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Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By ratman
Buying a GTX680, will the rest of my system be a bottleneck?

Hi,

I am considering the purchase of a "Gigabyte GTX680 SOC 2gb" video card (Link...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By ratman
Good thinking, I could then put all of them in...

Good thinking, I could then put all of them in raid0.
What about a revodrive? Can you put two of those in raid0?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By ratman
What is the best build I can get for $6500

Hi

I have recently received a large sum of money. I won't go into the details about how it came about, but I have decided that I will spend it on a computer.

I have come up with the following...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By ratman
Thanks for the help. Wow, I completely forgot the...

Thanks for the help. Wow, I completely forgot the dual channel capabilities. Thanks for the reminder. In that case, I would much rather double the bandwidth than merely save ram slots. And you're...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By ratman
Suggestions and help for my intel i5 build

Hi, I am nearly finished choosing the parts for a Intel build. I have a budget of $950, but already have a Sapphire 6870 which I will use.

So far, I have chosen:
Case: ........ Antec 300 - $58...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 09 Jun 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By ratman
Thanks for the help so far. Those changes are...

Thanks for the help so far. Those changes are good, thanks.

For the graphics card, which particular brand do you think is a good one. In the past I have chosen Sapphire, but I have not had any...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 09 Jun 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By ratman
These are a few of my local stores: PC Case...

These are a few of my local stores:
PC Case Gear (http://pccasegear.com/)
NetPlus Micro Computers (http://www.netplus.com.au)
Welcome to PLE Computers Online (http://www.ple.com.au)

I don't...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 09 Jun 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By ratman
Help on an Intel $800-$900 budget build

Hi all,
I am planning to build a general-purpose PC with a budget around $850AUD, but I could go over if necessary. It will be used for programming, a bit of gaming, schoolwork and Internet. I will...
Forum: Graphic Cards 06 Oct 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,277
Posted By ratman
Not sure if my crossfired AMD 6870s are working as they should

Hi

I recently purchased a second Sapphire 6870 to add to my original Sapphire 6870. I have set up the cards in my motherboard properly (I think), the original card in a x16 PCI-e slot and the...
Forum: Gaming 06 Jan 2011
Replies: 91
Views: 317,660
Posted By ratman
Have you tried getting the latest patches for it...

Have you tried getting the latest patches for it before playing? I mean, install it, get the latest patch (1.06 at the time of writing), and then try playing it?
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,408
Posted By ratman
Thanks anyway :)

Thanks anyway :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,408
Posted By ratman
yes I have I don't know what it is doing...

yes I have

I don't know what it is doing because it sometimes works and sometimes doesn't! Sometimes windows is the only entry in the bootloader and sometimes ubuntu is there as well!

I think I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,408
Posted By ratman
Ubuntu still in Windows boot loader after removal

Hi

I have just removed Ubuntu 10.10 from my computer by deleting partition that it was on.
It was set up by Easybcd so that the option to boot into Ubuntu was through the windows boot loader,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 10,988
Posted By ratman
Yes, thanks

Yes, thanks
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 10,988
Posted By ratman
BTW after changing the system config to 0 RAM and...

BTW after changing the system config to 0 RAM and rebooting, windows couldn't start so I changed it back in safe mode.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 10,988
Posted By ratman
I am such an idiot... I noticed that as soon...

I am such an idiot...

I noticed that as soon as I posted the screenshot...
:o :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 10,988
Posted By ratman
This is the Resource Monitor bar

This is the Resource Monitor bar
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 10,988
Posted By ratman
Whenever I set it to 0 and go back in, it has...

Whenever I set it to 0 and go back in, it has changed to 256 mb. I don't want to restart yet in case it has to boot with 256 mb ram
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 10,988
Posted By ratman
Only 2.5 GB available RAM out of 4 GB 64 bit OS

Hi

I have installed windows 7 HP 64 bit on a machine with 4 GB of DDR3 RAM, although in msinfo32.exe it says that i have only 2.50 GB available.

Hopefully I have attached a screenshot of the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Dec 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,888
Posted By ratman
I have done that, but thanks

I have done that, but thanks
Forum: Gaming 16 Dec 2010
Replies: 91
Views: 317,660
Posted By ratman
Thanks, worked for me as well! I just added that...

Thanks, worked for me as well! I just added that options.ini file.
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Dec 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,888
Posted By ratman
Thanks Kari, that makes sense. I am...

Thanks Kari, that makes sense.

I am currently testing the hardware virtualisation with virtualbox as you said, but I was wanting to try XP mode. But that's ok, i can stay with virtualbox until I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Dec 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,888
Posted By ratman
The only real reason I want to use ultimate is to...

The only real reason I want to use ultimate is to use XP mode. I would like to try out my hardware virtualisation capabilities :D

You mentioned 'anytime upgrade'. Does that mean that I could use...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Dec 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,888
Posted By ratman
Swap the OS between two computers and keep documents

Hello

I have recently built a computer and have installed Windows Seven Home Premium x64 OEM on it. I also have a laptop which I installed Windows Seven Ultimate x64 OEM.

I am wondering if it...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 Dec 2010
Replies: 36
Views: 2,651
Posted By ratman
You might want to get region-specific parts from...

You might want to get region-specific parts from Australia to save yourself the hassle of changing regions.
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