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Forum: Sound & Audio 15 May 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 3,795
Posted By Christopher
Nevermind. Got it. It was the Logitech C500...

Nevermind. Got it.

It was the Logitech C500 webcam driver messing things up.
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 May 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 3,795
Posted By Christopher
Can't access or change System Sounds?

I have an MSI 890GXM motherboard with the Realtek HD Audio onboard, installed all of the latest drivers ... and I have sound, it works great ... but I can't change the "System Sounds" at all.

For...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Jan 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 60,719
Posted By Christopher
I purchased a Crucial SSD two weeks ago, just a...

I purchased a Crucial SSD two weeks ago, just a 64GB for my notebook. The difference in overall performance is absolutely astonishing. Battery life slightly better but the two main things that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,631
Posted By Christopher
Yeah, just as you wrote that I forgot that I...

Yeah, just as you wrote that I forgot that I didn't install the DriveGuard drivers. Thanks a million!

It was driving me nuts! Rep +1
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,631
Posted By Christopher
Unknow Device GRRRRRR

I recently reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on my system again ... in combination with Ubuntu 9.10 as well.

Under the device manager I can't see to figure out what the missing driver is. I went...
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Nov 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Christopher
Great, thanks for the information and update.

Great, thanks for the information and update.
Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Nov 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,100
Posted By Christopher
Mart, you are much better off going with a new...

Mart, you are much better off going with a new ATI 5000-Series card like the 5770 or even the 5750. You will get more umph out of the card, and much more future-proofing as well.

Not only do they...
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Nov 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 998
Posted By Christopher
Actually, I am going to continue to act Smug: ...

Actually, I am going to continue to act Smug:

"The worm, known as ikee, only affects "jail-broken" phones, where a user has removed Apple's protection mechanisms to allow the phone to run any...
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Nov 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Christopher
Is there a place to sell here? A MarketPlace?

I am wondering if there is a market place on this site, or any of its subs?

I am selling a notebook and would like to post it up. I currently have explored options like eBay and Craigslist, but...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 11,166
Posted By Christopher
Also, remember that it is likely you will need a...

Also, remember that it is likely you will need a 1GB module not a 2GB module. I am not sure of your system and its requirements but it likely has "built-in" memory and the memory port only supports...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 11,166
Posted By Christopher
1GB of memory is not enough for today's...

1GB of memory is not enough for today's software(s). Some may argue this, but I couldn't care less. Having anything less than 2GB of memory on a system where you are editing photos and video is going...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 11,166
Posted By Christopher
I would recommend swapping the hard drive out,...

I would recommend swapping the hard drive out, and maxing the memory out and using ReadyBoost via an SD card.

I have an MSI wind that I put a WD Scorpio Black in, 2GB memory (max) and ran...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Oct 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,202
Posted By Christopher
Overclocking the new Athlon II X4 chip!

Hi all,

I just wanted to post up my results for OCing the new Athlon II X4 620 chip. I purchased it last week from NewEgg.com and received my cooler a couple of days ago. I took some time today to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By Christopher
Yes, you will be alright. I would look into...

Yes, you will be alright. I would look into getting a standalone video card as well. Doesn't have to be much but it will help take some of the weight off of the rest of your components.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Oct 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 6,459
Posted By Christopher
Thanks very much! +1

Thanks very much!

+1
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,499
Posted By Christopher
Make sure that you allow Windows to used unsigned...

Make sure that you allow Windows to used unsigned drivers as well. To do this restart and press F8 to get the boost screen and then scroll down to Disable Unsigned Driver ...... or whatever it says...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By Christopher
Your HD will stay at 5.9 until you go to SSD ......

Your HD will stay at 5.9 until you go to SSD ... end of story. I had two Raptors in Raid 0 which scored a 5.9. Now I have two WD Blacks in Raid 0 which scores a 5.9 as well.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Oct 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 6,459
Posted By Christopher
I suppose that it is closer to a grind noise,...

I suppose that it is closer to a grind noise, rather than a definitive "click."

Like normal, or at least I think normal, HD grind noise ... I am just surprised because I didn't here it before....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Oct 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,299
Posted By Christopher
I would upgrade your CPU, video card and memory. ...

I would upgrade your CPU, video card and memory.

If you buy used, or even new really, this would cost you between $100-$150 ... less if you purchased used.
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Oct 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,382
Posted By Christopher
Really?!?!??! That would be amazing! I am in...

Really?!?!??! That would be amazing!

I am in NY.
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Oct 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,382
Posted By Christopher
Thats the confusing part, is that Sapphire came...

Thats the confusing part, is that Sapphire came out with another version of the 4770 ... these is the one I have:

Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100277L Radeon HD 4770 512MB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,382
Posted By Christopher
You see that is what I was wondering. I usually...

You see that is what I was wondering. I usually buy all my stuff from NewEgg, but I was unsure as it didn't list the 4770 as being compatible ... but then I thought well its likely not incompatible...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 6,459
Posted By Christopher
Ok, I will RMA it before it is "too late." Thanks...

Ok, I will RMA it before it is "too late." Thanks a lot!

Looks like it's time for SSD, now I have an excuse!
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,382
Posted By Christopher
I need a new bridge!

So, I was putting in new fans today and I decided to clean my case, so I removed my video cards, and the bridge from them Crossfire setup. I stepped on the bridge and it snapped!

Where can I get...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Oct 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 71,966
Posted By Christopher
Agreed with regards to the Photoshop CS4...

Agreed with regards to the Photoshop CS4 comments. The 64-Bit version is significantly faster when dealing with large files. My machine now eats right through my Nikon D3x files, something it...
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