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noob question.. how do I start a thread??


I can figure out how to add a new picture album

sorry to intrude on someone elses post.. but im at a loss

??? just hit "Start a new thread" on the section you want


EDIT: dont get too distracted by the smiley face now thumb.gif


Edited by IMKR - 3/24/14 at 5:25pm
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noob question.. how do I start a thread??


I can figure out how to add a new picture album

sorry to intrude on someone elses post.. but im at a loss

http://www.overclock.net/t/47372/how-to-post-a-new-thread
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post #33 of 48
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Alright, I spoke to my brother and we're going to try the Quad, and then during the summer hopefully upgrade the PSU and graphics card. Thank you all for your help so much!
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Alright, I spoke to my brother and we're going to try the Quad, and then during the summer hopefully upgrade the PSU and graphics card. Thank you all for your help so much!

No problem!
Try picking up a super cheap gpu, just to help with playback with his edits. Haha at this point anything would be better than his onboard
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No problem!
Try picking up a super cheap gpu, just to help with playback with his edits. Haha at this point anything would be better than his onboard

Haha yeah, it's pretty terrible. Every time he comes back from college he is obsessed with my Sig Rig and using it for editing. He drools over it lol. I'll definitely keep that in mind about the GPU though.
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Haha yeah, it's pretty terrible. Every time he comes back from college he is obsessed with my Sig Rig and using it for editing. He drools over it lol. I'll definitely keep that in mind about the GPU though.

Just tell him to look at Craigslist where he is at, and then when he sees something, text you the link.

I found an HD6850 for $55 for my friend that's running a q6600, it was such a huge improvement.
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Just tell him to look at Craigslist where he is at, and then when he sees something, text you the link.

I found an HD6850 for $55 for my friend that's running a q6600, it was such a huge improvement.

Look what I found! I decided to look at his area craiglist and searched for DDR2 Ram and this was the first result. Seems pretty good. I'll email the guy, but what should I offer for the RAM, CPU, and PSU?

Also, should we get the cooler or is the existing one sufficient?
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Look what I found! I decided to look at his area craiglist and searched for DDR2 Ram and this was the first result. Seems pretty good. I'll email the guy, but what should I offer for the RAM, CPU, and PSU?

Nevermind about the RAM, just realized the HP only has 2 slots, but the rest looks good.
post #39 of 48
id say about $40-60 for the CPU

as for the PSU, I'd say $1. its a crappy PSU.
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yeah and show him the ebay link, youd have to be an idiot to buy it for 160 ahha

umm just use the stock cooler for now, since you wont overclock far.
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