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Forum: Software 08 Jul 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 736
Posted By shozum
Once again seeking some advice

Hello again seven gurus!

Recently, due to some unfortunate acts (apartment got broken into :cry:) I've had to rework my current system and set-up. The insurance company has been excellent in...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By shozum
Aye, our apartment complex requires renters...

Aye, our apartment complex requires renters insurance and we use State Farm. The adjuster assigned to our claim has about a 48 hour delay in communication because, and I qoute, "We are experiencing a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By shozum
Well the parts are all still under warranty so...

Well the parts are all still under warranty so I'm probably going to send the motherboard and one of the GPU's back to their respective manufacturers after I get a second assessment from someone who...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By shozum
Should I be worried?

Hello again fellow enthusiasts!

Recently I have had some pretty horrid luck. My apartment was broken into and they trashed my setup, making off with my 47" monitor and my wife's laptop, damaging...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,843
Posted By shozum
Aye, that's alot of pr0n.

Aye, that's alot of pr0n.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,042
Posted By shozum
2 smokers (myself and my wife) and 2 cats so...

2 smokers (myself and my wife) and 2 cats so yeah, I hear you. I actually found that using dryer sheets as disposable filters helps a ton.
Forum: Gaming 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By shozum
Right click the Turok icon, select properties, go...

Right click the Turok icon, select properties, go to the compatibility tab, should be an option there to change the O/S to many different versions. Find out which O/S version the software reccomends...
Forum: Gaming 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By shozum
I had an issue with an old FF8 game I tried to...

I had an issue with an old FF8 game I tried to play using a newer system. OpenGL didn't play nice with the newer video cards. Not sure how old Turok Evolution is but if it's 8-10+ years old you might...
Forum: Gaming 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By shozum
I would honestly head to the particular game...

I would honestly head to the particular game developer's forums for solutions to these issues as I am sure plenty of other gamers have had similar issues. Fallout New Vegas shouldn't have any issue...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 4,026
Posted By shozum
I wish I could find the video again of a guy who...

I wish I could find the video again of a guy who placed his entire system in a fish tank, filled it with motor oil, and started it up. WAS AMAZING!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,843
Posted By shozum
The meat should taste the same silly. It's only...

The meat should taste the same silly. It's only the speed in which it's cut that differs.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,843
Posted By shozum
Steven Brust writes a wonderful fantasy series...

Steven Brust writes a wonderful fantasy series that begins with the book Jhereg. It's about an assasin's life in a fantasy setting and is a fun, action filled ride. I highly reccomend the series to...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 4,026
Posted By shozum
Eh...My cousin has ruined 2 complete systems from...

Eh...My cousin has ruined 2 complete systems from his liquid cooling either rupturing or failing and he had both 'professionally' installed. One ruptured when he went to swap out his GPU and ended up...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,843
Posted By shozum
I remember those. I was still in elementary...

I remember those. I was still in elementary school but I remember the phrase "external storage" being used in reference to a warehouse full of them[/QUOTE]


Most of you predate me by a decade...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,115
Posted By shozum
Aye, I don't move a lot of files around myself so...

Aye, I don't move a lot of files around myself so I only use it about once every 3 months when I perform all my other scheduled tasks. I take about a hour out of my day and clean out the inside (2...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 44
Views: 3,439
Posted By shozum
Congratz on the new rig! I went with the 965...

Congratz on the new rig! I went with the 965 black edition CPU also and it has exceeded my expectations. Check out my system specs to see what I put in to support that beast :D
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By shozum
Well I installed the RAM, booted my system up and...

Well I installed the RAM, booted my system up and it runs like a dream. I did notice a few interesting things however.
CPU-Z notes that the voltage running to my RAM is 1.5v while the reccomended...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By shozum
Decision made

Okie dokie

After a few more stops around the interwebz and another phone call to Kingston I decided to go with the amazonian version.

KHX1600C9D3K2/4GETR and KHX1600C9D3/2G are the exacft...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By shozum
Well, one of em runs an i5 and the other runs an...

Well, one of em runs an i5 and the other runs an i7. The i5 guy has issue after issue while the i7 fellow generally sits pretty but doesn't do much gaming.
I also am now a little bit more confused...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By shozum
I agree 100% on the O/C issue. I would rather my...

I agree 100% on the O/C issue. I would rather my hardware last for a few more years than the 5-10 FPS I might get from O/Cing something. The way my i7 friend was talking though was that IF I added...
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Nov 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 15,277
Posted By shozum
Noooooooooooo....Us 9xxx users are a dying breed...

Noooooooooooo....Us 9xxx users are a dying breed :( Ah well, I'm still happy with the performance of my lil 9500GTs and at ~$50 a pop, they remain quite affordable. Running most games on Med to High...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By shozum
Alright then. This confirms that at least the...

Alright then. This confirms that at least the Dual channel is a significant increase in power. A couple of sites mentioned in reviews of dual channel memory that they saw minimal increase in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By shozum
Hmmmm maybe I should ask for this to be moved to...

Hmmmm maybe I should ask for this to be moved to the performance maintenance section since an hour has gone by and not a single reply has been posted.

JUST LOOKING FOR OPINIONS HERE PEEPS, FEEL...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 6,521
Posted By shozum
*SIGH* now I have to go to google...

*SIGH* now I have to go to google...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 6,521
Posted By shozum
I used windex on the ball itself and the rollers....

I used windex on the ball itself and the rollers. Dirt, hair, and well grime would gather on the rollers so you might have to spin them a bit to get it completely clean. I think I even resorted to a...
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