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Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 855
Posted By Wrend
As far as desktop PCs go, I've never bought one...

As far as desktop PCs go, I've never bought one for my personal use and have only built my own for the last... 20 years, since I was a young teenager.

Assuming you're looking for a desktop PC, and...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 855
Posted By Wrend
I'm not convinced that PC sales have actually...

I'm not convinced that PC sales have actually stalled.

Also, that there is a substantial conflict between "handheld devices" and "computers" (laptops, desktops, et cetera), seems like a false...
Forum: Benchmarks 1 Week Ago
Replies: 360
Views: 18,785
Posted By Wrend
Thanks Dude, and hate to be a nag, but it was a...

Thanks Dude, and hate to be a nag, but it was a different number for my high score. See the first post in the thread for reference with link to my post with scores. :) I think the number you posted...
Forum: Benchmarks 1 Week Ago
Replies: 360
Views: 18,785
Posted By Wrend
Speaking of which... You guys may be using...

Speaking of which... You guys may be using different copies of the scoreboars, as my newer score isn't listed in the one above, but is still on the first page of this thread.

Just an FYI you may...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By Wrend
Keep in mind that these tools just make it more...

Keep in mind that these tools just make it more difficult, but because of that they can also make you a target (such as to the NSA...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By Wrend
Ya I don't get it. I didn't have to either. How...

Ya I don't get it. I didn't have to either. How would they even know?[/QUOTE]
Because they "triangulate" all of your data on every account and contact on every devices and external IP address you've...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By Wrend
I'm not apposed to newer versions of Windows, and...

I'm not apposed to newer versions of Windows, and with how the reception and sales of Windows 8 seems to have gone, I can see why Microsoft would want to release something sooner rather than later to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Wrend
If you've tried using any of the speed up...

If you've tried using any of the speed up programs, they may be causing troubles too, especially if they've installed malware (often times, unfortunately, that is what these kinds of programs really...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Wrend
Wanted to say thanks as well since because of...

Wanted to say thanks as well since because of this thread I was reminded that I wanted to disable the hibernate feature since I never use it, and the file was taking up over 50GB on my SSD...

The...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 253
Views: 8,214
Posted By Wrend
Not sure, since I don't use IE11 beyond it just...

Not sure, since I don't use IE11 beyond it just being a part of Windows, so I'm not sure how the spell check works in it in particular. I just use the FF one. It underlines misspelled words in red...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 253
Views: 8,214
Posted By Wrend
So change for the sake of change so I can change...

So change for the sake of change so I can change it back to what I already have and get to waste my time and money in the process?

:sarc:

As far as touch devices go, I prefer running Android...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 253
Views: 8,214
Posted By Wrend
Hi, Jimbo. (Disclaimer: This is mostly just...

Hi, Jimbo.

(Disclaimer: This is mostly just a rhetorical question)

For someone like me who doesn't like the default look, layout, and settings locations of Windows 8, and is perfectly content...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 253
Views: 8,214
Posted By Wrend
On the other hand and relatively speaking (that...

On the other hand and relatively speaking (that is, as these things go), it may be conventionally appropriate that people can in part form their opinions based on the opinions (and the reasons for...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By Wrend
Just for a bit of fun, here are my...

Just for a bit of fun, here are my CrystalDiskMark results for my internal HDD, SSD, and RAM drive. All are NTFS formatted. It's interesting to note that the RAM drive (while not nearly as fast as my...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By Wrend
Oh, and some more great news: It looks like I can...

Oh, and some more great news: It looks like I can still make use of Windows SuperFetch with my new SSD system drive. :)

The CPU load you see is my normal background load (in addition to my GPU...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By Wrend
Haha... Yeah, after all that OCing you've done, I...

Haha... Yeah, after all that OCing you've done, I think you've earned the top score in the PassMark benchmark anyway.

Something to keep in mind with the Samsung 840 EVOs, the larger the capacity...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Wrend
Well, that's not technically true, as it is...

Well, that's not technically true, as it is possible that it can load whatever programs to RAM and then format the booted to drive from there.

But we digress.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 1,608
Views: 92,127
Posted By Wrend
In RAM somewhere; I would imagine in used, but it...

In RAM somewhere; I would imagine in used, but it might be in standby or similar, I suppose. It uses up to 1GB of your RAM, depending how much it deems you have available to use, and it will also...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 1,608
Views: 92,127
Posted By Wrend
Those are likely relevant factors too, but with...

Those are likely relevant factors too, but with the 840s, RAPID Mode probably has a lot to do with it. That is a feature of the Samsung SSD software that allows for caching of the SSD on RAM.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 1,608
Views: 92,127
Posted By Wrend
Here's my 1TB Samsung 480 EVO with rapid mode on....

Here's my 1TB Samsung 480 EVO with rapid mode on. There seems to be a bit of variation between times I've run the test.

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And here's CrystalDiskMark

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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 1,516
Views: 49,346
Posted By Wrend
Finally maxed it out. :) 323166

Finally maxed it out. :)

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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By Wrend
...and now here are my scores with my two new...

...and now here are my scores with my two new Titan Black video cards and 1TB Samsung SSD.

Check out that video memory throughput. That's basically your average modern hard drive's storage...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Wrend
This post was in response to a post preceding it...

This post was in response to a post preceding it that now appears to no longer be there. :huh:

...

Hello.

The Windows system drive cloned onto the SSD was already activated on the HDD and is...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Jun 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By Wrend
Nice setups guys. If I had open room on the top...

Nice setups guys. If I had open room on the top like that, I'd have to get something like the H100i for the CPU. Never ending cycle, I suppose.

Heh, maybe I should just do a custom liquid nitrogen...
Forum: Benchmarks 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 360
Views: 18,785
Posted By Wrend
Hi, Paul. Glad it helped narrow things down for...

Hi, Paul. Glad it helped narrow things down for you.

About SLI, that last run I didn't use alternate frame rendering 2. It looks like using it speeds up some of the tests while slowing down...
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