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Forum: Intel CPUs 08-14-14, 06:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 574
Posted By shadowdr
I am going to have to disagree with some of the...

I am going to have to disagree with some of the other views about the upgrade. I had a 975 BE at 4.1 and can say for sure that the 4690k is a big upgrade. The only thing that I can compare it to is...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 08-08-14, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By shadowdr
Thanks for the links, some good stuff there. I...

Thanks for the links, some good stuff there. I did run the hyperpi and it would seem that timings or even the speed make almost no difference. There are only a few seconds difference between 533 MHZ...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 08-06-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By shadowdr
I may have spoken to soon as it BSOD'ed twice...

I may have spoken to soon as it BSOD'ed twice last night in BF4, lost two really good k/d ratios, but it could have been the updates on BF4. Thanks for the tip on the LLC, and yes I do want it to...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 08-05-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By shadowdr
Great link for a Giga board, thanks. Also kudos...

Great link for a Giga board, thanks. Also kudos for the c3/c6, I am hoping that that might clear up slide show errors while benchmarking. After changing only a few values it is easily doing 4.5...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 08-04-14, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By shadowdr
It is a help that someone has a UD5H and can...

It is a help that someone has a UD5H and can share some of the tweaks with me, thanks.
This bios and mobo are strange, even though I went back and changed the CPU voltage to auto and it greyed out...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 08-03-14, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By shadowdr
All the reviews that I see use the new bios...

All the reviews that I see use the new bios images instead of the Classic one, I like the classic and did find that I had to change the vcore setting to normal, to enable the offset voltage. It...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 08-03-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By shadowdr
Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H and I5 4690k help

Like the title says, I have a new Gigabyte Z97x-UD5H motherboard and a Haswell refresh 4690K. I have started to try and overclock it a bit and am completely stumped by the results. It can do 4.4 on...
Forum: Intel CPUs 08-03-14, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By shadowdr
Looks like they did a bad job with the tim on...

Looks like they did a bad job with the tim on yours, big difference between the core temps. Mine is a little better but still has a 5c difference between the highest and lowest. I think that you need...
Forum: General Hardware 07-28-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 560
Posted By shadowdr
Found this...

Found this (https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/149317-false-positive-forged-physical-sector/) on it. Noticed you said you have raid0, so since it is a beta it might just be a false...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-25-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
Yes they are but still like I said, I should have...

Yes they are but still like I said, I should have RMA'ed before installing so as far as that I can't hold it against them. I was very frustrated during the process and perhaps I have been the...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-25-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
Time to sum up this thread as I received...

Time to sum up this thread as I received notification of shipment, scheduled for delivery 7/30/14.

Let's start with the Good. Gigabyte can replace the socket, it really can't get better than that...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
On IE it shows up as left and right, but the one...

On IE it shows up as left and right, but the one I took also includes the retention bolt. The shipping was like 12.35 plus 3.50 for tape and A few dollars for more insurance, so only around twenty...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
Yes I shipped it with the socket cover in place...

Yes I shipped it with the socket cover in place per the instructions to avoid any more damage. It is my fault for summarizing the events and just linking the other thread. I had suspected that the...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
You already said you thought I damaged it, fair...

You already said you thought I damaged it, fair enough. They say they did nothing but remove it from the box, Fair enough. The pictures say different. I won't be the last person this happens to.
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
The smaller of the two is the one they sent. No,...

The smaller of the two is the one they sent. No, they haven't given me as much flak as I got in this thread, they would have to actually respond to give me anything.
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
Well, I had to call. At least he said that he...

Well, I had to call. At least he said that he could get them to start working on it right away. He also insisted that it would not have been tested, that all they did was open the box and take...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
Isn't it obvious if there was nothing wrong with...

Isn't it obvious if there was nothing wrong with the socket or retention bracket that they could not have done more damage?
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
I get it, you like Gigabyte. This has not been a...

I get it, you like Gigabyte. This has not been a pleasant experience for me, however it will be my last. Here are the pictures, judge for yourself.
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
That is my point, yet it happened to both of us. ...

That is my point, yet it happened to both of us.


I assume that they are fixing it, but have got nothing from them, they haven't charged my card as yet. It is definitely the same socket, I posted...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-21-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By shadowdr
Gigabyte RMA

So I have a new mobo at Gigabyte, I bought it because of the "Asus Warranty Support" thread located in this same section. I am posting as much to vent my frustration as perhaps even give fair time to...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-21-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By shadowdr
No I don't get that from IE11. I chose save as...

No I don't get that from IE11. I chose save as and browse to that location. Norton pops up in corner and says file is safe. IE only says view file or open folder, It is on Win7.
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-21-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By shadowdr
OK, I still do not know the answer but I think...

OK, I still do not know the answer but I think that you mean this (http://theitbros.com/disable-ie9-running-security-scan/). Like it says there, that fix does not work any longer past IE9 beta. The...
Forum: Intel CPUs 07-19-14, 07:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,516
Posted By shadowdr
Yeah, ten years ago maybe longer I could have...

Yeah, ten years ago maybe longer I could have done that. I remember painting traces on CPU top with a needle to unlock the multi on um,,, socket A's I think. Not anymore, I was told I had cataracts...
Forum: AMD (ATI) GPUs 07-19-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By shadowdr
IIRC you must disable ULPS in Afterburner...

IIRC you must disable ULPS in Afterburner settings and tick the force constant voltage setting as well. You do have to edit the configuration file with notepad to enable voltage and overclock...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Security 07-19-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By shadowdr
I am useless as far as the firmware but I had a...

I am useless as far as the firmware but I had a problem logging into my router for the longest time. For me it turned out that IE11 was not supported and it took me days to find a solution. In IE11 I...
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