My case felt pretty warm to the touch so I took the case off and toucked the southbridge and northbridge chips and they burned my finger. The northbrindge has a passive heatsink and the south has nothing on it. It's 100% stable, but shouldn't they be cool to the touch?
Sometimes Dell has sales, the 2400 with a flat panel for $300. Otherwise you can find computers cheap after rebates. You'll have a hard time building a pc that cheap, and impossible with a legal copy of windows.
I have a Dell 4700 and a 2005fp, It's connected through analog and the media accelerator 900 supports the native resolution and it looks good. Would I see a noticeable improvement with DVI? I don't play games really, so I don't care about that too much.
I have 2 computers on my network, I connect to the internet through another computer. In the set up of Azureus there's an option to test the bittorent port 6881 and it says NAT error. On the pc with the interent connection under network settings I entered in port 6881 to be shared but still get...