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Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By Frosst
I live in British Columbia, Canada. I have...

I live in British Columbia, Canada.

I have actually moved the water cooler. But I still occasionally get screen blinking and am thinking I'm going to have to offload some of the things that I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By Frosst
Okay. I spoke to my building manager, told them...

Okay. I spoke to my building manager, told them exactly what was going on, and they suggested I offload some things from the circuit, and that the only thing they would do if that didn't work was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By Frosst
Does that mean coming into my apartment and...

Does that mean coming into my apartment and checking the breaker box or something else? I can have maintenance come to my apartment and do that pretty easily. Or will they need access to the wall...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By Frosst
A voltage regulator to protect from brownouts?

I've been having this issue where my monitor blinks and sometimes stays black for a minute or so. I unplugged my water cooler, which decreased the incidence of this drastically. Now I only see it...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Dec 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Frosst
Hmmm, I see. I'll look at my options in terms of...

Hmmm, I see. I'll look at my options in terms of UPS.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Dec 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Frosst
Update: The clicking sound was coming from my 20...

Update: The clicking sound was coming from my 20 year old water cooler, and unplugging it has stopped the monitor blinking. I haven't had that scrambling screen craziness again, but this whole thing...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Frosst
Another thing that has started happening is I've...

Another thing that has started happening is I've been having this issue where I hear a clicking or switching sound somewhere in my kitchen, and when that happens I either get a little flicker on my...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Frosst
Noted. Thank you so much for that advice on power...

Noted. Thank you so much for that advice on power bars.



Firstly, I will be sure to get a surge-protected power bar as soon as possible. Either way it sounds like an important thing to have.
...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Frosst
My PC is plugged into a power bar but I don't...

My PC is plugged into a power bar but I don't know if it has a surge protection feature. The monitor is plugged into the wall.

Also, I can't really take it into a computer repair shop so my best...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Frosst
I bought the monitor last summer.

I bought the monitor last summer.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Frosst
Thank you so much for your response! I avoid...

Thank you so much for your response!

I avoid those registry cleaning programs for the reason you gave. So that is definitely ruled out.

When I restarted I reinstalled the latest AMD driver.
...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Frosst
Screen flickering, desktop scrambling

I don't know exactly how to describe it, but a few minutes ago my desktop began scrambling and flickering, and there were black lines everywhere. It didn't stop until I restarted, which I couldn't do...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By Frosst
I want to keep that hard drive in the current PC...

I want to keep that hard drive in the current PC because it will be my secondary. What's the difference to Microsoft? I know I'm not simply upgrading, but I can always ask them anyway.

Also, do I...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By Frosst
That definitely helps. I've tweaked the...

That definitely helps. I've tweaked the configuration and I've come up with $751. I upgraded some things, actually. Though I'm going to miss the Christmas sale, so this is really just a hypothetical...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By Frosst
$75 shipping + duty fee, which could be in the...

$75 shipping + duty fee, which could be in the $90-$100 range. Things really start to add up, but I really do want to make sure I get a good build that will serve me well.

I have a couple of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By Frosst
Excellent. I'm looking at it now. I can even pick...

Excellent. I'm looking at it now. I can even pick my case, eh?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By Frosst
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzf7Q2-A7AU ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzf7Q2-A7AU

Isn't that the same GPU?

Anyway, thank you for cluing me into the manufacturer's website! Clearly this is a much better source from which to buy...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By Frosst
Thanks for the reply. I can always swap the...

Thanks for the reply.

I can always swap the PSU out with my Corsair. But keep in mind that those two are just ideas, not necessarily what I'll choose between. My understanding is that the 7850,...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By Frosst
Buying a new gaming PC, needing advice on a pre-built

I wasn't quite sure where to put this, but I am wanting to buy a PC to use as my gaming rig. I would normally build another one, but this is not something I care to bother with this time around. If...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,745
Posted By Frosst
Thanks all. I ordered what I could, but I won't...

Thanks all. I ordered what I could, but I won't be able to get the rest for two more weeks.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,745
Posted By Frosst
I have that information, but I just want to know...

I have that information, but I just want to know if there's a difference between SDRAM and DDR3? Is all DDR3 RAM SDRAM?

I appreciate any help.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,745
Posted By Frosst
Much appreciated. Another question: I found...

Much appreciated.

Another question: I found this (http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148346) on Newegg and it's cheaper (and I can only get 4GB at the moment). But is SDRAM...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jun 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,745
Posted By Frosst
Adding RAM Compatible With My Biostar Motherboard

Hey guys!

I am getting very frequent warnings from Windows telling me that I am short on memory and need to close programs in order to free up RAM. Firefox is crashing constantly and my screen...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,473
Posted By Frosst
Thank you for the advice. I checked and I...

Thank you for the advice.

I checked and I see that the CPU fan is turning. As for the others, I will replace the bad fan and add another to make up for the one that broke when I bought the case....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,473
Posted By Frosst
Okay. I cleaned the dust out. The fans seem to be...

Okay. I cleaned the dust out. The fans seem to be running fine, though Speedfan says that one of them is at 12RPM.

It was fine for a couple of days, but today it shut off once more. This time my...
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