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Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 May 2012
Replies: 91
Views: 4,789
Posted By 77273GU
I didn't think I could build a computer, but with...

I didn't think I could build a computer, but with this forum and others I did. The most time consuming part for me was deciding on and buying the parts. Did a lot of reading and googleing. The build...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Nov 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By 77273GU
Thanks for the replies. I'm leaning toward the...

Thanks for the replies. I'm leaning toward the Linksys. I think its on sale for one more day. Seems to be a good price.
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Nov 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By 77273GU
Switching from wired to wireless. Need router.

Hello, I need to switch from a wired network to a wireless network. Santa is bringing a new laptop. I guess the best way is to change routers. Not sure what to go with. I would appreciate...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 9,981
Posted By 77273GU
Thanks essenbe, Ill take you up your offer, when...

Thanks essenbe, Ill take you up your offer, when you get a chance you can PM me your settings or post them, whatever you like. I took a quick look and Asrock does have a similar bios. I understand...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 9,981
Posted By 77273GU
I downloaded Steam and Dirt 3. Had to download...

I downloaded Steam and Dirt 3. Had to download Games for Windows Live also. Played the game and got the same voltage as before.

Then I tried a few things in bios. Heres what seamed to work: I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Nov 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 9,981
Posted By 77273GU
Thanks for the replies. I ran Intel Burn Test...

Thanks for the replies.
I ran Intel Burn Test and got about the same voltage as I did with Prime95.
182402

Its odd that the game voltage is higher than the the 2 stress tests. I was playing...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Nov 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 9,981
Posted By 77273GU
i5 2500K core voltage?

Hello,
In what range should the core voltage of an i5 2500K (no OC) be under load? I ask because last night I was playing a game and noticed it was at 1.3. Not sure if this is normal when I see...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,380
Posted By 77273GU
Cant shut down because of update

Hello, When I try to shut down my computer there is a gold shield on the shut down icon and when hover my pointer over it says, Installs updates and shuts down computer. The problem is when I try to...
Forum: Graphic Cards 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,829
Posted By 77273GU
After some searching heres what I did. This is...

After some searching heres what I did. This is the best guide I found http://download.asrock.com/manual/virtu/Z68%20Pro3/English.pdf

1-Install video card.
2-Connect monitor to card. bios was...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,829
Posted By 77273GU
New video card and Lucid Virtu install?

Hello, I am currently using the Intel HD 3000 graphics with my P8Z68-V MB. I bought a Sapphire HD 6870 and would to set it up with Virtu in iGPU mode. How is this done?

I know how to install the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,804
Posted By 77273GU
Update, I installed 7 today and checked the temps...

Update, I installed 7 today and checked the temps with SIW. All cores were in in the low 30c range. :cool:

178789

What is the CPUTIN temp? Thats at 60c.

Thanks again
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 07 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,804
Posted By 77273GU
A lot of good info thanks. I was going to wait...

A lot of good info thanks. I was going to wait until Mon or Tues when I received the AS5 to install 7 and set up everything but after reading today Ill give it a go this weekend. Time permitting.
...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 07 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,804
Posted By 77273GU
@essenbe Thats what I ordered, picked up some...

@essenbe Thats what I ordered, picked up some DECMiflex fan filters also.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 06 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,804
Posted By 77273GU
Thanks for the replies. I knew 53c was high...

Thanks for the replies. I knew 53c was high before I posted, I was just hoping this was OK at 1st start and would stabilize after a break in period. Guess not. :(

I used the thermal paste that...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 06 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,804
Posted By 77273GU
New Build CPU temp?

Hello, Built the system in my specs today. I'm using the stock cooler. I bought an H60 but it was missing hardware so that will be going on soon hopefully. When I sit BiOS, haven't installed 7 yet,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,200
Posted By 77273GU
@mjf Thats a concern I have, what imaging and...

@mjf
Thats a concern I have, what imaging and partition programs will I be able to use. (Id like to use a free program)
I checked free Macrium a while back and thought it supported GPT disks. Just...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,200
Posted By 77273GU
Got it. :o

Got it. :o
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,200
Posted By 77273GU
I dont want to clone it. I want to know what a...

I dont want to clone it. I want to know what a sector to sector copy of a disk is.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,200
Posted By 77273GU
@theog In the tut you referenced down the...

@theog
In the tut you referenced down the bottom theres a warning:
"You CANNOT make a sector-by-sector copy of GPT disks. The Disk and Partition GUIDs will no longer be unique. This must never...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,200
Posted By 77273GU
GPT or MBR?

Hello, Not sure if I should set up my drives as gpt or mbr on a new system.
My new hardware:
MB- AsusP8Z68-V, UEFI BIOS
OS HD- Crucial M4 64g
Data HD- WD Caviar Black 750g

From what Ive read...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Oct 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By 77273GU
Thanks for the replies. Did some further...

Thanks for the replies. Did some further googleing with conflicting results. Most say they come unsealed. I called Asus and they said that most retailers will open the box to make sure all the parts...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Oct 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By 77273GU
Asus motherboard factory sealed?

Hello, Are Asus p8z68-v MBs, either the box or the static bag, factory sealed? I started unboxing the components for my 1st build and the MB was the only thing that wasn't sealed. I watched a bunch...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Sep 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By 77273GU
Thanks for the must read. I'm fine with the, Is...

Thanks for the must read. I'm fine with the, Is it legal or not question? Its a new build + I'm the builder = All good. I have Eds book. :)

Still looking for answers. My main concern is, what...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Sep 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By 77273GU
Windows 7 OEM install questions

Hello, I understand that if you buy an OEM disk instead of a retail copy that the OS is tied to MB, so if you want to upgrade the MB later you have to buy another disk.

1-If I replace the MB with...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 08 Aug 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,803
Posted By 77273GU
Good bios info! Thats what I wanted to here....

Good bios info!
Thats what I wanted to here. Don't touch it, it works just fine. :)

It was never my intent to change anything that wasn't necessary for this build. I was looking for things that...
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