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Forum: Software 01 Mar 2015
Replies: 93
Views: 49,703
Posted By profdlp
If I had my choice of buying my groceries in a...

If I had my choice of buying my groceries in a clean, well-lit store or from a shady dive in the bad part of town, which one do you think I'd pick? Sure, I might get away with it at the dodgy place,...
Forum: Security News 28 Jan 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,238
Posted By profdlp
I'm used to looking for them. My 82-year-old dad...

I'm used to looking for them. My 82-year-old dad on the other hand... :rolleyes:
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 28 Jan 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By profdlp
You just need to reinstall your graphics driver. ...

You just need to reinstall your graphics driver.

Go here: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?DwnldID=24593&lang=eng...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Jan 2015
Replies: 153
Views: 3,710
Posted By profdlp
^^ What he said. Random BSODs are usually...

^^ What he said.

Random BSODs are usually either a RAM problem or a bad driver. If you can't replace the RAM easily (even if it's borrowed for testing purposes), try rolling back the video...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Jan 2015
Replies: 153
Views: 3,710
Posted By profdlp
I've attached the current list from ASUS for your...

I've attached the current list from ASUS for your board. ;)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Jan 2015
Replies: 153
Views: 3,710
Posted By profdlp
Do everything the others have suggested first -...

Do everything the others have suggested first - it is good advice. :)

After that, you might try this: See if you can beg, borrow, buy, or steal a pair of RAM modules and re-test everything with...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Jan 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By profdlp
Sorry, had a 400 mile trip today and am just...

Sorry, had a 400 mile trip today and am just checking my email.

In a nutshell, PSUs vary in how much current they can supply, with the higher rated ones costing more due to having better...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 31 Dec 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By profdlp
I went from the H80 to the H100i a while back and...

I went from the H80 to the H100i a while back and have used Noctua's on both of them. The H80 is now in my secondary rig. Those Corsair fans sound like their namesake:

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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 31 Dec 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By profdlp
Just stay on the conservative side of this guy:

Just stay on the conservative side of this guy:
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 30 Dec 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By profdlp
Good plan. If you're not satisfied you can...

Good plan. If you're not satisfied you can always add more fans later like ignatzatsonic suggested. :D
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 30 Dec 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By profdlp
I second that. I always go with the biggest fan...

I second that. I always go with the biggest fan I can fit in the thing, even if smaller fans would work and are cheaper. The big fans move more air and are quieter.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Dec 2014
Replies: 153
Views: 3,710
Posted By profdlp
That is correct. It's confusing, but just...

That is correct.


It's confusing, but just remember you want one stick on Channel A and the other on Channel B and the numbers should match. (i.e., NOT A1 & B2 or A2 & B1) You've got it right...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Dec 2014
Replies: 153
Views: 3,710
Posted By profdlp
essenbe is correct on the Ram slots. The most...

essenbe is correct on the Ram slots. The most frequent mistake people make is placing them next to each other instead of staggered. (See pic)

Swapping them is not a bad idea, though Asus...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Dec 2014
Replies: 153
Views: 3,710
Posted By profdlp
Most boards don't care, as long as you're using...

Most boards don't care, as long as you're using two "paired" ones for Dual-Channel. But you never know... ;)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Dec 2014
Replies: 153
Views: 3,710
Posted By profdlp
Sorry to butt in, but CPU-Z shows you using slots...

Sorry to butt in, but CPU-Z shows you using slots 3 & 4 for your memory. Is that what the manual recommends?

You are in good hands with essenbe, just tossing that into the mix. :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By profdlp
In no particular order: That temp is...

In no particular order:

That temp is alright.
Your video card is not a huge power draw, as far as those go.
Your PSU is a bargain brand and the amperage on the 12V rails is mighty low.

The...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By profdlp
What temperatures are you seeing for the CPU?

What temperatures are you seeing for the CPU?
Forum: General Discussion 28 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By profdlp
You'll get a zipped file with about a dozen files...

You'll get a zipped file with about a dozen files packed within it. Make a folder named "RealTemp" and unzip the file to that. Then run the file named "RealTemp.exe" then take a screenshot of what...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By profdlp
What is the CPU temperature at both idle (nothing...

What is the CPU temperature at both idle (nothing running) and under load?

I'd also check the memory for sure. The fact that it crashes even while downloading a game is suspicious. Sorry to ask,...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By profdlp
See if there is a sticker on the bottom with a...

See if there is a sticker on the bottom with a Serial Number or something like that.

I like to make sure the hardware is sound before spending too much time chasing down Windows problems. I would...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By profdlp
Looks like a laptop, as Layback Bear mentioned...

Looks like a laptop, as Layback Bear mentioned before:

Acer Aspire 5733-6838 Specs - CNET...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By profdlp
Glad you got it. :thumbsup:

Glad you got it. :thumbsup:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Dec 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By profdlp
Good luck, Paul. :)

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By profdlp
Have you told Windows to extend your desktop to...

Have you told Windows to extend your desktop to the second monitor?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Dec 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By profdlp
If you mean the Power Supply built into the...

If you mean the Power Supply built into the monitor, that could possibly be it. The computer's PSU has nothing to do with the monitor itself. I've had monitors do what you describe and it was the...
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