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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Nov 2011
Replies: 62
Views: 7,004
Posted By XSaenen
That's not normal indeed. I have a 7.5...

That's not normal indeed.

I have a 7.5 score for a regular i5 2500 at stock speed. Yours shouldn't be any lower than that.

Sounds like you are only getting around 50% of its capability. ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Nov 2011
Replies: 1,909
Views: 173,164
Posted By XSaenen
Right, 2 more. HP Slate 500 CPU : Intel...

Right, 2 more.

HP Slate 500
CPU : Intel Atom Z540 @1.86GHz
RAM : 2GB DDR2 800MHz 5-5-5-7.
GFX : Intel Graphics Media Accellerator 500 with Broadcom Crystal HD Enhanced Video Accelerator
HDD :...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Nov 2011
Replies: 1,909
Views: 173,164
Posted By XSaenen
Don't tempt me ... :p

Don't tempt me ...

:p
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Nov 2011
Replies: 1,909
Views: 173,164
Posted By XSaenen
ah, ok. I always thought the only change between...

ah, ok. I always thought the only change between the 2 systems WEI's was the 5.9 and 7.9 cap. So they changed the evaluation system itself too. That'll probably explain it.

@carwiz : yea, I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Nov 2011
Replies: 1,909
Views: 173,164
Posted By XSaenen
hmm ... this is weird. ...

hmm ... this is weird.

http://www.saenen.net/forums/random_pics/WEI_Ayame_Win7.jpg

Packard Bell DOT netbook (model number : ZG5)
CPU : Intel Atom N270 @1.6GHz (single-core with...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Nov 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,010
Posted By XSaenen
Looks like it's only a 600MHz GPU, so it's a...

Looks like it's only a 600MHz GPU, so it's a midrange card.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Nov 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,903
Posted By XSaenen
The claimed safe limit* for a Phenom II is 62C,...

The claimed safe limit* for a Phenom II is 62C, but the monitoring tools aren't always fed correct data because the internal sensors aren't precise enough. Your reading can be 7-10C off in any...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Nov 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,587
Posted By XSaenen
Laptops tend to get hot by nature, but if you...

Laptops tend to get hot by nature, but if you recently noticed an increase in temperature, you might want to have it checked out. Using the laptop in an environment were there's dust (like at home)...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Oct 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,267
Posted By XSaenen
Most likely a driver problem indeed. I'm running...

Most likely a driver problem indeed. I'm running Vista on a lower-spec netbook (1.6GHz Intel Atom singlecore without hyperthreading, 1.5GB DDR2 533 RAM) and that's quite zippy. So Win7 should run...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Oct 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 8,283
Posted By XSaenen
goo2, Just a hunch from past experience :...

goo2,

Just a hunch from past experience : what motherboard are you using?

I had similar experiences when my GA P67A UD3 started having SATA controller issues. The first generation of P67...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Oct 2011
Replies: 1,909
Views: 173,164
Posted By XSaenen
Thanks. It's a beautifully balanced rig indeed. ...

Thanks. It's a beautifully balanced rig indeed.

The GFX card is a bit old, but it was a monster back in its day and still is more than powerful enough for most modern games. I simply haven't...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By XSaenen
Didn't work either. "Last known good" bluescreens...

Didn't work either. "Last known good" bluescreens too.

Might be a bad install somehow, but that would make it the 3rd one in 3 attempts.

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EDIT : I gave up and installed Vista. Now I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By XSaenen
Cluberti, Thanks for the suggestion, but...

Cluberti,

Thanks for the suggestion, but I'm afraid I'm facing a bigger problem now.

I followed the steps VERY carefully and double-checked each one of them to make sure I didn't miss...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By XSaenen
Hi Speedgamer01. Thanks for the welcome. I...

Hi Speedgamer01. Thanks for the welcome.

I got the DVD from my PC store. It's an official one, so that's not the issue. Most of the store's customers are smaller PC stores, but they sell to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By XSaenen
Very slow boot time, decreased general performance

Hi All.

I used to run my PC on Vista Ultimate 64bit and was very happy ith its performance, but after seeing it forget the window layout for the umpteenth time, I decided to install Win7.
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Oct 2011
Replies: 1,909
Views: 173,164
Posted By XSaenen
Intel Core i5 2500 @ 3.3 GHz 16GB GeIL...

Intel Core i5 2500 @ 3.3 GHz
16GB GeIL DDR3-1333 CL7-7-7-24
ATI Radeon HD4870X2
OCZ RevoDrive X2 240GB

Some minor overclocking of the GFX card would balance it out nicely, but I'm not...
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