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Forum: Storage 08-29-14, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Mpegger
If you are selling/giving away the PC with...

If you are selling/giving away the PC with Windows 7 installed, your best option is to securely wipe the drive, then re-install Windows 7, or just include the install disc and let the end user...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 08-28-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,954
Posted By Mpegger
My old Gigabyte X58A-UD3R had symptoms similar to...

My old Gigabyte X58A-UD3R had symptoms similar to what you are describing. Would this be useful on it?

Symptoms:
If Windows blue screened and rebooted, it would lose all settings and revert to...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Security 08-24-14, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Mpegger
Is there a rack solution for housing 3.5" hard...

Is there a rack solution for housing 3.5" hard drives (up to 16+) that I could bodge together with such a machine? I'm considering making a small rack to centralize all my network gear and my ESXi...
Forum: Storage 08-23-14, 09:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,968
Posted By Mpegger
You are going to have trouble with any Android...

You are going to have trouble with any Android device trying to access a ZFS share setup through napp-it. So in addition to possible problems with Apple devices, you will probably want to find...
Forum: Storage 08-21-14, 04:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,968
Posted By Mpegger
Personally, I didn't use the prebuilt...

Personally, I didn't use the prebuilt OmniOS/napp-it as I was also having problems with it (network settings would not stick/dropped). I went with installing OpenIndiana myself, then installing...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 08-19-14, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Mpegger
That's the one I was trying to find. I couldn't...

That's the one I was trying to find. I couldn't remember their name. I used to use RAMDisk Eval, but they have haevily restricted it now to just a 64MB ram disk limit (used to be unrestricted but...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 08-19-14, 05:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Mpegger
Probably only runs on thier hardware, but there...

Probably only runs on thier hardware, but there are some free alternatives (though most with limits) that you can try.
Forum: Storage 08-15-14, 05:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,968
Posted By Mpegger
ESXi has always been a slow poke when it comes to...

ESXi has always been a slow poke when it comes to transferring files in and out of it's datastore for some reason (I've never read any answer/reason that made sense to me). However, get a hold of...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 08-11-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By Mpegger
I do not know if it is "true RAID" or "software...

I do not know if it is "true RAID" or "software RAID", with the software being on the hardware itself. But it is the first Intel based RAID that presents the RAID volume as a single drive like a true...
Forum: Storage 08-06-14, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Mpegger
Yes, more details are needed. Only a few here are...

Yes, more details are needed. Only a few here are able to tunnel thier way into your PC to get it's specs and information needed on your problem, but they are not online right now. So the rest of...
Forum: Laptops/Netbooks/SFF/Smartphones 08-02-14, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By Mpegger
If you want to be precise, my method (the same...

If you want to be precise, my method (the same method that all RC hobbyist follow with maintaining their batteries, which aren't cheap).

If you want to be just close enough, 45-50% should be in...
Forum: Intel CPUs 08-02-14, 09:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,147
Posted By Mpegger
Use the Bios updute in the UEFI menu. It will...

Use the Bios updute in the UEFI menu. It will connecti via your network, download the update, and apply it, without having to even start Windows.

As far as the settings, its all automatic 4.6...
Forum: Laptops/Netbooks/SFF/Smartphones 08-02-14, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By Mpegger
The problem with storing Li-Ion (or Li-Polymer)...

The problem with storing Li-Ion (or Li-Polymer) batteries at full charge without use for an extended period of time is that the normal chemical reaction which occurs within each individual cell will...
Forum: Intel CPUs 08-02-14, 05:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,147
Posted By Mpegger
Yes, the Voltages are confusing, but once you do...

Yes, the Voltages are confusing, but once you do some overclocking, you should understand what does what.

Speaking of overclocking, the newer Bios should already have options for overclocking the...
Forum: Storage 07-30-14, 12:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,968
Posted By Mpegger
If the SSD with your ZFS OS goes down, how will...

If the SSD with your ZFS OS goes down, how will you access the ZFS volume without a backup drive to run the VM that will allow you to retrieve the backup? ;)

You could go the hot swap route and...
Forum: Storage 07-30-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,968
Posted By Mpegger
If you have a spare HDD, and create your VMs with...

If you have a spare HDD, and create your VMs with minimal space requirements, you can just copy the VMs over to the HDD. All my VMs easily fit on a 500GB HDD with plenty of space to spare. Just setup...
Forum: Storage 07-23-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,968
Posted By Mpegger
Guess I should have been clearer in what I meant,...

Guess I should have been clearer in what I meant, which was running the VM in the ZFS datapool that the person has created for their storage, which as the OP stated, would be a RAID-z2 (just like I...
Forum: Storage 07-23-14, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Mpegger
If you simply move on a Intel chipset Raid0...

If you simply move on a Intel chipset Raid0 setup, it may or may not work. Its not 100% guaranteed, and can still result in data loss. If you do get it running, I strongly suggest you backup the data...
Forum: Cooling 07-21-14, 03:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 860
Posted By Mpegger
Check the manual. It should state if the fan...

Check the manual. It should state if the fan control will work only with PWM, or also with regular 3 wire fans.
Forum: Intel CPUs 07-18-14, 01:41 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 15,363
Posted By Mpegger
When I ran OCCT, what I believe to be the vcore...

When I ran OCCT, what I believe to be the vcore was reading 1.30 when testing, when vcore is set to 1.28 in bios (uefi). I assumed this may have been the LLC being set to max.
Forum: Storage 07-16-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,968
Posted By Mpegger
Some of things I've learned after running a ESXi...

Some of things I've learned after running a ESXi box for a couple of years:


Any VM on a SSD as the datastore(s) directly connected/accessed by the mobo/ESXi OS, will make a huge difference...
Forum: Intel CPUs 07-16-14, 06:02 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 15,363
Posted By Mpegger
Not electrical tape. Liquid Electrical tape....

Not electrical tape. Liquid Electrical tape. (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Gardner-Bender-4-fl-oz-Liquid-Electrical-Tape-LTB-400/100119178) There are many different manufacturers, but for the most part...
Forum: Intel CPUs 07-16-14, 05:24 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 15,363
Posted By Mpegger
Isn't CLU supposed to be the "better" of the two?...

Isn't CLU supposed to be the "better" of the two? I was planning on ordering CLU as well, since it appears from the reviews that it gets just as good temp as CLP, and spreads much easier.
Forum: Intel CPUs 07-15-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 15,363
Posted By Mpegger
What would you all suggest then to use to bond...

What would you all suggest then to use to bond the heatspreader back onto the cpu? Would liquid electrical tape be enough to cover the caps and keep the hs bonded on? Crazy glue or any other type of...
Forum: Cyber Deals 07-15-14, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 88,445
Posted By Mpegger
I've gone back to TN for the 120Hz+ Lightboost...

I've gone back to TN for the 120Hz+ Lightboost screen. I just can't game on my IPS screen anymore after having gamed on the 120Hz screen. Sure, I still watch videos and everything else on the IPS,...
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