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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Gaming/Performance related updates released after SP1

So I'm planning to install Windows 7 Pro later tonight (got it from Dreamspark), it comes with SP1 already slip-streamed, but we gotta remember that SP1 is about 2 years old IIRC, so my question is:...
Forum: Themes and Styles 07 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Sorry for the massive delay mate, I had a pretty...

Sorry for the massive delay mate, I had a pretty busy couple of days.

I'm currently running Windows Basic, meaning that it looks the same as just after installing Windows, but with a little more...
Forum: Themes and Styles 05 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By SlackerITGuy
It's the typical Windows 7 Basic Theme, but after...

It's the typical Windows 7 Basic Theme, but after running WEI, Aero and all the visual effects were enabled automaticaly afterwards, is there a way to force the theme/visual style config that was...
Forum: Themes and Styles 05 Oct 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Pretty weird request, Visual theme that my PC had before running WEI

So I have a question, is there a way to return to the theme/visual style that my Windows 7 install had before running the WEI?

Pretty weird request I know lol. Thanks in advanced.
Forum: Software 04 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,115
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Latest version of DirectX already included in SP1?

So I was wondering whether it was necessary to "update" DirectX after a fresh install of Windows 7 with SP1 included, or is the latest already in SP1?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,772
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Need help ASAP, HP laptop suddenly stopped booting

So here's the deal, my GF's 3 year old HP laptop, a Pavilion dv6000 series, suddenly stopped booting correctly yesterday, every time it boots, a message appears saying:



If I press enter, it...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,639
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Hmm I don't know, pretty much all pre-built PC's...

Hmm I don't know, pretty much all pre-built PC's I've seen have somewhat weak PSUs for mid/high end dedicated graphics cards.
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Jul 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,969
Posted By SlackerITGuy
-clears throat-[/QUOTE] The GTX 460 2 WIN seems...

-clears throat-[/QUOTE]
The GTX 460 2 WIN seems to support up to 4 displays though.

I'm pretty sure.
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Jul 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,969
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Not according to an EVGA product manager here, ...

Not according to an EVGA product manager here,

GTX 570 HD? (http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m=824610&mpage=2)

post #36. And if by some chance it is then EVGA did it on their own as Nvidia...
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Jul 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,969
Posted By SlackerITGuy
OP, there's a GTX 570 with support for up to 3...

OP, there's a GTX 570 with support for up to 3 displays.

No need to SLI just to run 3 displays.

Here:

Newegg.com - EVGA 012-P3-1571-KR GeForce GTX 570 HD w/Display-Port (Fermi) 1280MB...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 8,252
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Sounds reasonable. Oh well, I was thinking...

Sounds reasonable.

Oh well, I was thinking about creating a support ticket over @ Piriform's site, but since I'll be doing a clean Windows install in the short term, not sure if it's worth the...
Forum: Gaming 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,788
Posted By SlackerITGuy
That's a shame, you'd be better off building one...

That's a shame, you'd be better off building one yourself.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 8,252
Posted By SlackerITGuy
That's what I'm thinking. The weird thing...

That's what I'm thinking.

The weird thing is, I haven't downloaded/copied/etc, anything that would be worth the 17% fragmented number, just uninstalled a couple of games/apps.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 11,688
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Have you tried disabling your Antivirus and/or...

Have you tried disabling your Antivirus and/or Firewall when gaming?

Worth a shot IMO.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 8,252
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Piriform's Defraggler says one thing, Windows Defrag says another?

So here's the dealeo, I just finished doing some HDD cleaning, and as a result I wanted to defrag my drive with Defraggler, everything went smooth as silk, but I saw that Defraggler was telling me...
Forum: Software 14 Jun 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 8,947
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Nice. Excellent research btw. +rep for...

Nice.

Excellent research btw.

+rep for sure, thanks!.

EDIT: Spread rule, damn =/.
Forum: Gaming 14 Jun 2011
Replies: 38
Views: 4,064
Posted By SlackerITGuy
The open beta will be for the MP. No SP...

The open beta will be for the MP.

No SP demo/beta will be released.
Forum: Software 14 Jun 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 8,947
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Latest DirectX Redistributable Installer

I gotta admit, I'm terrible at looking for stuff over @ Microsoft.com.

Could anyone be kind enough and point me towards Microsoft's latest DirectX Redistributable installer?

Thanks!

EDIT:...
Forum: Gaming 07 Jun 2011
Replies: 38
Views: 4,064
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Nice vids. Game looks insane. We should...

Nice vids.

Game looks insane.

We should get more MP footage later today.
Forum: Gaming 28 May 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,025
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Who would pay for substandard laggy gaming from...

Who would pay for substandard laggy gaming from someone else's servers?[/QUOTE]
Try it before you knock t mate. I was actually supprised by how well it performed. You know some people cant afford...
Forum: Gaming 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,122
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Looks great mate. 2 things I'd change...

Looks great mate.

2 things I'd change though:

PSU: While that Cooler Master PSU looks quite good, for that price you could get yourself a top notch fully modular beefy PSU like the Seasonic...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By SlackerITGuy
For everyday stuff, of course.

For everyday stuff, of course.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Nahh, don't pay attention to that. I have an...

Nahh, don't pay attention to that.

I have an AMD Athlon 64 X2 7750 Black Edtion on my 2nd computer, and it runs cool even on the stock cooler.

Remember, AMD's CPUs have a feature called 'AMD...
Forum: Gaming 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 116
Views: 8,674
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Excellent. Nice build mate. The one...

Excellent.

Nice build mate.

The one thing I'd change is the video card, reference GTX 570s are known to have weak VRM's, meaning that in the case that you might want to overclock it, it's a...
Forum: Gaming 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 116
Views: 8,674
Posted By SlackerITGuy
Nahh, both the 2500K and 2600K have basically the...

Nahh, both the 2500K and 2600K have basically the same gaming performance.

It wouldn't be smart to spend an extra ~$100 (and compromise elsewhere) on something that would net you pretty much zero...
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