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Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By northlondon01
Thanks badger! Can you just confirm that if...

Thanks badger!

Can you just confirm that if my mobo can only 'handle' 4GB of RAM (there's no option to change this in the BIOS unfortunately) and I have a 2GB graphics card my system will only be...
Forum: Graphic Cards 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By northlondon01
Graphics card system RAM requirements

Hi all,

I'm looking to get a new card - maybe a 7870, 270 or 270X and I was wondering about the system requirements, and they often say 4GB RAM.

My mobo can only take 4GB (and gives me just...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By northlondon01
Hi mellon head, Thanks for your reply! I...

Hi mellon head,

Thanks for your reply! I think for now I'll get the front fan and a better CPU cooler. I've been looking at liquid cooling for about 40, but it's that eternal question I have with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By northlondon01
Fan/cooling arrangement

Hi all,

Not sure if this is the type of question for these particular forums, as it's more of a general hardware query, but the community here has been very helpful in the past!

I've got a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By northlondon01
Hi chaps, Well it looks like it was the PSU....

Hi chaps,

Well it looks like it was the PSU. I bought a GX Lite 500w for about 30 and plugged all that in and it's all working perfectly. Well the power light on the front of the PC doesn't seem...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By northlondon01
Thanks Lee, I tried it again, and it will...

Thanks Lee,

I tried it again, and it will barely switch on, I held the power button down for a couple of seconds and it sputtered on. Fans working, but nothing booting/accessing at all. It's all...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By northlondon01
Boot problems - something in my system is dying/has died!

Hi chaps,

I've had a few issues when booting recently, not that I've had my desktop on much, but when turning it on I've definitely had some issues...

I've got a five year old, pre going bust...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,363
Posted By northlondon01
Hi guys, I have the same problem...

Hi guys,

I have the same problem intermittently, maybe once every week or two. I have a Logitech Dinovo Laser kb & m and sometimes it acts like a key is sticking. It's not normally a problem - it...
Forum: Gaming 12 Nov 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,400
Posted By northlondon01
Well I have sorted this problem, for anybody that...

Well I have sorted this problem, for anybody that may find their way here, I did three things and either one of them may have fixed it!

1. I physically removed my graphics card and cleaned it,...
Forum: Gaming 11 Nov 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,400
Posted By northlondon01
Just to add, this morning I tried a system...

Just to add, this morning I tried a system restore going back to before Alien Breed 2 installed some DX and Unreal Engine 3 stuff when I booted it up for the first time, the issue is still there.
...
Forum: Gaming 10 Nov 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,400
Posted By northlondon01
Frequent frame rate dips

Hi chaps!

I've been having problems with frame rate dips when playing games - I've monitored my FPS on L4D1/2 and Alien Storm and it drops for the usual 60fps to around 20, sometimes down to the...
Forum: Drivers 27 Jul 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 2,274
Posted By northlondon01
Windows 7 always reinstalling drivers

Hi there,

I'm finding that Windows nearly always has to reinstall hardware/drivers when I reconnect something. Pretty every time I boot up I have to go through the rigmarole of reattaching my...
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By northlondon01
I've tried both, but it doesn't work...

I've tried both, but it doesn't work unfortunately. Thanks though.

From what I've been told, the memory mapping can only be unlocked in the BIOS, the msconfig stuff is seperate and won't work...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By northlondon01
But I have to do the memory mapping in my BIOS,...

But I have to do the memory mapping in my BIOS, or this was the consensus when I made a thread on here previously.

Checked my msconfig, cores and mem are already unchecked so I think I'm stuck...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By northlondon01
Unfortunately I can't uncheck memory mapping in...

Unfortunately I can't uncheck memory mapping in my BIOS. Which is very annoying, especially as the Foxconn site says up to 4GB but you can't even use the full 4GB! I found this out after trying a...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By northlondon01
Thanks for the replies chaps. I think that...

Thanks for the replies chaps.

I think that makes sense to get something that I'd be happy to keep should I get a new set up (which ideally I'd love to do now). I thought the 58xx series were more...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By northlondon01
Thanks for the reply. The 5670 is ok for Valve...

Thanks for the reply. The 5670 is ok for Valve games and stuff that's a year or two old, but nothing much new works with any kind of decent settings at a decent FPS!

Here's my memory tab.
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 20 Jul 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By northlondon01
Graphics card bottleneck

Hello chaps,

I'm suffering from graphics card envy after my friend got a 570 and am looking at getting a new PSU and graphics card, but I don't want to spend more on one that is going to be let...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 9,563
Posted By northlondon01
Thanks for the replies chaps. Opened Outlook...

Thanks for the replies chaps.

Opened Outlook this morning and it's not popping up, so hopefully this has been sorted. The rumours of it coming from Iran were a bit full on though!

Deleting the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 9,563
Posted By northlondon01
Outlook Security Warning

Hi there,

For the last couple of days, every time I start up Outlook 2010 and it goes to automatically Send/Receive I get a Internet Security Warning pop up which states:
If I click yes,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Mar 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,879
Posted By northlondon01
I loaded my 32bit image on to another drive and...

I loaded my 32bit image on to another drive and exactly the same memory was allocated - 770MB. Thanks for taking a look at this though!

I've looked at other motherboards, but I can't see it'd be...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,879
Posted By northlondon01
Thanks again mate. Think I'll keep what I've...

Thanks again mate.

Think I'll keep what I've got for now, and will probably just upgrade completely at some point. Hopefully in the near future!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,879
Posted By northlondon01
Oh ok, thanks yowanvista. Will there be any...

Oh ok, thanks yowanvista.

Will there be any benefit from having 64bit then? As I'm still getting the same 3.25GB I had in 32bit. And it will take me a fair while to update and install all the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,879
Posted By northlondon01
Here are the last pictures, with the...

Here are the last pictures, with the onboard/superIO from the Integrated Peripherals page, plus the PNP/PCI Config screen.

Will post the Resource Monitor afterwards. I can't see anything like...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,879
Posted By northlondon01
Here are the first lot of images of my BIOS... ...

Here are the first lot of images of my BIOS...

I've attached the main/front page of my BIOS, the Standard Features page; the Fox Central Control Unit page; the Advanced Features page and Advanced...
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