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Forum: General Discussion 15 Dec 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By RetroGamer
Actually it might be PSU since it's 4x +12V rail...

Actually it might be PSU since it's 4x +12V rail design provides only 20 ampers each and I think this is what matters much more than wattage.
You may try some other PSU like Corsair HX1050 where...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Dec 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By RetroGamer
90 degrees is what I have run at under load on...

90 degrees is what I have run at under load on other builds, not this particular one though. I have not had any GPU get above 65 in this situation.


I have had other crashes for other reasons,...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Dec 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By RetroGamer
Three of the GPU's are hitting a max of 48...

Three of the GPU's are hitting a max of 48 degrees Celsius while in game, but one is hitting 65. My CPU is running around 45. In other builds I've gamed with temps as high as 90 without issue, hence...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Dec 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By RetroGamer
Random crashes while playing any 3D game, no blue screen, just restart

I'm having an odd issue when I try to run and 3D game on my PC, after about 5-10 minutes the image freezes up for a few seconds (Audio still works), then the screen goes to black (About a second...
Forum: Graphic Cards 20 Sep 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 703
Posted By RetroGamer
AMD Crossfire Screen flicker when NOT in game 13.10 driver

So I have an odd problem, I added in a third Radeon HD 5870 to my crossfire setup today and now my secondary monitor (Viewsonic VX2450, hooked up through HDMI to DVI adapter) flickers, but only when...
Forum: Drivers 28 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By RetroGamer
I have found a "solution" to the problem, I added...

I have found a "solution" to the problem, I added in a third GPU, just some random Radeon x300 I had lying around and put it in, the system boots up just fine now, not sure why the system did not...
Forum: Drivers 27 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By RetroGamer
Windows loads slowly after installation of GT 430 with HD 5870

I'm not sure if this belongs here or in the hardware section.

I recently bought an Nvidia GT 430 used on eBay for use as a dedicated PhysX card (Using Hybrid Physx mod) to work with my main Radeon...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Dec 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By RetroGamer
Alright, I've been looking for splitters, but...

Alright, I've been looking for splitters, but only found ones that were meant for dual headphones or what not. (Meaning the sound stays stereo after the split) Now that I know the official terms...
Forum: Sound & Audio 02 Dec 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By RetroGamer
Individual speakers for left and right audio (2.1 setup)

I am currently running a triple monitor setup with a widescreen and two 4:3 monitors on either side. each 4:3 monitor has a sound bar attached to it. A sub-woofer is also connected. (Though I don't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 843
Posted By RetroGamer
Best HDD SSD Configuration (2x 120GB SSD 1x 300GB HDD 2x 2TB HDD)

I am trying to figure out the best configuration for all my disk drives. I have two 120GB OCZ Agility 3's (I know they aren't good SSD's but I got them half off) Originally, my OS (Windows 7...
Forum: Virtualization 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,630
Posted By RetroGamer
Yeah, that was the problem I had before, I had to...

Yeah, that was the problem I had before, I had to use my laptop as a server and connect to it from another machine. I'd rather have Ubuntu as the host OS instead of Windows 7 because it is faster,...
Forum: Virtualization 21 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,630
Posted By RetroGamer
Non-server virtualization software that supports Intel VT-d?

Does anyone know of a Non server virtualization software that supports Intel's Vt-d, I want to have my host Operating system as Ubuntu/Debian and want to run Windows 7 Ultimate in a VM to run games...
Forum: Drivers 02 Jun 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By RetroGamer
Okay, I know it's been 212 days, but today I...

Okay, I know it's been 212 days, but today I decided to attempt the video card install again, and found out that the RAM was actually taking up the resources. I'm running on only 2GB of RAM now...
Forum: Drivers 20 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 4,388
Posted By RetroGamer
"Visioneer OneTouch 9020 USB" scanner drivers on 64-bit

Trying to install drivers for the Visioneer OneTouch 9020 USB scanner on my 64-bit install of Windows 7 Ultimate. The scanner is from 1999 so it was made for Windows 98 and therefore made with 32-bit...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 20 Nov 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,261
Posted By RetroGamer
Cheap cases with lots of expansion? (Not over $150 USD)

Hello, I am currently building a new computer as my current computer, a Vaio VGC-RA820G from 2004 is unable to handle many more upgrades (Nearly maxed out on RAM, doesn't support any newer graphics...
Forum: Drivers 03 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By RetroGamer
Previously I used the Sony provided drivers, then...

Previously I used the Sony provided drivers, then I found that ATI has newer drivers but they are not listed as x300 drivers which is why I couldn't find them before, and yes I did not think the x300...
Forum: Drivers 01 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By RetroGamer
I know it doesn't directly deal with directx and...

I know it doesn't directly deal with directx and yes, the missing driver does affect the DirectX but since I can't install a new driver, I don't get the DirectX support I need when running programs....
Forum: Drivers 01 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By RetroGamer
The Windows XP home on it now is retail, and the...

The Windows XP home on it now is retail, and the Windows 7 Home Premium I have used before on this machine is also retail. (And I don't use Windows 7 on this system anymore because it wastes 1.5GB of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Nov 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,247
Posted By RetroGamer
Stand alone "Storm Guard" option?

I think this fits under "case mods", but if this is the wrong forum, please move it.

If anyone has seen the Cooler Master Scout, you probably know of the "storm guard", a device that takes up one...
Forum: Drivers 01 Nov 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By RetroGamer
181811 Here's the screenshot of device...

181811

Here's the screenshot of device manager as it appears when I open it. Notice the error in the system category, which has the error message that there are not enough free resources, but even...
Forum: Drivers 30 Oct 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By RetroGamer
It's currently running Windows XP Home SP3 (Not...

It's currently running Windows XP Home SP3 (Not the XP MCE 2005 that originally came with the PC) I'll try and get some screenshots up as soon as I can.

In response to your earlier questions, yes...
Forum: Drivers 29 Oct 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By RetroGamer
I've tried the official drivers many times, and...

I've tried the official drivers many times, and they always say they were "successful" installing. The problem here is that for an odd unknown reason, the card doesn't update the drivers...
Forum: Drivers 29 Oct 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By RetroGamer
1. Yes, it is a Sony Vaio VGC-RA820G 2. Yes, I...

1. Yes, it is a Sony Vaio VGC-RA820G
2. Yes, I have the old card but it is not currently installed though I can switch it out with the 4350 if need be.

The 4350 works as a "Standard VGA Adapter"...
Forum: Drivers 29 Oct 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,753
Posted By RetroGamer
Radeon HD 4350 not reconized by Windows

I have a 32-bit system currently set up, a Sony Vaio VGC-RA820G. My friend recently gave me a Radeon HD 4350 video card to put in it. It has a 3.2GHz Pentium 4 HT and 3GB of RAM. The PSU is 350w...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Aug 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RetroGamer
Firefox is the only browser I go with, haven't...

Firefox is the only browser I go with, haven't found one yet that can beat it (And I've tried many), though if you want really super fast browsing I suggest getting a text based browser like Lynx....
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