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Old July 29, 2008, 03:51 PM
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5 A on the 12V? Wow. You can get some pretty cheap dual cores right now. That old P4 just won't perform like you want it to even if it is OC'ed to 3.5 GHz. What kind of cooler is on it? 3.5 with the stock cooler in an old cicero case with probably one 80mm fan seems kind of unreachable. I've had a few of those pcs myself. One collects dust and the other is an old linux box. Also what kind of ram is it? DDR or DDR2? That makes a big difference as well.
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Old July 29, 2008, 04:17 PM
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Ummm....something isn't right with that. There is no P4 system that will run with a 5A +12V rail unless they are using a different power layout a la Dell.

PLease take a pic of your PSU and your mobo in your case please.
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Old July 29, 2008, 04:22 PM
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Ummm....something isn't right with that. There is no P4 system that will run with a 5A +12V rail unless they are using a different power layout a la Dell.

PLease take a pic of your PSU and your mobo in your case please.
thats what i was wondering too
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Old July 29, 2008, 04:24 PM
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i will but i can't now my mom is getting pissy about me opening up the computer constantly (it started running slow lately so she thinks it is me :P)
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Old July 29, 2008, 04:27 PM
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(it started running slow lately so she thinks it is me :P)
didnt you went on non-correct website ???

lol joking buddy, when you will have time, post a pics of that psu and mobo
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Old July 29, 2008, 04:30 PM
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i will but i can't now my mom is getting pissy about me opening up the computer constantly (it started running slow lately so she thinks it is me :P)
Wait till they go to bed.
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Old July 29, 2008, 04:56 PM
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yup thats what i am going to do i sleep in the same room as the computer and as a side note i am not a live at home 30 year old freak :p i am 15 i just finished grade 9 XD
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Old July 29, 2008, 05:14 PM
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yup thats what i am going to do i sleep in the same room as the computer and as a side note i am not a live at home 30 year old freak :p i am 15 i just finished grade 9 XD
To me I always thought 30 year olds who lived at home were the smart ones. The amount of money I could have saved......
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Old July 29, 2008, 05:31 PM
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To me I always thought 30 year olds who lived at home were the smart ones. The amount of money I could have saved......
thats why they have camaro's and always drink beer
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Old July 29, 2008, 06:07 PM
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ahah lol ya but then again dealing with your parents 24/7 O-o not fun plus the girls would be freaked out XD
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