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Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By tinmar49
All these aerials are good but they won't connect...

All these aerials are good but they won't connect to a laptop.
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By tinmar49
broadband speed

I have tried "OOKLA" www.speedtest.net/ (http://www.speedtest.net/) and www.broadbandspeedtest.co.uk (http://www.broadbandspeedtest.co.uk) and the results are quite different. Ookla gives twice the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By tinmar49
I live in a built up area and before I ditched...

I live in a built up area and before I ditched wifi for hard wiring, I could pick up about six signals upto 70 yards away with an aerial about 3 inches long. Problems with reliability led me to the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By tinmar49
The parabolic will certainly work best, but I was...

The parabolic will certainly work best, but I was hoping for something a little smaller but with some directional capabilities.
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By tinmar49
Wifi aerial

Friends have just bought a holiday caravan on a site that does not have its own hotspot. They don't want to get a BT line but have been told that the adjacent site has a public wifi point. Would an...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 26 Jan 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By tinmar49
Try those sticky outdoor fixers, they are about...

Try those sticky outdoor fixers, they are about 1mm thick but you could use extra layers if needed.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jan 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By tinmar49
I was mildly annoyed when I found that my Samsung...

I was mildly annoyed when I found that my Samsung M3 external drive is actually made by Seagate
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By tinmar49
Stick an SSD in it, the best boost and uses a...

Stick an SSD in it, the best boost and uses a little less power.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 577
Posted By tinmar49
I see that the G3420 has a tdp of 53 watts, so...

I see that the G3420 has a tdp of 53 watts, so unless you add a graphics card you should be ok . The ram uses very little, and onboard graphics don't use much. Lets hope that the psu is a reasonable...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 577
Posted By tinmar49
Unless you already have a 200w psu or a very...

Unless you already have a 200w psu or a very small case then a decent brand name 400w psy would not cost any more than a 200w
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By tinmar49
The power switch and the reset switch must go on...

The power switch and the reset switch must go on the correct pins but it doesn't matter which way they are on the pins. The hdd led won't light if it is the wrong way round on the pins and the power...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By tinmar49
iv'e just looked at the NF4K8AC motherboard...

iv'e just looked at the NF4K8AC motherboard manual and the list of bios updates. I cant see any bios updates which are related to ram. The bios updates are through Windows via "Super Update" for...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By tinmar49
Sorry ,missed your 64 bit os. Perhaps there are...

Sorry ,missed your 64 bit os. Perhaps there are different bios files available, if possible try the newest one.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By tinmar49
If you are using 32 bit windows you won't see all...

If you are using 32 bit windows you won't see all the ram. My 32 bit W7 only sees 3.24g of the 8g on the motherboard, I also run 64 bit 8.1 pro which sees all of the ram. This is with a separate...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jan 2014
Replies: 1,169
Views: 30,902
Posted By tinmar49
I remember the good old days when the first 1gig...

I remember the good old days when the first 1gig Athlons came out and some clever person showed how to bridge the L2? and unlock the psu . I did this to mine and got it to 1.3gig with a lot of heat,...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 951
Views: 42,516
Posted By tinmar49
www.aria.com.uk (http://www.aria.com.uk) has the...

www.aria.com.uk (http://www.aria.com.uk) has the Samsung 840 Evo @ 406.80 all in for the 1Tb. Now some people with need for a good size ssd will be happy.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By tinmar49
Ebay have lots of 3.5 and 5.25 front mounting fan...

Ebay have lots of 3.5 and 5.25 front mounting fan controllers as would all the best pc shops. There are also rear brackets with up to 4 potentiometers if you don't have any room at the front. Just a...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Jan 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 753
Posted By tinmar49
Can someone tell me what the point of full...

Can someone tell me what the point of full modular is, unless you get a choice of different length motherboard connections? Otherwise soldered joints make better sense than plug ins.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Jan 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By tinmar49
If you can overclock from 3.4g to 4.5g you will...

If you can overclock from 3.4g to 4.5g you will have only 1/3 more speed, is it worth it? Maybe there is a problem with the optimisation of your system. One of my pc's has a processor of one third of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Jan 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 753
Posted By tinmar49
My empical method is to compare weights, the...

My empical method is to compare weights, the heavier the better. That said, www.hardwaresecrets.com (http://www.hardwaresecrets.com) is well worth a look for a more scientific approach.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 31 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By tinmar49
ram heatsinks

When Rambus memory was used the heatspreaders had a temperature warning on them. Doe's anyone know whether the modern ddr3 actually requires any form of heatsink? Are there any actual wattage figures...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By tinmar49
Thanks everyone, firstly, my friends old laptop...

Thanks everyone, firstly, my friends old laptop is limited to 2gb ram and I had advised him to get 32 bit 7. He got a better deal with a 64 bit disc and didn't think it would matter. The poor thing...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By tinmar49
ISO download types

Having a reasonably fast internet connection, I have downloaded ISO's of Windows 7 HP 32 bit for a friend on a slow connection who wants to change from 64 bit. I have downloaded two copies from...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Dec 2013
Replies: 422
Views: 180,996
Posted By tinmar49
Iv'e probably missed it in this long thread but...

Iv'e probably missed it in this long thread but Windows 7 Home Premium X64 can't address more than 16 gb of ram. H P being the most popular and most modern desktop motherboards able to take at least...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By tinmar49
Perhaps you are thinking about 4k alignment when...

Perhaps you are thinking about 4k alignment when installing Windows7? If so there is no problem at all with an ssd and W7. After loading W7 you can check and if necessary align using "MINI TOOL...
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