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Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Sporkalypse
So I could have just one GPU doing PhysX...

So I could have just one GPU doing PhysX calculations? That's pretty cool! Sadly, I'm a highschooler and the only "income" I have is when I lifeguard in the summer...so looks like a 670 is the way to...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Sporkalypse
As of now, it looks like my limit's going to be...

As of now, it looks like my limit's going to be $250 give or take, it all depends on what I have left after I get the vital new parts.

Thanks!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By Sporkalypse
Check your running programs in Task Manager. Make...

Check your running programs in Task Manager. Make sure there isn't an app "going crazy."
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Mar 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Sporkalypse
nVidia GeForce GTX 500 Series SLI Advice

Hello people of the internets,

I'm looking to add some newer parts to my PC soon, such as a new MoBo (Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3), CPU (AMD FX-8350), Case (NZXT Phantom 410) and PSU (SeaSonic S12II)....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By Sporkalypse
To answer your first question, the cores matter...

To answer your first question, the cores matter when dealing with multi-threaded operations, such as video decoding and some advanced games. Frequency, more often than not, wins in terms of gaming....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Sporkalypse
Thanks for the advice! Looks like my gaming/work...

Thanks for the advice! Looks like my gaming/work rig is going to be down until the summer when I can make some money (I'm a Junior in highschool) to do a full upgrade. Until then, looks like I'm...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Sporkalypse
Thanks for the fast reply! And I'm contemplating...

Thanks for the fast reply! And I'm contemplating a new PSU or trying an RMA. Epower hasn't been too good to me so far, so it might be time for a non-cheap PSU, like a Corsair or NZXT.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Sporkalypse
Capacitor Blowout in Desktop: Is it more than just the PSU

Hey all, it's a sad day when your PC suddenly doesn't turn on.
This morning, I went to turn on my desktop to do an AP comp paper, and nothing happened. Soon after I discovered a mysterious smell...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By Sporkalypse
Another quick question: I recently looked in my...

Another quick question: I recently looked in my System Reserved partition to find 2 BCD backup files, should I delete one both or none?
Forum: General Discussion 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By Sporkalypse
Here's the screenshot from my disk manager, the...

Here's the screenshot from my disk manager, the 1mb partition formed after a few installations of Linux.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By Sporkalypse
The "/ScanOS" command can't find a windows...

The "/ScanOS" command can't find a windows installation, which worries me. I've tried everything except switching the sata ports or doing a clean install.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By Sporkalypse
I meant after I cleaned the disk and after I...

I meant after I cleaned the disk and after I restored from the disk image. Sorry for the confusion!
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By Sporkalypse
Now, will I have to use the Windows Recovery disk...

Now, will I have to use the Windows Recovery disk to recreate the MBR or will it be there already?
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By Sporkalypse
Thank you so much! I have been in quite the tizzy...

Thank you so much! I have been in quite the tizzy for a few weeks now wondering what I should do about this! I never knew it was this simple :o
Now I know what to do! :orb:
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By Sporkalypse
When I perform a backup, what settings should I...

When I perform a backup, what settings should I choose? Should I back-up the 100mb partition? And should I allow the saving of the MBR or not?
Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By Sporkalypse
Well, it isn't really a problem now, but I see it...

Well, it isn't really a problem now, but I see it becoming one in the future if I ever need to use start-up repair.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By Sporkalypse
Messed up MBR, How do I back up my system without copying the MBR?

Hey all, I recently tried to dual-boot Win7 and Fedora 17, but Fedora failed thus causing me to have to remove it. Well, that was a problem because Fedora put GRUB on my system. I successfully...
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