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solved SSD - Any side effects of using RAPID mode This thread has images

Just wondering... what's the chance for it to burn down or jump into air and explode with shrapnels all around? Afterall it says "Up to 540" and "Up to 520".

1st June 2014
by Netheous Go to last post
0 87
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I need a software for boosting my microphone input. Why is this so incredibly hard to find? This thread has images

My microphone is quiet. Over skype it's fine, since Skype automatically amplifies it for the guy in the receiving end. Aka others have no problems hearing me loud and clear. But for local recordings, it's super quiet and it's quite infuriating. There's...

1st June 2014
by Odessa_cubage Go to last post
2 104
Computers
 

Unable to reach imgur This thread has images

for some reason I'm unable to access imgur. this is what happens: my PC behaves like imgur doesn't exist at all, which is strange. figured it probably was the DNS cache messing up, but even after flushing it I can't access the site. I can't ping it...

1st June 2014
by Odessa_cubage Go to last post
1 86
beta
 

Lenovo G460 didn't charge, i messed with the drivers, seemed to fix it, didn't. This thread has images

Might as well repost this here I have a G460 0677-3LY running Windows 7 Pro that I recently installed and most of the drivers/tools from the Lenovo website. The battery didn't charge (this is the reason I picked it up, same behavior on the install it...

1st June 2014
by latin_geek Go to last post
4 117
Steam
 

Steam Voice Chat Issues This thread has images

I recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8 RP and I think that it messed up Steam Voice Chat. This is what it looks like when someone calls me: The red bars are flashing. And when someone calls me, it seems like they never pick up, when they...

31st May 2014
by RockinRhodry1 Go to last post
6 4,737
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You must install genuine Windows This thread has images

Pretty sure this is a virus, but I'm running it past you guys. I get a popup every now and again asking me to scan my computer to see if I'm running "genuine Windows". I follow the link and it asks me to go to a Microsoft site. When I click, it...

31st May 2014
by birkett Go to last post
17 374
Computers
 

Cannot determine 12v, 5v, and 3.3v values

I'm investigating possible PSU issues, and was told to investigate what the +/- values on the rails were. However, no monitoring program (OCCT, HWmonitor, CPUid, Speccy) displays the values, only this: http://imgur.com/X1iBTON . Is this normal, or is...

31st May 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
6 134
Shitpost
 

Laptop Black Screen Display driver stopped responding and has recovered

So recently my Display Driver started crashing "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered" after numerous attempts trying to run TF2, numerous freezes or crashes later the screen decided to go fuck you and completely black on Windows start-up...

31st May 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
5 117
Help
 

solved CPU temp sensor broken. What to do?

So I recently found out that the temperature sensor for my CPU cores are broken, all showing 0 degrees celsius. I know that the CPU fan is controlled by the CPU temperature, meaning if the temp is at 0, the fan will never go above low speed, correct? To...

30th May 2014
by Donkie Go to last post
10 168
Computers
 

780ti won't go below 52% power usage This thread has images

recently got myself a 780ti which works great, but won't go below 52% power usage. it will go higher, but it won't go down even though the usage is at 0%. I've tried reinstalling my drivers with no luck. the only changes I've made in the driver...

30th May 2014
by PredGD Go to last post
9 225
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CPU Watercooler Fans are Pretty Loud This thread has images

So recently I installed this cooler on my CPU so that I could OC it. It is doing an amazing job at keeping my CPU cool, but it seems abnormally loud. I can clearly hear my fans from >20 feet away, while other watercooling setups I struggle to hear at...

29th May 2014
by Drumdevil Go to last post
28 347
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AMD dual graphics option unavailable? This thread has images

This is a problem which has been going on for months ever since I bought this motherboard and APU So, I got a Radeon HD 6670, which is not too great on heavy games. Therefore I got appealed to buy a MSI FM2-A85XA-FM2 motherboard with the A10-6800K APU....

29th May 2014
by Lordgeorge16 Go to last post
10 183
Stupid
 

solved broke my PC's power mechanism

well, this was a stupid idea. i woke up today and went straight ahead to my PC to find that it wouldn't start because the power button wasn't "pushing back" like it should. Out of frustration, I tried to fix it myself by replacing the original...

29th May 2014
by Azzator Go to last post
0 75
Help
 

ARMA 3 (hardware) problem: 2 GTX 680s in SLI, but hardly a boost in performance compared to 1. Why?

The other day my SLI was disabled by accident while I was playing it, and I didn't even realize until I took a look at the nvidia control panel. I turned it on, then started the game again and went back into the server, and I was actually getting worse...

29th May 2014
by Tophat Go to last post
3 139
Help
 

Trying to get America: No Peace Beyond the Line to work on Windows 7

I found my old copy of America that I played a lot when I was a kid and want to play it. The game installs and everything but when I launch the game the mouse icon shows the loading sign and then nothing happens. Im running it as admin and with Windows XP...

29th May 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
5 154
Love
 

Cant access hardware of my notebook This thread has images

So, long time ago, i have been struggling with the access to some basic parts of my pc like the usb ports, the card reader and even the damn dvd reader. Im in an administrator account, and it says i have full control over everything, but i tried...

29th May 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
22 175
QUESTION
 

Issue with XFX Radeon 6670HD Artifacting in overdrive mode

This has been an ongoing issue for a while, but i cant find anybody else having the same issue with this graphics card. so last summer i decided to upgrade my PC, and while i was waiting for the mobo to arrive i went and bought the PSU and GPU at the...

29th May 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
1 79
Help
 

WLAN AP says it has Internet Access... But it doesn't This thread has images

Hi peeps. So recently I've been trying to use my laptop as an access point for other devices (phone, other laptops, etc.) to connect to the Internet through to our router (its wireless part has failed so my laptop's wired up to it). I've got this weird...

28th May 2014
by El_Jameo Go to last post
4 86
Help
 

solved Computer Lagging This thread has images

RESOLVED! Thanks everybody for your help! Hey guys, I got a serious problem with my computer, even as I type this it's happening and ruining my post, making me have to retype my words.

28th May 2014
by [ToRn] Go to last post
5 108
Help
 

solved PC powers off under heavy load This thread has images

While playing certain games (mostly Ubisoft titles: Watch_Dogs, Far Cry 3, Assassin's Creed 4) on higher settings for around five minutes or more, my PC just shuts down immediately as if it loses power. The odd thing is that my power light stays on and I...

27th May 2014
by Mombasa Go to last post
10 160
Computers
 

Connect to remote computer through complex network

I have two computers at university. One on a wireless, one on a ethernet. All connections go through the same server, but there are many switches and hubs. There are also different IPs for the two networks (wlan/lan). How can I make a connection...

27th May 2014
by djjkxbox360 Go to last post
11 259
Computers
 

How to test if PSU is faulty

Okay, I've been having problems with my PC when playing intensive games for months, (the sound stalls and the screen appears to power off as if someone's yanked out the cable/videocard) and I've come to the conclusion that the PSU might be causing the...

27th May 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
1 79
Help
 

CPU Running Wild?

Whenever I CTRL+ALT+DEL and pick Task manager my CPU % is at 25-30% then it lowers to 0-1% after two seconds Is this normal?

26th May 2014
by Drsalvador Go to last post
5 146
Help
 

New CPU / Mobo / RAM upgrade, won't even power up.

Hey everyone, I need some help with an issue I've been having working on a friends PC. He got a brand new ASUS P8 H61-M LE CSM, i5 3570, and 8 GB of Corsair Vengeance. Everything is mounted correctly, standoffs are in the correct spots, cooler is a...

26th May 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
8 134
Help
 

solved GPU overheating - tried nearly everything.

So, last week my GPU started overheating and causing BSOD's. When I start a game it runs up and up in temperature until it gets to 110c and the card automatically kills itself. The temp never levels out. It doesn't overheat during Windows or with Source...

26th May 2014
by Drsalvador Go to last post
10 165
Help
 

Monitor doesn't respond after starting - Part two

As stated in a long lost thread, my monitor has a problem starting after my PC was off for a time. Now I know the source: The port of my monitor-PC cable seems loose on the monitor, and often wiggles out of the connection. Is there a way to fix that?

26th May 2014
by erkor Go to last post
2 69
Computers
 

Computer Help - Very Lost

Hey guys, my desktop has been broke for about a week and a half now... and well, I reckon I've gone crazy. After trying to fix it myself and using friend resources, I realized I was no longer at college and can connect to facepunch (Because for whatever...

26th May 2014
by zyroke Go to last post
7 161
Help
 

Do you think these temperatures are safe? This thread has images

So I recently got a twin frozr gtx 760 and have heard reviews on my case having cooling issues with upgraded graphics cards. Obviously having a new card I wanted to install it but of course I also don't want to ruin it via high temperatures so I decided...

25th May 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
8 153
QUESTION
 

Repurposing Windows 8.1 in app-ads

Using this host file... http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt I hope to block all of the Windows 8 ads in apps, or at least a good portion of them. Is it possible though since the placeholders for them still exist, to have it redirect to a local file,...

25th May 2014
by lkymky Go to last post
0 82
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Windows has been throwing HDD failure messages, SeaTools says otherwise

For the past year and a half windows will throw a hard disk failure message at me like once every 4-6 months, every time i've tested it its come back fine through a number of different tests. Should I be worrying? I don't have the cash to fork out for...

25th May 2014
by Darkimmortal Go to last post
1 112
Help
 

CPU sensor giving wrong information

Hello I tried to google my problem but I didnt find a solution. So I was playing one game and when I shut it down, I took my controller USB cable off and I felt the radiating heat. I tried my hand on the heatsink (I have Noctua NH-U12P) I think I've...

25th May 2014
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
3 108
Computers
 

OC'ing my GPU

So I'm messing around with OC'ing my GPU. It's a 4gb GTX 680. The one thing I'm not sure of is voltages. I would assume it is just similar to changing the CPU voltages. The problem I'm facing is I'm currently running stable at +127 core and +170 memory,...

24th May 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
5 199
Help
 

Macbook having start up issues, won't boot any apps

I'm on OSX 10.8.5 and was having issues with my browsers earlier. They would load, but wouldn't connect to the Internet. Steam worked, but Skype would give me an I/O disk error. I rebooted multiple times in safe mode and regular mode, but the last...

24th May 2014
by Lepaz Go to last post
4 65
Computers
 

Question About Replacing a Laptops HDD with a SSD and Compatibility This thread has images

My girlfriend has been wanting to replace her laptops HDD with a SSD so I did some research. The laptops model is HP Pavilion dv6-6135dx for reference. According to the laptops manual it says it doesn't support 160GB SSD for laptops with an AMD...

24th May 2014
by gman003-main Go to last post
1 79
Science
 

Strange performance issues with computer This thread has images

Didn't realize there was a subforum for this, oops. Here goes again. I've had this rig since summer last year and it was working wonderfully until lately I've noticed some strange performance stability issues. Just for the record (just in case it...

23rd May 2014
by just4fun49 Go to last post
4 157
Help
 

Remote desktop connection causing server to lag after disconnecting from session

So each time i log off the connection to our dedicated server it causes the servers that are being hosted on it to disconnect/lag for around 20 -30 seconds and seems to just freeze the box for that time aswell. I'd suspect its a issue with windows? The...

23rd May 2014
by djjkxbox360 Go to last post
1 82
Help
 

Can't access facepunch via chrome? This thread has images

Everytime i try to get on facepunch from chrome this comes up. I've already tried re-installing chrome. Not sure how to fix

23rd May 2014
by djjkxbox360 Go to last post
4 108
Xbox360
 

Using ddrescure to recover files from portable HDD

So my portable HDD is having issues and chkdsk couldn't fix it. So i'm going to attempt recovering all the files that i can get off of it using ddrescue. I haven't used ddrescue before and i wanna make sure i use it properly. The manual says to do...

22nd May 2014
by twoski Go to last post
0 71
Help
 

Counter-Strike 1.6 server won't boot with not-to-be-found error This thread has images

Hey, I tried to google for a while and I can not seem to find why my CS1.6 server will not boot. I used the SteamCMD tool to install my server, running the commands in this order: login anonymous force_install_dir C:/Ruben/cs1.6/ app_set_config...

22nd May 2014
by Cyberuben Go to last post
9 213
Help
 

Red x near the bottom left corner of a browser window This thread has images

I think my computer got virused as I see occasionally what's supposed to be a malware advertisement but instead only shows this red x in place of where said ad should be. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4 Scan saved at 10:01:28 PM, on 5/21/2014...

22nd May 2014
by Levelog Go to last post
2 197