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Forum: Intel CPUs 01-08-14, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By onefstsnake
I was thinking about upgrading myself and selling...

I was thinking about upgrading myself and selling my i7 950 and Rampage III Formula.
Just have no idea what I should ask for the combo.

Any ideas?
Forum: nVidia GPUs 01-19-13, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By onefstsnake
Not sure on brand of PSU. GPU and CPU are not...

Not sure on brand of PSU. GPU and CPU are not overclocked.

He also noted it doesnt seem to matter if his game graphics are set to high or low.
Forum: nVidia GPUs 01-17-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By onefstsnake
Anyone else?

Anyone else?
Forum: nVidia GPUs 01-13-13, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By onefstsnake
GTX 550Ti Stuttering

A friend of mine is having some issues with his 550Ti gpu.

His Rig:
i7 2600
8gb Ram
PNY GTX550 Ti
550w PSU
Win7 64bit

Seems like every game he plays he notices alot of stuttering and...
Forum: Games 11-23-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 19,826
Posted By onefstsnake
Looking for some people to play with tonight or...

Looking for some people to play with tonight or this weekend.
I hate spawning only to be sniped within seconds. Other than that I really enjoy the game.
Forum: Storage 10-28-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By onefstsnake
Id say its time to contact Samsung and see about...

Id say its time to contact Samsung and see about a RMA.
Forum: General Hardware 10-28-12, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By onefstsnake
IIRC you cant upgrade from a 32bit OS to a 64bit...

IIRC you cant upgrade from a 32bit OS to a 64bit OS or vise versa.

All my rigs run Win7 save for an old laptop that runs Xubuntu, so id say go to Win7.
As long as you have a valid Win7 CD Key...
Forum: Storage 10-28-12, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By onefstsnake
Have you tried a different Sata connector on the...

Have you tried a different Sata connector on the board or possibly a new cable?
Forum: Storage 10-27-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By onefstsnake
Maybe try dying them. Most grocery stores sell...

Maybe try dying them. Most grocery stores sell RIT dye or similar. Heat up a pot of water, mix in dye, throw in cables.

Might want to tape or add a bit of vaseline to the contacts as im not sure...
Forum: Storage 10-27-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By onefstsnake
Western Digital has a free utility for its drives...

Western Digital has a free utility for its drives to check sn's, health etc.
Check with your HDD mfg and they should have a similar utility.
Forum: Storage 10-27-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By onefstsnake
Dobule check that the Sata controller is set to...

Dobule check that the Sata controller is set to ACHI mode and not IDE.
Forum: Storage 10-27-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By onefstsnake
Lol, they usually are. Just cant let them know...

Lol, they usually are. Just cant let them know that they are right too often haha.

Glad you got it figured out.
Forum: Storage 10-27-12, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By onefstsnake
You want to install drivers for the Sata 2...

You want to install drivers for the Sata 2 controller.
CPU shouldnt matter.
Forum: Storage 10-27-12, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By onefstsnake
That seems pretty good for Sata2. Im getting...

That seems pretty good for Sata2. Im getting similar numbers from my 830 on Sata2.
Did you do a clean windows install? From what ive read this helps quite a bit.
Forum: Storage 10-26-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By onefstsnake
While SSD prices are lower than they ever have...

While SSD prices are lower than they ever have been they still are much higher than HDD prices.

I can get a 1TB WD Green for $79 while a 512gb SSD will run me at least $350. Doesnt make sense to...
Forum: Storage 10-26-12, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By onefstsnake
Pretty sure Win 7 MBR is limited to 2tb...

Pretty sure Win 7 MBR is limited to 2tb partitions.
Try making two partitions 2tb or less.

Or you can use a GUID partition table instead of MBR.
Id just make 2 partitions.
Forum: Storage 10-26-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By onefstsnake
Well the VR is about 80% full right now. Ill...

Well the VR is about 80% full right now.

Ill try the other 2 tests tonight after work.
Forum: Storage 10-26-12, 01:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By onefstsnake
Well the new drive is quite a bit quicker than my...

Well the new drive is quite a bit quicker than my old 300gb VelociRaptor.

Hooked up via Intel Sata II Im getting a max of 279mb/s vs 113mb/s on the raptor.
Forum: Storage 10-25-12, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By onefstsnake
Is it possible to do a system restore after i...

Is it possible to do a system restore after i install windows to the SSD?

Hoping to avoid reinstalling all my programs.
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 10-25-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,733
Posted By onefstsnake
I assume all 8gb is showing in My Computer? I...

I assume all 8gb is showing in My Computer?
I had a problem where CPU-Z and similar programs would show all 6gb, but My Computer would only show 4.
Pagefile size change?

Also had a problem...
Forum: Storage 10-24-12, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By onefstsnake
Also, WD has a HDD Utility for checking the...

Also, WD has a HDD Utility for checking the health of the drive.
Free DL off their website.
Forum: General Hardware 10-23-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By onefstsnake
I used to sub to CPU mag, but after a while it...

I used to sub to CPU mag, but after a while it just got saturated with adds and just wasnt a good read anymore IMO. This was a year or two back though so they could have changed.
Forum: Games 10-23-12, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By onefstsnake
Took them long enough. Got a PC Gamer rag...

Took them long enough.
Got a PC Gamer rag that first showed it well over a year ago.
I seem to remember first hearing about it about 2 years ago as well.

Ill still buy it.
Forum: Storage 10-23-12, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By onefstsnake
ok. Ive just seen all these guides on turning...

ok.
Ive just seen all these guides on turning off all sorts of things to optimize ssd speeds.
http://thessdreview.com/ssd-guides/optimization-guides/the-ssd-optimization-guide-2/

Not sure how...
Forum: Storage 10-23-12, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By onefstsnake
Well I just ordered the 256gb 830. Now I...

Well I just ordered the 256gb 830.

Now I just gotta find my Win7 disc and other program discs lol.

Anything I should do prior to installing the OS?
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