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by PrivatePixel
Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Gigabyte EP45 or (E)P35?
Replies: 21
Views: 6814

krille wrote:How long exactly?

One week or one month?
P45 boards will start shipping around the middle of this month.
by PrivatePixel
Fri Aug 24, 2007 12:28 pm
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Newegg.com - $20 off $100+ purchase for PayPal users
Replies: 5
Views: 2946

How do you redeem the code? I tried using it today, it says invalid code, and there is no place to enter it during paypal checkout either... :? I think PayPal pulled the promotion a couple of weeks back. Apparently, it was only good for a number of uses and once that was met, it was withdrawn. You'...
by PrivatePixel
Thu Aug 09, 2007 12:36 pm
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Newegg.com - $20 off $100+ purchase for PayPal users
Replies: 5
Views: 2946

Newegg.com - $20 off $100+ purchase for PayPal users

The coupon code is PAYPAL20 and I think this offer expires on September 5.
by PrivatePixel
Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:14 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: ATI HD 2600 and HD 2400
Replies: 79
Views: 50887

Gigabyte and PowerColor also had passively-cooled offerings of their own on display at Computex 2007 (information courtesy of HardwareZone).

Gigabyte Radeon HD 2400 PRO
Gigabyte Radeon HD 2400 XT
Gigabyte Radeon HD 2600 XT

PowerColor Radeon HD 2400 Pro
PowerColor Radeon HD 2600 Pro
by PrivatePixel
Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:55 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: ATI HD 2600 and HD 2400
Replies: 79
Views: 50887

Yes things have changed to the better since May 19. Thank you PrivatePixel. :) You're welcome. :) You may also be interested in MSI's own offerings, which will be showcased this week at Computex 2007 in Taiwan. HotHardware has an early preview of the RX2600 Geminium (dual GPU, 1GB of DDR3 RAM, 800M...
by PrivatePixel
Mon Jun 04, 2007 11:48 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: ATI HD 2600 and HD 2400
Replies: 79
Views: 50887

Alex wrote:Only HD 2400 PRO seems to become available as a passive card yet. :?
Looks like Sapphire will have a passively cooled HD2600 XT Ultimate in two memory sizes, 256MB and 512MB, as soon as July (article link w/ pics)
by PrivatePixel
Fri Jun 01, 2007 1:39 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: ATI's answer to NVidia 8800: R600
Replies: 87
Views: 42231

What I don't understand is why people are so invested in this. Why some people hate the idea of an nVidia card performing better. Why people refuse to get an nVidia card when it does. I can't speak for others, but for me in Windows, image quality matters more than bleeding edge performance; thankfu...
by PrivatePixel
Tue May 15, 2007 11:09 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Looking for US online retailer which accepts UK cards..help!
Replies: 4
Views: 3034

What issue(s) are you encountering when you try to place an online order? Some banks / credit card issuers may need to be informed beforehand that the card will be used for international transactions, and they may (or may not) require some sort of limit to be imposed. I don't know if UK card issuers...
by PrivatePixel
Fri May 11, 2007 9:43 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Yate Loon All Black D12SL-12 120mm Real Silent Case Fan deal
Replies: 10
Views: 6041

Re: Yate Loon All Black D12SL-12 120mm Real Silent Case Fan

Agent_N wrote:Yate Loon D12SL-12 120mm Real Silent Case Fan on sale

http://www.nexfan.com/silent-120mm-fan-d12sl-12.html
$2.99 (black)
I see $3.99 on the order page. Does the final total change during the checkout process?
by PrivatePixel
Wed May 09, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Audigy LS vs. X-fi
Replies: 14
Views: 4933

What makes the Auzentech better for music? If I wanted a sound card for making music (using mixers/amps etc.), what is the best sound card or system (cards, hardware etc.) to use? Is the Auzentech better than the X-Fi (that includes the hardware bracket?)? I found this quip in an online review rath...
by PrivatePixel
Sun May 06, 2007 9:36 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Ultra X-Finity 600W PSU at Fry's.com - *FREE* after MIR
Replies: 7
Views: 5056

I'm probably on the lucky side of things. :? I've never had any bad experiences with rebates either. I think it has less to do with luck than diligence and following submission details carefully. I also take those extra precautionary steps by photocopying all submitted materials and printing addres...
by PrivatePixel
Sat May 05, 2007 4:56 pm
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Ultra X-Finity 600W PSU at Fry's.com - *FREE* after MIR
Replies: 7
Views: 5056

Ultra X-Finity 600W PSU at Fry's.com - *FREE* after MIR

It may not be a contender for any SPCR awards, but if you're in the market for a PSU and don't mind a bit of noise, you can't do better than one that's free. Ultra X-Finity 600W Power Supply order page Rebate Form (offer expires May 31) I bought one a while back at Micro Center and it's not too bad ...
by PrivatePixel
Fri May 04, 2007 11:33 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Looking for p180b deal
Replies: 11
Views: 7736

jamesavery22 wrote:Eh they didn't change the price.
Have you tried printing out a copy of the e-mail reply and NewEgg's product page and taking it to the store to see if they'll honour their word?

I was at the Hilliard store yesterday to pick up a surge suppressor and some batteries - small world. :)
by PrivatePixel
Fri May 04, 2007 11:24 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Problems buying parts
Replies: 7
Views: 2703

Re: Problems buying parts

Also the guy at pcalchemy noted the the Seagate DB 35 series drive is just as quite as the Western Digital unit. I've searched this site can find nother on "Seagate DB 35". Does anyone know anything about this HDD? DB35 Series info page These hard drives are intended for use mainly in DVRs and home...
by PrivatePixel
Thu May 03, 2007 12:01 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: interesting article re real world power draw of systems....
Replies: 17
Views: 6396

3dGameMan has a video review of the Nexus 80 Plus PSUs; up-close pics can be found in this forum thread . Not the most comprehensive review (more than half of the video is spent on explaining PSU basics to the viewer), but hey, it's a start. In short: The Nexus 80 Plus Power Supplies are excellent f...
by PrivatePixel
Thu May 03, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What do you think of these LCD TV's?
Replies: 7
Views: 3276

Re: What do you think of these LCD TV's?

I'm looking for a nice LCD HDTV and I found these. They are reasonably priced, but I would like to know what the pros and cons are for each model. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16889101108 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16889101117 From what I've read, it ...
by PrivatePixel
Thu May 03, 2007 10:08 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Best Lga775 Cooler!!
Replies: 7
Views: 3603

Tzupy wrote:Newegg has the Ultra-120 Extreme: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6835109140
As angelkiller indicated in his reply, they're out of stock at the moment, which is why he provided the link for Jab-Tech (as it turns out, they're even cheaper than NewEgg w/ S&H included).
by PrivatePixel
Wed May 02, 2007 7:27 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Looking for p180b deal
Replies: 11
Views: 7736

Yeah I noticed the rebate for frys.com was the same from Antec, just for Fry's instead of microcenter. Course Frys sells the case for $119.99 as opposed to $139.99... Any chance microcenter does price matching to Frys? Else I'll wait. I can't seem to find the rebate on Fry's website. How much is th...
by PrivatePixel
Tue May 01, 2007 11:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Looking for a good computer desk
Replies: 35
Views: 14846

the JERKER is a good computer table, however i have the MIKAEL from IKEA. The MIKAEL looks good; it's on my shopping list. Only problem is, I don't know if this model will still be available come spring 2008 (when the West Chester, OH store is expected to open and I hope to move in to a new house :...
by PrivatePixel
Tue May 01, 2007 11:00 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Looking for p180b deal
Replies: 11
Views: 7736

Thanks! Actually I do. Anyone know how MicroCenter does with rebates? edit--- I guess the rebate is through Antec? http://microcenter.com/rebates/rebate_show.phtml?id=27887 I bought an Ultra PSU from Micro Center a while back (there was a $30 MIR at the time, IIRC). It was an online submission, and...
by PrivatePixel
Tue May 01, 2007 10:39 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Corsair HX520 power supply at buy.com - $80 after MIR
Replies: 8
Views: 4872

Careful -- buy.com has AWFUL reseller ratings . IMO you're taking a huge risk ordering from them. If an MIR wasn't part of the equation, I might have taken a chance. Still, I'd rather have the 620 instead, and ZipZoomFly is still offering a $20 MIR that's running till May 6, not to mention free shi...
by PrivatePixel
Mon Apr 30, 2007 7:49 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Looking for p180b deal
Replies: 11
Views: 7736

If you live near a Micro Center, it's on sale for the next two weeks. Price (after $40 MIR) is $99.99. I know the MC near me has the P182-in-P180B box in stock, but YMMV with the location nearest you.
by PrivatePixel
Fri Apr 27, 2007 9:53 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Corsair HX520 or HX620?
Replies: 4
Views: 2392

Re: Corsair HX520 or HX620?

mtheuma: I plugged all of the numbers into this PSU calculator and got the following result: Typical max sustained total power consumption while gaming (watts): 239W Typical 12V combined amps while gaming: 17.1A Recommended PSU wattage for decent brand PSU: 361W Recommended 12V combined amps for dec...
by PrivatePixel
Fri Apr 27, 2007 3:43 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: How to spot a P180 w/P182 features
Replies: 7
Views: 4147

Here is what I found: P182SE and P182 both have similar P/O #: 011X07KS where X is a number P180B have the following P/O #: 025X07KS 020X07KS My guess is that the first 3 digits is the week of manufacturing. For example, 011 indicates it maybe manufactured in the 11th week. Can anyone who bought a ...
by PrivatePixel
Tue Apr 24, 2007 9:35 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: New "OCZ" stealth PSU.
Replies: 11
Views: 4888

Re: New "OCZ" stealth PSU.

I wouldn't get your hopes up. OCZ is a bling brand, maybe not to the same degree as thermaltake, but they sell rebadged products at a heavy premium to gamers crowd who know no better. Given that this is aggressively priced PSU and the fact that OCZ won't sell it unless they can make a nice premium ...
by PrivatePixel
Fri Apr 13, 2007 10:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: HDTV Recommendations
Replies: 5
Views: 2488

Re: HDTV Recommendations

I'm looking to get a nice HDTV for my apartment...I was thinking somewhere around 36" or so. I don't need it to be LCD or plasma, just something with good quality and that can accept HDTV signals. 1080i and 720p, preferrably. Anybody know of any good ones below $1200? Below $800? You can find a fai...
by PrivatePixel
Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:11 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung disappointment -what drive next?
Replies: 10
Views: 4892

However, I've been wondering about the Western Digital WDG1C5000 500GB "my book" external drive. I already have a much nicer enclosure (in my opionion), and since I can't find anyone selling the bare 500 GB drives here I thought this might be an option (remove the drive mechanism from the "book" en...
by PrivatePixel
Fri Apr 13, 2007 7:47 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: New 250 GB Samsung 2.5" HDD
Replies: 6
Views: 2808

It's safe to assume that the larger capacity MP1 drives will come with 16MB cache, something that will be invaluable when I upgrade the HDD on my planned PS3 purchase. :D
by PrivatePixel
Fri Apr 13, 2007 7:17 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: How to spot a P180 w/P182 features
Replies: 7
Views: 4147

Re: How to spot a P180 w/P182 features

This may help identify the updated ones for people looking in stores. Just under the UPC code: P-180B V1.1 I'm guessing the V 1.1 is the updated one with the p182 features. I also had P-180B V1.1 below the UPC code and it was the original P180B case, i.e. not a P182, so your deduction would be inco...