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Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Mellon Head
No. I didn't think it was the dock, I thought it...

No. I didn't think it was the dock, I thought it was the Startech adapter giving you the problem. What I was suggesting was to use another (second) video port on the dock instead of the Startech...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Mellon Head
Agreed. A good quality monitor will likely be...

Agreed. A good quality monitor will likely be more important than buying a high end video card. A video card in the mid-range should do nicely, as long as the monitor is capable of better than...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Mellon Head
I looked up your docking port and it has two...

I looked up your docking port and it has two DisplayPort ports. Is it possible to use another DisplayPort to DVI adapter on it? Or can you use the docking port's built in VGA adapter on one of your...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Mellon Head
An SSD and a RAM upgrade will give you a serious...

An SSD and a RAM upgrade will give you a serious upgrade in performance, most notably in boot times, and application opening/loading. An SSD is the best money you can spend on a PC upgrade for...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Mellon Head
That's odd! If you're email address contains...

That's odd! If you're email address contains special characters, spaces or underscores I suppose that it could cause the problem when registering. Personally I use disposable email addresses when...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Mellon Head
I tried it out. It refuses to let me use a...

I tried it out. It refuses to let me use a Hotmail address for some reason. Says the address contains "reserved words."

Seems like a good idea otherwise.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By Mellon Head
It's normal for the system to reserve memory for...

It's normal for the system to reserve memory for the hardware addresses. PCs have hardware which is built into the memory map of the computer, like video memory, drive vectors and caches. The OS...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Mellon Head
Those cables are pretty tough. About the only...

Those cables are pretty tough. About the only way you can wreck one is to repeatedly flex it at the connector (like 100+ times) and break the little wires inside, or to whip it against something...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Mellon Head
You're welcome Lisa. I hope it helped.

You're welcome Lisa. I hope it helped.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,299
Posted By Mellon Head
There's an old saying in electronics: "Check the...

There's an old saying in electronics: "Check the power first."

With that in mind, is the power supply securely plugged in to the wall and the PSU? Is the switch on the power supply turned on? ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Mellon Head
Well, I'm sorry that your drive is bad, but...

Well, I'm sorry that your drive is bad, but you'll certainly enjoy a SSD if you get one. It makes a huge difference in performance.
Forum: Graphic Cards 10 Sep 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By Mellon Head
It sounds like you have a faulty connection. Try...

It sounds like you have a faulty connection. Try inspecting the 6-pin cable for something loose by giving a little tug on each individual wire - not too hard. One of the wires may pop out. If it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Mellon Head
"bbbuuuuuuzzzzzzzz-click-BEEP" is not a healthy...

"bbbuuuuuuzzzzzzzz-click-BEEP" is not a healthy noise for a drive to make. That and the fact that Windows can't detect it and it won't boot when plugged in suggests that the drive is bad.

You...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Sep 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,299
Posted By Mellon Head
Do the fans spin when you power up?

Do the fans spin when you power up?
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Sep 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By Mellon Head
Welcome to the forums. Where did you get...

Welcome to the forums.

Where did you get the graphics drivers from? For a laptop, you should only use the drivers that are provided by the manufacturer. In this case, Samsung.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By Mellon Head
Keep in mind that Windows is loading the kernel...

Keep in mind that Windows is loading the kernel software and some drivers before you see the little orbs fly in. It's during that brief black screen that Windows gets set up to load the rest of the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Sep 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Mellon Head
Spot on advice. I wonder what would cause his...

Spot on advice. I wonder what would cause his video card to run at 80% while essentially idling?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By Mellon Head
It wouldn't hurt to check for a rootkit...

It wouldn't hurt to check for a rootkit...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Sep 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By Mellon Head
A couple of questions from me: 1. Have you...

A couple of questions from me:

1. Have you added or removed any hardware recently? Or upgraded any drivers?
2. Have you recently upgraded the BIOS?
3. Have you run a recent scan for malware?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Mellon Head
If you're trying to have an extended desktop with...

If you're trying to have an extended desktop with two monitors, using a splitter is not the way to do it.

Can you fill out your system specs completely so that we can see what we're working with,...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Mellon Head
The best way to reward him is with rep. Click...

The best way to reward him is with rep. Click the little scales at the top right of his post.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Mellon Head
Bad controller, maybe? That would explain why...

Bad controller, maybe? That would explain why you can't see it in BIOS.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,299
Posted By Mellon Head
By the fact that the fans went crazy, suggests...

By the fact that the fans went crazy, suggests that the PSU was affected and it sounds like it overvolted the whole rig. At least the 12V line, anyway. This would overvolt the 12V CPU connector,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Mellon Head
If BIOS doesn't see it, chances are either the...

If BIOS doesn't see it, chances are either the DVD drive is dead, or the power connector has come off somehow.

Does the light on the drive flicker when you power up?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Mellon Head
Here's an FAQ from Intel regarding temperatures...

Here's an FAQ from Intel regarding temperatures and what they mean:

Processors — Processor operation temperature FAQ (http://www.intel.com/support/processors/sb/CS-033342.htm)
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