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Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Oct 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By tgfyhre
I never hot swap. I disconnect/eject the drives...

I never hot swap. I disconnect/eject the drives with the remove hardware icon in the tray and then turn the enclosure power off with the power switch on the front/back of the units.

These are all...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Oct 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By tgfyhre
I just talked to Icy Dock tech support over the...

I just talked to Icy Dock tech support over the phone. He has never heard of this situation before. He will look into it on his end with other tech support members but he suggested I try to rule...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Oct 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By tgfyhre
I've been through a nightmare these last few days...

I've been through a nightmare these last few days with my corruption. 2 of my 4 drives were locked out and corrupted. Somehow I managed to change the permissions and get back into the drives to run...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By tgfyhre
lost access to drive

I asked this over on tenforums since I'm running Windows 10 but I've gotten no response So I was hoping someone here could help.

I'm having a serious issue here with my external USB 3.0 HDD...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Sep 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,189
Posted By tgfyhre
I've got the latest version of MSI Afterburner....

I've got the latest version of MSI Afterburner. Actually I just built a new Windows 10 64bit PC. My old Windows 7 PC was just not up the tasks I use it for these days. It runs nice and cool so no...
Forum: Software 08 Sep 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By tgfyhre
Thanks but that's not exactly what I'm looking...

Thanks but that's not exactly what I'm looking for. What's frustrating is I used to be able to do this, but it's been so long that I forgot how to make it work. I used to be able to just drop the...
Forum: Software 08 Sep 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By tgfyhre
help using mediainfo-rar

I found this program called mediainfo-rar which is supposed to be a "small front-end to the famous and most excellent MediaInfo program, which enables the feature to scan media in RAR archives. In...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Sep 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,189
Posted By tgfyhre
Thanks for the reply. It does seem to be...

Thanks for the reply. It does seem to be reflecting commit charge, as currently the tray icon is matching the commit charge in task manager. I have no idea what commit charge is, but I guess what's...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Sep 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,189
Posted By tgfyhre
MSI afterburner and tray readouts - pagefile # doesn't make sense

I currently have my pagefile set to 3072MB for initial and maximum. I've been having lots of pagefiling issues due to my low amount of memory (3GB) on my 32bit system. I've already built a new...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By tgfyhre
I can't take a decent picture of my CPU with my...

I can't take a decent picture of my CPU with my lousy camera so I found an image online that had the same kind of marks that I have on my CPU. I saw several images online with marks on the "wings' of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By tgfyhre
Marks on CPU after mounting and removing

I was having trouble mounting my new Skylake CPU to my new Gigabyte Gaming 7 motherboard. I'm new at PC building (only my 2nd build) but it took a ton of force to close the lever down on the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 10 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
I saw the following blurb recently. It doesn't...

I saw the following blurb recently. It doesn't look like you will be able to get the strong desktop Kaby Lake machines until very late this year at best. I wouldn't expect Skylake to drop in price...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 09 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
I'm still considering if I should step back and...

I'm still considering if I should step back and wait until Kaby Lake gets released. I'm assuming new motherboards will come out when Kaby Lake arrives? One thing I want to be sure of is that my new...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
Get a Waterblock the Third party coolers that are...

Get a Waterblock the Third party coolers that are breaking them are Air coolers

I'm using a Corsair H110i like a champ[/QUOTE]

I mentioned above that I'm not interested in water cooling. I'd...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
My biggest concern with a cooler is that I live...

My biggest concern with a cooler is that I live on the 3rd floor and it gets very warm in the summer even with the air conditioner. And the air conditioner is incredibly loud so sometimes I just have...
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Mar 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 6,615
Posted By tgfyhre
Yes, I have a 4k TV. 2015 Samsung - HDMI 2.2a...

Yes, I have a 4k TV. 2015 Samsung - HDMI 2.2a HDMI/HDCP 2.2. I will be using HDMI on occasion with my TV.

And I'm trying to be sure I'm future-proofing to some degree. My main PC monitor is 1080p...
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Mar 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 6,615
Posted By tgfyhre
NVidia cards that support HEVC, HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0

I asked in another thread but since this is a video card question I thought maybe I should create a new thread for this question. I'm building a new PC and I need to select a video card. I want to...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
Some good advice here. Thanks for the input. I...

Some good advice here. Thanks for the input. I agree with what was said about reviews - it's frustrating that they never mention any of this "marketing babble" that is supposed to differentiate the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 02 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
Right, but there's an overwhelming number of...

Right, but there's an overwhelming number of options for computer parts, and even just looking at motherboards, there are some clear differences with some brands compared to others. I have little...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 02 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
Yeah, all my USB 3.0 ports on my card are wobbly...

Yeah, all my USB 3.0 ports on my card are wobbly and loose. It makes me uncomfortable because I'm always wondering if the cable is connected fully. I thought it was maybe just a cheap card but I see...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 02 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
Looking at NVidia cards, I want to be sure I get...

Looking at NVidia cards, I want to be sure I get one that can handle HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0 in order to decode 4k HEVC 10-bit, especially if I get the Skylake and don't wait for Kaby Lake since...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 02 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
That's a nice-looking board but the price is far...

That's a nice-looking board but the price is far too much for me to handle for a motherboard.

My I7 920 runs very hot. I'm glad to hear the 6700K runs cool. That should make finding a cooler that...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
Yeah, considering the cost of the I7 currently,...

Yeah, considering the cost of the I7 currently, I'm wondering if the best thing to do is wait and see what happens with prices in the weeks/months ahead. The I7 6700 is ridiculous right now and I...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
Hmm, just looked at the Techspot roundup and...

Hmm, just looked at the Techspot roundup and interestingly they had both the AsRock Z170 Extreme7+ and the Gigabyte Gaming 7 in the roundup. One thing I noticed - the AsRock does seem to have 3 PCI-E...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 01 Mar 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By tgfyhre
That SATA to eSATA link looks ideal as it doesn't...

That SATA to eSATA link looks ideal as it doesn't even use a PCI slot. Only thing is it's 1 to 1 so I'd need to take up 2 rear slots to give me the 2 ports I need - shame they don't have one with 2...
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