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Forum: Tutorials 09 Feb 2014
Replies: 94
Views: 258,103
Posted By Captain Zero
Just the thing I was looking for, thanks!

Just the thing I was looking for, thanks!
Forum: News 05 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,168
Posted By Captain Zero
Sata-III is slow now? I remember when IDE was the...

Sata-III is slow now? I remember when IDE was the sh*t.
Forum: Chillout Room 05 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Captain Zero
Oh no...

There goes the neighborhood.
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Jun 2010
Replies: 51
Views: 3,075
Posted By Captain Zero
Lots of good suggestions. It'll be a tough call.....

Lots of good suggestions. It'll be a tough call.. Maybe a haiku-speech wallpaper pack of the sound of one hand clapping..?
Forum: Chillout Room 15 Jun 2010
Replies: 51
Views: 3,075
Posted By Captain Zero
I'm partial to blueberries, but thanks!

I'm partial to blueberries, but thanks!
Forum: Chillout Room 15 Jun 2010
Replies: 51
Views: 3,075
Posted By Captain Zero
What should my 1000th post be?

Now taking suggestions.
Forum: Graphic Cards 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,699
Posted By Captain Zero
Once you install the new card, disable onboard...

Once you install the new card, disable onboard graphics from the BIOS. And yes, make sure you have a free slot AND enough room in the case by checking dimensions. The new cards are large.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 9,855
Posted By Captain Zero
Are they enabled in the BIOS?

Are they enabled in the BIOS?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 504
Views: 14,381
Posted By Captain Zero
At only 35lbs. and $2999.99 I'll take two! (and...

At only 35lbs. and $2999.99 I'll take two! (and the hot avenger girl)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 29,226
Posted By Captain Zero
Updated main post with important news!

Updated main post with important news!
Forum: Graphic Cards 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,615
Posted By Captain Zero
This sounds very much like a PSU problem. Your...

This sounds very much like a PSU problem. Your specs are far from complete but even using a baseline PSU calculator (http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp), your rig draws 650w on...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Jun 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,974
Posted By Captain Zero
Nonsense. Where are you getting this rating from?...

Nonsense. Where are you getting this rating from? There is nothing in your case that draws any significant power. The 300w PSU it came with would have been sufficient. But that aside, you may have a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Jun 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,974
Posted By Captain Zero
That system would draw about 250w, at best. It's...

That system would draw about 250w, at best. It's not for lack of sufficient power but the PSU you have may be defective.
Forum: Chillout Room 09 Jun 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By Captain Zero
Headshot!

Headshot!
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 09 Jun 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 14,160
Posted By Captain Zero
Version 1.2 has been released and it's packed...

Version 1.2 has been released and it's packed with changes, updates and fixes. Once you use this, you won't use anything else. Downloads are still free and available here;

Fast Picture Viewer |...
Forum: Gaming 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Captain Zero
Here's a leaked screenshot!

Here's a leaked screenshot!
Forum: Chillout Room 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 31,099
Posted By Captain Zero
Reviving an ancient, but hilarious thread. We...

Reviving an ancient, but hilarious thread. We need more of these. ;)
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By Captain Zero
[QUOTE=jr26;777003]The 4870x2 is a pretty damn...

[QUOTE=jr26;777003]The 4870x2 is a pretty damn good card (as long as the game supports crossfire). [QUOTE]

Agreed. And to clarify, one card (even the X2 with 2x GPU's) isn't technically using...
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,615
Posted By Captain Zero
What PSU are you using?

What PSU are you using?
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By Captain Zero
I guarantee you this, even one HD4870x2 will chew...

I guarantee you this, even one HD4870x2 will chew through anything you can put it through. And I mean *anything*.

That's a bold statement and I don't make it lightly.

I've tested my...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,621
Posted By Captain Zero
No pausing with MS Essentials, close everything...

No pausing with MS Essentials, close everything down (IE especially) and let it chew overnight.
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By Captain Zero
For what it's worth, I use Sapphire Radeon's...

For what it's worth, I use Sapphire Radeon's HD4870X2 (2 cars so 4 GPUs) and have found them to be exceptionally robust.

And let me say it again, *nothing* I have thrown at these cards has slowed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 83
Views: 9,259
Posted By Captain Zero
SSD's are, without question, the singlemost best...

SSD's are, without question, the singlemost best improvement you can do to your system.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/10259-ssd-support-native-w7.html
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,621
Posted By Captain Zero
You're on the right track running scans. Beyond...

You're on the right track running scans. Beyond that, it could be a hardware problem but eliminate the infection possibility first. If you can, run this as well, it's free;

Security Essentials...
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By Captain Zero
From my experience, mix/matching has not ever...

From my experience, mix/matching has not ever been a problem and seems to be more of a marketing gimmick. I run a Intel chip (QX9650 Extreme) and Quadfire without any problems. Save yourself a...
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