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post #21 of 29
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OK, haven't quite made it to bed yet.


Yeah, I'm pretty stoked. My busted compy had me pretty depressed. Just sitting there... collecting dust. And not being able to decide on a board really sucked.

Now.. the vid card... oh dear god. That'll be next month though.
    
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Well somthin came up and I had to cancel my order. (cash flow problems, lol) Ohhh, this sucks.
    
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hmm... someone doesn't know how to manage their greens?
    
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post #24 of 29
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Nooo, someone in my household is an idiot and now I have to cover the whole rent on my own.

Fun.

Besides I'm likin the Abit IP35 Pro anyway. I may switch. lol. The Evga just seems a little overpriced now that I've looked further into it.
    
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post #25 of 29
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Well I just got an email today stating that the board I canceled was shipped. I was hoping that they screwed up and sent it without billing me... they did. Bastards. So now I've dipped yet even further into the credit card! lol. Oh well, at least my compy will be working again soon.

(Plus I switched and was gonna go with the X38 chipset, but not now I guess. Guess I could send it back and have it exchanged for the one I want... What a pain in the ass.)

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post #26 of 29
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OK, she's up and running. wOOT! Only issue is that I need to install the drivers and the board only supports XP and Vista. *sigh*. I'm using 2000 at the moment. (all I have)

So, I'm workin on getting my hands on Vista right now, so she should be good to go tomorrow. It never ends. lol
    
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post #27 of 29
XFX/eVGA/ ASUS/ DFI are good to go.

But NEVER ABIT/MSI/ECS/INTEL!!! CRAP.
post #28 of 29
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LoL, the board you're using in you sig is the one I had that bit the dust on it's second day of life.
    
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post #29 of 29
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Alright well... All done. Glitchy as hell but I havn't done any updates for vista yet. Still gotta get ma bios updated n stuff. It's gonna take hours to get this thing running smoothly... sigh.

Funny.. I feel sorry for people with no computer knowledge. Default BIOS settings was running my CPU at like 2.3Ghz or something. Odds are many folks are running their compys underclocked and don't even know it.

Anyway, screen just decided to flicker on and off so I gotta go! lol

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Windows requires a digitally signed driver - need permission to do this - permission to do that - blah blah blah. Holy hell thing thing is is worse than a high maintenance girlfriend! Gonna give it a week, and if I'm still not likin it I'm gonna upgrade to XP.
    
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