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Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Lava King
Tandy 1000TX 80286 processor on 8-bit bus ...

Tandy 1000TX

80286 processor on 8-bit bus

8 MHz clock speed

640K RAM

CM-11 color monitor (Tandy Graphics)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Week Ago
Replies: 82
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lava King
The monster is doing well, no problems so far. I...

The monster is doing well, no problems so far. I haven't ventured into over clocking yet as it's not really necessary at this point.

My new "thing" is live streams on Twitch.tv, sometimes with...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Oct 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By Lava King
Spike, according to the Passmark Videocard...

Spike, according to the Passmark Videocard Benchmarks (http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu_list.php) the Intel 82945G scores quite a bit lower than the Radeon HD5450. I don't know how well those...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 21 Oct 2014
Replies: 101
Views: 5,333
Posted By Lava King
Usually, pink or red bubble wrap is anti-static. ...

Usually, pink or red bubble wrap is anti-static.

You probably wont see a spark or feel the static discharge that kills an electronic component.

It's very disappointing, the component simply...
Forum: Chillout Room 21 Oct 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By Lava King
Windows 10 compatible WiFi card

Hi guys and gals,

Sorry for posting this on Seven Forums, but Ten Forums is blocked on my employer's network (says it's "games related").

Anyhow, I want to play with Windows 10, have it...
Forum: Chillout Room 21 Oct 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By Lava King
I did it, performed the factory reset and the...

I did it, performed the factory reset and the difference is night and day. The HTC Thunderbolt is once again very quick and responsive even though it's a single core CPU.

Battery life is back to...
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Lava King
Another giveaway is the use of +1 at the...

Another giveaway is the use of +1 at the beginning of the phone number. I've never seen this used on any published phone number in the US. It's more of a European thing.
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By Lava King
HTC Thunderbolt that is about 3.5 years old. ...

HTC Thunderbolt that is about 3.5 years old.

It's worked great until a few weeks ago, now it's slowly turning into a potato. At times it will get almost unresponsive and start draining the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 918
Views: 27,835
Posted By Lava King
Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.

Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.
Forum: Benchmarks 05 Oct 2014
Replies: 205
Views: 6,747
Posted By Lava King
Ok, here we go... The new X99 setup all...

Ok, here we go...

The new X99 setup all stock settings.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Oct 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Lava King
Yes, your best option is to get the fastest...

Yes, your best option is to get the fastest Athlon 64 x2 that you can find. Even then, you may not notice a huge increase in speed in your average day-to-day activities. What part of the PC...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Oct 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Lava King
The absolute cheapest way to speed up what you...

The absolute cheapest way to speed up what you have is with an Athlon 64 x2 CPU.

I wouldn't spend any more money than the cost of a used CPU on that system. If the specs that I found for your...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 30 Sep 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lava King
Paul, I haven't run any GPU benchmarks yet,...

Paul,

I haven't run any GPU benchmarks yet, still trying to work the bugs out of the system.

Perhaps over the next few days I can get a bit of time here and there to install and run the odd...
Forum: Chillout Room 30 Sep 2014
Replies: 1,951
Views: 43,663
Posted By Lava King
Today I changed my system spec (see below) to...

Today I changed my system spec (see below) to reflect my new build.

Testing and software installation continues...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 30 Sep 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lava King
Wrend, I'm going to research the...

Wrend,

I'm going to research the ins-and-outs of OC before I do anything. I really don't want to do anything stupid and damage my new, expensive setup. :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 30 Sep 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lava King
Thanks, everyone, for the compliments on the...

Thanks, everyone, for the compliments on the video. I'm working on another video highlighting the oddities I've come across so far, including the WEI and winstat mem things.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 28 Sep 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lava King
Some people may not be looking at this thread, so...

Some people may not be looking at this thread, so I've posted this vid in "Show us your rig" as well.

Anyhow, here's a short video of how things are going with my Monster X99 build.

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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 28 Sep 2014
Replies: 918
Views: 27,835
Posted By Lava King
A short video of my X99 i7 5960X build. It's...

A short video of my X99 i7 5960X build. It's gonna be sweet!

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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 28 Sep 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lava King
I don't think I posted this here, but here's a...

I don't think I posted this here, but here's a pic of the X99 during bench testing.

A reminder of the specs:
CPU: i7 5960X
RAM: 4 x 4 GB G.Skill RipJaws 4
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-SOC...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 28 Sep 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lava King
Thanks for the suggestion Steve, I'm willing to...

Thanks for the suggestion Steve, I'm willing to give it a shot.

It's not the installation of Windows that's the giant PITA, it's all the other software. Of course everyone knows that but you just...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 28 Sep 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lava King
It's been a frustrating week, never enough time...

It's been a frustrating week, never enough time to complete my new build.

I'm hoping that tonight I can at least get the new mobo and cooler installed in the case, maybe even install Windows.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 23 Sep 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lava King
Whoa! 16 threads looks awesome! Doing a bit of...

Whoa! 16 threads looks awesome! Doing a bit of testing with Prime 95.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 23 Sep 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lava King
First impressions: The motherboard is very...

First impressions:

The motherboard is very heavy, could be the heatsinks and socket.

Cooler mounting is a breeze, all sockets should be made that way.

The on-board buttons are great for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Sep 2014
Replies: 1,680
Views: 67,387
Posted By Lava King
Another X99 incompatibility. This is what I get...

Another X99 incompatibility. This is what I get when I try to run WEI. Too much awesome??


Fascinating. :rolleyes:
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Sep 2014
Replies: 754
Views: 40,227
Posted By Lava King
The Gigabyte Gaming WiFi series of course comes...

The Gigabyte Gaming WiFi series of course comes with WiFi, other models don't.

I'm not bothered by it, my main system is always connected via Ethernet anyway.

Otherwise, it's going good, I...
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