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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
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Posted By nickyoung
Thanks guys. Appreciate all the help. The...

Thanks guys. Appreciate all the help.

The Mobo Gamble - I don't want to rule out the possibility of a PCI 3.0 SSD drive showing up in the next 2-3 years that can take advantage of the speeds...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By nickyoung
If you really want to go overboard, you could...

If you really want to go overboard, you could check out some of the PCI-EXPRESS SSDs...take a look at those read write speeds. :)

OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 PCI-Express SSD - OCZ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By nickyoung
This might sound crazy but if you like maingear,...

This might sound crazy but if you like maingear, I'm not sure you will enjoy both a maingear desktop and laptop. When you buy 2 things from a single brand - it's natural to discriminate over which...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By nickyoung
What model is the 30" monitor? And what model is...

What model is the 30" monitor? And what model is the 16" display? Do you know if they accept VGA/DVI/HDMI?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By nickyoung
There is not much out there for under $400 brand...

There is not much out there for under $400 brand new that is powerful relatively speaking but my guess is that you should check out the Lenovo x120e...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By nickyoung
Yes that's correct. You do have 100GB free on...

Yes that's correct. You do have 100GB free on the C drive though. But if you still want to reclaim that 340 GB for the C drive, just right click on the D drive,"delete volume", and right click on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,241
Posted By nickyoung
Sounds like a good idea either way then. And yes...

Sounds like a good idea either way then. And yes you are crazy. :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By nickyoung
If you only want the extra speed, and have no...

If you only want the extra speed, and have no intention of using all 240GB it's possible to get a smaller SSD and spend 2x less $$ with the same read write speeds. Personally I wouldn't need more...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,520
Posted By nickyoung
Also been having the exact same issue just...

Also been having the exact same issue just recently. XPS M1210 Laptop. Could have been a recent windows update, not sure.

Any type of media file. Audio seems to hang everything up, not just...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
Wow they have a lot of PSU discussion. :) ...

Wow they have a lot of PSU discussion. :) Thanks! Will read through it all tonight.




I see. So being over the recommended min-PSU requirement really would be quite safe. I'll look more...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
I do not plan to go SLI. I do plan to go fully...

I do not plan to go SLI. I do plan to go fully modular, and keep the wiring clean. So far I am only judging the quality by the 80 plus gold standard.


Is the Corsair Gold AX650...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
While it makes sense to save a few bucks where...

While it makes sense to save a few bucks where you can, I was actually happy to see someone piecing together a system with a good power supply for once. It's usually the primary thing people skimp...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
So it's that's easy to OC huh? I'm going to have...

So it's that's easy to OC huh? I'm going to have to try it. Never OC'd before. The bios makes it fairly safe right? Don't want to blow it to bits right away. :eek:

I see it has a turbo/auto...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
Sounds like I can easily get away with the LE...

Sounds like I can easily get away with the LE edition, but ASUS did take the time to write up 10 vertical inches on the DIGI+ VRM feature and cooling/power efficiency benefits. Throw it in the cart....
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
Good call. Didn't realise the LE edition...

Good call. Didn't realise the LE edition (http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_1155/P8Z68V_LE/) had the hdmi dvi vga output as well. And plus I don't need the extra PCI 16x lane since I'm...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
Thanks so far guys. Amazing how technology is...

Thanks so far guys. Amazing how technology is improving. Z68 here we come...z68 deluxe vs v-pro...digging the on-board dvi/hdmi...z68 v-pro edition it is... :D
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
Ah I see. This is good news. I am coming from a...

Ah I see. This is good news. I am coming from a 8800 GTX myself (first custom build). I guess things have changed since then... :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
This may be a complete sideline question but - Is...

This may be a complete sideline question but - Is there anyway to take a mobo with built in HDMI / DVI, and while keeping the video card still installed - shut off the video card lane so that it...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
:sarc: Stripped of my thermal armor plans. Oh...

:sarc: Stripped of my thermal armor plans. Oh no! Thanks checking out the z68s. :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
Wow. Thanks for that money! This is exactly...

Wow. Thanks for that money! This is exactly what I was hoping to hear.

1. The question is will SSD work? I've read about controller compatibility issues in past but pretty clueless about the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
Thanks mag. I agree the mail in rebates I cannot...

Thanks mag. I agree the mail in rebates I cannot count on at all. I'll be checking out newegg.

Can anyone advise on having the GTX 560 hooked up via HDMI to perhaps a 32" samsung D6000...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By nickyoung
Need advice on new 2012 PC Build

Hi Guys & Gals,

Your advice or comments on the hardware choices would be appreciated. Below are the build parts for an Entertainment/Gaming machine. Output is to a 32" 1080p LED/LCD via HDMI. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Oct 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,714
Posted By nickyoung
Ok, without even reading all of the details above...

Ok, without even reading all of the details above - here is what you need to do... :)

1. disconnect the 1 TB drive an put it aside...
2. leave the 320 plugged in
3. boot install windows, delete...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Oct 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By nickyoung
You could always drop $500 on a revodrive PCI-X...

You could always drop $500 on a revodrive PCI-X ssd. But it depends what you need...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Oct 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 15,756
Posted By nickyoung
Kinda like full disk encryption? The idea being...

Kinda like full disk encryption? The idea being that a stolen drive does not equate to loosing data?
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