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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Day Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 774
Posted By MagusMagnus
Sounds like you're good to go then. Though,...

Sounds like you're good to go then.

Though, I really must say again, sticking to the stock HSF on that chip is a mistake. You should never stick to stock HSF on an FX 8xxx chip unless you're...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By MagusMagnus
And you're telling the TV to look at the right...

And you're telling the TV to look at the right "AV" device input? On my remote, it is the "AV" button. On yours it may be "Input". You need to cycle through those just like any other device on a TV...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 774
Posted By MagusMagnus
8+2 VRM. Perfect, if you never plan to SLI. On...

8+2 VRM. Perfect, if you never plan to SLI. On that note, its pretty difficult to find a budget board for AMD that supports SLI and with two x16 PCIe slots also. Mine does but its $140... kind of but...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By MagusMagnus
The following should help you out. You don't need...

The following should help you out. You don't need fancy software but Windows itself.

Which CD or DVD format should I use? - Windows Help...
Forum: Graphic Cards 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By MagusMagnus
Then most likely we're dealing with a maligned...

Then most likely we're dealing with a maligned setting on either the TV or GPU. Does your TV, at all, detect the PC?

Are you certain you set the port up as Sony recommends:

"The 1080p timing...
Forum: Graphic Cards 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By MagusMagnus
Fn + F8 should switch between integrated and...

Fn + F8 should switch between integrated and external display. Your Fn key is in-between the left Crtl and Win key (http://www.notebookreview.com/picture/?f=55050).

And after you do that, you may...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 6 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By MagusMagnus
Your CPU has a TDP of 71C. It should never be...

Your CPU has a TDP of 71C. It should never be allowed to reach or exceed 71C. So, if SpeedFan has that Temp2 correct, that's barely 19C cushion on that DTP and after a shutdown...

In the other...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By MagusMagnus
Had you installed both the MP and XPS drivers? I...

Had you installed both the MP and XPS drivers? I believe you need #2 here...
Forum: Graphic Cards 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,714
Posted By MagusMagnus
Alright. Is your 7770 by chance an ASUS? If so,...

Alright. Is your 7770 by chance an ASUS? If so, they use their own version and it apparently doesn't have scaling options (for whatever stupid reason). So if that's the case, you will need to...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 774
Posted By MagusMagnus
I really couldn’t recommend the ASUS M5A97 R2.0...

I really couldn’t recommend the ASUS M5A97 R2.0 for the FX-8320 or 8350. It’s a 4+2 VRM (http://www.overclock.net/t/946407/amd-motherboards-vrm-info-database) (not just an important factor for OCing...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By MagusMagnus
I encountered a similar problem on a client’s...

I encountered a similar problem on a client’s ancient XP system recently (yes, I know, I did recommend a newer system and OS). It wouldn’t allow downloads (straight up wouldn't even allow those pages...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By MagusMagnus
The reason I chose EVGA and will, in future, also...

The reason I chose EVGA and will, in future, also choose EVGA is because of their warranty and support (stellar rated all over). If ASUS could have competed with EVGA’s warranty and support (I have...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,714
Posted By MagusMagnus
If I'm not mistaken, it will be found under "My...

If I'm not mistaken, it will be found under "My Digital Flat Panels" in "Scaling Options (Digital Flat Panel)", on an external display. Or so that's where I find it on my notebook's legacy CCC.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 407
Posted By MagusMagnus
Curious as to the plethora of problems. I use an...

Curious as to the plethora of problems. I use an SSD for my OS and have separate (platter) HDDs for programs and backups. Its been years since I let my OS play in the same space as programs and data...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 407
Posted By MagusMagnus
The Patriot 60GB...

The Patriot 60GB (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220893) is currently $44.99. You're going to be extremely hard-pressed to find one any cheaper. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By MagusMagnus
It's more than likely that one has an even lesser...

It's more than likely that one has an even lesser 12V amperage than their newer series. So to figure how much wattage you actually need, use this...
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By MagusMagnus
That PSU outright scares the hell out of me....

That PSU outright scares the hell out of me. Apart from that...

PNY GTX 980 - Requirements (https://www.pny.com/GTX_980_4096MB_GDDR5_PCI-E_3_0?sku=VCGGTX9804XPB-CG): Minimum 500W or greater system...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By MagusMagnus
That would be because your L702x...

That would be because your L702x (http://www.cnet.com/products/dell-xps-17-l702x-17-3-core-i5-2430m-windows-7-home-premium-64-bit-6-gb-ram-750-gb-hdd/specs/) supports 16GB and has 4 slots. The L502x...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 407
Posted By MagusMagnus
Perhaps this...

Perhaps this (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220893). Windows 7 x64 requires 20GB to itself. 40GB left for programs/data other than the OS.

Your system's manufacturer...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 809
Posted By MagusMagnus
The single-most important thing to not do is...

The single-most important thing to not do is store it in an uninsulated area – like the garage (or attic, or basement if they're not insulated and/or have open air vents or ducts to the outside at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By MagusMagnus
Apart from the already mentioned... If you...

Apart from the already mentioned...

If you are actually planning to use the server for anything (i.e. this is not for testing/learning purposes in which the proposed is appropriate), you really...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By MagusMagnus
Disk checking utilities and SMART are great - for...

Disk checking utilities and SMART are great - for ruling out logical errors and failures. They, however, are absolute shite for picking up on electrical or mechanical failures (everything not...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By MagusMagnus
3+1 phase VRM (Voltage Regulator Module) on that...

3+1 phase VRM (Voltage Regulator Module) on that board (http://www.overclock.net/t/946407/amd-motherboards-vrm-info-database). I really cannot recommend you stick with that board for anything in the...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By MagusMagnus
I do not have any Cyberlink software installed.

I do not have any Cyberlink software installed.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By MagusMagnus
That's where I got the duds from back in March...

That's where I got the duds from back in March (they only had the "Media Refresh" available for Ultimate x64 SP1 at that time). I tried burning it three times. Refused to finish installation each...
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