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Old 01-30-2012, 05:10 AM #1
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*Official* Building/Upgrading Advice Thread

I have noticed a lot of people lately with question about building/upgrading a computer. (Including me) I just though it would be a good idea to make an organized thread so the board wont be cluttered.

For building just post your price range, and what you want to to with the computer

For upgrading just post your current system specs, your price range, and what you wan tot upgrade.

I hope this helps everybody out,
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32-bit OSs can address 4gb total memory. Your RAM is the last to be allocated, so if you have a 512mb graphics card and another 256mb worth of various controllers (yes, your computer needs memory for that), you'll end up with about 3.2gb RAM max, no matter how much RAM is physically installed on the mobo. If you have more VRAM, you'll get less usable RAM.
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:01 AM #2
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Old 01-30-2012, 07:08 AM #3
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New thread. Crazy.
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Old 01-30-2012, 01:59 PM #7
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Old 01-30-2012, 02:13 PM #8
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Old 01-31-2012, 10:31 AM #9
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So I just remote accessed a computer to remote access a computer to remote access a computer to update some information...

Note to self: Kick the people who setup the network in the new building in their repoductive organs.
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Old 01-31-2012, 10:33 AM #10
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There's a difference between the way the IT staff wants something to be done and what management will allow.

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So I just remote accessed a computer to remote access a computer to remote access a computer to update some information...

Note to self: Kick the people who setup the network in the new building in their repoductive organs.
network sounds like it was a+ set up.
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Old 01-31-2012, 10:45 AM #12
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And then there is a gross level of incompetence, which our IT staff defines.
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Old 01-31-2012, 10:59 AM #13
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Are you a student? A few of my buddies work in IT for colleges and they always say the students think they know everything better.
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Are you a student? A few of my buddies work in IT for colleges and they always say the students think they know everything better.
I wish I was a student. Being in school >>>>>>>>>>>>>>> working 60hr weeks as a project lead.
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We have remoteception at our place as well. It works nicely though. Nobody wants to pay the tens of thousands of dollars to upgrade to System Center utilities so we have to use Microsoft's old SMS platform. If anyone has a cheaper VNC like management system you prefer I'd like to hear it.
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Theres competent IT people, its just very clear they don't work in this office.

WTB: IT people who understand what people need user side.
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Theres competent IT people, its just very clear they don't work in this office.

WTB: IT people who understand what people need user side.
WTS: IT/MIS Service.

Conditions; Users have to have some coherent ****ing clue as to what they want accomplished.

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WTS: IT/MIS Service.

Conditions; Users have to have some coherent ****ing clue as to what they want accomplished.

Not pointed towards you.
I had to remote connect to a machine to remote connect to a machine becuase the IT department hasn't finished setting up the network they said would be finished 2 weeks ago.
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