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Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Aug 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,908
Posted By rebelagentm
Thanks for the suggestions! The problem I have...

Thanks for the suggestions! The problem I have heard with the method you described is that GRUB often becomes corrupted and therefore Ubuntu becomes un-bootable whenever Windows updates are...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,908
Posted By rebelagentm
I understand that would have been the easier or...

I understand that would have been the easier or "wiser" option, but I wanted to keep that second drive solely as a data drive.

I know a lot of people have set their systems up this way. My...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,908
Posted By rebelagentm
Thank you, guys! I should have been more...

Thank you, guys!

I should have been more specific. I want to install both OSs to the same hard drive, just separate partitions. I created a disc for Ubuntu 11.04 it was able to recognize both...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Aug 2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
Thanks for your help, Jonathan! Thank you...

Thanks for your help, Jonathan! Thank you everyone!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Aug 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By rebelagentm
After changing the RAM and processor, and...

After changing the RAM and processor, and re-installing Windows, my system has been stable for about two weeks. :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Aug 2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
After changing the RAM and processor, and...

After changing the RAM and processor, and re-installing Windows, my system has been stable for about two weeks. :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Aug 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,924
Posted By rebelagentm
After changing the RAM and processor, and...

After changing the RAM and processor, and re-installing Windows, my system has been stable for about two weeks. :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Aug 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,908
Posted By rebelagentm
Can't Get a Dual-Boot Windows 7/Ubuntu Installation Going

I have two hard drives on my computer, one for my OS and apps (C:), and one for my data (D:). I recently reformatted my C: drive, re-installing Windows 7. I want to set up a dual-boot system with...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Jul 2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
Agreed. I don't want to take any chances here...

Agreed. I don't want to take any chances here with all the issues my system has had. I was just curious. Thanks for your help!

I already purchased some highly rated 1.5v 1066 DDR3 G.SKILL RAM...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
Also, the i7 930 specs say it only supports...

Also, the i7 930 specs say it only supports 800/1066. The FAQ I linked to above says that memory above that speed will be down-clocked to 1066. Is there any advantage to buying faster memory like...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
Thanks, Jonathan! I do not believe that I...

Thanks, Jonathan!

I do not believe that I have an air flow issue in the case. All my fans are working, including my after-market Zalmann fan for my CPU. I have a friend with a nearly identical...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jun 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By rebelagentm
Thanks for the suggestions, karlsnooks!

Thanks for the suggestions, karlsnooks!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jun 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By rebelagentm
Thanks, karlsnooks! I should have mentioned...

Thanks, karlsnooks!

I should have mentioned that I already tried the fan. It helped keep it cooler of course, but I do not believe this is an issue of heat not dispersing from the case quickly...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jun 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,924
Posted By rebelagentm
Here is what I have tried so far in terms of...

Here is what I have tried so far in terms of troubleshooting:



When these problems started last year, I ran FurMark to test the GPU. The test didn't even last a minute before the screen...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jun 2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
Here is what I have tried so far in terms of...

Here is what I have tried so far in terms of troubleshooting:



When these problems started last year, I ran FurMark to test the GPU. The test didn't even last a minute before the screen...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jun 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By rebelagentm
I reseated the processor as there did seem to be...

I reseated the processor as there did seem to be too much thermal paste applied. This did drop the CPU's average temp about 5 degrees while idling. I have not tested it again under Prime95, but...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Jun 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By rebelagentm
Correct. I wasn't sure how accurate SpeedFan is...

Correct. I wasn't sure how accurate SpeedFan is though and I didn't know if that would be normal while running under Prime95.

I am going to try re-seating the proc as well since I think there may...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Jun 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By rebelagentm
System Locking Up/Screen Distortion

My home built desktop system is having two possibly related problems. Sometimes when the system is left on overnight, it will lock up and become completely unresponsive. This can happen as often as...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Sep 2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
So even under a full load, this is not the kind...

So even under a full load, this is not the kind of temps that I should have been seeing?

I'll see about a video card, but I probably won't be able to borrow another one.

Either way, I'm...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Sep 2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
I ran Prime95 for 8.5 hrs. and it had no errors. ...

I ran Prime95 for 8.5 hrs. and it had no errors. The CPU's temp never exceeded 80 degrees celcius. Some cores hit 92, but the average temp never went over 80. I also had a co-worker run it in...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,924
Posted By rebelagentm
I ran Prime95 for 8.5 hrs. and it had no errors. ...

I ran Prime95 for 8.5 hrs. and it had no errors. The CPU's temp never exceeded 80 degrees celcius. Some cores hit 92, but the average temp never went over 80. I also had a co-worker run it in his...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Aug 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,924
Posted By rebelagentm
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Aug 2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
My CPU sits around 34 degrees, so I think its...

My CPU sits around 34 degrees, so I think its good. Right now, the graphics card is at about 48. The max for the GPU according to NVIDIA is 105 degrees celcius.

So, are the two of you saying...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Aug 2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
Also, I ran FurMark and it didn't take long...

Also, I ran FurMark and it didn't take long before my entire screen distorted. Probably less than one minute. I had to force the PC off because I couldn't see the "Quit" button on the app.
...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Aug 2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,233
Posted By rebelagentm
My proc is an i7 930. I ran MemTest overnight...

My proc is an i7 930. I ran MemTest overnight and it did not report any errors, so I'm guessing the memory is not an issue.

If the CPU is indeed bad, would running Prime95 expose this? And,...
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