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About gamehead200

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  1. gamehead200

    Blast from the Past

    My, how things have changed around here! Just dropping in to say hello to the community and to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Happy New Year!
  2. gamehead200

    Building first new PC in 10 years

    Hey all, Just an update. I got all of the parts on Tuesday and assembled most of it then. I finally had a chance to throw in the SSD and the optical drive and installed Windows 7. This was my final build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/cuhl And I think I'm pretty with it. It's blazing fast! Definitely the most powerful machine I've ever had my hands on (apart from a server).
  3. gamehead200

    Building first new PC in 10 years

    OK, that all made a lot of sense. CoffeeFiend, if you're not very fond of ASRock, what would you suggest instead?
  4. gamehead200

    Building first new PC in 10 years

    How hot will it typically run compared to the Intel chip?
  5. gamehead200

    Building first new PC in 10 years

    I always thought the new Intels used way less power than AMD chips, so I stuck with that. Might consider it, though, for my purposes, I think 8 cores is a little overkill.
  6. gamehead200

    Building first new PC in 10 years

    Why? Trying to save some $$. The 570 fits my budget. Unless you can suggest something comparable for the same price? Again, this is for occasional gaming.
  7. Hey all, I'm back from the dead, kind of. I've missed out on a lot of hardware-related news over the years. Anyways, I haven't built a desktop in about 10 years (about the same time I joined MSFN) but am planning to build one since I won't be on the go as much as I have been while I was in school (holy crap, just graduated!). This was my first attempt at speccing it out: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/bNUV Here's my revised build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/bP6J Trying to get the built closer to $1k as much as I can, just not sure what to cut. I would cut the SSD down to 128GB if I wasn't planning a dual-boot with Linux and Windows 7, so I'd like to keep that if possible. The Samsung HDD is there for storage and I'll eventually have another one in there for some RAID1 action. What will I be using this for? Occasional gaming, media playback, photo editing, file/media store/server. I also need it to have some pep for running some CPU-intensive apps on occasion. What exactly? No idea yet, but it happens from time to time. Tripredacus will wine about how I asked /r/buildapc before coming to MSFN for help, but that's only because a bunch of friends recommended it.
  8. gamehead200

    What Are You Listening To?

    The sounds of cars passing by outside.
  9. gamehead200

    MSFN board theme

    I like this theme too. So much better.
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    MSFN board theme

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  11. gamehead200

    PuntoMX 34 (35 for 2009 ;))

    Happy Birthday buddy!
  12. Some more information on what GrofLuigi mentioned: http://www.kpsec.freeuk.com/components/led.htm#series
  13. gamehead200

    Connect two router wiressly

    That should work. If the store you buy it from allows it, buy it, test it out, and if it doesn't work out, return it.
  14. gamehead200

    Making an Nlite boot cd

    Have you read the official guide yet? Everything is covered pretty well in it: Introduction Requirements Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 [ Moved. ]
  15. gamehead200

    Connect two router wiressly

    I'm not so sure it would. AP Client Router mode only works with WISP, and I don't think that applies in this situation. Wait until someone else chimes in to make sure of this though.