spend (or how much you want to rip him off). that sempron's $66 on newegg, im about to buy it. Im buying cheap 512mb RAM for $38. a vid card, floppy, dvd-rom and cd-rw of equal caliber probably totals around $100-120 on newegg (at most). the r...
by wrbonfield
Fri Jun 24, 2005 12:15 pm
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: best budget CPU
Replies: 10
Views: 2147

the closest I could find on Newegg to that Epox board was the EPoX EP-8VTAI. is this what you mean?

also: i've never bought from epox, can I count on service and tech support like asus?
by wrbonfield
Fri Jun 24, 2005 11:42 am
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: best budget CPU
Replies: 10
Views: 2147

configuration

So we decided on the parts for his new computer: CPU: AMD Sempron 2500+ Thoroughbred Socket A w/ heatsink + fan- $66 Mobo: ASUS A7V600-X Socket A VIA KT600 - $55 RAM: Kingston ValueRAM 512MB DDR 400 (unbuffered) - $38 CD-RW: Sony 52x Graphics: my old Leadtek Geforce4 Ti 4200 (AGP) already have an ID...
by wrbonfield
Thu Jun 23, 2005 11:37 am
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: best budget CPU
Replies: 10
Views: 2147

what would the sempron 2600+ compare to on the intel side? does it matter that it has a low (333mhz) FSB?