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by smokin_mitch
Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:20 am
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: NVIDIA Forceware 169.12 Beta Video Card Drivers Leaked
Replies: 7
Views: 2839

Re: NVIDIA Forceware 169.12 Beta Video Card Drivers Leaked

although im not using a 8800gt, but rather a 8800gtx im using this driver (169.12) and call me crazy but my pc wakes up from sleep (vista 64) alot quicker than before (169.09) :rolleyes: with the older drivers sometimes my pc would not resume from sleep properly (no display, I would have to press re...
by smokin_mitch
Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: BFG 680i SLI and qx9650
Replies: 3
Views: 3018

Re: BFG 680i SLI and qx9650

I just emailed BFG again and yes they just confirmed to me that their 680i SLI mobo just needs a bios update to work with the qx9650, as that is the cpu im buying soon, well as soon as they release the bios update for the board. :supz: if they are lying to me I guess ill just have to buy the new 780...
by smokin_mitch
Sat Nov 24, 2007 4:23 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: Asus P5N-T Deluxe nForce 780i Motherboard Preview
Replies: 7
Views: 10007

Re: Asus P5N-T Deluxe nForce 780i Motherboard Preview

I'm not wasting my money on this board when I just got an email from BFG saying that my 680i SLI board will support the qx9650 with just a bios update =D>


ill buy another mobo late next year when intel changes their cpu socket design then i will need a new mobo :toimonster:
by smokin_mitch
Sat Nov 24, 2007 4:18 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: BFG 680i SLI and qx9650
Replies: 3
Views: 3018

BFG 680i SLI and qx9650

I have recieved an email from BFG Tech regarding compatability of their 680i SLI mobo and the new qx9650 cpu quote from email: " Right now the board does not. A BIOS update is being made up that will clear this issue up. Thank you, Ryan O BFG Support so it seems i will not have to buy a 780i mobo af...
by smokin_mitch
Sun Nov 11, 2007 6:38 am
Forum: Operating Systems
Topic: vista ultimate complete pc backup/restore
Replies: 1
Views: 1966

vista ultimate complete pc backup/restore

hi I have 3 hard drives on my pc 2 identical (2 x 250gb) and 1 750gb i have vista installed on 1 of my 250gb drives is it possible to create a complete pc backup on my 750gb drive, then setup my 2x250gb drives in a raid 0 configuration, then use the complete pc backup stored on my 750gb drive to put...
by smokin_mitch
Mon Nov 05, 2007 11:14 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: Intel QX9775, QX9770, E8500 Thoughts and Comments
Replies: 38
Views: 19149

Re: Intel QX9775, QX9770, E8500 Thoughts and Comments

i take it none of these new intel chips will fit into a 680i mobo?

if not ill just upgrade to q6600 or even a qx6850 if i have the money for it :partyman:
by smokin_mitch
Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:55 pm
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: nvidida releases Forceware 163.44 Video Card Drivers
Replies: 2
Views: 4237

Re: nvidida releases Forceware 163.44 Video Card Drivers

gave them a try no good [-X started getting BSOD in batttlefield 2142 and BF2. changed back to 162.22 WHQL (no crashing in any of my games now) 8-[ *had to uninstall nforce 680i drivers as well and reinsatll video driver 1st then 680i drivers after otherwise nforce drivers not appeear in control pan...
by smokin_mitch
Wed Aug 22, 2007 3:37 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???
Replies: 8
Views: 3713

Re: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???

it sleeps in s3 so i guess only the ram is kept powered not much power usage, equivilent of a Light being on
by smokin_mitch
Tue Aug 21, 2007 7:10 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???
Replies: 8
Views: 3713

Re: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???

I had a pc shop test my cmos battery and they said it was fine? I might try changing it anyway when i do power down my pc it is kept on at the wall overnight :rolleyes: when i reboot it works fine i even see the Nidia Nforce 680i boot logo, but when i turn on from being powered down it either has th...
by smokin_mitch
Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:01 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???
Replies: 8
Views: 3713

Re: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???

UPDATE " I now just use the Vista sleep (with Hyrid sleep enabled) instead of powering off my machine so I never have to see actual post anymore :rolleyes: " solves my bios not holding its settings, Strange dont u think???? I also out of curiosity unplugged my pc power cable then powered back up and...
by smokin_mitch
Sat Aug 18, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???
Replies: 8
Views: 3713

Re: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???

hey Apoptosis what bios version are u using??? and what 8800 driver?

i think my bios is corrupted thats why it cant hold its settings after its been turned off ](*,)
by smokin_mitch
Sat Aug 18, 2007 1:35 pm
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???
Replies: 8
Views: 3713

Re: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???

okay everytime i turn my pc on after it was been off (not restart) I have to re-enter my bios settings cause it comes up with a cmos checksum erro and resets to defaults???

any1 know how to fix this?
by smokin_mitch
Thu Aug 16, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???
Replies: 8
Views: 3713

BFG 680i SLI mb doing weird things help???

Hi guys i need some help here with my BFG 680i SLI motherboard ](*,) lately when I 1st turn my pc on in the morning it doesnt post? just stays blank (with "--" on the diagnostic led and no beeps) but then i hit the reset button and it boots up fine??? and or, if i turn my pc on the monitor is slow t...
by smokin_mitch
Thu Aug 16, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: Temperatures on XFX 8800 GTS 320mb
Replies: 2
Views: 2498

Re: Temperatures on XFX 8800 GTS 320mb

No dont worry these cards run HOT i mean REAL HOT!!! :snakeman: I'm pretty sure its normal for these cards (8800's) cause my case Is A massive One (Thermaltake Armor) with 10 fans to keep it cool (1 x 25cm, 4 x 120mm, 2x 80mm, 3x 40mm) My 8800GTX ildes at around 78-80 and under load goes up even hig...
by smokin_mitch
Mon Aug 13, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: Press Releases
Topic: EA and Crytek Announce November 16th Release Date for Crysis
Replies: 4
Views: 1085

Re: EA and Crytek Announce November 16th Release Date for Crysis

omg i cant wait for this game :supz:

although i wasnt a big fan of farcry this game should be awesome

it should run sweet on my pc with direct x 10 and everything on high-ish settings :-k hopefully
by smokin_mitch
Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: too many fans??? Help
Replies: 9
Views: 2701

Re: too many fans??? Help

Is that true I shouldnt run my 120mm fans off the mobo?

cause I am If its bad I might have to change it But i'm pretty sure its ok :-k
by smokin_mitch
Mon Aug 06, 2007 8:00 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: too many fans??? Help
Replies: 9
Views: 2701

Re: too many fans??? Help

ah cool

I think the 25cm fan on the side panel i ordered uses a molex connector, so i guess i just need 1 adapter for the Corsair Dominator fan and i dont mind not being able to monitor the fan speed as long as they work :mrgreen:


Problem solved


thnx :supz:
by smokin_mitch
Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:47 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: too many fans??? Help
Replies: 9
Views: 2701

too many fans??? Help

okay I need some help I want to add another couple of fans to my pc: a corsair dominator ram fan setup and a 25cm fan that is on the side panel of my case (thermaltake Armor, just ordered the side panel with fan hasnt arrived yet) My question is how do i power these fans as there is no free Aux fan ...
by smokin_mitch
Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:12 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: HP Pavillion a6160a (GC679AA) Overclocking
Replies: 3
Views: 2116

HP Pavillion a6160a (GC679AA) Overclocking

Hi A friend of mine has just scored a new HP pavillion pc with a Q6600 and vista ultimate :) It has an Intel G33 motherboard, Is it capable of being overclocked? Like say running the Q6600 @ 3Ghz (333x9 as opposed to 266x9)? To bad it only has 1gb of ram and an 8400Gs it doesnt perform so well :( I'...
by smokin_mitch
Mon Aug 06, 2007 3:58 am
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: Geforce 9800GTX !!!
Replies: 14
Views: 26044

Re: Geforce 9800GTX !!!

Nvidia are trying to keep it under wraps(9000 series) so it wont effect there series *8000 sales, as these cards are already better than anything from ATi, why release a card that will kill their sales on the 8000 cards? welll thats my opinion anyway if they dont release the series 9000 cards at the...