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Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Mellon Head
Caveat about Speedfan. It doesn't read all AMD...

Caveat about Speedfan. It doesn't read all AMD graphics cards.

Also, don't just click any download link on the Speedfan page. You have to go to the "Download" link on the top of the page here:
...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Mellon Head
Yes. Can't stress that enough. A good PSU is...

Yes. Can't stress that enough. A good PSU is the heart of any rig. I would recommend a minimum 750 Watt PSU or better. Gold or Platinum rating would be best.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 4,861
Posted By Mellon Head
I think you would do better with the Gigabyte...

I think you would do better with the Gigabyte board, or even an ASUS Sabretooth offering. The advantage to the Gigabyte or Sabretooth is that the board has a better Northbridge chip and a better...
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By Mellon Head
Nice rig there, rvcjew. Got enough hard drives? ...

Nice rig there, rvcjew. Got enough hard drives? Or is it a part time server?

No, I guess it wouldn't be with two GPUs like that.

Anyway, very nice job. Looks great. :geek:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Mellon Head
I thought this idea was crazy at first and just...

I thought this idea was crazy at first and just paranoia, but is seems the mouse-jacking is a serious thing. They even make a product to combat it:

MOUSEJACK - Wireless Mouse Hacks Network...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Mellon Head
Something else to remember is that you have to...

Something else to remember is that you have to set the RAM timings to the slowest RAM sticks. That means that you would have to leave the RAM timings as they are, and plug the new sticks into the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Mellon Head
Keep in mind that because your computer is OEM,...

Keep in mind that because your computer is OEM, it may not support the new processor that you want to use. The best thing to do is to go to the manufacturer's website and look and see if they have...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 650
Posted By Mellon Head
I don't know if this applies to Nvidia cards or...

I don't know if this applies to Nvidia cards or not, but with older Radeon cards there was a setting for flat panel scaling, where you could overscan your monitor by 10% if necessary. It was used to...
Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 1,756
Posted By Mellon Head
The response time is only a factor when you are...

The response time is only a factor when you are looking at fast motion on a monitor. The lower the response time, the less blur there is. Chances are that the average human cannot detect the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By Mellon Head
It would be nice to know what kind of PC this is....

It would be nice to know what kind of PC this is. Brand and model number would help and whether or not it's a laptop.

If it is a laptop, you won't be able to change graphics cards at all. If...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Mellon Head
Ah. I see what you mean now. It makes sense. ...

Ah. I see what you mean now. It makes sense.

Good luck with your project. :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Mellon Head
I guess I don't really understand why you are...

I guess I don't really understand why you are trying to RAID two SSDs, unless you feel you need redundancy. The performance gain from one SSD, even if you are running in SATA 2 mode from your old...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Mellon Head
Do you have a filter in front of the fans? That...

Do you have a filter in front of the fans? That can really help with keeping the dust out of the computer, and the fan bearings. I have intake fans behind a filter and they are three years old. I...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Mellon Head
I use Ableton Live 9 and it's pretty good. I...

I use Ableton Live 9 and it's pretty good. I haven't used Cakewalk so I have no frame of comparison, but Ableton is coming out with a new version in February, I think? Might be worth a look if...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Mellon Head
Yes. Simply buy a larger SSD drive. Just make...

Yes. Simply buy a larger SSD drive. Just make sure to observe the thickness of the new drive and make sure that it isn't larger than your existing drive. With SSDs that should not be an issue,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Mellon Head
My usage goes anywhere from about 2.5 to 4.5 GB...

My usage goes anywhere from about 2.5 to 4.5 GB depending on what I am doing and whether the PC has been asleep (uses less memory after sleep).

You have nothing to worry about.
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Jan 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By Mellon Head
I have the same problem with a DLink NAS. What I...

I have the same problem with a DLink NAS. What I did was take the NAS right back to fresh out of the box by doing a factory reset. It worked for about a half hour, or as soon as Windows tried to...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Jan 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By Mellon Head
The displayport should drive and external monitor...

The displayport should drive and external monitor or TV just fine. What you might be running into is a limitation of the player on the Surface Pro, or the particular TV you are using.

If you have...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jan 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Mellon Head
You would probably have better luck asking this...

You would probably have better luck asking this question in the Windows 10 forum.

You can find Windows 10 experts here:

Windows 10 Forums (https://www.tenforums.com/)
Forum: News 07 Jan 2018
Replies: 118
Views: 16,594
Posted By Mellon Head
I checked for the registry key prior to...

I checked for the registry key prior to installing the rollup. I had the key, so I went ahead, making a restore point. I have an AMD FX-8350 and there were no problems with the update. The...
Forum: Drivers 06 Jan 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By Mellon Head
Hmmm. I use a 6450 in my desktop at work, and I...

Hmmm. I use a 6450 in my desktop at work, and I run two monitors at 1920 x 1080 each. Not sure where you found the info for the 6450, but I found these specs directly from AMD's website:

AMD...
Forum: Drivers 06 Jan 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By Mellon Head
Is the screen working at all? I assume it is...

Is the screen working at all? I assume it is because you're getting a warning message. Does the monitor have any special features that are not operating? As for the settings, that is a generic...
Forum: Chillout Room 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 3,119
Views: 110,523
Posted By Mellon Head
Speed bump

Speed bump
Forum: Software 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By Mellon Head
Easytune most probably included a driver or two...

Easytune most probably included a driver or two in order to function. AMD's Overdrive overclocking software does, so I would suspect that this sort of thing is pretty common.

I can't really tell...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Dec 2017
Replies: 19
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Views: 626
Posted By Mellon Head
The first thing you have to do is make sure that...

The first thing you have to do is make sure that your Probook can take 16 GB of RAM.
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