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Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Feb 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By Bleu
Cloning C Drive (Upgrading to Larger Drive)

Hi

My C drive currently has 2 GB of free space left. I've tried uninstalling programs and defragmenting the drive but alas it doesn't help. I've ordered a larger SSD and I'm trying to clone my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 May 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,184
Posted By Bleu
Asus P8Z68 V Pro Gen 3 Motherboard - SATA Question

I recently had my motherboard die on me and have had this (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-P8Z68-V-Motherboard-Socket-Bluetooth/dp/B005T3TLM6/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1337081089&sr=8-2) installed in it's...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 May 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 5,668
Posted By Bleu
Turns out the motherboard, GPU and CPU had all...

Turns out the motherboard, GPU and CPU had all died. Everything works now I've got replacements thank you all for your help.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 May 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bleu
Thanks everyone I ended up with a Intel i7 2600k....

Thanks everyone I ended up with a Intel i7 2600k. :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bleu
Thanks James I thought I had surge protection but...

Thanks James I thought I had surge protection but it wasn't enough it seems. I'm going to buy a UPS for my new system and I can definitely wait a week, I've been without my PC for a few weeks one...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bleu
Yes Bleu, that's the processor. As for the...

Yes Bleu, that's the processor.

As for the warranty, for me, it would depend on the terms and cost of the warranty. Do you have a link?[/QUOTE]

3 Years...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bleu
Thanks James I've had it tested twice by two...

Thanks James I've had it tested twice by two different people and the retailer I bought it from they all said it's fine. I don't understand it myself but if they fail again I'll be covered this time.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bleu
This...

This (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004FA8NOQ/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE)?

When it comes to SquareTrade Warranty I take it you need to buy a warranty for each part? I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bleu
Which CPU for this Motherboard?

Hi Everyone,

I first of all want to thank everyone for their help so far. If you've been following my threads you'll see I've had major problems with my computer. It has fallen apart first the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 5,668
Posted By Bleu
I apologise James for not getting back to your...

I apologise James for not getting back to your PM. I was going to bed for a bit as I'm quite tired but thought I'd give you a quick reply. I have double checked all 3 sticks are seated in the blue...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bleu
I tend to agree I'd rather spend the money...

I tend to agree I'd rather spend the money elsewhere rather than replace my RAM. Truth be told I've had no issues with performance until I stopped working that is. :picnic:

I think I'd add extra...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 5,668
Posted By Bleu
To Kevin, I don't have a UPS I've never heard of...

To Kevin, I don't have a UPS I've never heard of this before I will have to get one at some point. I have all my tech plugged into surge protection plugs though. The machine didn't cut out I had...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 5,668
Posted By Bleu
Sorry Kevin I'm not sure what you mean by UPS? ...

Sorry Kevin I'm not sure what you mean by UPS?

To Deacon I do have it connected to all the right places. My power supply is HUGE and has it's own cable for the graphics card or so I'm told. My...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 5,668
Posted By Bleu
My friend did say at the beginning it could be...

My friend did say at the beginning it could be the CPU but he could tell the GPU had been fried. The retailer checked my GPU and it was defective. There's nothing else wrong with my computer the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 5,668
Posted By Bleu
I don't have another board however I had asked a...

I don't have another board however I had asked a friend who is a computer repairs technician if he could install my new card. He's done so and he now thinks that it was the CPU that had blown as it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 5,668
Posted By Bleu
Thanks Kevin, I will try that I think I have two...

Thanks Kevin, I will try that I think I have two PCIE 16 slots on my MOBO. I'm not sure about a VGA but I'll have a look, I'll get back to you with the results.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bleu
Thanks Linne if and when I get my computer...

Thanks Linne if and when I get my computer working (having no signal problems) I'm going to buy some new fans to start. I have space for water cooling so may look into as well. I thought my RAM...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 5,668
Posted By Bleu
Thanks TV I've already tried a 3 HDMI and two DVI...

Thanks TV I've already tried a 3 HDMI and two DVI cables, I've also tried two different monitors and a television. The other card was tested by the retailer (their tech team) and it was found to be...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 5,668
Posted By Bleu
No Signal (Brand New GPU)

After restarting my computer I got "no signal". I thought my graphics card had died and sent it back to the retailer. They tested it and found it to be faulty and sent me a replacement card. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 62,968
Posted By Bleu
I can't really add much to this discussion I'm...

I can't really add much to this discussion I'm not very technical, however I also have a Gigabyte motherboard with usb 3.0. As someone already stated copying between 3.0 drives does achieve the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bleu
Whs and Irbullet thank you both but I have my OS...

Whs and Irbullet thank you both but I have my OS running from a SSD. I have a Crucial 2.5" 64GB Real SSD for Windows 7 and another for Linux. :) Sorry for not making that clear in my OP.

To...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bleu
:eek: Didn't know you were supposed to do...

:eek:

Didn't know you were supposed to do this... :o

Thanks James I guess I'll have to start although I did take the opportunity to remove the layers of dust from inside my computer while it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bleu
Thanks again Linne, I hadn't really considered...

Thanks again Linne, I hadn't really considered additional cooling at all. However when my boyfriend opened my case he could tell right away the graphics card had burnt out. You could smell it even...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bleu
Thanks Linne, I'm sorry if this seems really lazy...

Thanks Linne, I'm sorry if this seems really lazy but this was my first build. I've tried to do it myself with help from the internet that is. I wouldn't know which fans etc to buy and have no idea...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bleu
How Would You Improve My Setup?

Hi,

I had been using a XFX HD 5870 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI DP Out PCI-E for over a year 13 months to be exact and it died. I was not insured luckily the retailer I bought it from agreed to repair...
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