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Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By madcratebuilder
With Afterburner you should be able to get a 10%...

With Afterburner you should be able to get a 10% OC without raising voltages, watch the temps, it may not be worth the extra heat generated.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By madcratebuilder
It depends on the computer and BIOS setting. ...

It depends on the computer and BIOS setting. Most newer BIOS has a option to enable USB on bootup. You could ask at the Lenovo forum (http://forums.lenovo.com/) or check the Lenovo support pages.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Day Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 875
Posted By madcratebuilder
A cheap 1tb hdd is the best way for storing...

A cheap 1tb hdd is the best way for storing img's, although 128gb sticks are getting pretty cheap here in the states.

The files I listed are a cut and paste from asus support page. A single file...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By madcratebuilder
I'm waiting for the 390X...

I'm waiting for the 390X (http://www.tweaktown.com/news/37051/amd-s-next-gen-radeon-r9-390x-teased-codenamed-bermuda/index.html)
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By madcratebuilder
The Radeon R9 390X

More rumors of this new single gpu card from AMD. (http://www.tweaktown.com/news/37051/amd-s-next-gen-radeon-r9-390x-teased-codenamed-bermuda/index.html)

The Radeon R9 390X would be quite the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,049
Posted By madcratebuilder
Great price on a 240gb ssd...

Great price on a 240gb ssd...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 875
Posted By madcratebuilder
Your MB disc may have most these drivers, you can...

Your MB disc may have most these drivers, you can download these from ASUS, burn to disc or usb stick. Most of these are the same drivers I use on my CHVFZ MB. These are the minimum I would...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By madcratebuilder
Have you tried rolling back to a earlier version...

Have you tried rolling back to a earlier version BIOS flash? Some times the newest BIOS can be problematic.
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By madcratebuilder
BIOS is used to enable/disable turbo boost, has...

BIOS is used to enable/disable turbo boost, has been all the way back to 286 cpu's that I recall. Turbo boost is a function of the cpu but it is controlled by the bios and motherboard.

Most lap...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By madcratebuilder
Lot of options, cpu heatsink, gpu heatsink,...

Lot of options, cpu heatsink, gpu heatsink, ambient air, memory sticks are a few. CPU and GPU are better monitored with software. In one box I have sensors on the Northbridge, PSU and ambient air,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By madcratebuilder
Sure it's not 1 long, 2 short? That means Video...

Sure it's not 1 long, 2 short? That means Video adapter error.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 547
Posted By madcratebuilder
You may need drivers that are specific to your...

You may need drivers that are specific to your lap top. Go to the manufacturers website to find what is available.

Mother board specific drivers like the chipset, Ethernet, wifi, usb and other...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By madcratebuilder
A 0.1 difference in WEI is insignificant. ...

A 0.1 difference in WEI is insignificant. Tweaking the BIOS memory settings could get you that last 0.1, nothing to do with who manufactured the MB.

What's the wei without the XMP profile?
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By madcratebuilder
Most AMD cpu's have turbo mode. It is controlled...

Most AMD cpu's have turbo mode. It is controlled in BIOS. Lap tops may not have it enabled because of the heat.
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By madcratebuilder
Intel gpu drivers do not always work with Dell...

Intel gpu drivers do not always work with Dell motherboards. Stick with Dell drivers.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By madcratebuilder
Same brand and model number should be OK.

Same brand and model number should be OK.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By madcratebuilder
If you are certain you have a USB cable then I...

If you are certain you have a USB cable then I would suspect it's the driver. Your device is rated for USB 3 SS (super speed) That why you get the message about faster speed. It's incorrect cable,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By madcratebuilder
That's not good, you probably do not have good...

That's not good, you probably do not have good contact between the heatsink and cpu. You need to correct that.




How do you know, what are they?


Bad advise, good way to burn up the cpu.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By madcratebuilder
I was going to say from your initial post that it...

I was going to say from your initial post that it sounded like a GPU or Monitor related issue. Your new monitor should have a driver cd so install the monitor driver instead of using the generic MS...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By madcratebuilder
Those fans may not be spinning up to full rpm,...

Those fans may not be spinning up to full rpm, they are how old? You can buy cheap lap top stands that have small usb powered fans, they do a good job of dropping temps. I use one for me old Dell...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 4 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 875
Posted By madcratebuilder
CCleaner and MBAM should never give you any...

CCleaner and MBAM should never give you any problems, Firefox may crash 1 or 2 times a month on me, very seldom.

I don't know how much software you've installed but if you don't have dozens of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By madcratebuilder
A accurate answer would require more info, what...

A accurate answer would require more info, what USB? usb2, usb3 or usb3.1. Also the host controller chip set effects the speed. Looking at your specs I would say a eSATA is going to be the faster...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By madcratebuilder
What TV sai9d, replacement fan...

What TV sai9d, replacement fan (http://www.pchub.com/uph/laptop/88-116667-26393/Samsung-Laptop-NP300E4A-300E4A-Cooling-Fan-.html). Spendy little devil.
Forum: Drivers 6 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By madcratebuilder
It is. Take a look at the ROG forum and you'll...

It is. Take a look at the ROG forum and you'll see lots a comments on it. There is one or two programs that can be useful but for the most part it should be avoided. They have a small app that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By madcratebuilder
You need a board speaker connected to the I/O...

You need a board speaker connected to the I/O header on the board for beep codes. Some boards have a set of 4 leds for the POST process and some even have a lcd display for Q codes.

OP reset CMOS...
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