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Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 6,094
Posted By flyguy5187
o yea, is there any other manufacturer that...

o yea, is there any other manufacturer that offers the trade up program like EVGA? figured it will be a better investment getting a 680 thru EVGA then? thx
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 6,094
Posted By flyguy5187
ok I guess i will pony up the extra dough to buy...

ok I guess i will pony up the extra dough to buy the 680, thx for the input guys! now gotta wait tll they get in stock =/
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 6,094
Posted By flyguy5187
GTX 680 ($500) or 2x GTX 560ti/570 (~$400/$500)

so now that the new GTX680 came out, would it be better to get the new 680 or SLI a 560 or 570? The new 680 has almost 4x the CUDA cores as a single 560/570 tho, big difference? Also with the new...
Forum: Graphic Cards 16 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,529
Posted By flyguy5187
sounds great, thx! now what kinda Nvidia card is...

sounds great, thx! now what kinda Nvidia card is this comparable to? and also Ive read somewhere that PCIe 3.0 creates a bottleneck somewhere, although 2x as fast so is it worth upgrading to a card...
Forum: Graphic Cards 16 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,529
Posted By flyguy5187
@ ivan - so are you suggesting that the single...

@ ivan - so are you suggesting that the single fan will probably be better at keeping temps cooler and quieter? I do have a good amt of fans in the case already so i dont think airflow would be too...
Forum: Graphic Cards 15 Mar 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,529
Posted By flyguy5187
What is the difference between these 2 XFX Radeon 6870s?

Besides the model names and the fact that 1 has a dual fan while the other is single, is there anything else that puts one over the other?
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Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Mar 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 6,438
Posted By flyguy5187
gotta love deceptive advertising! I am probably...

gotta love deceptive advertising! I am probably going to get a SINGLE higher end 6000 series card then -- maybe 6870/6790s so I can leave extra PSU wattage if I want to OC the GPU or CPU. thx for all...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,839
Posted By flyguy5187
I think after my million hour initializiation...

I think after my million hour initializiation process for my 3tb RAID 1 mirror everything is fixed. thanks for the pointers guys!
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Mar 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 6,438
Posted By flyguy5187
see, this is what really ticks me off...ATI came...

see, this is what really ticks me off...ATI came out with the new 7000 series so I assume they are better than the 6000/5000 predecessors, but thanks to you for giving me a heads up, the 6850 has...
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Mar 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 6,438
Posted By flyguy5187
thanks for clarifying. how much faster is the...

thanks for clarifying. how much faster is the 6850 than the 7770? would the 7770's PCIe 3.0 ever outdo the 6850's PCIe 2.1's dirvers/speed? In other words, is the 7770's speed due to the GPU or...
Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Mar 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 6,438
Posted By flyguy5187
thx for the suggestion ivan! this card looks...

thx for the suggestion ivan! this card looks beefy and isnt too big like some other ones. I read the reviews and it stated it had micro-stuttering/scaling issues in Xfire. what is that exactly? Also,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,839
Posted By flyguy5187
ok so i managed to convert my disk to GPT but how...

ok so i managed to convert my disk to GPT but how would I know my RAID is working? The BIOS recognizes my array, Intel RST software tells me "one of my disks are protected from a drive failure", BUT...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,887
Posted By flyguy5187
Ok I managed to combine the all partitions and...

Ok I managed to combine the all partitions and now have a 2.72tb drive!! However, my only concern is that my drive in disk mgmt is NOT fault tolerant. I KNOW for a fact I built the RAID 1 volume in...
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 6,438
Posted By flyguy5187
@fabe - thx for the suggestion I will do that ...

@fabe - thx for the suggestion I will do that

@ivan - does ATI patch updates to old games or just the "popular" oldies? And I am using this as a personal PC for now. I am not a hard gamer but do...
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 6,438
Posted By flyguy5187
I just finished building my PC and fixing minor...

I just finished building my PC and fixing minor kinks here and there. Currently using Intel's mighty HD3000 driver lol. On a side note, I have an old LG246WP which doesn't have DVI but was given an...
Forum: Graphic Cards 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 6,438
Posted By flyguy5187
2x 560 ti's or 2x 7770's or 1x 7970?? Suggestions anyone?

I am planning on getting a video card(s) soon but don't know enough to really decide what is the best for me. I plan on keeping it for at least 2-3yrs so I don't mind paying a "little" more hence the...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,887
Posted By flyguy5187
I actually don't have that .old folder and i...

I actually don't have that .old folder and i remember my BIOS seeing my HDDs as 2.72tb each when I set up the RAID array so I dont think it is a BIOS issue. Also I do remember setting the drives up...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,887
Posted By flyguy5187
ok so i think i was able to set it up only...

ok so i think i was able to set it up only showing one drive now but I can't expand it past 2tb!! and i was sure i converted to GPT before hand. here is the errror that I got. hope u can see it this...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,887
Posted By flyguy5187
can u see now? it is right below "verify" when...

can u see now? it is right below "verify" when you click advanced options of your disk in RST
Forum: General Discussion 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,887
Posted By flyguy5187
not sure if u can see my upload pic but it is an...

not sure if u can see my upload pic but it is an option in the Intel RST prgm
Forum: General Discussion 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,887
Posted By flyguy5187
yes that worked out awesome thank you!! however...

yes that worked out awesome thank you!! however since my last post the initialization process has only increased to 30%...y is it so slow? i have a high end quad core CPU i feel like i have a celeron...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,839
Posted By flyguy5187
RAID 1 recognized by Intel RST but can't be seen in my computer, fix?

Title basically explains it all. Followed the steps to create the RAID 1 array which some part/prgms of the computer recognizes. I read up about how you have to "initialize" the array for it to be...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Mar 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,887
Posted By flyguy5187
ok I have tried to free up disk space on my SSD...

ok I have tried to free up disk space on my SSD but was only able to free up a paltry 2 gb =/ am i missing something? I already adjusted restore pt config, and shouldnt have any old files to delete...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,887
Posted By flyguy5187
again, thx for the insight!! Luckily they sold...

again, thx for the insight!! Luckily they sold out before I was able to go home and place an order lol
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,887
Posted By flyguy5187
@whs...RAID question. Now that newegg has a...

@whs...RAID question.

Now that newegg has a crazy sale on the crucial SSDs, I figured I buy 2 and put them in RAID 0 (is it going to be a noticeable speed increase?) to complement my RAID 1 3tb...
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