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Lost Circuits talks about Intel's upcoming 45nm Penryn
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Eva2000 gets busy with the DFI iCFX3200
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Hipro5 makes the world's first 5kW PSU
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Nice Flex 9200 review over at Madshrimps
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Great DFI 975 Infinity Overclocking guide
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We Will Never Forget
Sep 11, 2011 - 1:54 PM - by freecableguy

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We Will Never Forget
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We Will Never Forget
Sep 11, 2009 - 3:02 PM - by freecableguy
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MS Paint Art
May 19, 2009 - 2:56 PM - by freecableguy
Core i7 - Nehalem - by me in MS Paint:



Copyright (C) 2009 FCG. All Rights Reserved.
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NVIDIA nForce 730i (9300/9400) issues with Windows 7
May 15, 2009 - 1:13 AM - by freecableguy
So I decided to take the plunge today and upgrade my HTPC from Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 (x64) to Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 (x64) thinking that there would be no issues seeing as how I'd already had the OS on my main rig for a couple of weeks with no complaints.

Boy was I wrong.

The upgrade on the MS side was smoooooth. Unfortunately immediately following the upgrade I noticed that no matter my display settings (resolutions, refresh rate, color depth, driver version installed, etc) that there were multicolored horizontal lines flashing across my Aquos 42" LCD (connected via a SONY HDMI receiver).

With Vista x64 the sound and video worked flawlessly over a single HDMI cable connection to my receiver. Now, with Windows 7 x64 there's an interruption to the audio/video stream that causes these lines to flash every half a second in random locations at higher resolutions, and at lower resolutions the whole display just flashes in and out.

If you're going to ask was I using the latest Windows 7 drivers direct for the NVIDIA site, then the answer's yes.

One last piece of the puzzle - when I installed a discrete graphics card (a spare ASUS N9600GT MATRIX I has laying around) the problem went away entirely. Obviously the fault lies with the integrated graphics/audio on the ASUS P5N7A-VM (NVIDIA nForce 730i/9300). I was really hoping everything was going to just work. Oh, well.

If you know anything about this and/or have a fix, let me know and I'll post it here for all to see.

-FCG
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Itching for a Core i7 920 D0 (SLBEJ) step CPU?
Apr 24, 2009 - 12:29 AM - by freecableguy
Why wait for the item to finally arrive in retail? Why pay tax? Why pay shipping? Why get gouged? Have you checked eBay? This guy is offering guaranteed D0-step 920's for just $299.99 out the door:

UPDATE (5/13/09)

The seller has this incredible deal on i7-920 D0's back up! HURRY!!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Intel-Core-i...3A1%7C294%3A50

Additionally, I have been informed he will handle direct sales outside of eBay if the buyer would like to save an additional $10, bringing the cost to just $290.00.

Direct email: pao_revolt AT hotmail DOT com

-FCG
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AMD/ATI will release a co-processor GPU with onboard cache and HT3 support...
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Intel 45nm CPUs and X38 chipset - what (and what not) to expect
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Improved Memory Scaling: The Natural Progression of Technology
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Intel X3220: LGA775 quad-core Xeon power (Clovertown UP)
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June 29th, 2007 01:49 PM
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Gigabyte GA-P35-DQ6 cooling is almost there...$0.28 would have broke the bank?
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June 20th, 2007 07:28 PM
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Intel openly talking overclocking!!!
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June 12th, 2007 12:37 PM
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Deal of the Day - Crucial DDR3-2000 at Newegg for $215 after MIR
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We Will Never Forget
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Motherboard Monitor 5 (MBM5) Core Temperature Plugin Updated!
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Deep thought of the day...
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A small contest for those that know...
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