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Forum: Hardware 25th Jun 2010, 13:27
Replies: 4
Notebooks High Spec Laptop
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Posted By NaNeil
I'm thinking that I'll probably benefit more from...

I'm thinking that I'll probably benefit more from the raw clock speed for my uses, so perhaps the 620M is the better choice.

Struggling to find a review for the Dell Studio XPS 16 laptops with the...
Forum: Hardware 25th Jun 2010, 01:58
Replies: 4
Notebooks High Spec Laptop
Views: 1,035
Posted By NaNeil
I've specced up a couple of Studio XPS 16s: ...

I've specced up a couple of Studio XPS 16s:



Intel® Core™ i7 Processor 620M(2.66GHz,4MB cache)
White Leather back cover : 16" (inch) Truelife 1080p Full HD RGBLED Edge to Edge Display...
Forum: Hardware 25th Jun 2010, 01:11
Replies: 4
Notebooks High Spec Laptop
Views: 1,035
Posted By NaNeil
High Spec Laptop

Hi Chaps,
So, the time has come to leave uni and start a job, and I really want to get a laptop as I may be living in a pretty small flat.

I have considered a macbook pro, but the compatibility...
Forum: Software 18th Nov 2009, 22:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By NaNeil
I used and was very impressed with 'Partition...

I used and was very impressed with 'Partition Wizard', it's free :)
Forum: Tech Support 1st Nov 2009, 19:54
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By NaNeil
Found an awesome program that is free, "partition...

Found an awesome program that is free, "partition wizard" http://www.partitionwizard.com/ ... Let me copy the Windows 7 partition over to free space on my new drive - nice.

So, I've done a low...
Forum: Tech Support 30th Oct 2009, 21:56
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By NaNeil
Thanks.. That sounds like it runs when booted...

Thanks.. That sounds like it runs when booted into windows - so will it be ok backing up the drive that actually is running windows? Edit: I'm looking to literally mirror the old and just working...
Forum: Tech Support 30th Oct 2009, 11:05
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By NaNeil
Thanks.. I just ordered an F3 as I can't risk...

Thanks.. I just ordered an F3 as I can't risk losing any data, and as much as I feel I should try another brand, its good for the money...

If all else fails and this one is fixable, I can RAID...
Forum: Tech Support 30th Oct 2009, 10:47
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By NaNeil
Samsung F1 Dying?

Hey guys,
So, I have one of the 1TB Samsung HD103UJ Spinpoint F1 Hard drives, and its about 14 months old.

I noticed some thrashing lately, and checked the SMART info in speedfan. It reports 377...
Forum: Hardware 4th Aug 2009, 15:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By NaNeil
Thanks guys :D I rarely get power cuts, so am...

Thanks guys :D I rarely get power cuts, so am temped to turn it on, though I don't exactly transfer large files that much, so I could jsut turn it on as required I guess..
Forum: Hardware 2nd Aug 2009, 18:55
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By NaNeil
The new speedfan gives me some funny values (+12v...

The new speedfan gives me some funny values (+12v is at 17v?!), I get stuff that makes more sense using Everest...
Forum: Hardware 2nd Aug 2009, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By NaNeil
Enabling Write Caching? (VS Quick removal)

So, I notice for my main internal drive I can select 'Enable Write Caching on Disk', at the risk of data loss in a power outage - does anyone do this, and is it worth it?


On a side note, is...
Forum: Hardware 2nd Aug 2009, 14:51
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By NaNeil
Update:...

Update: http://www.pchardwareuk.com/hddslev35-nbsp-startech-inch-silicon-hard-drive-protector-sleeve-with-connector-p-17048.html?osCsid=4520edbeae092a23f81386aea46e27ab

So these look like they...
Forum: Hardware 2nd Aug 2009, 14:43
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By NaNeil
Rubber HDD Skins

Hey guys,
So, my mobo came with a backplate for external sata power, and esata connectors... I have an old 3.5" SATA hdd that I use for backups, but due to the space limitations of my mATX case I'd...
Forum: Custom PC and bit-tech Folding Team 21st May 2009, 16:51
Replies: 247
Views: 72,972
Posted By NaNeil
499

499
Forum: Custom PC and bit-tech Folding Team 21st May 2009, 16:50
Replies: 146
Views: 12,927
Posted By NaNeil
110 Got my 8800 GT OC folding for this now...

110

Got my 8800 GT OC folding for this now...
Forum: Project Logs 4th Oct 2008, 00:54
Replies: 183
Views: 142,096
Posted By NaNeil
Engines run optimally when warmed up. On a car,...

Engines run optimally when warmed up. On a car, the radiator is kept out of the loop by the thermostat until the engine heats up a bit (the water bypasses the rad), which stops really cold water...
Forum: General 2nd Oct 2008, 23:46
Replies: 41
TV Shows Heroes Season 3
Views: 6,267
Posted By NaNeil
A bullet to the brain can still stop him until...

A bullet to the brain can still stop him until it's removed I think? Still a big fan of Heroes, it's certainly different from Series 2, but that's a good thing.

I didn't think it was /that/ bad,...
Forum: Software 1st Oct 2008, 21:27
Replies: 7
Views: 5,051
Posted By NaNeil
Thanks for your help supertoad. I was just more...

Thanks for your help supertoad. I was just more curious as to the root cause, as I was a bit miffed that I'm being forced to use VLC when vista supposedly does it off the bat... As I can watch the...
Forum: Software 1st Oct 2008, 01:03
Replies: 7
Views: 5,051
Posted By NaNeil
Supertoad: Thats what I thought, and doesn't that...

Supertoad: Thats what I thought, and doesn't that only apply to digital outputs? (might be wrong on the latter). Surely this is just the same as having a monitor plugged into a vga port on any...
Forum: Software 30th Sep 2008, 18:19
Replies: 7
Views: 5,051
Posted By NaNeil
It's Vista basic, and it plays all dvds just fine...

It's Vista basic, and it plays all dvds just fine without the projector attached, pretty weird :)
Forum: Hardware 30th Sep 2008, 14:28
Replies: 5
Views: 3,419
Posted By NaNeil
Yup, the laptop-brick bit is normally separate...

Yup, the laptop-brick bit is normally separate from the brick-wall cable, which is sort-of kettle lead shaped but rounded instead of straight edges. These can be swapped to one for the UK :)
Forum: Software 30th Sep 2008, 14:23
Replies: 7
Views: 5,051
Posted By NaNeil
Can't play DVD with projector attached!

Hey all,
Having a bit of a nightmare, that I've sort of fixed.

If I attach a VGA projector (standard blue vga lead) to my laptop (vista basic) , media player and powerdvd both refuse to play a...
Forum: General 16th Sep 2008, 15:17
Replies: 57
Views: 4,212
Posted By NaNeil
Scan.. Only reason I ever bought from them was...

Scan.. Only reason I ever bought from them was the free delivery made it so cheap.

On every single one of my orders, their joke of a stock control system has been wrong and messed me about. Their...
Forum: Gaming 13th Sep 2008, 19:01
Replies: 10
Views: 3,949
Posted By NaNeil
I'm using Vista home prem. 64-bit, and when...

I'm using Vista home prem. 64-bit, and when trying to run setup in windows 95 compatibility mode, I get an error about the file being incompatible with the version of Windows I'm running, and telling...
Forum: Modding 13th Sep 2008, 18:36
Replies: 30
Views: 22,346
Posted By NaNeil
Looking forward to this :)

Looking forward to this :)
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