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Forum: Drivers 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By TacticalTimbo
I agree, that's the way it should be. However...

I agree, that's the way it should be. However Acer in their infinite wisdom, decided to lock down the BIOS on this system. I believe only 'L' revisions of the BIOS allow Linux to be installed, and...
Forum: Drivers 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By TacticalTimbo
My apologies, I once again gave the incorrect...

My apologies, I once again gave the incorrect link, here's the BIOS I want to install; http://goo.gl/gBscUF . The BIOS is marked 'L', for Linux, thus can cope with Win but also Linux. If you unzip...
Forum: Drivers 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Yes, I'm using Win8. Sorry for the poor link...

Yes, I'm using Win8.

Sorry for the poor link btw, here's a better one; http://goo.gl/yVQIJh
Forum: Drivers 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By TacticalTimbo
XC-603 BIOS update, can it be done!?

Hi, I have an Acer XC-603, and would like to update it to the latest BIOS. As an I.T. Engineer I thought it would be a walk in the park for me, but I've followed their instructions to the tee, plus...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Aug 2012
Replies: 1,909
Views: 176,412
Posted By TacticalTimbo
I cannot unsubscribe from this thread, tried the...

I cannot unsubscribe from this thread, tried the link at the bottom of the update email; it just takes me to a link where it errors. I also looked under my subs and it's not there?!

Fed up of the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,792
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Everything is bang up to date.

Everything is bang up to date.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,792
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Here we are, not much there as I did a clean...

Here we are, not much there as I did a clean install to try and sort it.

Your assistance is much appreciated! :D
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 1,909
Views: 176,412
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Heres my WEI, WEI! :p

Heres my WEI, WEI! :p
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,792
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Not really, it isn't that the actual video lags...

Not really, it isn't that the actual video lags or stutters, its the actual Chrome browser which lags when a tab containing any kind if flash content is dragged off the viewable screen area. I've...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,792
Posted By TacticalTimbo
This is just on the desktop sitting idle, with...

This is just on the desktop sitting idle, with one Google chrome tab open, containing flash content. It seems that Microsoft Security Essentials stutters a bit on all Win7 machines, when you drag it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,792
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Lag when dragging windows

Got a 3930k/RIVE/GTX580/16gb ddr3 1600Mhz and am suffering choppy frame rates when dragging mainly chrome windows/tabs containing flash content and Microsoft Security Essentials. I'm running with...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 May 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,265
Posted By TacticalTimbo
BSOD; Crash Address: ntoskrnl.exe+71f00

Totally fed up with my PC now, been living with blue screens for over a year! Up until today they have pretty much only occurred after several minutes of having booted from an unplugged state, i.e....
Forum: Gaming 18 Jul 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 12,507
Posted By TacticalTimbo
I think my R3E should have enough ports for me...

I think my R3E should have enough ports for me not to overload anything bandwidth wise, I mean if you have two controls with keypads, plus headsets on your Xbox's front ports, its fine. I think maybe...
Forum: Gaming 18 Jul 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 12,507
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Xbox 360 GamePad wired/wired PC version difference?

Could anybody here tell me if there is a difference between the standard wired Xbox 360 control and the one labelled as being for both PC and Xbox 360, just the prices are slightly different?
...
Forum: Gaming 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,366
Posted By TacticalTimbo
GTX580 Company of Heroes bench

Back again trying to gauge opinion on what I think is subnormal performance for my i7 920/GTX580 set-up. Basically I ran a 2min benchmark with FRAPS in Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor @1920x1080...
Forum: Gaming 01 Apr 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By TacticalTimbo
The VelociRaptor is a Western Digital. As for...

The VelociRaptor is a Western Digital. As for Seagate, I've heard bad things about them, funny isn't it...lolz; still now that you've recommended them I'll take a closer look. Ultimately though, yes...
Forum: Gaming 01 Apr 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By TacticalTimbo
I have a better mobo & a lower res; so basically...

I have a better mobo & a lower res; so basically it comes down to slightly tighter timings and double the hdd cache. 11fps is actually a massive difference, 1-4fps would be close imo. Would your...
Forum: Gaming 01 Apr 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Well, you need to have some things in mind: ...

Well, you need to have some things in mind:

> are there applications running in the background and how many?
> which the room temperature where you're doing the tests?
> are you using the...
Forum: Gaming 31 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Right re-ran the frontline bench and got a flat...

Right re-ran the frontline bench and got a flat 30fps with their settings as follows:

DX 11
AAA
16xAF
Global settings = High
Physx = off

Okay my i7 920 is running at stock speeds, but I...
Forum: Gaming 31 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By TacticalTimbo
So Basically its miles out from where it should...

So Basically its miles out from where it should be! I should be getting closer to 40FPS, okay there settings are slightly lower, but still I'm bloody sick of this, wtf is up with my system? What I'm...
Forum: Gaming 31 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: Gaming 30 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Poor Gaming Performance

Okay I'm a little vexed as I've felt for a long time now that my PC is under performing for what it is (see my specs below), when it comes to gaming. Basically could anybody tell me if the attached...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Dec 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Far too pricey and still only has 2 USB headers...

Far too pricey and still only has 2 USB headers on the main board, I'm sure it's a nice board otherwise.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Dec 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Top X58 board...

Just got my hands on a Rampage III and have to say it looks twice as nice in person. However there is one issue, this being the number of usb headers on the mainboard. Whilst I had read somewhere...
Forum: Gaming 11 Dec 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 8,103
Posted By TacticalTimbo
Well I've received my Rampage III and have to say...

Well I've received my Rampage III and have to say it looks twice as nice in person. However there is one issue, this being the number of usb headers on the mainboard. Whilst I had read somewhere that...
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