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by sbjlsmtj
Wed Apr 22, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: i7 920 Core Overclocking
Replies: 5
Views: 4801

Re: i7 920 Core Overclocking

I have been trying to figure out why this wouldn't boot when I followed the link in this thread but couldn't figure it out. As I was looking around to find a guide that would help me along with what I was missing, I came across this guide...http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cpus/2008/11/06/overclocki...
by sbjlsmtj
Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:21 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: i7 920 Core Overclocking
Replies: 5
Views: 4801

Re: i7 920 Core Overclocking

I tried setting everything exactly like it was set in the link posted here but for some reason...windows won't start up. It will go clear to the point that the next thing you would see is the "windows starting" screen but it doesn't go there. Just goes black and that's it. I clicked on xmp setting a...
by sbjlsmtj
Tue Apr 21, 2009 11:02 am
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: i7 920 Core Overclocking
Replies: 5
Views: 4801

i7 920 Core Overclocking

I've looked on here to see if anyone knew a step by step type guide for overclocking an i7 core but I haven't found a "overclocking for dummies" type guide. I have never overclocked anything before, so I need a step by step process. If anyone knows of one, please let me know. I'm looking to overcloc...
by sbjlsmtj
Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: EVGA GTX295 Overclocking
Replies: 1
Views: 893

EVGA GTX295 Overclocking

I was reading on a few sites that the 295 does not run as well as it can with the factory setttings and that you need to overclock it to get the peak performance out of it. I think it was mainly voltages they were talking about in maximumpc. So I was wondering if there is a step by step guide out th...
by sbjlsmtj
Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: Asus
Replies: 5
Views: 1223

Re: Asus

Ok, got it...I'm going to go with the Deluxe and I'm going with both the onboard sound and onboard LAN. Thanks so much for your help. As for connection speed...I got to thinking, I have a Toshiba Cable modem PCX1100U, that I got way back when cable was just put thru here...should I think about chang...
by sbjlsmtj
Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:02 am
Forum: Memory Forum
Topic: DDR3 question
Replies: 5
Views: 2506

DDR3 question

I think this is my last unknown question lol, or I hope so...in the new system I'm trying to build, I have a question about basic ram. On the i7 core, Asus MB...I'm going to go with the max 12 gig of Ram...here is my question...I can get 1333 XMS3 Dominator Corsair Ram or for the same price I can ge...
by sbjlsmtj
Tue Feb 24, 2009 10:55 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: Asus
Replies: 5
Views: 1223

Asus

I'm just finalizing the system that I'm going to put together and I have a quick question... What's the difference in ASUS P6T and the Deluxe version? I'm read through the specs and I can't figure it out. I'm sure I'm missing it but after a couple times, I still can't find it. The only thing I can f...
by sbjlsmtj
Sun Feb 22, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: OK, Now I'm confused
Replies: 7
Views: 1753

Re: OK, Now I'm confused

Ok, I'm getting closer now...didn't think about the PSU It's a NZXT PSU PP500 model MODEL NO: PP-500W FEATURES: •Power Protection: OVP/OPP/OCP/UVP/ SCP, OTP INPUT: AC Input Range 100 TO 132 Vac OR 200 TO 264 Vac USER SELECTABLE Frequency 60/50 Hz Inrush Current 40A/115Vac, 80A/230Vac OUTPUT: DC Outp...
by sbjlsmtj
Sun Feb 22, 2009 11:02 pm
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: OK, Now I'm confused
Replies: 7
Views: 1753

Re: OK, Now I'm confused

Bluntly is great...just what I was looking for...ok, so now I understand, but... What brand from newegg should I look for? Any one better than the other? So I click on Nvidia in newegg...Then one of the things is Interface...Um most are PCI EXPRESS 2.0 now right? I mean my motherboard will work with...
by sbjlsmtj
Sun Feb 22, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: OK, Now I'm confused
Replies: 7
Views: 1753

OK, Now I'm confused

I have an older system that I was going to replace (still might, but might as well get this one running tip top before giving it to the wife lol) AMD 64x2 dual core processor 4400 2 gig ram Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe motherboard Nvidia Geforce 7800gt cards (2 in SLI format) SB Live 24 bit sound Seagate H...
by sbjlsmtj
Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:49 am
Forum: Memory Forum
Topic: Ram Upgrade Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 1846

Ram Upgrade Problem

Hi, I have a system that I was going to replace for my main system but one of the suggestions was to try to add Ram to see if that fixed what I was trying to with the computer (which was to play world of warcraft). So I ordered 2 more of the same ram as I had to go up to 4 total gigs of ram. AMD 64x...
by sbjlsmtj
Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:00 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Which is better cooling?
Replies: 5
Views: 1492

Which is better cooling?

Trying to figure out which would be the better cooling for this new system I'm trying to piece together... Case ( Nzxt Tempest Gaming Tower Case w/420W Power Supply Black ) Power Supply ( 1000 Watt -- Ultra X3 Energy Efficient Modular Power Supply Quad SLI Ready ) Processor ( Intel Core i7 Processor...
by sbjlsmtj
Thu Feb 12, 2009 11:53 pm
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: Video card/monitor questions
Replies: 1
Views: 770

Video card/monitor questions

I'm thinking of getting a new system and have a few questions about it. This is what I'm thinking: Case ( Nzxt Tempest Gaming Tower Case w/420W Power Supply Black ) Power Supply ( 1000 Watt -- Ultra X3 Energy Efficient Modular Power Supply Quad SLI Ready ) Processor ( Intel Core i7 Processor 920 (4x...
by sbjlsmtj
Thu Feb 12, 2009 5:24 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 5
Views: 1202

Re: Advice please

Anyone had time to read my "couple questions" things? Or have an idea on the TV vs the Dell monitor thing? Was just checking in lol. Now that I think I have an idea of what I want, I'm getting kindy itchy to get order up lol.
Thanks again for any ideas/comments
by sbjlsmtj
Thu Feb 12, 2009 12:22 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 5
Views: 1202

Re: Advice please

Ah one other thing I was wondering that I forgot to ask. I seen that one of the commentors was using a TV for the compter screen...does that work? I have the 30" dell right now...is there a 40" TV out there that has the same resolution/refresh rate/contrast ratio as my dell? The reason I don't have ...
by sbjlsmtj
Thu Feb 12, 2009 10:54 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 5
Views: 1202

Re: Advice please

Ok, well I'm leaning towards this: Case ( Nzxt Tempest Gaming Tower Case w/420W Power Supply Black ) Power Supply ( 1000 Watt -- Ultra X3 Energy Efficient Modular Power Supply Quad SLI Ready ) Processor ( Intel Core i7 Processor 920 (4x 2.66GHz/8MB L3 Cache) ) Processor Cooling ( Asetek Liquid CPU C...
by sbjlsmtj
Wed Feb 11, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 5
Views: 1202

Advice please

I'm looking for a new system to build. I used to be a AMD only type guy because they were the fastest but now, I have no idea. I've been out of the new edge scene for a while but now I'm trying to catch up. First off, my old system... AMD 64x2 dual core processor 4400 2 gig ram Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe...
by sbjlsmtj
Thu Oct 18, 2007 9:32 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: New system, need help to max value
Replies: 11
Views: 2126

Re: New system, need help to max value

As I was taking Major’s advice, I was looking on NewEgg and run into some questions. I looked at this mother board and it has DDR3 but looks like only on 2 slots. GIGABYTE GA-P35C-DS3R LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard – Retail Which is the better motherboard for the price and features? This l...
by sbjlsmtj
Tue Oct 16, 2007 6:19 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: New system, need help to max value
Replies: 11
Views: 2126

New system, need help to max value

Hey everyone, I'm looking to get another computer and I have a budget of about 4k. I want to get the most bang for my buck and don't want to mess up by picking the wrong thing and I don't want to miss anything important. I play WoW mostly, which is my past time and searching the net of course. I wan...
by sbjlsmtj
Tue May 23, 2006 6:36 pm
Forum: AMD Radeon and FirePro Forum
Topic: Problems from Vid card upgrade, what now?
Replies: 16
Views: 3778

sg

So anyone come up with something for me to try now? The screen fill rate from top down on windows start up (like a printer does almost) and the loss of signal and monitor going blank give you all any ideas? Thanks