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by tsoulier
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 1464
Views: 56581

Re: Something's different...

thecoldanddarkone wrote:
Honestly, I think I'm going to stop visiting the front page for a month or so. It still makes me want to stab my eyes out.



Agreed.
by tsoulier
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 1464
Views: 56581

Re: Something's different...

Can we get back the old front page ? I like being able to see what current threads are active.
by tsoulier
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: Cooler For 9900
Replies: 12
Views: 1826

Re: Cooler For 9900

Redocbew wrote:
I prefer coolers that bolt through the board just so I don't have to mess with fiddly little retention springs or catches in awkward little spaces.


I hate those springs also , I have to have bolt through , its a 9900K
by tsoulier
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: Cooler For 9900
Replies: 12
Views: 1826

Cooler For 9900

What kind of cooler do you use for coffee lake i9 9900 ?
by tsoulier
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: RIP Charles krauthammer
Replies: 5
Views: 1937

RIP Charles krauthammer

Not sure if this was posted already but I really liked this guy , had a lot of common sense and intelligent on politics.
by tsoulier
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: Asrock P67 Extreme OC
Replies: 7
Views: 1808

Re: Asrock P67 Extreme OC

DPete27 wrote:
Load OC profiles is at the bottom of the OC Tweaker page on my AsRock Z77



Found it , back to 4.6 like a champ , will have to look at changing the CMOS battery. thanks guys
by tsoulier
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: Asrock P67 Extreme OC
Replies: 7
Views: 1808

Re: Asrock P67 Extreme OC

derFunkenstein wrote:
if it lost CMOS settings, it could also need the battery replaced, maybe? I mean once you get it figured out.



I would say so , and the date and time were off.
by tsoulier
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: Asrock P67 Extreme OC
Replies: 7
Views: 1808

Asrock P67 Extreme OC

Boy it has been a while and I have not cranked up the Intel rig for some time now , when I did noticed the oc was gone.

I remember when I built it the mobo had a bios profile memory for set oc , can't remember where that is , anybody ?
by tsoulier
Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Mobile Tech
Topic: Good inexpensive 10" tablets?
Replies: 42
Views: 16252

Re: Good inexpensive 10" tablets?

I got the ASUS 10" 2 gig . it's a tad slow but works well.
by tsoulier
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Processors
Topic: Is overclocking safe
Replies: 17
Views: 2572

Re: Is overclocking safe

My rig has been oced when the 2600K came out , no problems.
by tsoulier
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Fan Control Stop Working
Replies: 13
Views: 4626

Re: Fan Control Stop Working

DPete27 wrote:
My IVB AsRock board only offers a "CPU target temp" in the BIOS, so I doubt the OPs SB mobo has anything better than that.

@OP, have you tried any 3rd party software, like SpeedFan?


I downloaded speed fan and don't understand how to make it work
by tsoulier
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Fan Control Stop Working
Replies: 13
Views: 4626

Re: Fan Control Stop Working

It holds to oc setting so i dont think its the cmos batt. JBI I would use mobo setting but they suck , extreme tune was doing a great job. The mobo control lets cpu temps get high then kicks on the fan while the extreme tune slowly raises fan speed when required. Do the mobo controls give you any a...
by tsoulier
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Fan Control Stop Working
Replies: 13
Views: 4626

Re: Fan Control Stop Working

It holds to oc setting so i dont think its the cmos batt. JBI I would use mobo setting but they suck , extreme tune was doing a great job.

The mobo control lets cpu temps get high then kicks on the fan while the extreme tune slowly raises fan speed when required.
by tsoulier
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Fan Control Stop Working
Replies: 13
Views: 4626

Re: Fan Control Stop Working

not sure JBI but will try
by tsoulier
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Fan Control Stop Working
Replies: 13
Views: 4626

Re: Fan Control Stop Working

Happened again , now I dont know what to do
by tsoulier
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Fan Control Stop Working
Replies: 13
Views: 4626

Re: Fan Control Stop Working

FIXED !! , just reinstalled Extreme Tuning , ASROCK is king !!!
by tsoulier
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Upgrade Advice
Replies: 3
Views: 2135

Re: Upgrade Advice

I will keep the 780 gtx
by tsoulier
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Upgrade Advice
Replies: 3
Views: 2135

Upgrade Advice

I want to upgrade need advice.

CPU 8700 K , this is want.

MSI 370 Carbon MB ??

Corsair 4600 ram ?? (No G.Skill for me )
by tsoulier
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Fan Control Stop Working
Replies: 13
Views: 4626

Fan Control Stop Working

Intel rig below , I had the Extreme Tuning controlling the fan since I built it and now stopped working.

i went into bios and it was set to 100% on , tried manual setting in bios with no success.
by tsoulier
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: RIP Licketysplit
Replies: 63
Views: 5481

Re: RIP Licketysplit

I miss this guy.
by tsoulier
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Happy Fourth of July
Replies: 15
Views: 1525

Re: Happy Fourth of July

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by tsoulier
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Happy Fourth of July
Replies: 15
Views: 1525

Re: Happy Fourth of July

just brew it! wrote:
tsoulier wrote:
Happy 4th computer people.

That seems awfully specific. We can't be happy unless we have 4 computers?


Sorry JBI
by tsoulier
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Happy Fourth of July
Replies: 15
Views: 1525

Re: Happy Fourth of July

Happy 4th computer people.
by tsoulier
Sun Jul 02, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Asrock Board
Replies: 3
Views: 1512

Re: Asrock Board

Reinstalling the software worked.
by tsoulier
Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Asrock Board
Replies: 3
Views: 1512

Re: Asrock Board

I am going to try and install the software again.
by tsoulier
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Asrock Board
Replies: 3
Views: 1512

Asrock Board

So I screwed up my oc with software and my machine in sig (Intel Machine) would not boot. Thank goodness this mobo has a way to save your bios profile to the oc settings , Asrock did a great job on this option. Machine back up and running great , back to 4.6 ghz. While I got it back up and running I...
by tsoulier
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: New Laptop
Replies: 18
Views: 2494

Re: New Laptop

Very fast laptop but keyboard gets a lil warm on left side.
by tsoulier
Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: New Laptop
Replies: 18
Views: 2494

Re: New Laptop

This thing boots in like 4 sec.... wow
by tsoulier
Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: New Laptop
Replies: 18
Views: 2494

Re: New Laptop

DancinJack wrote:
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834154299


Not the same machine.
by tsoulier
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: New Laptop
Replies: 18
Views: 2494

Re: New Laptop

1600 bucks @ Amazon . yeah good price.
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