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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Wrend
The 840 EVOs are awesome, top notch performing...

The 840 EVOs are awesome, top notch performing and reliable SSDs. For PC use, I wouldn't recommend anything above them, save for the newer 850 PROs.

The Samsung Data Migration and the Magician...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Wrend
Seems likely to be a file format or codex issue...

Seems likely to be a file format or codex issue of some sort. Possibly try downloading the video in another format, if available, or using a different player such as VLC Media Player (offsite link;...
Forum: Benchmarks 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 452
Views: 10,166
Posted By Wrend
Able to get a little higher score with CPU...

Able to get a little higher score with CPU clocked to 4.8GHz.

Looks like I'd probably need to push it to close to 5.0GHz to try and get the top score though.

Still got more than double a "High...
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Wrend
My "TV" is my "monitor" for my primary home...

My "TV" is my "monitor" for my primary home computer. 46 inch viewable as it is now. Might be looking to upgrade to a 60 inch one as text is difficult to read at 1080p, so Windows is currently set...
Forum: Benchmarks 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Wrend
Could be throttling due to higher temps if you've...

Could be throttling due to higher temps if you've run more on it recently. That is, not starting out colder, so less of an early lead. Could also just be within the margin of error, something...
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Wrend
I don't really watch TV too often. At home,...

I don't really watch TV too often. At home, probably only a few times a year. Also don't have cable television beyond the free stuff that's piped in.

I primarily just watch the internet. Mostly...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,427
Posted By Wrend
Yeah, it's likely fine. I just didn't feel very...

Yeah, it's likely fine. I just didn't feel very reassured with an attitude of: "Well, if you don't trust it, don't use it." My take on most things is more along the lines of: "Don't trust anything,...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,427
Posted By Wrend
I'm still on IE 9 at work (though we've updated...

I'm still on IE 9 at work (though we've updated some of the workstations to 11), as well as the current FF (which I tend to prefer to use). But I am pretty sure even IE 9 has the Ctrl and + or - to...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,427
Posted By Wrend
I have to admit, that is very cool and useful....

I have to admit, that is very cool and useful. One of the (very few) things I like about opera.[/QUOTE]
Yeah, that is nice. Firefox does that as well. I'll usually zoom a site to screen width since...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,427
Posted By Wrend
I was taking a close look at Pale Moon around...

I was taking a close look at Pale Moon around this time too. Ended up keeping Firefox since I was able to set it up how I like it eventually with the Classic Theme Restorer add-on. Though I can...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By Wrend
The thought of an AMD branded SSD does not excite...

The thought of an AMD branded SSD does not excite me in any way.

Unlike their CPUs, Intel SSDs don't really excite me that matter either, but at least I might glance in their direction once in a...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,427
Posted By Wrend
I prefer Firefox (and even Iceweasel on my...

I prefer Firefox (and even Iceweasel on my Debian/KDE install) as my primary browser of choice on my desktop/workstation PCs.

Firefox did come dangerously close to putting me off a little too much...
Forum: Benchmarks 13 Aug 2014
Replies: 392
Views: 21,021
Posted By Wrend
Nice score on a high-end system you have there,...

Nice score on a high-end system you have there, VXER.

If it isn't already enabled, you can enable RAPID mode for your 840 EVO to boost your system performance and benchmark scores a little more...
Forum: Benchmarks 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 392
Views: 21,021
Posted By Wrend
OK, you guys got me. Decided to stay up late,...

OK, you guys got me. Decided to stay up late, and will likely regret it tomorrow, but...

...here's the best I can make it run tonight:

+152MHz Clock Offset on the GPUs and CPU @ 4.8GHz.
...
Forum: Benchmarks 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 392
Views: 21,021
Posted By Wrend
LOL - Awesome job, guys. I knew I probably...

LOL - Awesome job, guys. I knew I probably wouldn't last at the top that long after other people started using RAPID mode as well.

Unfortunately my users would probably have a fit if I took their...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 02 Aug 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Wrend
No need for the 850 PRO unless he's doing live HD...

No need for the 850 PRO unless he's doing live HD video capturing or running a heavy read/write server. It's an awesome drive and new technology, don't get be wrong, but it would be wasted for its...
Forum: News 30 Jul 2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,380
Posted By Wrend
As far as desktop PCs go, I've never bought one...

As far as desktop PCs go, I've never bought one for my personal use and have only built my own for the last... 20 years, since I was a young teenager.

Assuming you're looking for a desktop PC, and...
Forum: News 30 Jul 2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,380
Posted By Wrend
I'm not convinced that PC sales have actually...

I'm not convinced that PC sales have actually stalled.

Also, that there is a substantial conflict between "handheld devices" and "computers" (laptops, desktops, et cetera), seems like a false...
Forum: Benchmarks 24 Jul 2014
Replies: 392
Views: 21,021
Posted By Wrend
Thanks Dude, and hate to be a nag, but it was a...

Thanks Dude, and hate to be a nag, but it was a different number for my high score. See the first post in the thread for reference with link to my post with scores. :) I think the number you posted...
Forum: Benchmarks 24 Jul 2014
Replies: 392
Views: 21,021
Posted By Wrend
Speaking of which... You guys may be using...

Speaking of which... You guys may be using different copies of the scoreboars, as my newer score isn't listed in the one above, but is still on the first page of this thread.

Just an FYI you may...
Forum: News 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By Wrend
Keep in mind that these tools just make it more...

Keep in mind that these tools just make it more difficult, but because of that they can also make you a target (such as to the NSA...
Forum: News 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By Wrend
Ya I don't get it. I didn't have to either. How...

Ya I don't get it. I didn't have to either. How would they even know?[/QUOTE]
Because they "triangulate" all of your data on every account and contact on every devices and external IP address you've...
Forum: News 30 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By Wrend
I'm not apposed to newer versions of Windows, and...

I'm not apposed to newer versions of Windows, and with how the reception and sales of Windows 8 seems to have gone, I can see why Microsoft would want to release something sooner rather than later to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jun 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By Wrend
If you've tried using any of the speed up...

If you've tried using any of the speed up programs, they may be causing troubles too, especially if they've installed malware (often times, unfortunately, that is what these kinds of programs really...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Jun 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By Wrend
Wanted to say thanks as well since because of...

Wanted to say thanks as well since because of this thread I was reminded that I wanted to disable the hibernate feature since I never use it, and the file was taking up over 50GB on my SSD...

The...
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