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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Feb 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 474
Posted By Faladu
OP's RAM is also very slow, it's not remotely...

OP's RAM is also very slow, it's not remotely close to being a good laptop in 2014.

For replacing the hard drive with SSD I would look at this:
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By Faladu
You need to give a lot more detail on your crash....

You need to give a lot more detail on your crash.

If Blue Screen of Death crashing, you should go here:
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Faladu
Agreed, the theoretical maxes for the slot types...

Agreed, the theoretical maxes for the slot types is like rarely hit, but if it's slammed there is your bottleneck if comparing both types in the same conditions.

You have to consider the chipset...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By Faladu
I would go back a driver revision or two,...

I would go back a driver revision or two, guru3d.com has old drivers, and well known/respectable source for them.

Tools for cleaning old drivers can be found there as well or....
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By Faladu
Intel on-board video is in general going to be...

Intel on-board video is in general going to be much worse than any mediocre video card.

If looking to upgrade, the power supply in the system and video card slot type is going to be the limiting...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Faladu
Hello, we need more details. Are you trying...

Hello, we need more details.

Are you trying to run one monitor off the mobo's on-board video (setting dual in bios, never heard of, but that would not likely effect a video card, any way) and one...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Faladu
Did you disable the motherboard's on-board video?...

Did you disable the motherboard's on-board video?

....and you are plugging both monitors directly now into the video card?

...and what adapters have been used, get specific... 8)
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Faladu
Did you do a clean reinstall of the video card...

Did you do a clean reinstall of the video card drivers, that is where I would go next.

It just cuts off the image, that is odd.
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Faladu
Suspect it's just scaling issue: Look in the...

Suspect it's just scaling issue:

Look in the Nvidia app for scaling and adjust it:

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/34205-windows-7-nvidia-scaling.html
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Faladu
My suggestion would also be a bigger case since...

My suggestion would also be a bigger case since yours is pretty over-crowded.

Decked out like Layback's case for your extreme heat situation.

I myself have stayed away from overclocking and...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Faladu
I'm suspect that Radeon 4290 video card is too...

I'm suspect that Radeon 4290 video card is too weak to handle your PC duties and a HDTV.

Radeon HD 4290 Specs | eHow (http://www.ehow.com/info_8482421_radeon-hd-4290-specs.html)

^That says it...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Faladu
I would suspect the cable from the video card to...

I would suspect the cable from the video card to the monitor went bad, assuming it's not the same type as your on-board.

Swap the cable out....
Forum: Graphic Cards 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By Faladu
Other tools I suggest you try: Speccy from...

Other tools I suggest you try:

Speccy from piriform.com

GPU-Z & CPU-Z from cpuid.com

All are great longer standing safe freeware!
Forum: System Security 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Faladu
What data is getting sent to Microsoft?...

What data is getting sent to Microsoft? constantly?
Forum: System Security 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 5,430
Posted By Faladu
What are the known spread methods for getting...

What are the known spread methods for getting this virus in the first place?

Example:
Running a big executable that does all the dirty work that was disguised or part of something else a user...
Forum: System Security 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Faladu
Sounds like you fell for a scam. [or one...

Sounds like you fell for a scam. [or one scam/ad was tried on you, unsure if you went 100% through with it]

Whose website was used to validate windows?

Only Microsoft would do that . and...
Forum: System Security 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By Faladu
Is it claiming that virus on one specific file...

Is it claiming that virus on one specific file every time? [give us that filename too please]

If so it's being auto replaced from another copy.

What active anti-virus solution is declaring...
Forum: System Security 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 46
Views: 1,791
Posted By Faladu
Multiple instances of svchost running is normal,...

Multiple instances of svchost running is normal, I've got 12 of them going myself while typing this.

50% of RAM used would be normal on a 4gig system, as well with 7. [OP did not put in system...
Forum: Graphic Cards 14 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Faladu
Besides the video card fan: Checked the...

Besides the video card fan:

Checked the heatsink/fan of the CPU?

Checked the power supply's fan?

Power supply could be the failure point here also.
Forum: Graphic Cards 14 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Faladu
Verify which driver it's using, via device...

Verify which driver it's using, via device manager or System Info (under Components | Display).

I'd consider doing a complete wipe and reinstall of the driver probably for starters.
Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Oct 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Faladu
70 is a weird number, it's probably a mistake,...

70 is a weird number, it's probably a mistake, 60Hz has been a standard for a long time.

Prices on 120Hz have fallen, I got a 39" 120Hz this year for about $400, I was happily shocked.
I haven't...
Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Oct 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By Faladu
Well I won't be up to 5050 by anything res...

Well I won't be up to 5050 by anything res anytime soon. muhahaha!

If I was, OK fine I'd hold out as long as possible for the best new card. <g>

I am running 2 or 3 1920 by 1080 on my 7950...
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Oct 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,351
Posted By Faladu
I'd upgrade to a better laptop NOW and rig the...

I'd upgrade to a better laptop NOW and rig the current HD up to the new one via adapter to transfer files over.

SATA to USB most likely.

Or if strapped, find a used replacement all-in-1...
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Oct 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By Faladu
2 450s won't be great for current high end...

2 450s won't be great for current high end gaming, replace with one good one, like a 770 if that is your goal.
Forum: Graphic Cards 06 Oct 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By Faladu
Nik, I think you can wait a lot longer, that 690...

Nik, I think you can wait a lot longer, that 690 should be fine for awhile, let software catch up to us.

I have a 7950 and have zero reason to upgrade, as well, probably for a couple more years.
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