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I feel kind of like a dumbass, I am sort of RAMtarded I guess, I was always under the impression that ddr2 was dual and ddr3 was triple. Then i heard differently the last time someone harped on me for this ram. Now I am not really sure. In the book it said running 2 Dimm's (dual channel) go in slot A1 & B1. Every single other config said it would be running tripple channel. Currently I have dimm's in A1 and A2 as well as B1 and C1. Not even sure. I know most of the computer like the back of my hand, RAM...still havent figured it out, even after 2 years now
I hear ya man, RAM is a lot more confusing then it should be. How many sticks of RAM do you have?
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My only issue with getting an SSD is I would want to buy a copy of windows 7, since I dont want to go through the ehem...process...of reinstalling my current copy. Anyone know how student copies of windows work? My brother and his wife are in school, make them useful
Do you legally own a key? Torrent it.
    
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post #13 of 19
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My only issue with getting an SSD is I would want to buy a copy of windows 7, since I dont want to go through the ehem...process...of reinstalling my current copy. Anyone know how student copies of windows work? My brother and his wife are in school, make them useful
they work the same they just need their college E-mail to get the special price and depending what college/university they are at is the price the pay. I think paid 30 for mine. I've heard some get it for 15...
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Just about all universities either give out Window's copies or sell them for very cheap but they are for Student use only. I feel like if they EVER use your computer while they are students then technically it is student use so....
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I hear ya man, RAM is a lot more confusing then it should be. How many sticks of RAM do you have?
4 sticks of 2gb

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they work the same they just need their college E-mail to get the special price and depending what college/university they are at is the price the pay. I think paid 30 for mine. I've heard some get it for 15...
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Just about all universities either give out Window's copies or sell them for very cheap but they are for Student use only. I feel like if they EVER use your computer while they are students then technically it is student use so....
Nice, I need to hit my brother up for that, but its the catch 22, I am not going to bother with it until I get an SSD and I am not going to get an SSD until I have bothered with it.
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A guy just offered me a Lian Li K62 for $80, I was hoping to look for a Corsair 600t or CM Sniper used. Anyone have any feedback on the K62?
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A guy just offered me a Lian Li K62 for $80, I was hoping to look for a Corsair 600t or CM Sniper used. Anyone have any feedback on the K62?
Not a bad case. If that price is shipped then it's $20 off retail. If it is $80 + shipping then say no because you can get a new one for about $10 more. Here is the Newegg link if you want to check it out:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ian%20Li%20K62


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What headphones do you have?? (Please don't say beats haha)
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Sony MDR-V600, for the price ($1) they are awesome, really comfy and decent sound quality

check out the link below for that days score
http://www.overclock.net/off-topic/8...sale-haul.html

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