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Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 May 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 266,553
Posted By ggrrttdd
march and now. In march the standard achi driver,...

march and now. In march the standard achi driver, now using the intel driver.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 6,892
Posted By ggrrttdd
I like to research, test and evaluate. That way I...

I like to research, test and evaluate. That way I can make informed decisions and inform others of what I have found.

A lot of people still use Xp because it was installed on their pc and never...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 6,892
Posted By ggrrttdd
I only had performance degradation with use when...

I only had performance degradation with use when drivers other than those supplied with 7 were used.
I think windows 7 performance was as good as it could be.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 6,892
Posted By ggrrttdd
The SSD is a good upgrade definately. I've...

The SSD is a good upgrade definately. I've already done a couple of Terrabytes worth of damage to the SSD.
Xp needed the optimizer which in my opinion is a pain, even with it set on a schedule. The...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 6,892
Posted By ggrrttdd
Even though Xp was getting better benchmarks it...

Even though Xp was getting better benchmarks it didn't feel anywhere near as quick as 7 does.
I had forgotten how old it looks too when compared to 7.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 6,892
Posted By ggrrttdd
SSD performance in seven compared to Xp

I've been messing with different OS's and comparing performance of the intel 80gb gen 2 ssd with different benchmark tools.

I have found the ssd performs better in Xp pro 32 bit than in either 7...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 19,741
Posted By ggrrttdd
Hello, Try this. Control Panel - System -...

Hello,

Try this.
Control Panel - System - Advanced System settings - under performance option choose settings button - click in box next to show thumbnails instead of icons.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 2,625
Views: 266,553
Posted By ggrrttdd
Intel 80gb ssd 2nd gen. On vostro 1310, mobile...

Intel 80gb ssd 2nd gen. On vostro 1310, mobile 965 chipset.
As SSD.
Forum: Gaming 15 Feb 2010
Replies: 106
Views: 11,841
Posted By ggrrttdd
The 8400M gs has problems with overheating. Mine...

The 8400M gs has problems with overheating. Mine gets to 111 degrees C then slows down the same as yours does which in turn reduces the temperature.
There is also a problem with the manufacture of...
Forum: News 11 Feb 2010
Replies: 141
Views: 20,779
Posted By ggrrttdd
Is this the system protection service? I don't...

Is this the system protection service?
I don't know why but it annoys the hell out of me that I can't disable that service.
I think it makes me feel as though I am not in complete control of my...
Forum: Chillout Room 03 Feb 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,273
Posted By ggrrttdd
Why not wait until dx11 graphics cards are...

Why not wait until dx11 graphics cards are included. Like this laptop for example.
ASUS G73JH-A1 - XOTIC PC - ASUS Gaming Laptop (http://www.xoticpc.com/asus-g73jha1-p-2731.html?wconfigure=yes)
Forum: Drivers 14 Jan 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,591
Posted By ggrrttdd
Did you try theog link? There are drivers...

Did you try theog link? There are drivers specifically for your system there.
Forum: Drivers 13 Jan 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,591
Posted By ggrrttdd
That should be the 32 bit flavour.NVIDIA DRIVERS...

That should be the 32 bit flavour.NVIDIA DRIVERS 195.62 WHQL (http://www.nvidia.com/object/notebook_winvista_win7_195.62_whql.html)
That should be the 64 bit flavourNVIDIA DRIVERS 195.62 WHQL...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jan 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By ggrrttdd
Are all your drivers upto date? If they are then...

Are all your drivers upto date? If they are then I would look at connections next to make sure none are loose. Then try using the fn + f8 key. If you still don't get a picture make sure t.v. is set...
Forum: Drivers 13 Jan 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,591
Posted By ggrrttdd
Follow this link and you can download from there....

Follow this link and you can download from there.
Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers (http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us)
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By ggrrttdd
Yeah, it's occasionally used to play games which...

Yeah, it's occasionally used to play games which are freely available on the internet so its not a big problem for me.
It just makes me laugh that it gets so hot, if it burns up I get a...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By ggrrttdd
No I don't have any power saving features enabled...

No I don't have any power saving features enabled when connected to mains power.

When I change to battery power I do use features to maximise the time before it goes flat.
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By ggrrttdd
No its not overclocked, and the vents are...

No its not overclocked, and the vents are unobstructed.

Its a 13 nch laptop though, so cooling is not very good.
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By ggrrttdd
I cleaned it out a few times before, I will get...

I cleaned it out a few times before, I will get around to doing it again at some point.
I got a good warranty (3 years) after I heard about overheating problems with the 8400m gs.

It has the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By ggrrttdd
Fried legs on host, for breakfast

a hot laptop - crashes when it gets to 110 degrees Centigrade.
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jan 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By ggrrttdd
Yes a dvd needs a compatible drive to operate. ...

Yes a dvd needs a compatible drive to operate.
If you have access to another computer it is also possible to put the files onto a portable memory card/stick and boot from usb, this would save you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jan 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By ggrrttdd
Windows 7 is on a dvd not a cd.

Windows 7 is on a dvd not a cd.
Forum: Sound & Audio 29 Dec 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 7,518
Posted By ggrrttdd
I have done a bit of searching and found a newer...

I have done a bit of searching and found a newer driver here SigmaTel Soundcard Driver Download -- Open Drivers Download Service...
Forum: Sound & Audio 29 Dec 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 7,518
Posted By ggrrttdd
You could try downloading the Sigmal Tel audio...

You could try downloading the Sigmal Tel audio driver/manager from Sony's support pages and run it in compatibility mode. Hopefully as the HDMI connection worked in Vista it should then be...
Forum: Sound & Audio 29 Dec 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 7,518
Posted By ggrrttdd
I had to do change the default audio device...

I had to do change the default audio device settings on somebody's HP laptop using the realtek audio manager in the control panel to get sound via the HDMI.

So you could try changing the default...
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