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by walterm
Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: New build issues!
Replies: 10
Views: 7297

Re: New build issues!

What mouse with what drivers?
Usually the first place to look is USB drivers for motherboard.
by walterm
Sat Dec 28, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: AMD Motherboard Forum
Topic: Budget Motherboards
Replies: 1
Views: 6397

Re: Budget Motherboards

Asrock does fair to excellent motherboards. The B75 PRO3-M 1155 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157329 or 1150 B85M http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157389 You do not mention tasks. Pentium, I3, I5, and I7 offer upgrade at need, and energy and cooler ...
by walterm
Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Budget Mid Tower or Smaller Case with good cooling and quiet
Replies: 1
Views: 3894

Re: Budget Mid Tower or Smaller Case with good cooling and q

I've built with the Redbone (which is pretty much a bottom mount power supply version of the Blackbone), and it is a very good case when on sale. Also have built with the Ranger-M mATX case, good but a bit tighter (hidden cost, I usually swap 80mm rear fan for a 92mm one). I've has a Challenger buil...
by walterm
Sat Dec 07, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: New Build
Replies: 14
Views: 4177

Re: New Build

What sort of overclock are you looking for? Mild, easy, or extreme? This defines the motherboard quality needed and cooling requirements/expense. Which motherboard brands do you hate? Memory in the states 1866 goes for close to 1600, though sometimes the timings are lower on the 1600. Generally name...
by walterm
Sun Jul 21, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Corsair GS800!
Replies: 8
Views: 2873

Re: Corsair GS800!

Could not locate a case under "Noble Avenger" so I do not know if this is a case air flow issue or a power supply issue. "New " design high efficiency power supplies are not meant to help cool internal case components, so it may be the power supply is not getting hot enough to tr...
by walterm
Sun Jul 21, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: New Members Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from an AMD Exec
Replies: 4
Views: 5131

Re: Hello from an AMD Exec

Faster yes, better performance, no. The I7s are better, without going 2011.
by walterm
Tue May 14, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: AMD Motherboard Forum
Topic: AM3+ CPU in an AM3 socket?
Replies: 7
Views: 88182

Re: AM3+ CPU in an AM3 socket?

Before AM3+ became officially released some motherboards became AM3+ COMPLIANT. Officially you need the black CPU block for AM3+. These became available before release of FX CPUs or chipset motherboards. If you have the black socket you are good with BIOS update. I have heard of possible white socke...

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