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    PCSPECIALIST Upgrading Ram - Mixing different size sticks?

    Hey guys. Slowly starting to upgrade things now (after 3 years haha) Basically, I wanna upgrade ram first, as I find the 4gb doesn't cut it at times. Presently I have 2x2gb sticks (Samsung dual ddr3 1333MHz), with the motherboard supporting dual channel memory. So, I tried to upgrade via the...
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    PCSPECIALIST New Minecraft Server - Join? pics inside

    Me and Jojo_x made a new server. Its hosted on my pc at the moment, but it will be going on multiplay servers at the end of the month, so it will always be up. For now, if anyone wants to join, I'll have it up fairly often. We've made a spawn point, some paths (and retractable bridges) so far...
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    PCSPECIALIST Blue screens - SSD failing?

    Hey guys Looking for some advice here. I brought an OCZ Agility 3 SSD in May, (not from pcs though, but I thought I'd see if anyone here has any ideas) and I've been having problems with Blue screens recently. I've googled the errors I've been getting, done lots of suggestions to try and find...
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    PCSPECIALIST A very budget-ey mid range gaming laptop

    Hey. So, need a laptop that can play games like Skyrim on mid settings at a decent framerate (so about 30 on average would be good). Plus things like the sims 3 for the girlfriend, and mmo's like Aion or WoW etc. Fairly happy with most of the spec, the graphics card seems decent enough, so...
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    PCSPECIALIST Is my graphics card dying? Or an odd little Steam Problem?

    Had GPU-z open in the background,and the GPU load will just shoot up to 97% sometimes, even when just using internet browser. If I don't move the mouse/do anything on screen when this happens, it will stay ok, but as soon as it's moved, it black screens, refreshes,display driver has stopped...
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    PCSPECIALIST Is my graphics card dying? Or an odd little Steam Problem?

    Hey guys Encountered something quite weird just now. I was playing Skyrim, when it minimized to desktop, and I saw Steam was doing some kind of update. I just carried on playing till the game went very laggy. I quit, restarted the pc, steam finished doing something (I didn't pay much...
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    PCSPECIALIST Star Trek online

    If you've not played it... here (I think) is a map of all the the sectors you can go in (save the scienecy - exploration clusters, which are as was previously said, not particularly exploration, but more for just simple rewards etc) (Low quality... taken on laptop at low resolution :/) There...
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    PCSPECIALIST Screenshots!

    First radio tower I climbed in Farcry 3. Liked the view
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    PCSPECIALIST One Pound Fish Song!

    Saw this posted elsewhere, and had to post it here. Give it a watch...
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    PCSPECIALIST horrible scraping sound from something in pc

    Hi guys. 2 days ago mh pc developed a ratling noise. I guessed it might be something in a fan come loose. Tonight, while watching a movie, i suddenly headd a much louder scrapi.g noise. I immidiatelh turned pc off, gonna open it and look in daylight. It doesnt seem to be the front fan of the...
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    PCSPECIALIST Artemis Fowl: The last Guardian

    Finally, the last book of the series is out. Anyone read it yet, planning on reading it? Thought it was a pretty good way to end the series. Just read through it in one sitting, and now my eyes need rest. Blurry vision when reading text now :p
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    PCSPECIALIST Which wallpaper do you use

    I use this atm, a screenshot from playing Star Trek Online
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    PCSPECIALIST Laptop power problem

    Hey guys. This is about a laptop not brought from this site, but I thought I'd ask for some advice here anyway as your all friendly, and might have some ideas. Basically, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T60, was on it while plugged in as normal. Then I heard a 'pop' sound, and the mains power...
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    PCSPECIALIST Anyone playing Aion currently?

    So, Aions gone free to play, so I tried it out. Did a search on here and found some old threads mentioning it, so does anyone still play it now? Could use a few more friends on there lol.
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    PCSPECIALIST Laptop for my Dad (Business use etc)

    So, my Dad wants a Laptop, primarily so when he's out and about, (as a driving instructor), to make appointments, keep notes, and sync it all back to pc when done etc, so nothing particularly strenuous. I suggested a netbook, but he doesn't like the little 10" screens, so yeah. As its just...