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    Re: Linux For 2016

    The other thing that seems to happen to Linux users is that after getting started then dabbling in the dark arts of the command line there is that "I wonder what that distro is like?" stage where you...
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    Re: Linux For 2016

    Most of the time you don't need to use the command line interface in fact you might never need it depending on what you use your computer for.

    A lot of linux users however become curious about...
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    Re: Linux For 2016

    Mint, I use the cinnamon version, is on all of my computers apart from one on win7.

    It seems quite natural for a windows user and the graphical interface gives the ability to get stuff done while...
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    Re: Opera 12 refugee seeks new Browser

    Thread necro :D

    I just started using Vivaldi as it seems to have most of the features missing from Opera after v12.....so far so good

    Have been able to use Chrome store to get UBlock etc.


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  5. Re: Haswell 4770K --Skylake 6600K worth the upgrade ?

    Snappyness then SSD or raid SSD maybe. No experience of pcie ssd here.

    Gaming then get a newer gpu.

    Save the system upgrade for cannonlake next year when ddr4 pricing will have settled a bit...
  6. Re: Haswell 4770K --Skylake 6600K worth the upgrade ?

    Everything I have read seems to suggest this is just an incremental upgrade with gains of 15-20% over haswell at stock. It would be less pronounced when overclocked but going back to 4c/4t from 4c/8t...
  7. Thread: My Absence

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    Re: My Absence

    Yep, once you have had moar coarz and moar ramz it is hard going back.

    If it is just for Interwebs then try running Fatdog on it....

    It's Pretty damn snappy !!
  8. Re: Overclocking Corsair Vengeance 32gb Kit

    How To Use MemTweakIt - Republic of Gamers may be of some help

    It can be a slight compatibility issue between MB Ram and cpu that causes issues so the first thing to do is raise mem volts by 0.05...
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    Re: Laptop or Windows issue?

    Yep Pureoverclock pulls through again..... I am sure my friend will be over the moon..... Pretty happy here too.... That this is not MY laptop.

    ....and another thing..... There's no pron on it.......
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    Re: Laptop or Windows issue?

    SFC scan failed at 58% after about an hour so ran CHKDSK which started fixing stuff even before I went to bed got up and ran SFC again which completed in about 10 mins and reported fixing "some"...
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    Re: Laptop or Windows issue?

    Sounds like a plan....start scan and go to bed...... see how far it got in 8 hours

    Then chkdsk while at work ;)
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    Re: Laptop or Windows issue?

    I was starting to think along those lines..... and if Working is a quantitative term then yeah....Kinda :D

    I did notice you can only find parts on ebay http://i57.tinypic.com/200qwlf.jpg


    No...
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    Laptop or Windows issue?

    So here I am sitting here with my friends Laptop.... It is just a general purpose thing a packard bell easynote tk87

    P6300 pentium, 4GB DDR3 Win 7 64 HP

    The damn hard drive is always busy and...
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    Re: Why PureOC is the best!

    garbage chat, insults, bashing ??? Hey man you only had to say...... we can do that for you..... because we are good like that....sharing you know?

    No seriously, there are very few places I've...
  15. Re: Let's Wish Sandy a Happy Bubba-Licious Birthday!!

    I'll add my best wishes too....The hangover should be gone by now

    I think there is a more polite way of describing your age......Old as Dirt !! :rofl:

    Welcome to the club
  16. Re: Need Help.... Roll back to release Bios.... Z9PE-D8-WS

    Well..... Rig is working Kind of... This has been a comedy of errors

    First off it ran with a single retail e5-2603 and when I saw high temps reported in bios I ignored thinking that is was just a...
  17. Need Help.... Roll back to release Bios.... Z9PE-D8-WS

    I think this is a purely asus thing.....

    I need to learn the trick to going from 0503 back to 0311 BIOS.

    Both are prior to CAP Bios so I figured it would be straightforward but no........
  18. Re: Keyboard not working (any keyboard) in OS.

    Does anything else work in any usb port ?? ;)

    I am thinking to re-install the MB drivers as it seems common that there are different ones for different chipsets

    You might also consider running...
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    Re: 240 thick vs 280 reg radiators

    You will need stronger fans (static pressure) on thicker rad beyond that, concentrate on area. the more area you have the bigger diameter fans you can use which in turn means they can run slower rpm...
  20. Re: The Tiny Computer Thread...Pi's, Beagles, Minnows, Humming..oh my!

    Are you feeling rich? 1 x 64GB stick DDR4-2133MHz 8Rx4 1.2v ECC Registered LRDIMM for $5000

    Computer Hardware, Memory, ddr4 - Newegg.com
  21. Re: The Tiny Computer Thread...Pi's, Beagles, Minnows, Humming..oh my!

    Game for a laugh..... Thought I would try the q1900m with 8GB ram but my g-skill 1600's won't run in it....

    It currently has Corsair Dominator 2133 cas 9 sticks in it..... running at 1333 cas 9...
  22. Re: The Tiny Computer Thread...Pi's, Beagles, Minnows, Humming..oh my!

    Throw this one in perhaps?

    Habey Release the Swiss Army Knife of Mini-ITX Motherboards - eTeknix
  23. Re: The Tiny Computer Thread...Pi's, Beagles, Minnows, Humming..oh my!

    Yep, I have to say I was thinking more small in price than size where the length of the board is mATX but the front to back dimension is about 7" (it uses that first row of standoffs in your case)...
  24. Re: The Tiny Computer Thread...Pi's, Beagles, Minnows, Humming..oh my!

    My foray into small computing is not as small in fact I chose mATX over mITX but for a reason..... the use of normal ddr3l sticks

    The celeron j1900 is a BGA1170 processor so comes soldered to the...
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    Sticky: Re: The Official I just "Got" Thread

    seems we all get interested in small stuff recently.

    Whilst it isn't as small as you guys are talking about I got me an asrock q1900m. Sure it has serious limitations but a complete 4-core board...
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