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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
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Posted By Frosst
I want to keep that hard drive in the current PC...

I want to keep that hard drive in the current PC because it will be my secondary. What's the difference to Microsoft? I know I'm not simply upgrading, but I can always ask them anyway.

Also, do I...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By Frosst
That definitely helps. I've tweaked the...

That definitely helps. I've tweaked the configuration and I've come up with $751. I upgraded some things, actually. Though I'm going to miss the Christmas sale, so this is really just a hypothetical...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By Frosst
$75 shipping + duty fee, which could be in the...

$75 shipping + duty fee, which could be in the $90-$100 range. Things really start to add up, but I really do want to make sure I get a good build that will serve me well.

I have a couple of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By Frosst
Excellent. I'm looking at it now. I can even pick...

Excellent. I'm looking at it now. I can even pick my case, eh?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By Frosst
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzf7Q2-A7AU ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzf7Q2-A7AU

Isn't that the same GPU?

Anyway, thank you for cluing me into the manufacturer's website! Clearly this is a much better source from which to buy...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By Frosst
Thanks for the reply. I can always swap the...

Thanks for the reply.

I can always swap the PSU out with my Corsair. But keep in mind that those two are just ideas, not necessarily what I'll choose between. My understanding is that the 7850,...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By Frosst
Buying a new gaming PC, needing advice on a pre-built

I wasn't quite sure where to put this, but I am wanting to buy a PC to use as my gaming rig. I would normally build another one, but this is not something I care to bother with this time around. If...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Frosst
Thanks all. I ordered what I could, but I won't...

Thanks all. I ordered what I could, but I won't be able to get the rest for two more weeks.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Frosst
I have that information, but I just want to know...

I have that information, but I just want to know if there's a difference between SDRAM and DDR3? Is all DDR3 RAM SDRAM?

I appreciate any help.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Frosst
Much appreciated. Another question: I found...

Much appreciated.

Another question: I found this (http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148346) on Newegg and it's cheaper (and I can only get 4GB at the moment). But is SDRAM...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Frosst
Adding RAM Compatible With My Biostar Motherboard

Hey guys!

I am getting very frequent warnings from Windows telling me that I am short on memory and need to close programs in order to free up RAM. Firefox is crashing constantly and my screen...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By Frosst
Thank you for the advice. I checked and I...

Thank you for the advice.

I checked and I see that the CPU fan is turning. As for the others, I will replace the bad fan and add another to make up for the one that broke when I bought the case....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By Frosst
Okay. I cleaned the dust out. The fans seem to be...

Okay. I cleaned the dust out. The fans seem to be running fine, though Speedfan says that one of them is at 12RPM.

It was fine for a couple of days, but today it shut off once more. This time my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By Frosst
Okay, I followed the tutorial and filled in the...

Okay, I followed the tutorial and filled in the specs. It didn't fill in what my PSU is, but it's a Corsair CX600. I don't know whether that's relevant or not.

The first shutdown occurred while I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By Frosst
Computer shuts down (90 CPU temp)

Hello all.

Well, as the title says, my computer is shutting down periodically. This just started today, and it has happened twice now. What noticed when I rebooted was that the CPU temperature...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By Frosst
My cable situation was a mess and I didn't find...

My cable situation was a mess and I didn't find it tucked into one of the drive bays!

Got it. Windows booted and everything seems okay!

THANK YOU!!
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By Frosst
Is that what the ATXPWR2 4 pin one is for? ...

Is that what the ATXPWR2 4 pin one is for?

I can't find a 4 pin connector. I have a 24 pin connector that goes into 24 corresponding holes, but no 4 pin cord. This PSU is a Corsair CX600 600w...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By Frosst
Monitor light stays orange when booting new build

Hey guys.

I was finally able to get everything I needed to build a PC, but when I put it all together and turned it on the monitor does not respond. I checked the cable, even tried another one.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Frosst
Thank you so much for your help! Now to order the...

Thank you so much for your help! Now to order the heatsink and fan!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Nov 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Frosst
I apologize for my late reply (unavoidable...

I apologize for my late reply (unavoidable circumstances). I found out that I didn't have the right screwdriver size. I just needed something that would give me enough torque.

I am having another...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Frosst
4 heatsink screws won't unscrew (UPDATE)

Hey guys!

I am having a problem with the 4 screws that hold the heatsink in place.

They just won't move, and so of course I am held up in building my PC until I can find a way to get them out...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Nov 2011
Replies: 708
Views: 687,085
Posted By Frosst
HELP! I got the fatal error message. I did...

HELP!

I got the fatal error message. I did what the tutorial said and disabled the Windows Media process in command prompt, but it didn't work.

If I can't get it to work, can I just fresh...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Nov 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 9,526
Posted By Frosst
Hey guys! Unfortunately I keep getting that...

Hey guys!

Unfortunately I keep getting that "fatal error" message when running sysprep. I went into command prompt and disabled the Windows Media service, but to no avail. I still continue to get...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 9,526
Posted By Frosst
Sounds good! Say I couldn't get it...

Sounds good!

Say I couldn't get it reactivated, don't I have 30 days notice? Then I could just use it until that time period was up, then just use Windows 8 for the remaining month until I can...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 9,526
Posted By Frosst
Thank you very much for your help. To be...

Thank you very much for your help.

To be clear, I thought that I couldn't use the automated system because all I have is the OEM ID, which is why I have to speak directly to someone at Microsoft...
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