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  1. GreyCell1988

    2 CPU choices, but which 1?

    I went with the Core 2 :D seems to be working great, it's not for my pc im on as you said an i5, was for my dads pc, all he wants to do is watch HD movies on the pc, thats it, so i sorted him with a Asus P5n-d with 512mb ATi card and 4 gig ram, and that 2 core cpu :D
  2. GreyCell1988

    2 CPU choices, but which 1?

    Thanks for that mate, much appreciated :)
  3. GreyCell1988

    2 CPU choices, but which 1?

    Wondering what you guys recommend, building my Dad a new pc so yea, wich would u choose out of these 2. e6320 Intel Duo Core Intel® Core?2 Duo Processor E6320 (4M Cache, 1.86 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB) with SPEC Code(s) SLA4U or e5300 Intel® Pentium® Processor E5300 (2M Cache, 2.60 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)...
  4. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    Cool i will try to get my hands on a DVI monitor, sum1 i know close must have one lol. If i just had a spare bloody HDTV lmao, god damn computers ^.^
  5. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    Hi buddy, cheers for the reply, My monitor under screen res - advanced shows at 60hz Gfx card under the Nvidia control panel is showing at 60hz Neither can be changed, just the 1 setting showing for the monitor and the graphics version settings. I've tried the auto adjustment with VGA to VGA...
  6. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    From researching it, it looks like you can use DVI to HDMI, but not VGA to HDMI, due to the types of signals, only way to do that is spend like 150+ quid to buy some stupid box that does it all for you, when you could put that towards an HDTV¬monitor. THis here be an issue, as i aint got the...
  7. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    exactly that m8 1440 x 900 at all times, ingame and out of game, the monitor actually forces 1440 x 900 if the game doesnt support it. Do u have any idea if you could take a VGA to HDMI cable for the monitor and have it work that way? Like the following cable? GOLD PLATED HDMI to SVGA VGA MALE...
  8. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    ok i have some news, it took the pc downstairs and plugged in the hitachi HD tv. I used the HDMI cable, in 1080p. No problems, no weird lines at-all. Now there is nothing wrong with my actual monitor, its fairly new worked perfect with the old graphics card etc, do you guys think its possible...
  9. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    yea i believe its 200, as i get mine from BnQ
  10. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    Sorry Jelly :( tried that aswell lol! as i was making sure the temp's wer definatly cool theres no obstructions or fans not spinning properly at all, looking at it right now as we speak, all fans have open area around them, as the cable tidy things are keeping everything away from em :)
  11. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    I did have a USB extension PCI card, but i removed that upon putting the new PSU in as i never used it, have 4 usb's at front and 4 at the back, I have only onboard 5.1 HD sound wich is onboard the motherboard, other than that USB Pci card i had wich is no longer in there, theres nothing. :(
  12. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    Ok back lol! No luck with changing cables, or changing DVI adapters, tried both cables VGA to VGA, and VGA to DVI + adapter, i believe we have our selfs a predicament. Thanks once again for all your input :)
  13. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    I've also moved the card to PCI-E 2.0 slot 2, and still the same, Im now testing another VGA cable, after that im going to once again try another 2 DVI adapters.
  14. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    Ok just reset it etc, launched a game, and the same issue, this is beyond confusing lol.
  15. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    hey guys, thanks for the help once again. I've just finished memtest, all tests are in the clear, everything was fine there. I've just tidied all the cables up with pc cable tidiers, had them on my old psu also so no cables are touching anything just themselfs so to speak, the new psu cables...
  16. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    Haha my bad :) memtest takes bloody ages lol 60% atm
  17. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    Thanks mate ill post my memtest results asap
  18. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    Ive got a few aswell as a new one i got with this others i bought and they wasnt the cheapy crap ones i normally use the dvi converters so yea but without the dvi conv the vga cable does the exact same wich is odd my ram ismt oced and to my knowledge neither is the gfx card its brand new outa...
  19. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    used the HDTV also, with VGA to VGA, and VGA to DVI..still the same lol.
  20. GreyCell1988

    Geforce 9800 GT PCI-E 2.0

    I hear ya, The CPU i hope aint the problem, I've grabbed my gfs monitor wich is a different make/model, its a samsung 20â€￾ widescreen LCD monitor 2033SW - Essential - Monitors | SAMSUNG using the same kind of cable, VGA with DVI converter, same issue, and VGA to VGA same issue. So the monitor...
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