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Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By Sean1082
Is Intel still incorporating those nylon/plastic...

Is Intel still incorporating those nylon/plastic push-pins to secure the heatsink to the CPU on the 1155 socket motherboards? I don't trust them.

Although your temps are decent considering your...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By Sean1082
Thanks for the info guys. And thanks for that...

Thanks for the info guys. And thanks for that info Phone Man, glad to know it has safety features like this.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By Sean1082
It usually is 50-55 if I turn my air conditioning...

It usually is 50-55 if I turn my air conditioning on. I'll look into a stress test. Thanks!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By Sean1082
Ya, ever since I upgraded to this new system I...

Ya, ever since I upgraded to this new system I keep SpeedFan open when I run any game, as well as my graphics card monitoring software.

I have never seen it go above 63. It's just that SpeedFan...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By Sean1082
Take the key off again, and use some dull object...

Take the key off again, and use some dull object to press into the hole where the key is placed if you are able to. Don't press too hard, as you do not want to damage it.

Does it work? If so, then...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,998
Posted By Sean1082
I've had this issue and it appears it was Windows...

I've had this issue and it appears it was Windows Update, although I never heard of it doing that, it seems it was.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By Sean1082
I agree with the PSU decision, and recommend...

I agree with the PSU decision, and recommend Corsair. I have an 850W (not saying you need to go that high) and it is very nice.

Is this for a gaming rig? Have you looked into the i7 2600k? I have...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By Sean1082
CPU Temps

This is not so much a thread about my cooling, as I know I am fine in that area, this is more a question about safe / comfortable operating temperatures.

The reason I say this is because right...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jun 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By Sean1082
Thanks for the replies! As for reverting...

Thanks for the replies!

As for reverting BIOS to factory defaults, I haven't changed any settings. Any small changes I have made to SATA configuration etc., I have already tried to change back. No...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jun 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By Sean1082
New PC

So, I purchased a new PC and it's running great except for a couple of things. For reference, and to cut down on the size of this post, these are the parts...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 May 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By Sean1082
Thanks a lot for the replies. Judging by this,...

Thanks a lot for the replies. Judging by this, I'll more than likely go with the MSI. Although, I don't use two monitors to extend my gaming view, I do have a second monitor to display extras such as...
Forum: Graphic Cards 06 May 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By Sean1082
Comparison - Opinions on better card?

Which is a better card for performance in games such as GTA, Battlefield Bad Company 2, and the upcoming Battlefield 3, for example.

I have done some research on shader clocks which the EVGA...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,632
Posted By Sean1082
Thanks a lot. I am now looking into a larger...

Thanks a lot. I am now looking into a larger drive in case I later decide to install some larger sized applications onto it and still have available space. This SSD...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,632
Posted By Sean1082
I am pretty sure this RAM...

I am pretty sure this RAM (http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233144) is compatible. I have a 650W PSU which should more than likely be able to handle it all with this graphics...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,632
Posted By Sean1082
I suppose I don't need to worry about it then if...

I suppose I don't need to worry about it then if I am getting this CPU (http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103913). I am also pairing it with this motherboard...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,632
Posted By Sean1082
Had this in mind: Newegg.ca - Corsair Force F40...

Had this in mind:
Newegg.ca - Corsair Force F40 CSSD-F40GB2 2.5" 40GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233130)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,632
Posted By Sean1082
Thanks for both your replies. Judging by the...

Thanks for both your replies. Judging by the first one, I understand that I should be running my PC and logged in, etc with the SSD plugged in. I should then proceed to install windows 7 onto the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,632
Posted By Sean1082
Installing SSD along side HDD

To go along with my PC upgrade this summer, I have decided to go with purchasing an SSD to use for my OS along with internet apps, Microsoft office, etc. I plan to install my games (To be specific,...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 29 Apr 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Sean1082
I myself have had a lot of luck with MSI...

I myself have had a lot of luck with MSI products. I just bought a R6950 2g. I really didn't see a need for myself to jump to the OC version of the R6970. Im thinking of unlocking the extra shaders...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 29 Apr 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Sean1082
A little confused on what I am reading here....

A little confused on what I am reading here. Should I be looking into a different card?

I found these two:
Newegg.ca - MSI R6970 Lightning Radeon HD 6970 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 28 Apr 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Sean1082
Yes, I remember seeing this. You've posted on my...

Yes, I remember seeing this. You've posted on my previous thread. These parts are my finalization for my build this summer.

Thanks a lot for the reply!
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 28 Apr 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Sean1082
New PC Build

This is my first build. It's more of an upgrade, just on a large scale. I would really appreciate some replies from experienced builders who have knowledge with compatibility, performance, etc....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 4,272
Posted By Sean1082
My laptop has this issue. I've just accepted the...

My laptop has this issue. I've just accepted the fact that it just does it and simply wait the time it takes or shut it down instead of putting it into sleep mode.

A more logical answer and an...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 12,985
Posted By Sean1082
Heh, glad to see this thread is still helping...

Heh, glad to see this thread is still helping people over a year later. ;)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By Sean1082
Those mobo's seem extremely well laid out and...

Those mobo's seem extremely well laid out and good quality. Nice feedback is also a plus, it has a fair bit of that. ;)

Thanks a lot for your input, I appreciate it.
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