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    Re: Partition issue after installing Win 8.1

    Convert to GPT
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    Re: windows 10 tech preview

    The Tech Preview is mostly for curiosity not for measuring performance.
    Many functions are buggy including One Drive...
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    Re: MSI AM1I mPCIe card not working properly

    Try a different BIOS...
  4. Re: How to install Windows 8.1 on old x86 system?

    I could not install 8.1 on an old machine because of instructions missing in the processor.
    However Win`8 worked...
  5. Re: what was You favorite old school AMD motherboard ?

    K8V se deluxe socket 754
    Athlon 64 3200+ (2.2 gz)
    Ati radeon 4300
    2 g mushkin DDR 333mz
    boot on silicon image sata controller
    refurbished corsair force gt 60 g
    win 8
  6. Thread: Corsair H60

    by Grey Rocks
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    Re: Corsair H60

    The pump is controlled by an internal sensor.
    The fan header is just to report...
  7. Thread: DVD help

    by Grey Rocks
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    Re: DVD help

    Microsoft will let you download a Win 7 ISO for free
    You have your key
    Burn it and try that...
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    Re: Win 8.1 - Streaming Video Very Erractic

    I`ve experienced a similar poor performance in the upgrade`s video function.
    I thought it was due to being an upgrade so I went ahead and did a clean install.
    Still the random glitch persists.
    I`m...
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    Re: AMD 8350 a decent choice

    Yes
    And this came with a corresponding increase in heat.
    I got a warning that the processor had reached 65 C...
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    Re: AMD 8350 a decent choice

    The Win 8.1 upgrade has doubled the performance in Handbrake from an average 175 f/s to an average 375 f/s
    AMD 8350...
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    Re: What? No Windows 8 thread here?

    The Win 8.1 upgrade has doubled the frame rate in handbrake from an average 175 f/s to 375 f/s
    AMD FX8350...
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    Re: Upgrade from Vista

    The fastest boot comes from Win" 8
    And yes do a fresh install...
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    Re: Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z

    The R2.0 is what I have.
    There is an R3.0
    for Sabertooth (same chipset)
    on the Asus Forum with PCIE 3...
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    Re: Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z

    M5A99FX Pro R3.0
    Has the same chipset for $50 less...
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    Re: Windows 8 evaluation to retail?

    go for the good ebay deal
    do a fresh install of Win 8
    upgrade to Blue...
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    Re: Windows 8 evaluation to retail?

    You will have to reinstall,
    go with Blue...
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    Re: Windows 8 evaluation to retail?

    It should be available June 26...
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    Re: Windows 8 evaluation to retail?

    You'll have to reinstall.
    I suggest you try the 8.1 evaluation,
    though there again you'll have to reinstall your apps when you get the full version...
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    Re: WD Quick Drive Test Failed :-(

    Same happened to me.
    It's running super well after 4 months...
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    Re: Windows 8 install problem

    There are other disk tools that use its engine...
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    Re: Samsung 830 SSD Issue

    As an additional value
    OCZ has a forum administered by a company tech...
    (OCZ vs. Samsung)
  22. Re: Old 5900rpm drive misbehaves, Eyeing a WD Red

    Sounds like a perfect use case for "Spin Rite"
    However the cost of the software might dissuade you from keeping the old drive.
    I'd buy a new one right away and copy over the data while the copying...
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    Re: The Windows 8 thread.

    I can see them creating a double iteration sometime soon...
    A Win'7 like format for Business and all serious deeply focused people.
    The touch-based version would be for those who spend their cyber...
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    Re: The Windows 8 thread.

    I uninstalled the Developer Preview after 5 min of use, disgusted.
    By the time Release Preview was available, I was convinced it was the future and began using it.
    Now I've purchased a desktop...
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