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Forum: General Software 04-09-2005, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,124
Posted By brettmar
If you can find it in your area, the very BEST...

If you can find it in your area, the very BEST antivirus client is Kaspersky.

Almost zero false positives, and finds almost everything. A lot of viruses can be Welded, encrypted and compressed...
Forum: General Software 04-09-2005, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,778
Posted By brettmar
If you do not use the Realtime scanning...

If you do not use the Realtime scanning utilities, and just use it for a periodic check, I would suggest just using housecall.antivirus.com.

I prefer Symantec corporate antivirus. Put it on a...
Forum: General Software 04-09-2005, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,084
Posted By brettmar
My favorite Distro is Slackware. I love...

My favorite Distro is Slackware. I love everything about it.

Linux of course makes a much better server OS than a Client workstation, although it can do both. Removing a lot of the .o files in...
Forum: Mobile & Small Form-Factor Computing 02-23-2005, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,083
Posted By brettmar
Good to see that everyone has the Inspiron...

Good to see that everyone has the Inspiron models, and not the Latitude.

For those of you who do not know, the only difference between the models, except for the price, is the little hook that...
Forum: Processors 02-23-2005, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,339
Posted By brettmar
I want dual core NOW! I know both platforms...

I want dual core NOW!

I know both platforms are coming out with new and exciting products, but something tells me that the Intel dual core procs with the supposed Hyper transport rollout for Intel...
Forum: Storage Devices and Memory 02-23-2005, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,710
Posted By brettmar
Acronis makes good products. I use Trueimage...

Acronis makes good products.

I use Trueimage at home. Damn good backup prog.
Forum: Storage Devices and Memory 02-23-2005, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,317
Posted By brettmar
Ok. I went ahead on getting 4GB of Corsair XMS...

Ok. I went ahead on getting 4GB of Corsair XMS PC3200. 2 of these are the XMS Xpert line, the other 2 are just XMS TwinX. All 4 are rated at 2.2.2.5, and they are digital LIGHTNING!
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 02-23-2005, 03:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,538
Posted By brettmar
http://upl.silentwhisper.net/uplfolders/upload3/bf...

http://upl.silentwhisper.net/uplfolders/upload3/bfg6800.jpg

Just a pic from the link I got. Mine will be set on a dangerden GPU block by the end of the week.
Forum: General Hardware 02-23-2005, 01:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,030
Posted By brettmar
I am using the same case as Will. Super lanboy...

I am using the same case as Will. Super lanboy is the quietest case besides the Zalman Fanless, and the sonata. Other than the Stash tray (pen tray) it is flawless. Many mods to come with pics.
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 02-06-2005, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,140
Posted By brettmar
Nosebiter, you think like I do. (that is good)....

Nosebiter, you think like I do. (that is good). :P

Definitely get both. Start with memory, and run your games at low rez til you can afford the better card. Then, that way if another generation...
Forum: Processors 02-06-2005, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,339
Posted By brettmar
I disagree on the AMD winning. :P Granted,...

I disagree on the AMD winning. :P

Granted, I love AMD. I have tried the A64 line very little, so my knowledge may be somewhat lacking among that line.

BUT: Do a search on your windows...
Forum: Overclocking and Cooling 02-06-2005, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,354
Posted By brettmar
I tend to do that too, but Right now I am not...

I tend to do that too, but Right now I am not really going to be doing the ultimate Overclocking Rig, but rather a mod project in the works. I need something with somewhat of a low profile, yet...
Forum: General Hardware 02-05-2005, 11:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,030
Posted By brettmar
Antec SuperLanboy. Nice case with dual 120mms. ...

Antec SuperLanboy. Nice case with dual 120mms. Very lightweight.
Forum: Storage Devices and Memory 01-30-2005, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,199
Posted By brettmar
Now, if you need to keep the data, this is an odd...

Now, if you need to keep the data, this is an odd one...Put the drive in the freezer. Do this for half an hour, and plug it in. What it does I am not sure, but it works 7/10 times. It will only...
Forum: Storage Devices and Memory 01-30-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,199
Posted By brettmar
Well, if the data is not important, and it spins...

Well, if the data is not important, and it spins up, you should debug the drive. I can tell you the easiest way, and provide a debug script for you. *note, if you do this, only have this one drive...
Forum: Storage Devices and Memory 01-30-2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,317
Posted By brettmar
LoL...tech school grad here too. If you need...

LoL...tech school grad here too.

If you need books, maybe I can get an all access pass for the site to my books24/7 online thing. It is real nice. Every PC topic known, thousands of books, free....
Forum: Overclocking and Cooling 01-29-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,354
Posted By brettmar
Definitely not. My cherry was popped with a...

Definitely not. My cherry was popped with a Koolance PC601 blw. :( I rigged it to cool my GPU, CPU, Chip and HDD. It never maintained the temps I wanted, so I went with an old chevy blazer...
Forum: Storage Devices and Memory 01-29-2005, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,317
Posted By brettmar
Thank you for your help. I agree with you on the...

Thank you for your help. I agree with you on the CAS latency. I prefer the access strobe to be at it's lowest before it hits the next row. The issue I am considering though, is the value of the...
Forum: General Hardware 01-29-2005, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,185
Posted By brettmar
2 points for Mozoogle!

2 points for Mozoogle!
Forum: General Hardware 01-29-2005, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,073
Posted By brettmar
Amen. I worked 4 19 hour days due to that damn...

Amen. I worked 4 19 hour days due to that damn msblast.exe worm. Then, the spammers arrived in full force. Thank god for business accounts on my ISP.
Forum: Storage Devices and Memory 01-27-2005, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,317
Posted By brettmar
sorry, forgot to log in on previous post.

sorry, forgot to log in on previous post.
Forum: Off Topic 01-26-2005, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,459
Posted By brettmar
LOL!!! That was great. Strongbad is always...

LOL!!!

That was great. Strongbad is always a good laugh. I love all the easter eggs you find in the website. That one just had one at the end that I could find, when you click on the gear in...
Forum: Overclocking and Cooling 01-26-2005, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,354
Posted By brettmar
New watercooling rig

Well, it's watercooling time. I have an antec superlanboy right now, and want to put this bad boy in it.

http://www.frozencpu.com/ex-wat-60.html

Now, I want opinions on the equipment I will...
Forum: Gaming 01-26-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,183
Posted By brettmar
Yeah, NFS:u2 is very addictive. I got home...

Yeah, NFS:u2 is very addictive.

I got home one day though, and my wife was playing it. She had a skyline, with the turbo 2 or 3 and performance 3 kit on it, all sponsors, decked out with top...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-26-2005, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,163
Posted By brettmar
Amen. I still love Nvidia though, but that...

Amen. I still love Nvidia though, but that bites. Really bites.

I read that article too. They want to push ahead of ATI sooooo bad that they mass produce whatever they can. One BFG 6800 Ultra...
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