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Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 266,450
Posted By bc3tech
i'm thinking crystaldisk measures in Mb not MB -...

i'm thinking crystaldisk measures in Mb not MB - bit vs byte. therefore divide those by 8 and you're about spot on.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Jun 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 266,450
Posted By bc3tech
fwiw, i just updated my AHCI drivers to the...

fwiw, i just updated my AHCI drivers to the AMDSata drivers applicable to my chipset (provided via the Dell support website) and there is negligible difference in my AS SSD score. So as far as this...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jun 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 266,450
Posted By bc3tech
thanks. here's my AS SSD bench. I'm happy...

thanks. here's my AS SSD bench.

I'm happy w/ the results as the manufacturer rates this drive (http://www.kingston.com/ssd/vplus-series.asp) at 230/180 and I'm pretty close so can't really...
Forum: Tutorials 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 568
Views: 706,071
Posted By bc3tech
not too keen on searching this thread to find out...

not too keen on searching this thread to find out so i'll just ask:

how do i find out if i'm currently utilizing AHCI or IDE?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 266,450
Posted By bc3tech
thanks. here's my AS SSD bench. I'm happy...

thanks. here's my AS SSD bench.

I'm happy w/ the results as the manufacturer rates this drive (http://www.kingston.com/ssd/vplus-series.asp) at 230/180 and I'm pretty close so can't really...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 2,099
Views: 237,555
Posted By bc3tech
I didn't need a super awesome gfx card, as my...

I didn't need a super awesome gfx card, as my wife does only still photography editing. Not quite sure what's up w/ the gaming gfx memory (don't game so not too concerned), but am happy w/ the 7.x...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jun 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 266,450
Posted By bc3tech
Kingston SSDNow V+ 128gb. I've tweaked/customized...

Kingston SSDNow V+ 128gb. I've tweaked/customized nothing. This is out of the box, in to my new Dell 7100, and all software installed (so not a fresh OS or anything)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jun 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 28,902
Posted By bc3tech
Lucky you :D Which SSD are you getting? ...

Lucky you :D

Which SSD are you getting?

Have you been to the Show us your SSD performance (http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/18229-show-us-your-ssd-performance.html) thread?
...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Jun 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,888
Posted By bc3tech
rmdir /s <directory> I, for one, would like...

rmdir /s <directory>

I, for one, would like to hear from an MS developer on wtf "discovering files" is doing, why it showed up in vista, why it takes so damn long, and why it can't be...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jun 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 28,902
Posted By bc3tech
Am getting a new Win7 Rig courtesy of Dell...

Am getting a new Win7 Rig courtesy of Dell tomorrow. Am replacing the HDD w/ a 128gb SSD, anxious to see how things shake out!
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Sep 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,942
Posted By bc3tech
fyi I believe it wouldn't be the board that...

fyi I believe it wouldn't be the board that supports it, it'd be the CPU lacking virtualization features. Intel slaps these features on some CPUs & not others, while AMD gives it to the masses.

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Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 39,301
Posted By bc3tech
Canon pixma pro 9000 working great

Canon pixma pro 9000 working great
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,528
Posted By bc3tech
another update: i ran chkdsk from the...

another update:

i ran chkdsk from the command prompt w/in the repair toolkit and it ran fully and successfully w/ no errors found on the drive. The computer is booting normally and performing...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,528
Posted By bc3tech
thanks for this suggestin - it never occured to...

thanks for this suggestin - it never occured to me to use the new & improved Repair console in Win7 to see what I could do w/ it.

I did this and had it do it's "Auto fix" of startup problems. It...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,528
Posted By bc3tech
roger. i disabled hibernation and the pagefile,...

roger. i disabled hibernation and the pagefile, kicked off a chkdsk /r /i /c in hopes skipping some of the more detailed checks would get me through but it ran all night which tells me it was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,528
Posted By bc3tech
i have a RAID1 NAS w/ all my irreplaceables so...

i have a RAID1 NAS w/ all my irreplaceables so i'm not overly worried about the data on the system, just the hassle of having to put it all back if i were to do a complete re-build.

i assume your...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,528
Posted By bc3tech
continual reboots during chkdsk @ bootup

So I schedule a chkdsk /r to take place on my RAID0 array and reboot the computer.

It fires up and kicks off. Gets to about 90% of step 4 (verifying file data) and reboots the computer w/ no...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Sep 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 28,902
Posted By bc3tech
I have an SSD in my Asus EeePC 1000 and can say...

I have an SSD in my Asus EeePC 1000 and can say the Superfetch IS enabled on my Win7 installation, defrag IS allowed (though i have not dared to click it, the button is enabled), and Readyboost IS...
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