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Forum: Gaming 28 May 2010
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Posted By Fletchrr
Ah I get it ^^ Yea, the depreciation of computer...

Ah I get it ^^ Yea, the depreciation of computer components is ridiculous lol. I remember spending over 300 on a Radeon 9800 Pro before I switched to Nvidia ;P
Forum: Gaming 28 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Ah thanks a lot Stew, that's cleared up a lot of...

Ah thanks a lot Stew, that's cleared up a lot of questions I still had floating around my head. Next step is to buy the RAM ;P The timings I use should match what is on the module/s right? No need to...
Forum: Gaming 27 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Ah ok, thanks for that. Scythe "INFINITY"...

Ah ok, thanks for that.

Scythe "INFINITY" 5HeatPipes CPU Cooler (http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/cpu/024/scinf1000.html) is the CPU cooler I use atm, and I also have an OCz RAM dual fan thingie.
Forum: Gaming 27 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
So if I focus on the CPU to begin with, I need to...

So if I focus on the CPU to begin with, I need to get the FSB and voltages balanced and stable, then drop the ratio on the CPU and focus on RAM speed/voltages (timings aswell or?) If I then go on to...
Forum: Gaming 27 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Well at the moment my RAM is set the same as it...

Well at the moment my RAM is set the same as it would be on Auto, without the weird timings ASUS force. So its set at 4-4-4-12 at 2.1v (the recommended voltage as far as I know)

The only things...
Forum: Gaming 27 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Hey guys. I did what you said Stew and went...

Hey guys.

I did what you said Stew and went through the ratios, 6, 7 and 8 were all fine, 9 caused crashing. So atm I have 8x375/750 (Hopefully that wasnt the wrong thing to do)

I have read...
Forum: Gaming 26 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Hey again ;3 Ok so I did what you said with...

Hey again ;3

Ok so I did what you said with the CPU voltage, the lowest it went (BSOD before desktop) was 1.2125v - so I set it two numbers higher like you suggested, which was 1.2375v - and it...
Forum: Gaming 26 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Hehe Wishmaster, we've kinda already singled out...

Hehe Wishmaster, we've kinda already singled out the problem I was originally having. I'm kinda just trying to get up to speed with my BIOS and OCing before I buy my new RAM modules.

At the moment...
Forum: Gaming 26 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Hey Wishmaster, thanks for the reply. I...

Hey Wishmaster, thanks for the reply.

I understood almost all of what you said, besides the part about the 'RAM strap' - are they the settings in the North Bridge or something else?
Forum: Gaming 26 May 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 9,707
Posted By Fletchrr
This should help you if it's what youre looking...

This should help you if it's what youre looking for. Not sure it will help with your sound issues though. Have you installed the latest drivers for your sound card?

How to turn off Windows global...
Forum: Gaming 26 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Ah I see, slowly starting to sink in I think,...

Ah I see, slowly starting to sink in I think, lol.

At 333 the RAM is running at 667mhz and the CPU is at 3GHZ (with AUTO ratio)

The RAM speed is relatively easy to check after fiddling with the...
Forum: Gaming 26 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Yea.. ^^; I guess I was a little over...

Yea.. ^^; I guess I was a little over enthusiastic. 333 seems to be working ok though. I'll go into the bios and check the settings you just explained.

Ok I had a look under Advanced > CPU Config...
Forum: Gaming 26 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Ok so I tried setting the FSB to 400, RAM to...

Ok so I tried setting the FSB to 400, RAM to 800mhz and set the CPU voltage to 1.30v, but no luck, wouldn't boot. So I tried FSB at 350, RAM at 700 and the same CPU voltage and it seems to be working...
Forum: Gaming 26 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Exactly Stew ;P but over the weekend it was...

Exactly Stew ;P but over the weekend it was ridiculously hot here, 30c and my room was like an oven. Don't think my case allows for another fan, it has one on the back and one near the HDD's atm.
...
Forum: Gaming 26 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
These are the temps when my room isn't melting in...

These are the temps when my room isn't melting in the summer heat.

http://i45.tinypic.com/2hr2tr4.jpg
Forum: Gaming 26 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Hey again guys. While I agree with almost...

Hey again guys.

While I agree with almost everything that you've said spyknee, the one thing I disagree with is 'Get a bigger PSU' - I put a lot of research into getting my current PSU, and it...
Forum: Gaming 25 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Checked my bios and it is indeed AMIBIOS. ...

Checked my bios and it is indeed AMIBIOS.

Ok, so I changed the settings on the RAM to 667mhz with the same timings and voltage as before, got the beeps again but this time, when windows began to...
Forum: Gaming 25 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Hey again, I was under the impression that 1...

Hey again,

I was under the impression that 1 long and 3 short indicated a memory problem? I'm not sure what BIOS I have (I think its AMI BIOS, ill check soonish) but according to this page;...
Forum: Gaming 24 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Ok, I made the changes, set the DRAM Freq to...

Ok, I made the changes, set the DRAM Freq to 800mhz, Memory Voltage to 2v, timings to 5-5-5-18. System seems to boot up fine, however I got a long beep with 3 small beeps and nothing, then one more...
Forum: Gaming 24 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Ah thanks again guys, and thanks a LOT for the...

Ah thanks again guys, and thanks a LOT for the guide, really helpful. I'll go apply the settings and report back.
Forum: Gaming 24 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Thanks again for the reply Stew2. (edit) ...

Thanks again for the reply Stew2.

(edit)
Just noticed something even stranger, if I visit a site such as http://twitter.com/rockstargames and scroll up and down with my mouse. Winamp starts...
Forum: Gaming 24 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Thanks Monk, although I can't see any mention of...

Thanks Monk, although I can't see any mention of different RAM timings in there? all the RAM I have is 800mhz DDR2 and theyre all from the same manufacturer. Or have I misunderstood/confused myself?...
Forum: Gaming 24 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Thanks for the replies guys. I downloaded...

Thanks for the replies guys.

I downloaded HWMonitor and here is the result:

http://i46.tinypic.com/260y26x.jpg

My room at the moment is rather warm, I have the side panel off to try to...
Forum: Gaming 23 May 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,101
Posted By Fletchrr
Weird lag in seemingly ALL applications.

Hi everyone, sorry my first ever post here is a technical problem. Its quite a long one so sorry about that aswell ^^;



Ok, I recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Previously I had a...
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