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Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom built OS Windows 8 Pro 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 950 @4.4GHz Motherboard EVGA 131-GT-E767 Memory 12GB DDR3 1333MHz @1400 (9-9-9-24) Graphics Card 2x AMD Radeon HD 6770 Sound Card Sound Blaster Audigy Monitor(s) Displays Acer S231HL + Acer E19T5W Screen Resolution 1920x1080 + 1440x900
Keyboard NMB RT8255C+ Mouse Func MS-3 PSU Corsair GS800 Case Custom-made Cooling CM Hyper212+, lots of fans Hard Drives 128GB Samsung 840 Pro
1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 64mb
500GB Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 16mb Internet Speed 30/1.5 Antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials/Spybot SD/Malwarebytes Browser Google Chrome Other Info Onkyo TX-27 receiver & two Realistic Optimus T100s.
Norton 360 and Windows 7...Opinions and Advice requested. Hello my fellow windows 7 users.
I bought a new laptop a few months ago, I had some problems, but everything is running well now, thanks in no small part to the knowledge in these forums. I was given Norton 360 as a gift. I always heard Norton was excellent, and it cost $100, so I figured it...
Is a 1 TB partition too big? Advice on re-partitioning requested On my 64 bit desktop, I used to have two Western Digital 500 GB drives, each with one partition (C: and D: respectively). But recently those two drives both started failing their self-tests; so I am replacing them with two 1 TB drives.
So then I'll have two partitions, C: and D:, each of which...
Installation & Setup
advice requested: computer freezing up while using certain programs So about a week ago after going to some random video site my computer started having issues with freezing up. it predominately happens when I launch firefox and I have noticed more issues when using sites like netflix or watching episodes of my favorite shows on nbc, abc etc etc but it does happen...
New build advice requested I've put the following list together for a new build to replace a tired 4 year old system:
CPU: Intel i5 3550 3.3 Ghz Quad Core
GPU: Asus ENGTX560Ti 1GB 256 bit GDDR5
MOBO: Asus P8Z77-V Deluxe
RAM: Corsair Vengance 16 GB (2 x 8) DDR3 1600 Mhz
PWS: Corsair TX850M
I'm keeping my current tower...
PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
Advice Requested on New Laptop Choice I am helping someone with the purchase of a new laptop. I have found 4 models that are currently available in the States that meet the criteria:
Under $1000 US
6 GB + RAM
640 GB HDD or better
USB 3.0 - 1 port or more
15" display or better
Hardware & Devices
Advice on a new Graphics Card Requested. Good Day all,
Time I believe to pump up the visuals on my system.
The manufacturers installed card is an :- NVIDIA GeForce 7300 SE/7200 GS
Having tinkered about in the last few weeks with a few games, Blazing Angels 2, Far Cry and a few other odds and ends, I thought that...