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Forum: Hardware 1st Feb 2013, 02:20
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By st1x
temperature advice please

just got a new FX-8350 and installed it into my sabertooth 990fx fairly easily but i am worried that it didnt seat properly...

i am using cpuid Hardware monitor and also speedfan to measure temps...
Forum: Article Discussion 22nd Jan 2013, 04:38
Replies: 21
Views: 1,697
Posted By st1x
OOOOooooooohhhhh. Right in the childhood. ...

OOOOooooooohhhhh.

Right in the childhood.

:'/
Forum: Article Discussion 22nd Jan 2013, 04:24
Replies: 60
Views: 4,706
Posted By st1x
I wouldn't touch windows 8 with the entire...

I wouldn't touch windows 8 with the entire nuclear arsenal of North Korea.
Win 7 works perfectly well....before i bought that i used XP for maybe around a decade. Why do people feel the need to...
Forum: Hardware 21st Jan 2013, 22:52
Replies: 44
Views: 2,878
Posted By st1x
couldnt find a date for this, has a press release...

couldnt find a date for this, has a press release been issued yet does anyone know?

It will definitely affect my potential purchases if it's close....

Nic
Forum: Hardware 21st Jan 2013, 04:00
Replies: 1
Views: 1,142
Posted By st1x
Advice on monitor and GPU please?

I've had my eye on a new monitor/gpu setup for a while now, and as i've come into a bit of money i wanted to ask some opinions.

Firstly is This tasty number...
Forum: Hardware 14th Nov 2012, 03:08
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By st1x
Thank you for your replies so far... unless the...

Thank you for your replies so far... unless the FX chips somehow manage to pull off a miracle it looks like i'm going to be searching for a black edition 1075/1090/1100 T chip. Will let you know...
Forum: Hardware 9th Nov 2012, 07:39
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By st1x
Hmmm, ok. So i cant afford a new mobo and my...

Hmmm, ok. So i cant afford a new mobo and my thoughts are now pressed between finding a decent high spec Phenom 2 X6 1xxxT/1100T for a good price or flashing and going with an FX core.

Bindi, as...
Forum: Hardware 9th Nov 2012, 04:02
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By st1x
Thinking of an AMD upgrade....

Currently I have a Phenom II X2 550 BE sitting in a Sabretooth 990 FX

I can't unlock the CPU (i've tried) so it's only a dual core and i'm looking to purchase something new and shiny.

It must...
Forum: Hardware 13th Aug 2012, 04:00
Replies: 10
Views: 2,152
Posted By st1x
No real reason to be honest. I know how much ive...

No real reason to be honest. I know how much ive got to drop on a gfx card and i dont mind paying a little bit more on top of that for a bit extra clock speed and some decent cooling.

£230 is my...
Forum: Hardware 12th Aug 2012, 03:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,152
Posted By st1x
Almost settling on a new gfx card.... Advice needed though

Hi folks.

As the title suggests i have had my eye on...

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-radeon-hd-7870-twin-frozr-oc-4800mhz-gddr5-28nm-gpu-1050mhz-dl-dvi-hdmi-mdp

that little number....
Forum: Article Discussion 20th Oct 2011, 13:39
Replies: 279
Views: 15,895
Posted By st1x
silver lining time in my eyes. wont the...

silver lining time in my eyes.

wont the release of the dozy bring the prices of older processors down?

Now we can get a similarly statted processor for even less (albeit with an overclock or so...
Forum: Hardware 12th Oct 2011, 04:21
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By st1x
Unlocking 550BE on 990FX..?

just put my new gubbins together and i was wondering if anyone had any experience in doing this.
I've upgraded my bios to the latest on my Sabretooth 990FX and have found the bios option which says...
Forum: Hardware 11th Oct 2011, 03:08
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By st1x
AMD and Corsair Hxx w/c questions...

Lo peeps.
I'm currently running a stock hs/f on my phenom II x2 550 BE and i was wondering about the corsair line of H60/80/100. Im plugged into a Asus Sabretooth 990 FX and will be upgrading my...
Forum: Hardware 11th Oct 2011, 00:55
Replies: 5
Views: 4,611
Posted By st1x
i had almost the same problem but with the...

i had almost the same problem but with the sabretooth 990fx. Turns out in my enthusiasm i had completely overlooked the graphics card >_<
Plug that in and hook it up.
For some reason it gets as far...
Forum: Serious 25th Feb 2011, 01:32
Replies: 501
Views: 41,927
Posted By st1x
Heard on the radio this afternoon that Assange is...

Heard on the radio this afternoon that Assange is going to be extradited from the u.k. to sweden....of course he has the right to appeal, but if the judge threw out the 27 pages worth of reasons that...
Forum: Hardware 24th Feb 2011, 23:12
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By st1x
@faugusztin The last thing i want to be doing at...

@faugusztin The last thing i want to be doing at the moment is messing around with the hs&f...its quite nicely set and its keeping my cpu temps lower than other stock coolers have in the past and i...
Forum: Hardware 24th Feb 2011, 00:23
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By st1x
On the contrary sir i don't believe you are...

On the contrary sir i don't believe you are correct. The C3 revision is a normal 550 according to..
...
Forum: Hardware 23rd Feb 2011, 22:22
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By st1x
CPU-z and Coretemp confusion

i realise that this is the hardware section but there is method to the madness!!!

ive recently "aquired" a bargain of a full tower, and after hoovering out the dust (yes including the inch thick...
Forum: Article Discussion 19th Feb 2011, 13:23
Replies: 29
Views: 1,961
Posted By st1x
Apologies for the whole necro thread thing but...

Apologies for the whole necro thread thing but heres an idea.....

How about having the "black bag scenario" modded/taped onto the outtake of a tested/sealed pc?

I realise that it wouldn't be a...
Forum: Gaming 27th Jan 2011, 17:32
Replies: 33
Views: 2,122
Posted By st1x
AHA, there are others out there ^_^ Most of...

AHA, there are others out there ^_^

Most of my friends think im mad because of the amount of gear that i collected in my house....original bb gun, pellets, special versions of weapons, craftable...
Forum: Gaming 23rd Jan 2011, 20:59
Replies: 100
Views: 6,832
Posted By st1x
It wouldn't let me skip through the...

It wouldn't let me skip through the cutscenes....i'll politely say that i "endured" them ;)

But in any case you can honestly say that they were longer than the campaign.....

Nic
Forum: Software 22nd Jan 2011, 20:48
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By st1x
Upgrades confuse me....

ok sys specs first....

Socket 754 AMD Athlon 64 3400+ (factory hs&f )
K8NF6G-VSTA motherboard
2x CMX1024-3200 Ram courtesy of Corsair
HD 3870
bog standard 40G IDE boot drive and 2Tb sata for...
Forum: Gaming 21st Jan 2011, 02:13
Replies: 100
Views: 6,832
Posted By st1x
My personal faves are :- having played the...

My personal faves are :-

having played the original elite on the cpc 464 between the ages of 6 and 12 i almost wet myself when braben finally got his a$$ in gear and made this.......
Forum: Software 16th Jan 2011, 23:37
Replies: 15
Views: 5,550
Posted By st1x
If you were to install win7 32 bit on say an old...

If you were to install win7 32 bit on say an old socky 754 setup, would it recognise the 64 bit on another more powerfull, yet to be built system?

Totally hypothetically speaking of course ;)
...
Forum: Serious 3rd Dec 2010, 01:29
Replies: 501
Views: 41,927
Posted By st1x
"The population needs deception, so deceive...

"The population needs deception, so deceive them."

"Be strong in your ignorance."

“Who is to judge what is right and what is wrong? Great and powerful foes surround us; unknown miscreants gnaw...
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