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    Review - Logitech X540 5.1 Speaker System

    Introduction For those of you not turning your PC on for the first time, Logitech really needs no introduction. However, to be fair of those who might not know any better, Logitech has been a staple of the PC community for the past 25 years offering gaming peripherals, audio solutions...
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    Ubuntu Hardy Heron Reinstallation Query

    I am a Windows XP User and am planning to shift to Ubuntu 8.04. I have a small clarification. When I install Windows my partitions are C:\ and D:\ , I keep all my data in D:/. In the event of the OS getting corrupted, I use Acronis True Image to restore my C:\ back. Now that I am comfortable...
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    Bought my dream rig - Finally

    I finally purchased this monster yesterday Intel Core2Quad Q9450 - 2.66 GHz, 12 MB L2 Cache.1333 MHz FSB 3 GB DDR 2 667 MHz RAM Gigabyte P35C-DS3R Antec Trio 650W SMPS Cooler Master CM690 Cabinet (This one comes with 3 120 mm fans by default)...
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    Planning to purchase this Hardware - Kindly help

    Intel Core2Quad Q6600 Asus P5KC Board (reason I am buying this is because of DDR2 and DDR3 compatibility and also support for 1333 MHz FSB) 3*1 GB DDR2 667 MHz RAM Antec Three Hundred Cabinet Antec 650W SMPS Main purpose for buying this - Virtualization using VMWare Workstation and 1080p HD...
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    System Upgrade - Branded SMPS and Cabinet to be bought in Chennai

    As the title says, I am looking to upgrade my PC. I am going for Quad Core PC with 3 GB RAM and I need a good SMPS and an excellent cabinet. Cost is not a criterion.Please suggest some good shops in Chennai. If its Richie Street, please be specific about the shop
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    I am still scratching my head

    First things first This is my PC config P IV 3.2 GHz 1 GB DDR 400 RAM FSB 800 MHz XFX 6200 256 MB nVIDIA Graphics Card Dell E248WFP 24" LCD Monitor 80 GB Seagate 7200 RPM PATA HDD I always play Fifa 06 and simultaneously download stuff. Will this affect the performance of my PATA HDD anyway ?
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    Vista SP1 downloaders bite back

    Windows Vista customers have been complaining about problems with installing Microsoft’s first service pack for the unloved operating system. SP1 was made available as a manual download on the Windows Update site earlier this week, although the company also admitted that there were a...
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    Google are denied Gmail trademark in Europe

    Google has once again been thwarted in its bid to trademark "Gmail" in the European Union because of a similar trademark in Germany. The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) has just published a ruling made last month, dismissing Google's appeal of the original decision against...
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    Strange Digit Forum Thread Viewing Error

    I experience this error whenever I view the FOOTBALL CHANNEL thread The thread does not load and the browser says done. What might be the issue ? Screenshot attached.
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    What should I do ? ;)

    My current PC config is Pentium IV 3.2 Ghz HT 1 GB DDR 400 RAM XFX nVIDIA 6200 256 MB Graphics Card Inte 915 GAV Board I am not able to play 1080p HDRips and play Crysis, COD4,etc so I was planning to buy a rig as I also work a lot with VMWare Workstation. My initial idea was to buy a...
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    Smps - ?

    Modern day Processors seem to be power efficient :D or atleast thats what they claim.Whenever we buy a SMPS, what factors should it depend so that we buy the perfect one with correct Watts so that not to weep later because of BSODs and untimely shutdowns ?
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    Digitians ! Showcase your Rigs Here

    I am starting this thread so that we could benchmark ourselves based on our rigs :D be it Gaming, Entertainment or Classic Pics can be uploaded too Let me be the first to showcase mine ;) Pentium IV 3.2 Ghz HT Processor 1 GB DDR 400 RAM XFX 6200 256 MB nVIDIA Graphics Card Dell E248WFP 24" LCD...
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    How a Digitian got his Username ?

    Well, I am starting this thread as to explain :D how we got our weird Usernames in Digit Forum.Let me be the first to explain Username - techtronic I was actually looking for a name that was tech oriented and also remembered electronics ;), finally settled for techtronic ;) Now lets see...
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    Liverpool FC fans duped by phishing scam

    Security experts are warning of a phishing scam claiming to be a lottery run by Liverpool Football Club. The emails were spammed out over the weekend informing recipients that they have won £500,000 in a special lottery organised by the club to celebrate having £20m left over at the end of the...
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    Are Toolbars a mess to be bundled with other software ?

    I am running this thread as I am sick and tired of toolbars trying to get installed on my PC every time I try to install some other software which is required for a specific purpose. Toolbars typically report your browsing habits to well connected Server Farms and based on this typically when...
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    REAL PLAYER - MALWARE ! Consumer group slams RealPlayer as 'badware'

    A consumer advocacy group is blasting RealNetworks for installing adware and other software without properly notifying its users. In a report published Thursday, faults the latest version of RealPlayer for secretly installing its Rhapsody Player Engine during the RealPlayer...
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    BRAVO LINUX - US Army struggles with Windows to Linux overhaul

    Looks like everybody wants to kick a$$ Microsoft's OS. ;) Good to see Linux come up and make Microsoft reduce its OS prices more frequently. In multiple media reports over the past two weeks, the US Army has professed its love for the penguin. The Army eventually intends to move from a...
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    TORRENT FANS - IFPI Forces Danish ISP to Block The Pirate Bay

    The battle between the IFPI and the Pirate Bay continues. A Danish court ruled in favor of the IFPI, and ordered the Danish ISP “Tele2″ (DMT2-Tele2) to block all access to the popular BitTorrent tracker. The Pirate Bay, currently ranked 28th in the list of most visited sites in Denmark, is...
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    Amazing Line Of Marketing - aXXo’s Pirated Movies Used to Promote the iMac

    The DVD ripper aXXo is without a doubt one of the most popular DVD-rippers. Even though he hasn’t been active since November 2007, his rips are still widely used, even by commercial outlets such as the John Lewis store. They must have thought, “Why use a real DVD if we can use a pirated movie...
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    Rumor: Assassin’s Creed PC System Requirements

    Gamers web site Exophase says they have received the minimum and recommended hardware specifications required to play the game Assassin's Creed (PC version). "A reliable anonymous source has sent along details on the system requirements for the PC release of Assassin’s Creed. The specs look...
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