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Forum: Hardware 15th Dec 2014, 19:30
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By javaman
HP microserver would be the best option for the...

HP microserver would be the best option for the lowest cost but be prepared to do all the work installing and managing yourself.
Fibblebot, I know with freeNas you can run it from a USB stick thus...
Forum: Hardware 15th Dec 2014, 19:15
Replies: 16
Build Advice Upgrade problems
Views: 462
Posted By javaman
Thanks for all the help guys, Couldn't get...

Thanks for all the help guys,

Couldn't get anything to even check what bios version and the phenom ii chip wouldn't even boot either. Running without the CPU didn't produce any audio sounds and...
Forum: Hardware 13th Dec 2014, 16:07
Replies: 16
Build Advice Upgrade problems
Views: 462
Posted By javaman
including no processor?

including no processor?
Forum: Hardware 13th Dec 2014, 13:39
Replies: 16
Build Advice Upgrade problems
Views: 462
Posted By javaman
Replaced the processor with the old one (Phenom...

Replaced the processor with the old one (Phenom ii 550) still nothing. Hard disk has life, as does DVD drive, cpu fan is spinning.
Tried different Sata ports both DVI and VGA nothing.
Forum: Hardware 13th Dec 2014, 12:31
Replies: 16
Build Advice Upgrade problems
Views: 462
Posted By javaman
Bloggins + Behemoth I'll give it a shot.

Bloggins + Behemoth I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Hardware 13th Dec 2014, 12:23
Replies: 16
Build Advice Upgrade problems
Views: 462
Posted By javaman
Reset the CMOS nothing Replaced the bios...

Reset the CMOS nothing
Replaced the bios battery and reset the CMOS again still nothing
Forum: Hardware 13th Dec 2014, 12:01
Replies: 16
Build Advice Upgrade problems
Views: 462
Posted By javaman
Yea I completely took everything out and...

Yea I completely took everything out and reinstalled all components.

I'll try reseting the CMOS
Forum: Hardware 13th Dec 2014, 11:29
Replies: 16
Build Advice Upgrade problems
Views: 462
Posted By javaman
Upgrade problems

Hey Everyone.

I recently upgraded a PC with a new motherboard (ASrock 960GM/U3S3) and CPU(FX6300). I carried everything else over from an old build such as PSU, Memory, GPU, hard disks etc. ...
Forum: Gaming 10th Dec 2014, 10:46
Replies: 722
Views: 64,881
Posted By javaman
I would love to see a guide for you doing that. I...

I would love to see a guide for you doing that. I sorta bumbled through on easy with all three factions failing miserably from time to time.

Last completed Half life 2 and HL2: Ep1 again....
Forum: Hardware 5th Dec 2014, 14:37
Replies: 3
Storage New NAS
Views: 326
Posted By javaman
HP Proliant microserver? ...

HP Proliant microserver?

http://www.ebuyer.com/517760-hp-proliant-gen8-g1610t-microserver-712317-421

I've seen a few of the last couple of gen going second hand. It would be a case of inserting...
Forum: Hardware 5th Dec 2014, 09:47
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By javaman
I didn't realise the FX throttled under stock...

I didn't realise the FX throttled under stock coolers. Is it possible to use coolers that fit on AM2+ or AM3 boards? I know the sockets didn't change much but what about the mounting brackets and...
Forum: Hardware 5th Dec 2014, 09:44
Replies: 20
Views: 718
Posted By javaman
I think showbox runs on it too. TBH I was tempted...

I think showbox runs on it too. TBH I was tempted by the price but smart TV sort of make them redundant. The one case I have for using one is hampered by the fact that my phone is a lumia. The higher...
Forum: Serious 4th Dec 2014, 22:51
Replies: 27
Views: 2,779
Posted By javaman
I use to love hiking and camping mainly because...

I use to love hiking and camping mainly because of the Duke of Edinburgh award. However, I've moved away from all that due to pressures of life with job, study, wife but the major reason was like of...
Forum: Industry News 4th Dec 2014, 21:17
Replies: 18
Views: 69,199
Posted By javaman
Had bad experiences with Yodel myself from other...

Had bad experiences with Yodel myself from other retails but I think ebuyer use parcel force or DPD in NI, I can't remember which.

I can also attest to their brilliant customer service and...
Forum: General 4th Dec 2014, 20:37
Replies: 11,947
Views: 1,068,831
Posted By javaman
Finally landed a job in software Engineering and...

Finally landed a job in software Engineering and not a moment too soon with the civil service looking to cut 300 jobs in Social Security. Only down side is it came with a big pay cut.
Forum: Hardware 28th Nov 2014, 15:38
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By javaman
You could do that if its that short before you...

You could do that if its that short before you upgrade. WoW should run ok with onboard graphics but later content and some instances may struggle. Buying local usually costs you more that what...
Forum: Hardware 28th Nov 2014, 13:07
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By javaman
Just managed to get it within budget tho shipping...

Just managed to get it within budget tho shipping may push you just over.

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/Y64ssY
Forum: Hardware 28th Nov 2014, 12:53
Replies: 4
Motherboards Motherboard Upgrade
Views: 280
Posted By javaman
Cheers guys. I'll start the backup tonight and go...

Cheers guys. I'll start the backup tonight and go about swapping. Fingers crossed all goes well
Forum: Hardware 28th Nov 2014, 11:47
Replies: 4
Motherboards Motherboard Upgrade
Views: 280
Posted By javaman
I'm guessing just create a full backup of...

I'm guessing just create a full backup of everything or is there something worse I'm not thinking of?
Forum: Hardware 28th Nov 2014, 11:43
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By javaman
If your gaming you will need a dedicated GPU...

If your gaming you will need a dedicated GPU unless you go for an AMD FM2 A10 processor build. You could also opt for an Athlon x4 860 and gigabyte GA F2A88XM for example for approx 90. This would...
Forum: Hardware 28th Nov 2014, 09:15
Replies: 4
Motherboards Motherboard Upgrade
Views: 280
Posted By javaman
Motherboard Upgrade

Hey guys. Quick question regarding a motherboard upgrade. Is it possible to swap a motherboard out directly for another or will that cause problems with the windows install?
Currently I'm using an...
Forum: Hardware 28th Aug 2014, 19:47
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By javaman
Recently completely rewired the house and put...

Recently completely rewired the house and put sockets in each room. Had the advantage of wooden floors with crawl space and the face the carpet was up to get replaced making it easy enough to just...
Forum: General 23rd Jul 2014, 11:13
Replies: 27
Views: 5,929
Posted By javaman
Cheers. According to plusnet I have access to...

Cheers. According to plusnet I have access to both ADSL and fibre. According to samknows Plusnet doesn't exist. BT have FTTC tho on another tab it looks like it isn't open to other companies. Its the...
Forum: General 23rd Jul 2014, 09:35
Replies: 27
Views: 5,929
Posted By javaman
I'm in the same boat with my new house. Ive been...

I'm in the same boat with my new house. Ive been with BT all my life and its been smooth. Upgraded to fiber and again no problems apart from HH3 being a bit more unreliable than HH2. Speeds have...
Forum: General 1st Apr 2014, 00:49
Replies: 50
Food & Drink Should I feel Guilty?
Views: 6,247
Posted By javaman
Consider it a gift. The number of times I've been...

Consider it a gift. The number of times I've been overcharged by a supermarket or the number of people I see sucked in by a reduced to clear sticker yet the price is higher than fresh stuff. All's...
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