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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
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Posted By 1strail
Thanks guys

Thanks guys
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,036
Posted By 1strail
Is this a reference radeon HD 6970?

Looking to watercool a couple of new graphics cards (haven't purchased yet), but most of the water blocks are designed for reference cards. From all indications, this PowerColor board seems to be...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Jun 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,652
Posted By 1strail
Thank you Simmo for the info. I did notice your...

Thank you Simmo for the info. I did notice your point about the blocks for reference designs as I was poking around on the various retail sites. That is partly why I went to the board, also to save...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,652
Posted By 1strail
Looking for a good Water Cooling Solution for Graphics

Because of my impulse buying habits and assisted by a one, Robert Mondavi, I have managed to buy a mother board for my i7-2600k CPU whose engineering department should be callocative taken out back...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 May 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 6,395
Posted By 1strail
Problem solved, left over McAfee services that...

Problem solved, left over McAfee services that refuse to uninstall without running McAfee's removal tool, MCPR.exe, delaying network connection by trying to figure out that its not installed, then...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 May 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 6,395
Posted By 1strail
Network Connection delay during Windows 7 startup

I recently upgraded my rig to Intel 2600K CPU using a Gigabyte P67A-UD7 motherboard. Used the same installation of my SSD for boot drive after updating drivers, everything seem perfect. Had a few...
Forum: Drivers 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 5,618
Posted By 1strail
OMG, Don't waste your time with Win 7 Starter,...

OMG, Don't waste your time with Win 7 Starter, Home Basic solved the problem, no driver necessary.

Thanks Sandman!
Forum: Drivers 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 5,618
Posted By 1strail
Ok - I will try that, thanks

Ok - I will try that, thanks
Forum: Drivers 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 5,618
Posted By 1strail
Thanks - Tried all 3, still get the driver...

Thanks - Tried all 3, still get the driver message no matter which one I choose. I didn't compare the checksums on the download, so will check to make sure the install image is right, but I have a...
Forum: Drivers 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 5,618
Posted By 1strail
Windows 7 Starter on eee pc looking for driver during install

I am ready to pull my hair out on this one. My daughter complains about how slow her netbook is, so I've finally decided to upgrade her XP os to Windows 7 starter. I have wasted almost my entire...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 30 Dec 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
There were no broken wires and as I mentioned, I...

There were no broken wires and as I mentioned, I replaced the entire case with another HAF X, replaced the I/O panel as you did with a modified one from CM, and finally changed case manufacturers and...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 30 Dec 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
Yes - The problem did occur after installing the...

Yes - The problem did occur after installing the second fan for me or at least that is when I noticed it happening. The problem is that the replacement wires/panel I/O board (which equated to the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Dec 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
As I said, curiosity got the better of me and I...

As I said, curiosity got the better of me and I wouldn't recommend anyone else doing it this way. It is working properly now (without the reset button connected). So I guess I lucked out, nothing...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Dec 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
Ok - I couldn't wait to receive the new I/O...

Ok - I couldn't wait to receive the new I/O board/panel from CM, just had to see if I could troubleshoot in light of not finding any frayed or punctured wires. Do not attept this unless you feel...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 Dec 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
Oh Yeah - And CM's last note regarding the wait...

Oh Yeah - And CM's last note regarding the wait time...

CM:

Part Requests take roughly 2 to 7 business days to ship, I have given this to the parts department again though to make sure it...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 Dec 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
Sygnus21 - This is weird, I ordered the same part...

Sygnus21 - This is weird, I ordered the same part on almost the same day. Here is the e-mail string from CM.

Me:
I did that. Can you find out why after 6 days, my parts request is still pending?...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 08 Dec 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
THanks - That is exactly what cooler master said!

THanks - That is exactly what cooler master said!
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Dec 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
Ok - Took it all apart and did not find any...

Ok - Took it all apart and did not find any exposed or damaged wires. Re-routed the wires back around the fan housing and put the top on, clicked into place without forcing anything. The problem is...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Dec 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
The potential for a short is highly possible in...

The potential for a short is highly possible in the front/top panel board area, especially if you've installed the "optional" 2nd 200mm fan. The front panel cable set runs right along the outer edge...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Dec 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
Thanks Bass, I kind of knew that would be the...

Thanks Bass, I kind of knew that would be the next step in the process, but was hoping for miracale answer I guess :) - I'll update once I get through that, I am suspecting a pinched or poked wire...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 30 Nov 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 20,250
Posted By 1strail
HAF X SHort/Static on front USB Panel

I have a fairly new (3 weeks old) HAF X chassis with Crosshair IV wAMD 1090T BE, Corsair 850W PS and the other usual suspects, OPtical, WD 600GB Raptor, etc.. I have recently been using the front...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 21 Nov 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,389
Posted By 1strail
Your going to have to live with it after the...

Your going to have to live with it after the class, so I would consider function over fashion and make sure that what ever you land on is a supercooler and has lots of room for large video boards!! ...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 21 Nov 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By 1strail
I was having the exact same problem and solved it...

I was having the exact same problem and solved it by reseating the pump onto the CPU. If it is not exactly lined up right, meaning all of the tabs on the pump must be underneath each corresponding...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 21 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,883
Posted By 1strail
Then again, would you be returning it to the...

Then again, would you be returning it to the manufacturer or the store where you purchased it? I am fairly certain that the Amazon's and NewEgg's of the world do not run bios checkers when video...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 21 Nov 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,892
Posted By 1strail
Your settings all look right, you might try...

Your settings all look right, you might try turning the AHCI back to IDE just to see what happens. When I turned on AHCI for my SATA ports 0-3, it wouldn't boot into windows at all. You might also...
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