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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Nov 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 5,248
Posted By si8mon
Just for future reference, the problem is related...

Just for future reference, the problem is related to the Intel Graphics Driver. It can be fixed by downloading a patch from Intel.
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Forum: Chillout Room 26 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By si8mon
As this a global forum, I don't think you will...

As this a global forum, I don't think you will get the best response. Check out Whirpool (http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum/7)(the desktop section) as it is in asutralian forum that has lot of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Apr 2011
Replies: 1,898
Views: 165,340
Posted By si8mon
Thanks. Yep, and put the bus up to 105, tried...

Thanks. Yep, and put the bus up to 105, tried going further (seen people on the net putting it up to 107) but it became unstable.

Apart from that I changed a few voltages but nothing major. But...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 24 Apr 2011
Replies: 1,898
Views: 165,340
Posted By si8mon
MY first overclock, it may not be much but its...

MY first overclock, it may not be much but its still something. :P

151089

Went form 3.1 GHz to a bit under 3.8 GHz. Seems's stable, ran prime95 numerous times without a hitch.

Tried a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2011
Replies: 2,625
Views: 271,214
Posted By si8mon
Ok, thanks for clearing that up.

Ok, thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2011
Replies: 2,625
Views: 271,214
Posted By si8mon
Thanks, when you mean leave your system at log...

Thanks, when you mean leave your system at log on, does that mean leaving the desktop (as in logged on) idle?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2011
Replies: 2,625
Views: 271,214
Posted By si8mon
Thanks for the help, I followed the tutorial and...

Thanks for the help, I followed the tutorial and changed to ACHI mode. My results have improved but there's is still a noticeable drop in performance from february.

Early February (ACHI Mode)...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2011
Replies: 2,625
Views: 271,214
Posted By si8mon
SSD Performance

I decided to rerun the same tests that I did on my ssd 3 months ago. I was expecting a performance drop, but nothing this big. I used HDTune and AS SSD benchmarking tools.

I have the infamous OCZ...
Forum: News 16 Apr 2011
Replies: 66
Views: 6,371
Posted By si8mon
I have had a similar experience. Vista was a...

I have had a similar experience. Vista was a decent and reliable OS, well at least for me. I had a much better user experience with Vista than XP. I'm always puzzled how the OS got such a bad rep.
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Feb 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By si8mon
Yeah I tried another PCI slot, it still didn't...

Yeah I tried another PCI slot, it still didn't properly work. Probably the card itself, though it's a very strange issue to have.
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Feb 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By si8mon
Yep, i'm using the latest driver. Problem still...

Yep, i'm using the latest driver. Problem still happens though


I changed the only setting I could find in the UEFI, I enabled PCI Devices Power On (PCI devices to turn on the system from the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Feb 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By si8mon
Network Adapter Misbehaving

I recently built my new computer and installed the TP-Link WN350GD wireless adapter.

Now here's the problem, when ever I turn on the computer (after a few hours of being turned off) the adapter...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jan 2011
Replies: 2,625
Views: 271,214
Posted By si8mon
Thanks! I disabled the Marvel Controller and...

Thanks!

I disabled the Marvel Controller and my reboot time went from 75 seconds to 28.:D

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I've...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jan 2011
Replies: 2,625
Views: 271,214
Posted By si8mon
Thanks for all the help. Yeah i'm on AHCI and the...

Thanks for all the help. Yeah i'm on AHCI and the Marvell Controller.

This a real newbie question, but how do you change to the Intel Controller?

Had a quick look through UEFI and couldn't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jan 2011
Replies: 2,625
Views: 271,214
Posted By si8mon
Here's my OCZ Vertex 2. 135661 I've only...

Here's my OCZ Vertex 2.
135661

I've only had a quick look at the thread but i'm pretty sure my ssd is under-performing.

Anyone have any ideas how I can change this?

Thanks
Forum: Gaming 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 33,187
Posted By si8mon
Nup, only seven has it. Maybe, the...

Nup, only seven has it.




Maybe, the problem is all to do with network settings, XP supports the old technolagy that AOE2 uses. So it quite possible it could work. Might as well give it a try....
Forum: Gaming 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 33,187
Posted By si8mon
AOE2 online servers have been shutdown for years,...

AOE2 online servers have been shutdown for years, but you can still play online through 3rd party programs. Lan can never be shut down, its built into the game and doesnt require any online servers....
Forum: News 04 Jan 2011
Replies: 71
Views: 11,453
Posted By si8mon
Here's a review video of the Asus UEFI. ...

Here's a review video of the Asus UEFI.

YouTube - ASUS Sandy Bridge UEFI Preview (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLwHKHqBitc)

Here's a video (not a review) of MSI's Click Bios (UEFI).
...
Forum: News 03 Jan 2011
Replies: 71
Views: 11,453
Posted By si8mon
Well Sandy Bridge has been released and with that...

Well Sandy Bridge has been released and with that MSI and Asus have released all there ps7 boards with UEFI.

Here's the Asus UEFI review. (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1500/5/)

There...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 9,006
Posted By si8mon
Well you can't actually do that because the dell...

Well you can't actually do that because the dell logo is from the BIOS (probably the most important part of your computer) and you cant remove the BIOS without rendering you laptop unusable. The Dell...
Forum: News 13 Dec 2010
Replies: 36
Views: 3,107
Posted By si8mon
Just a quick question, In the UK (and America) do...

Just a quick question, In the UK (and America) do you just pay for speed (i.e 10 mb or whatever) or do you also pay for data (i.e 10gigs a month). Because in Australia we pay for both. :(
Forum: News 11 Dec 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 6,171
Posted By si8mon
Not much apparently,have a look at this article...

Not much apparently,have a look at this article (http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hardware/just-how-much-extra-system-resources-does-vista-aero-ui-take/107).

Aero is part of dwm.exe, the process that...
Forum: News 06 Dec 2010
Replies: 138
Views: 8,853
Posted By si8mon
I have a few computers and so do some of my...

I have a few computers and so do some of my friends with a similar config and Vista ran fast (as fast as xp) and in some cases Vista ran faster than Windows 7.

Honestly, whatever other people say,...
Forum: News 04 Dec 2010
Replies: 138
Views: 8,853
Posted By si8mon
I still think Vista was the much better OS. Vista...

I still think Vista was the much better OS. Vista ran fine on my system while i had heaps of problem with XP. Vista is by far the most underrated OS of all time, half the people who bag it out have...
Forum: News 03 Dec 2010
Replies: 30
Views: 5,606
Posted By si8mon
Pfft benchmarks really don't show you much, im...

Pfft benchmarks really don't show you much, im talking about real life situations and for me Chrome is faster. I have all the major browser and their betas (FF4, Opera 11) and on my computers Chrome...
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