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Forum: Graphic Cards 10 May 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,448
Posted By KSchrief
^ That's what I was hoping for, but the only...

^ That's what I was hoping for, but the only other PC I have around with a dedicated graphics card is an older Dell, and of course they made a special graphics card that only fits in a weird slot in...
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 May 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,448
Posted By KSchrief
Fried Graphics Card(?)

Hello All.

So I think I fried my video card, but I wanted a second opinion before I go about trying to fix it.

This is the video card I have

Newegg.com - ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU TOP/DI/1GD5...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,685
Posted By KSchrief
Swapping out hard drive from HP to Dell

I'm almost positive it's okay, but I wanted to make sure, as I'm not too familiar with hard drives.

The hard drive in my friends Dell Inspiron 15R (M501R/M5010) needs to be replaced. I have access...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Jun 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By KSchrief
Update: I had a static IP on the machine for DC++...

Update: I had a static IP on the machine for DC++ at school. I went back to a dynamic IP, and it solved the issue. I'll look at the router's settings and see what the issue was.
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Jun 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By KSchrief
I'm plugging directly into the netgear router....

I'm plugging directly into the netgear router. The belkin is unplugged and in a box with the rest of my dorm stuff.

These are the results from my laptop (Working)

Windows IP Configuration

...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Jun 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By KSchrief
Only 1 computer dislikes my router

Hey guys.

So over the past year at college I bought a router to use at the dorm: A Belkin router, model F7D6301. Upon coming home for the summer, I figured it was simply a matter of plugging in...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Jun 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,357
Posted By KSchrief
Sorry for the delay. I was down the shore and...

Sorry for the delay. I was down the shore and didn't have any internet connection.

Going from what a guy said, I'll try the Hyper 212+, and if it doesn't fit, I'll simply return it and get the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 26 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,357
Posted By KSchrief
So I opened up the case and did some measuring....

So I opened up the case and did some measuring. It looks like it won't fit, but just barely won't. Is there a slightly smaller unit anyone would recommend?

Newegg.com - Antec Three Hundred Black...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 26 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,357
Posted By KSchrief
Thanks for the replies. Going on what you...

Thanks for the replies.

Going on what you guys said, and from reading the reviews, I'll look into getting the CM Hyper 212+. I have an i5 760 running 2.8 GHz. I don't plan on overclocking to more...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 18 May 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,357
Posted By KSchrief
Good Heatsink?

Hey.

I figured I'd ask here, since you guys would know more about cooling.

Is this a good heatsink?

Newegg.com - Thermaltake Silent 1156 CLP0552 92mm CPU Cooler For Intel Socket LGA1156...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,964
Posted By KSchrief
Cool. That's what I figured, but I wasn't sure,...

Cool. That's what I figured, but I wasn't sure, and google searching only seemed to infer that my motherboard was lacking in the speed department.

Thanks!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,964
Posted By KSchrief
CPU Showing 2 speeds

Hi all.

More of a curiosity question.

I went online to make sure my new build was fast enough to play portal 2, as they released the specs recently.

Good news: It it beyond the minimum...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By KSchrief
Hmm. Upping the fan speed seemed to do the trick....

Hmm. Upping the fan speed seemed to do the trick. After about 10 minutes, it still never got above 64. I also cleaned up the wiring job a bit, so that could also have helped. Average temp while...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By KSchrief
That might have been what it was. lol

That might have been what it was. lol
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By KSchrief
The motherboard came pre-overclocked by a little...

The motherboard came pre-overclocked by a little bit. I can't seem to find the exact amount.

Newegg.com - MSI H55-GD65 LGA 1156 Intel H55 HDMI ATX Intel Motherboard...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By KSchrief
I am using the stock cooler. Should I consider an...

I am using the stock cooler. Should I consider an upgraded one?

No, I didn't try it again. I will soon, and post what happens.

Again, I'm pretty sure it didn't stay there for long. I just...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By KSchrief
CPU Temperature "Jump"

Hey guys. Sorry if this is in the wrong forum.

So I'm playing a game (Bioshock) on my new rig. I kept up HWMonitor just to check what the temperatures were after playing.

After 20-30 minutes of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jan 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,189
Posted By KSchrief
Problem Over

Hey guys.

I'm officially closing the book on this one.

I didn't have the time to deal with overnight scans anymore, as I leave for Rutgers in less than 24 hours.

I made absolutely sure...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jan 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,189
Posted By KSchrief
Trying mjf's idea now. Looks like it's gonna take...

Trying mjf's idea now. Looks like it's gonna take about 2 hours to recover the partition. Since I've already passed the point of no return by deleting the partition, I'll just wipe the drive should...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jan 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,189
Posted By KSchrief
Hey guys. Sorry. I've been really busy, and...

Hey guys.

Sorry. I've been really busy, and I haven't been near a computer for a few days.

Recuva doesn't seem to want to help with intact files. It's only listing files I've recently deleted...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jan 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,189
Posted By KSchrief
Okay, it's done. It says it fixed some errors,...

Okay, it's done. It says it fixed some errors, but no luck. Same "Access is denied" message.

I can get to drive properties, etc, via Right-Clicking. It says there are 0b free of 0b available.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,189
Posted By KSchrief
So chkdsk /r has been running for around 7 hours...

So chkdsk /r has been running for around 7 hours now, and is on file 33,000 out of around 49,000. It's 10:25 PM where I am, and I was gonna go settle down and watch a movie, then go to bed.

I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,189
Posted By KSchrief
Thanks, but chkdsk /r has already started. All...

Thanks, but chkdsk /r has already started. All the important stuff I have backed up in at least 2 or 3 other places, as I've experienced hard drive crashes before.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,189
Posted By KSchrief
Same thing. "Cannot access I:. Access is Denied."...

Same thing. "Cannot access I:. Access is Denied."

However, there are no more errors about formating, etc. The "SmartWare" partition still loads just fine.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,189
Posted By KSchrief
Hey. Here are the results from both Chkdsk /f and...

Hey. Here are the results from both Chkdsk /f and CrystalDiskInfo

The drive now gives the name of the drive, and the format "NTFS" but upon trying to open says "I:\ is not accessable. Access is...
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