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Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Aug 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 7,221
Posted By cptscruffy
switchable graphics between integrated (onboard)...

switchable graphics between integrated (onboard) and dedicated (-_-) started really becoming mainstream around the 2nd to 4th quarter 2010...


as far as i know for intel and nvidia, the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Aug 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 7,221
Posted By cptscruffy
open regedit go to...

open regedit
go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{nvidia number}\0000
in the 0000 folder there should more settings on the right pane more than any of the other video...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Aug 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,289
Posted By cptscruffy
my advice would be to update the windows display...

my advice would be to update the windows display driver with a rebuilt one.
the rebuilt one has to match the EDID data from the lcd panel manufacturing company's manual.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,541
Posted By cptscruffy
it's a trololol computer store. SDD faster...

it's a trololol computer store.
SDD faster than SATA drive?

-_- that's not even layman's terms... that's just clueless.
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 7,221
Posted By cptscruffy
can you guys change the powermizer settings? or...

can you guys change the powermizer settings? or powermizer settings through regedit?
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 7,221
Posted By cptscruffy
525 dude, not 520, there's a diffferenceee!! ...

525 dude, not 520, there's a diffferenceee!!
the 520 is similar to my 310; i.e. weak.
anyway my 310M with the same 280.26 drivers currently stands at 5.0 for aero and 6.1 for gaming graphics.
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,289
Posted By cptscruffy
so to clarify, apart from the nvidia inf, you...

so to clarify, apart from the nvidia inf, you also modified the EDID data for the windows driver?



edit: i THINK the nvidia inf might not have to be touched, but the default driver for the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,750
Posted By cptscruffy
many laptops can have their CPUs replaced or...

many laptops can have their CPUs replaced or upgraded, so long as you have the right chipset...
it requires opening up the lappy which can be an absolute pain, and it's probably best if you got...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 39,074
Posted By cptscruffy
My laptop Windows 7 symptoms from plugging in...

My laptop Windows 7 symptoms from plugging in external monitor were:

- Laptop LCD panel turns off
- no laptop LCD monitor in device manager

my solution was:

1. start computer fresh...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jul 2011
Replies: 1,939
Views: 312,671
Posted By cptscruffy
thanks man! i was really hesitant because of the...

thanks man! i was really hesitant because of the short warranty on a refurbed SSD. considering that the corsair force series (sandforce) has a decent record, i thought the odds are with me, so i bit...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jul 2011
Replies: 1,939
Views: 312,671
Posted By cptscruffy
i just got a F120 SSD for 120 bucks! :)

i just got a F120 SSD for 120 bucks! :)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Jun 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 9,825
Posted By cptscruffy
a simple thing that has not been mentioned - have...

a simple thing that has not been mentioned - have you removed the programs that are bloating the system?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,070
Posted By cptscruffy
i use compressed air in the vent and heat sink...

i use compressed air in the vent and heat sink fan to clean the inside on a regular basis.
every few months or so, i open up the laptop to clean it a little more thoroughly. that said, those every...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 May 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,590
Posted By cptscruffy
GeForce 310M Phsyx, etc.

I have a question about physx here:
I was told in these forums before that (the cannot find the thread) enabling phsyx does not increase performance. I said otherwise based on my experience, but of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 May 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,310
Posted By cptscruffy
you could try system restore, followed by a...

you could try system restore, followed by a chkdsk, and a malwarebytes and mse scan (1st, last, w/e.).
dunno.. that's what i would do.

EDIT: in windows task manager, view, select columns.....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 May 2011
Replies: 1,939
Views: 312,671
Posted By cptscruffy
5400rpm drive fujitsu i3-330m babyyyy haha ...

5400rpm drive fujitsu

i3-330m babyyyy haha



best restart time 76 secs

EDIT
after some tweaking, i currently sit best at:
Forum: General Discussion 15 May 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,555
Posted By cptscruffy
Windows 7 How-To Articles, Tips, and Guides ::...

Windows 7 How-To Articles, Tips, and Guides :: How-To Geek (http://www.howtogeek.com/tag/windows-7/)

they have a bunch of registry tweaks in their site.
Forum: General Discussion 15 May 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 5,703
Posted By cptscruffy
every few months, i open up my laptop to get the...

every few months, i open up my laptop to get the dust out. there's never really that much at that point.

every few days, i put pressurized air to the fan and heatsink; i love doing that, see all...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 May 2011
Replies: 2,099
Views: 243,648
Posted By cptscruffy
well it's a 1 year old laptop at this point. got...

well it's a 1 year old laptop at this point. got it for 750. i would like to eventually update to an SSD vertex 2, or after (lots of manual labour) stuff one in as a boot drive. another thing to do...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 May 2011
Replies: 30
Views: 18,661
Posted By cptscruffy
oh man it's shame adobe took down 10.3 RC for IE...

oh man it's shame adobe took down 10.3 RC for IE 64bit, because that's working really well for me.

anyway, here is what i have; for IE-32bit, I have

Name: Shockwave Flash...
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