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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Oct 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 727
Posted By RobPhoboS
Quick Indexing question.

I didn't realise the indexing service was still running on my computer, so I've just disabled it.
However, I know that you can disable it per-drive - although it seems to do something when you click...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Oct 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 4,609
Posted By RobPhoboS
Ahhh - ok now that makes sense. When it's...

Ahhh - ok now that makes sense.
When it's rendering it has 8 'buckets' on the go, thus dividing the chip up quite a bit.

I just thought it was odd when I first saw the numbers coming up.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 4,609
Posted By RobPhoboS
Hi, It's 100% cpu rendering I'm doing, I'm...

Hi,

It's 100% cpu rendering I'm doing, I'm going to check out the bios (if it lets me) to see if anything is amiss in there.
Trust me, this is possibly one of the only things that would use 100%...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 4,609
Posted By RobPhoboS
Thanks guys. Looking at CPU-Z, when it was...

Thanks guys.

Looking at CPU-Z, when it was idle the cpu core was at around 2.7Ghz, now it's rendering it has dropped to 1.7Ghz... (actually seeing it drop to 950Mhz...)
Eh, doesn't make sense it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Sep 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 4,609
Posted By RobPhoboS
How to know if CPU is running at full speed ?

Hey guys,

I'm a 3D artist, and I'm currently rendering out a whole load of frames. I'm using a reasonable, Sony Vaio laptop for the task, which has an Intel i7-720QM...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,725
Posted By RobPhoboS
Many thanks, in the day tomorrow I'll give the...

Many thanks, in the day tomorrow I'll give the above methods a whirl and see what happens.
Hopefully something will work :D
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,725
Posted By RobPhoboS
Hi Anak, Yep I'll obviously flick through...

Hi Anak,

Yep I'll obviously flick through google as well, just thought it was worth asking.
Thinking about it another way...
I could just hook another network cable into the laptop and use the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,725
Posted By RobPhoboS
Daisy chain from wireless router to another ?

I have a BT HH downstairs but all my computer bits are upstairs, 99% of the time I use the laptop and it's wireless connection. I also hook the Xbox 360 up into the laptop with a cable and use the...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,110
Posted By RobPhoboS
Ah, good I'll do that for the next time I install...

Ah, good I'll do that for the next time I install it as I don't use it.
I use the PhysX engine for some plug ins in Maya though, so I'll re-install that.

I cannot believe it.
It worked. (on...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,110
Posted By RobPhoboS
I definitely will :) Just a very quick...

I definitely will :)

Just a very quick question.
I have 4 entries for nvidia - which order should I uninstall them ?

1: NVIDIA 3D Vision Controller Driver
2: NVIDIA 3D Vision Driver
3:...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,110
Posted By RobPhoboS
Hi, I didn't install the nvidia drivers from...

Hi, I didn't install the nvidia drivers from driver max, I've always used the nvidia site.
But what I am doing right this second is downloading the nvidia driver from the vaio website, and...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,110
Posted By RobPhoboS
Blu Ray playback - stopped working...

I'm hoping that someone else has had these issues and know's how to fix it, or at least some ideas as to what I could try out.
Annoyingly the help from Sony is 'format/recovery' :rolleyes:

The...
Forum: General Discussion 20 May 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 32,968
Posted By RobPhoboS
Ah ha ! :D Believe it or not this works ! ...

Ah ha !
:D

Believe it or not this works !
I just have to make sure I've clicked one of the buttons which makes the floating window, then to make sure i hit WK+Shift+left/right and it works !
...
Forum: General Discussion 20 May 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 32,968
Posted By RobPhoboS
It's only detecting one monitor when the 2nd one...

It's only detecting one monitor when the 2nd one is unplugged, so it's not an issue there, and doesn't make a difference if I unplug the cable or uncheck the 2nd monitor box first of all.

In the...
Forum: General Discussion 20 May 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 32,968
Posted By RobPhoboS
Software opening on wrong/unplugged monitor.

Hey guys,

This is something that I've just put up with in the past (many years now) but I'm not sure if it's windows or the actual software's issue.

Most of the time I use my laptop at home...
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