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    Rs 1000 for 0.2 GHz?

    Hi, I got stuck at a problem. Is 0.2 GHz on a P4 processor worth 1000 Rs/- ? In the process of upgrading my comp, from P4 2.4 GHz and 845 GVAD2 to P4 3.0 GHz HT and 915 GAVL mobo Two small questions - Is it worth going for P4 3.0 GHz HT which costs Rs 1000 more than P4 2.8 GHz...
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    Are 915 motherboards AGP 8x compatible?

    I just heard from someone, that the the new motherboards with intel 915 chipset have only PCI express slots and need PCI express graphics cards. My question is, with a 915 motherboard, can I run a graphics card like the XFX Geforce FX 5700 Ultra? Actually, the situation is like this :- -...
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    915 motherboards, with this age graphics!

    The 915 motherboards come with AGP 16x graphics slots, just one simple question, a small element of doubt - will 8x graphics cards work in 16x slots? Also - Is the onboard 7.1 soundcard good enough for creative Inspire 5200 5.1 speakers, or else I may buy the Soundblaster live 5.1, anyway...
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    Motherboard soundcards

    The new motherboards having intel 925 and 915 chipsets come with onboard 7.1 channel surround sound support. I bought a Creative Inspire 5200, 5.1 speakers, I want a sound card for that. Is the onboard soundcard equal in performance and effects compared to a creative soundblaster live...
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    Motherboards!!!

    Just a few things WANNA BUY A NEW MOTHERBOARD - Intel 925 or 915 chipsets, which is better? I heard 915 can support DDR and DDR2 rams, while 925 doesnt. - Heard that the new motherboards support overclocking of the processors. Is it true, and is it possible with both 925 and 915...
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    Accelerators!!!

    OK, now I understood that it is the core speed that matters in a graphics card and not really the memory. Could you please clear the following doubts of mine. - What is core speed and memory speed, what each does. - Is it neccessary to have an AGP slot to insert a graphics card into my...
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    The best graphics card below 10K

    I would like to ask whether, - A 256 MB graphics card offers better performance than a 128MB, is it worth shelling an extra 2.5 grands on it? - Which do you think is the best deal among the following? - Radeon 9600 128MB - 6,500 Rs - Radeon 9600 256MB - 9,000 Rs...
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    Graphic confusion

    Well, I dunno much abt this graphics card thing just would like to get a few things clear. - What are the different parameters that decide the performance for a graphics card? Is it just the memory (128 MB) etc. or are there other things too? - Are Radeon cards less compatible with programs...
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    Graphics card for the future and the pocket

    I want a graphics card that is quiet powerful. I wanna play Doom 3 on this. Do you think 128 MB will be enough for playing this game quiet smoothly in medium resolution? Also the new games are gonna be based on the Doom 3 engine. So I want a card that is quiet powerful for this doom 3 in high...
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    Hardware, info

    I would like to know a few things. First, in a RAM, what is DDR, what is the importance of the FSB like, 533, 266 etc. and how can it affect the performance. Is a 512 RAM enough to churn out almost full performance from a P4 2.6 Ghz. Second, what extra can a graphics card do to...
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    Dolby Surround effects!!!

    I want to set up speakers in a room about 120 square feet in size. The two items in my mind are creative 4.1 and creative 5.1, the latter costs about 2000 Rs more. The problem with 4.1 is that it is a pseudo surround. I would be connecting them to my computer to watch movies on a dvd, play...
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    Connecting up computers

    I live in a hostel, where many of us have computers. How can we connect these computers together as a network so that we can play multiplayer games, send files over the network, etc? Do we need a central server for that stuff, or are our pcs enough for the purpose? Please tell me what all...
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    5.1 sound card necessary for 5.1 speakers?

    Im planning to buy, creative 5200 5.1 speakers. Can they work on normal sound cards. Is the sound produced better if 5.1.soundcards are used? What is essentially the difference in sound produced in both cases : a 5.1 sound card and a normal one? Do i get dolby effects while playing DVDs with a...
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