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by SoM
Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: did my pc just fried or what?
Replies: 6
Views: 828

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: 733

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: 97
Views: 19872

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: 951

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: 14
Views: 1361

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: 14
Views: 1361

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: 997

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: 1001

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: 1393

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

heard not too long ago.

sads

rip
by SoM
Thu May 18, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Processors
Topic: It's gonna be EPYC!!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 1370

Re: It's gonna be EPYC!!!!

Ryzen AkhMeD
by SoM
Wed May 17, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: 16 Y/o dies from caffeine overdose
Replies: 53
Views: 1757

Re: 16 Y/o dies from caffeine overdose

i drink around 20 cups, should i slow down ? it's the only thing i drink
by SoM
Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Free file hosts with decent storage capacity?
Replies: 19
Views: 1933

Re: Free file hosts with decent storage capacity?

mediafire.com
10gb free 4gb/file
50gb free with bonuses, don't know what this is ads maybe
by SoM
Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What are the best offline games?
Replies: 42
Views: 3298

Re: What are the best offline games?

Grim Dawn, it's what Diablo3 shoulda been
by SoM
Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: 80387 math coprocessors
Replies: 61
Views: 3543

Re: 80387 math coprocessors

The Egg wrote:
I've always had an affinity for the 286-486 era of PCs, and specifically thought it would be cool to have a 386DX-33 with a 387 co-processor and maxed out RAM.

Now that I think about it, AMD might have actually made them up to 40mhz, but still...


would the two mathcoproc work together ?
by SoM
Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Echo Vale
Topic: Sennheiser HD280 headphones
Replies: 27
Views: 10006

Re: Sennheiser HD280 headphones

my HD280's finally died today, right side is gone, i'll fix them when i do the jack mod, i'm looking at these... HD 598 Cs and Audio Technica M50x
by SoM
Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Hard drive platter swap
Replies: 17
Views: 3023

Hard drive platter swap

starts at 2:00

enjoy

https://youtu.be/J9P4UadRdNA
by SoM
Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Only 2 ports in the Storm.
Replies: 11
Views: 1169

Re: Only 2 ports in the Storm.

I've got the EVO in the M.2 slot and still have four usable sata ports as it's running thru the sata express as it should. when you installed the m.2 by itself did it show the disabled ports ?, because i'm using a 950pro and all my ports show enabled, where 5&6 should be disabled on the asus z1...
by SoM
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Behind the Seams: Fur E
Replies: 28
Views: 1133

Re: Behind the Seams: Fur E

does the cat use it as a scratch post in this CASE ?
by SoM
Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: 7870 not working in new Skylake build
Replies: 8
Views: 3360

Re: 7870 not working in new Skylake build

set it to auto
by SoM
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: All but main drive disconnecting
Replies: 20
Views: 5859

Re: All but main drive disconnecting

Do you have enough native SATA ports to avoid using the ASMedia controller entirely? Or was this in fact the original configuration? does the intel controller take over automatically ? Separate SATA3 controller chip to support those additional ports. I would recommend using the Intel Sata and disab...
by SoM
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Cases and Power Supplies
Topic: My latest Case project, as of 10-18-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 19872

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

keep it up..

the cup holder, it's gonna drip on the pad
by SoM
Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Slippery Logitech webcam, thin monitor
Replies: 9
Views: 3588

Re: Slippery Logitech webcam, thin monitor

show us the top/back of the screen, is it slightly curved? flat ? i see the cam has a nice flat step in it

and gorilla tape
by SoM
Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Graphics
Topic: 1070 valley score
Replies: 7
Views: 3714

Re: 1070 valley score

install the latest driver 378.78 and see, if artifacts continue RMA
by SoM
Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Crucial M500 240gb
Replies: 11
Views: 1570

Re: Crucial M500 240gb UPDATE

did a complete cable swap and retested all ports just running the igpu

looks to be a dud.

should it still be getting a lil warm if it's toast ?
by SoM
Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Where do you bank?
Replies: 57
Views: 4918

Re: Where do you bank?

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

online and local branch 5 mins away

recently closed 2 different banks CIBC, CU
by SoM
Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: My pc building nightmare
Replies: 28
Views: 4386

Re: My pc building nightmare

have you made sure you connected the "system panel connector" correctly ?
by SoM
Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: AntiVirus suggestions
Replies: 78
Views: 7090

Re: AntiVirus suggestions

Sorry All, I should have been clearer in my post. When I said I was still getting pop up ads with BitDefender what I meant was that the pop ups were coming from BitDefender it self. I can understand having that happen with a free program however, when you pay for the thing one normally expects to b...
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