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    Re: Overclocking APU

    for least AMD apu, spending extra on the ram and getting faster ram helps it the most. Least on the GPU side of their APU's
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    Re: Mom's computer got the Cidox.b rootkit ?

    I wouldn't call format, reinstall a long term solution. Just think the 10 days this thread has been active, you could reinstalled windows clean in a few hours. The real point I am getting at is you...
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    Re: Gen 2 i7 2600k PCIe 3.0?

    Well 5% is generally difference in most games cept few ones like Ryse that seems to more bandwidth intensive. in that review it was a gtx980 as the card so.
  4. Re: So Let's talk about the 970/980 Versus the R9 290/290x

    In a lot of benchmark gtx970 is pretty much comparable to 290x til you get to things like 4k or 3 monitors. So kinda comes down to your preference on which you want. I have evga gtx980 ACX2 and it...
  5. Re: iMac 5k - Can I get close to same spec with PC?

    I would probably guess they used displayport 1.3 on their own custom monitor hardware. It would be easy to make a pc that will beat a mac for cheaper, that is not counting the monitor but really not...
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    Re: Gen 2 i7 2600k PCIe 3.0?

    Yea PCI-e controller is on the CPU, only way would maybe get around that is a board with its own PLX chip might get around that but that is probably more $ then its worth.

    My question back would,...
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    Re: What Upgrades can I make to this system?

    Being its a laptop about only thing that you can do is ram, go from 4gb to say 8gb. More then 8 on a laptop is not really worth it. Could also put an SSD in it that would be probably biggest boost in...
  8. Re: gtx 970 coil whine ?

    well that whine, is pretty common on high the high end cards. So its kinda something you have to get used to.
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    Re: AMD Opteron AM3+ in AM3+ Desktop board?

    Would see to say it will, with the bios updated to support them.
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    Re: Samsung 840/840evo read bug

    http://www.puransoftware.com/DiskFresh.html

    Is the tool Allyn had for his software pick today that might help speed things up, though you will lose 1 full right cycle on the SSD but don't think...
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    Re: Trying to chose a board for a I7-4790k.

    i would say generally assume min 6 months for bios version on a z87 board but then still issue of how old of stock is the board. since you won't know when it was really made and then sold to...
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    Re: Trying to chose a board for a I7-4790k.

    they did so some changes in z97 compared to z87 but should be generally should be both work fine. Biggest issue you are likely to run in to is z87 board not having new enough bios installed to...
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    Re: So Haswell-e upgrade ..am i crazy or.......

    no, haswell-e is a 2011-v3 socket part. just like sandy/ivy bridge-e parts before it.
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    Re: R9 270x or R9 270x Toxic

    Um i think if you plan to game on 1440p monitor you should look at a higher end card then a 270x. that is a lot of pixels to push, its almost 2times the pixels.
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    Re: good, cheap graphics card for an 8700 XPS?

    well a lot of cards have 2 pci-e power connections, 1 is 6pin which per spec is 75watts, other one is 8pin which add's on 2 more pins and specs to 150watts. As i said some card makers just for...
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    Re: New Video Card

    Rumors are that GTX800's are only little over a month away at the end of september, if you can live with what you have now for that long then sure wait. As for b-stock (refurbished for people that...
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    Re: good, cheap graphics card for an 8700 XPS?

    radeon 7950 would be the more powerful option but also higher power use then 750ti. 7950 is pretty much what current r9 280 is. Off hand i don't know if the 7950 has 2 6pin or if one of them is 8pin,...
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    Re: AMD quad OR Intel Duo

    Well AMD cpu's technically run cooler then Intel cpu's and use more power, how ever they have a much lower thermal limits which tend to be a problem.
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    Re: laptop won't connect to network

    check to see if adapter is seen by windows, in control panel select "network and sharing center" On left side you select "change adapter settings" Check to see if wireless adapter shows up there and...
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    Re: Failing component PSU or Board

    It could be either one. I would boot in to Bios can show you or windows, look at what voltages the psu is putting out. Bios main screen looks like it shows what main 3 voltages to check. They should...
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    Re: MB failure question.

    How was the keyboard hooked up? i would guess USB, which you should try via ps2 port on the board if you have keyboard if doesn't work after then would say something died on the board.
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    Re: MB failure question.

    Kinda confused with what you said there. You get Asus UEFI screen, when you press delete does bios come up or just nothing?


    on question 2, since windows 7 you can change board out and not have...
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    Re: Cpu queen : Post your results

    i have 2400mhz ram in dual channel. your cpu supports triple channel ram, mine is only dual.
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    Re: Cpu queen : Post your results

    56125 on my 4770k @ 4.5ghz, that is with 5day run time, and 52% of 16gb ram used so. 34000-36700MB/s on ram
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    Re: Help a dummy buy a new display

    if you get a new monitor that is 1080p shouldn't have to go through any stuff like new video card. Just question how much larger you want, they do make 27inch monitors that are 1080p for pretty good...
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