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by SoM
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Windows 10 Free Upgrade Expired?
Replies: 18
Views: 1279

Re: Windows 10 Free Upgrade Expired?

made a new flash of it today, did a fresh install for a friend with his win 7 home key.

works
by SoM
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Anyone getting hard resets today?
Replies: 15
Views: 604

Re: Anyone getting hard resets today?

mine installed, as some don't.

no probs
by SoM
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Sorry Canucks, looks like NCIX is going bankrupt
Replies: 30
Views: 2607

Re: Sorry Canucks, looks like NCIX is going bankrupt

tis a shame

never bought anything from them, maybe that's why
by SoM
Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: decided to dust off
Replies: 13
Views: 860

Re: decided to dust off

Yeah, there's definitely some discoloration which was not apparent in the original pic. I've seen worse, but only on boards which have ceased to function. not too worried yet, heck i ran my 486dx someting something with 14 mostly popped blown caps for almost 3 years before it bit the dust, or the 1...
by SoM
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: decided to dust off
Replies: 13
Views: 860

Re: decided to dust off

here's a clearer pic of one of the areas

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by SoM
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: decided to dust off
Replies: 13
Views: 860

Re: decided to dust off

just brew it! wrote:
Looks like the coating is slightly blistered to me? A clearer pic would help.


it's a caramelized look, like taking a blow torch to sugar. so looks like a small heat issue. i've seen worse
by SoM
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: decided to dust off
Replies: 13
Views: 860

decided to dust off

the pc, since it's still warm outside -8C, and noticed this earlier but today decided to snap a pic of the back of mobo cpu socket, the melted looking stuff, middle and right middle to bottom is where the VRM's are, system spec in sig. some potato quality, was in a rush :p i foresee a new mobo in th...
by SoM
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Graphics
Topic: 1080Ti K|NGP|N or FTW3 Elite Gaming Black? Help me choose between these two cards...
Replies: 14
Views: 719

Re: 1080Ti K|NGP|N or FTW3 Elite Gaming Black? Help me choose between these two cards...

EVGA anyday

even "IF" you must rma, EVGA is the best at doing so.
by SoM
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Help me understand, why is there a sport section?
Replies: 141
Views: 11335

Re: Help me understand, why is there a sport section?

that's the section where we talk about sports in video games right ?
by SoM
Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: What is your sound set up?
Replies: 106
Views: 6144

Re: What is your sound set up?

still using Audioengine A5+ i got last year, no complaints, and a new pair of Sennheiser HD 280 which iirc was mentioned in the last thread
by SoM
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: added a hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2295

Re: added a hard drive

had to delete the first partition, again

problem solved
by SoM
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: added a hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2295

Re: added a hard drive

meerkt wrote:
Did you try to first delete the existing partitions?
You can also GPTize from diskmgmt.msc: right-click on the physical disk ("Disk 0, Basic...").


yes

can't
by SoM
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: added a hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2295

Re: added a hard drive

diskpart won't let me convert to gpt.. "the specified disk is not convertible"
by SoM
Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: added a hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2295

Re: added a hard drive

only have ntfs, refs
by SoM
Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: added a hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2295

added a hard drive

decided to take out the HD from the seagate expansion 3 TB i wasn't using and install in my PC HD in question is the seagate barracuda st3000dm001 (old model) 2012-2013? i can only get 2 TB out leaving 746.52 GB unallocated was getting 3 TB in expansion form is that some mandatory hidden seagate cra...
by SoM
Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Gamdias Hermes E1
Replies: 9
Views: 1087

Re: Gamdias Hermes E1

decided to go with the Logitech G710+
by SoM
Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Gamdias Hermes E1
Replies: 9
Views: 1087

Re: Gamdias Hermes E1

JustAnEngineer wrote:
Take a look at the US$55 Logitech G502 or any of their other gaming mice.


talk keyboard plz :p

just don't kill me with RGB's ffs
by SoM
Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Gamdias Hermes E1
Replies: 9
Views: 1087

Re: Gamdias Hermes E1

Heh, given that the market is flooded with a huge range of excellent mice, why would you even want to look at one that is clearly a turd based on reviews? the mouse is an optical illusion, i was looking at the keyboard just looked at it because it came to my inbox and i'm getting fed up of dying in...
by SoM
Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Gamdias Hermes E1
Replies: 9
Views: 1087

Re: Gamdias Hermes E1

just brew it! wrote:
My thought would be that it has driver issues, given the Newegg reviews you mentioned.


yeah crossed my mind.
by SoM
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Gamdias Hermes E1
Replies: 9
Views: 1087

Gamdias Hermes E1

heyhey

has anyone tried this gamdias hermes e1 and demeter e2 mouse ?

newegg crowd talks alot about keys sticking, pressing A getting B, craps out after reboot, only happens on win10 etc..

gerbils thoughts ?
by SoM
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Do you use the Windows "Documents" folder?
Replies: 51
Views: 2577

Re: Do you use the Windows "Documents" folder?

just only when a game uses it for game saves and only go there by accident

everything goes into c:\down and get's sorted and normally backed up on the external 3TB if need be
by SoM
Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: did my pc just fried or what?
Replies: 6
Views: 1405

Re: did my pc just fried or what?

remove battery, wait a bit, reinsert.
by SoM
Sun Jun 04, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: X370 Motherboard Headache...
Replies: 14
Views: 1355

Re: X370 Motherboard Headache...

for mobos i always buy enthusiast smack dab middle $/performance and mainly for peripheral needs

gfx cards i tend/try to go above enthusiast

<-- Asus mobo fan
by SoM
Sun Jun 04, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Cases and Power Supplies
Topic: My latest Case project, as of 10-18-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 22784

Re: My latest Case project, as of 10-18-2016

great job man
by SoM
Sat May 27, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: RIP: Gregg Allman
Replies: 13
Views: 1338

Re: RIP: Gregg Allman

RIP

:(
by SoM
Sat May 27, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: Website Popup Video Player is Killing Me!
Replies: 15
Views: 2361

Re: Website Popup Video Player is Killing Me!

del your temp files ? I'll need specific guidance on this. There are many places that browsers and Windows 10 store temp files, and I'd like top avoid going nuclear unless it's truly necessary. tools -> options -> advanced -> network also under privacy / remove individual cookies, remove everything...
by SoM
Sat May 27, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Website Popup Video Player is Killing Me!
Replies: 15
Views: 2361

Re: Website Popup Video Player is Killing Me!

just tried the site

firefox 53.0.3 adblock disabled

no popups

del your temp files ?
by SoM
Thu May 25, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: TV Solution
Replies: 14
Views: 1661

Re: TV Solution

that hdhomerun looks interesting, will shoot a link to a friend who's OTA

thx
by SoM
Tue May 23, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: RIP Roger Moore
Replies: 6
Views: 1295

RIP Roger Moore

:(
by SoM
Thu May 18, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (SoundGarden/AudioSlave)
Replies: 15
Views: 1848

Re: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (SoundGarden/AudioSlave)

heard not too long ago.

sads

rip
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