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by jhflau11
Tue Mar 18, 2003 4:45 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Updated Opinions on my build.
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

A lot of info on nforce at nforcershq.
by jhflau11
Tue Feb 11, 2003 12:29 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: Time for upgrade to AMD
Replies: 28
Views: 5888

What video card ar you planning to use? I had an MSI 420 board(nforce 1), I was using the on board video and then upgraded to a g4 4200 and my machine would not post. I had an antec 350w psu. I bought a antec 430 psu and didn't have a problem after that. Not everyone had this problem. I was one of t...
by jhflau11
Tue Oct 29, 2002 12:41 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: New Hardware ... your advice please
Replies: 6
Views: 989

I have an MSI K7N 420 Pro and am happy with it. MSI has a forum for nforce boards here , there's also nforcershq.com Since you already have GF4TI4200 I would consider getting a 415 version of the nforce. I am about to build a new machine and I'm thinking of getting the Abit NV7-133R to go along with...
by jhflau11
Tue Jun 25, 2002 1:32 pm
Forum: Graphics
Topic: MSI Geforce4 Ti4200 Capture Problem.
Replies: 8
Views: 2339

Here's a link to the drivers section on MSI's site http://www.msi.com.tw/support/driver/vga_driver.htm
by jhflau11
Wed May 15, 2002 7:22 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: win xp installation problem
Replies: 9
Views: 3623

I have win xp installed but it still keeps looping to the window set up program. When it asks me if I want to install/repair, it show that win xp is on the cdrive in the windows folder. But it won't start up. Anybody know why it is doing this? I am using an upgrade version, but it never asked for an...
by jhflau11
Tue May 14, 2002 1:28 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: win xp installation problem
Replies: 9
Views: 3623

win xp installation problem

Hi all. I am building my first computer and am having some problems with installing win xp pro. I get into the BIOS and set everthing up. set the cd-rom to boot first. It runs the wni xp cd and i partition the hard drive for xp to install. It does this and then restarts. I then went back into the BI...
by jhflau11
Wed May 08, 2002 10:21 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Installing windows XP on a home built machine
Replies: 14
Views: 5403

Thanks to everyone for replying. jsbach11, thanks for addition info I didn't know about that. Will putting my DVD or CDRW on the the same cable as the hard drive slow down the hard drive?
by jhflau11
Fri Apr 26, 2002 1:34 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: Abit KT7A-RAID Vs Soyo SY-K7v Dragon+ (not a comparison)
Replies: 2
Views: 1058

I'm currently in the process of building a new machine and he Dragon+ was one of the boards I was considering. I would check out the VIA forum before deciding. People have listed a bunch of problems they have had with the Dragon+. I decided not to go with Dragon+. I want something more stable since ...
by jhflau11
Thu Apr 25, 2002 11:05 am
Forum: Processors
Topic: building first computer
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

Thanks to all for responding. I have been reading up on the nForce motherboards and am now leaning towards using one.
by jhflau11
Wed Apr 24, 2002 3:47 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Installing windows XP on a home built machine
Replies: 14
Views: 5403

I thought that might work. But wasn't sure, since I have never tried. Thank for the info.
by jhflau11
Wed Apr 24, 2002 1:44 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Installing windows XP on a home built machine
Replies: 14
Views: 5403

Installing windows XP on a home built machine

I am planning to build my own pc for the first time. I want to install win XP Home on it. My question is it possible to install winXP using the upgrade version on a new machine? While I'm at it I'll run my specs by you all. Thank for the help. XP 1800 MSI K7N420 Pro 256-512 MB PC2100 Geforce 3 TI200...
by jhflau11
Tue Apr 23, 2002 1:45 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: building first computer
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

Any idea if VIA fixed this in the kt333 chipet?
by jhflau11
Tue Apr 23, 2002 12:40 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: building first computer
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

I haven't really considered an nForce board. Is there a big difference between nForce and VIA based boards?
by jhflau11
Tue Apr 23, 2002 12:05 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: building first computer
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

building first computer

Hi all. This will be my first build and I wanted to get some comments/suggestions on my configuration. This system will be used for gaming, graphics and web design. XP 1800 Gigabyte GA-7VRXP Crucial 256MB PC2100 Geforce 3 TI200 Western Digital 80GB 7200rpm Pioneer 16x DVD Lite-On 32x12x40 CDRW US Ro...
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