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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 40
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Posted By GeneO
Sorry I didn't get back but have read and...

Sorry I didn't get back but have read and appreciate the comments. This is the supplier I typically use
MSY-The name you can trust-More than 17 yrs In IT industry-Nationalwide branches serve you &...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,571
Posted By GeneO
Thanks everyone for the response. I'm a bit...

Thanks everyone for the response. I'm a bit restricted by the local supplier.

@AddRAM can you give more details.
I thought this PSU was built by Seasonic for Antec and is an 80+ bronze.
As to...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,571
Posted By GeneO
Blues are great drives and have the same...

Blues are great drives and have the same reliability as the WD blacks (have same specs on component lifetimes, even though the warranty period is different). The 1 TB blue are one platter and are...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By GeneO
Hi, Current MB and processor? Are you...

Hi,

Current MB and processor? Are you willing to change the processor and/or memory? What is your budget?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jul 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By GeneO
Better CPU, motherboard and memory. Right now...

Better CPU, motherboard and memory. Right now your motherboard is limiting the effectiveness of your SSD drive.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jul 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By GeneO
You won't see much improvement in anything...

You won't see much improvement in anything mundane. Where the difference will be is in games that require lots of graphic processing and newer graphics features,. For everyday work you won't see much...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jul 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By GeneO
I would go for the Z97 if you are going to...

I would go for the Z97 if you are going to overclock. There is a lot of anecdotal evidence that they overclock better than the Z87.

If you can wait a little while, I would go for a Intel Skylake...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 May 2015
Replies: 1,460
Views: 109,771
Posted By GeneO
Amazon prime had it for the dame price as well. I...

Amazon prime had it for the dame price as well. I have quit using newegg for this and other reasons (poor customer service). The only thing they ever sometimes have cheaper than other reliable...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,912
Posted By GeneO
Ah, that didn't help, sorry. I was hoping I could...

Ah, that didn't help, sorry. I was hoping I could dig up some information on compatibility but couldn't.

I would try one thing, then contact Corsair or get on their forum. Try putting it on XMP...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 14 Feb 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,912
Posted By GeneO
Intel XMP is pretty sound and won't drive...

Intel XMP is pretty sound and won't drive voltages out of spec, not much of the luck of the draw there. Intel embraces it:

Intel and Overclocking DDR3/DDR4 Memory...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 14 Feb 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,912
Posted By GeneO
It is not correct that that is the highest memory...

It is not correct that that is the highest memory for your processor. That is the highest memory Intel guarantees according to a spec. Intel specs are conservative and almost always XMP over what...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 14 Feb 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,912
Posted By GeneO
+=1 if the XMP meets your target speed and...

+=1 if the XMP meets your target speed and timings.

But it may be in this case you can't run the memory at the 1866 XMP setting.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 14 Feb 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,912
Posted By GeneO
[/QUOTE] That Intel doesn't mean much. My...

[/QUOTE]

That Intel doesn't mean much. My i7 4770k at the Intel site says

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 32 GB
Memory Types DDR3-1333/1600
Max # of Memory Channels 2
Max...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Feb 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By GeneO
Try plugging them into the first 4 sata ports and...

Try plugging them into the first 4 sata ports and disable the second sata controller in the BIOS.

Are you up to the latest BIOS revision? The latest is 1203
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Feb 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By GeneO
Agree with others. Ethernet link not blinking...

Agree with others. Ethernet link not blinking means bad cable or bad port on either side. You tried all Ethernet ports on the router?

I think the message means you need to install Ethernet...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 28 Jan 2015
Replies: 1,460
Views: 109,771
Posted By GeneO
It is also $69 at Amazon and prime eligible (for...

It is also $69 at Amazon and prime eligible (for most no tax and also free shipping)
Forum: News 22 Jan 2015
Replies: 67
Views: 6,409
Posted By GeneO
Well I think that the interface must change over...

Well I think that the interface must change over time. Look at it now and the hardware enables new types of interfaces - mouse+keyboard -> touch pad or screen + virtual keyboard -> Cortana + virtual...
Forum: News 22 Jan 2015
Replies: 67
Views: 6,409
Posted By GeneO
The problem will still remain (at least for the...

The problem will still remain (at least for the user). They can't support outdated hardware forever and at the same time adopt new technology and move forward. They will still have to drop support...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 18 Jan 2015
Replies: 38
Views: 4,050
Posted By GeneO
I have green, blue and black drives. I like the ...

I have green, blue and black drives. I like the WD10EZEX 1TB blue the best. They are quieter than the blacks - the blacks have lots of head noise, but these blue perform just as well but much...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jan 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 58,638
Posted By GeneO
You can set up the drive for quick removal...

You can set up the drive for quick removal instead of better performance. That could help.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Jan 2015
Replies: 1,460
Views: 109,771
Posted By GeneO
That is good to hear.

That is good to hear.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Jan 2015
Replies: 1,460
Views: 109,771
Posted By GeneO
Except for the recent floods, which may drive...

Except for the recent floods, which may drive prices up in a while for a while.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Jan 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By GeneO
Just be aware that your RAM and case selection...

Just be aware that your RAM and case selection will affect what air CPU coolers that you can install. That RAM is awful tall and not many air coolers can clear it. The case looks OK though.

Also...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jan 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By GeneO
+=1 on the SSD. It makes a big difference. ...

+=1 on the SSD. It makes a big difference.

You will also want a decent CPU air cooler. The Intel stock one sucks even if you aren't going to overclock.If you do plan to do an OC, I would get an...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By GeneO
What problem are you having on Windows 7? I...

What problem are you having on Windows 7?

I have a dual boot Windows 7 and 10 TP/ Windows 10 TP is usable but there are. of course, a number of problems , and it is a moving target, especially...
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