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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 23
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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: 1,047
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: 1,047
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: 1,047
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: 1,047
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: 584
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: 721
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: 1,384
Views: 73,536
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: 3,339
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: 3,339
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: 2,431
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: 9
Views: 52,375
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: 1,384
Views: 73,536
Posted By GeneO
That is good to hear.

That is good to hear.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Jan 2015
Replies: 1,384
Views: 73,536
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: 1,152
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: 1,152
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: 710
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...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Dec 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By GeneO
This should help using macrium reflect: How...

This should help using macrium reflect:

How to Restore an MBR System image to UEFI/GPT (Convert, GPT, MBR, Restore) (http://kb.macrium.com/KnowledgebaseArticle50151.aspx)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Dec 2014
Replies: 58
Views: 23,011
Posted By GeneO
Well I give up all right, but not for any of your...

Well I give up all right, but not for any of your reasons.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Dec 2014
Replies: 58
Views: 23,011
Posted By GeneO
Sorry but that is totally and completely wrong. ...

Sorry but that is totally and completely wrong.
There was only one off WDC HDD plus one off Samsung HDD.

[/quote]

Alan, I wasn't talking about your issue with your WDC drive, but the one...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Dec 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By GeneO
After 5 reboots?

After 5 reboots?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Dec 2014
Replies: 58
Views: 23,011
Posted By GeneO
Hi Jumanji, I think he would have to have...

Hi Jumanji,

I think he would have to have done more than that. If you read the link I posted he tried to reset the GUID for the GPT via diskpart. But diskpart thinks it is a MBR disk, so it did...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Dec 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By GeneO
Maybe it is not keeping enough information...

Maybe it is not keeping enough information between boots.
In performance monitor -> data collector sets -> startup event trace sessions -> readyboot are parameters that control how much information...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Dec 2014
Replies: 58
Views: 23,011
Posted By GeneO
Sorry for any confusion. Yes Windows will write...

Sorry for any confusion.
Yes Windows will write a new disk signature when there is a clash and you need to reassign a new disk signature through an application like Windows Disk Management. I've had...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Dec 2014
Replies: 58
Views: 23,011
Posted By GeneO
Sure it does, and I had thought of that case. But...

Sure it does, and I had thought of that case. But I expect it generates a new unique 32 bit ID either from a random number or some combination of date and time. If it were just a 32 bit random...
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