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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. theJesus

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    Newegg actually has a very nice Sony Optiarc for $20 shipped right now. I got one, just haven't felt like turning off my PC to install it yet :laugh:
    Going to order another for a different PC as well.
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    My Prolimatech Megahalems and fan is here!!!:rockout:

    Don't really feel like installing it right now though(just got back from work), just thinking about taking my mobo out of the case right now is mind numbing.:ohwell:
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    That looks like a really sweet deal Jebus. Back when I was putting my rig together I ordered 2 LG 22X burners at like $26 shipped each. One's in the case now, the other sitting in the closet. Both are excellent drives, never had a single problem with them.



    I just reinstalled Win7 after about an 8 month run on the old install. Everything went without a hitch except one little problem. Here it is, a visible "System Reserved" partition, it annoys the living crap out of me:
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    There's nothing in there, I have no idea why it made that partition. Should I try to get rid of it? Also, that floppy drive has always been visible but I have no floppy drive installed. That also annoys me.
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    you need to go to bios and set your floppy to none or what you can
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    Oh that's something else. I can't make any changes in the BIOS without it doing the 3x power up-fail boot loop (like when you do some ridiculous OC that the computer can't handle). Whatever changes I make stay and take effect, it just fails to boot 3 times. I have nothing overclocked, everything is at stock.
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    hmm sounds like a semi dead battery?
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    I have no idea about the extra partition, but I think "Black Backup" should be renamed to "Blackup" :roll:
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    Can you or anyone else confirm this? I know they're not very expensive but there's no reason why mine should be going out so soon.
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    Your right.. it shouldn't go out so soon. But we all know hardware and one day it can work great and the next day its dead. Either way I would replace the battery just to be safe..also never hurts to have a new battery if it isn't the problem. Plus once you rule out the dead battery idea... you can trouble shoot else where.:toast:
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    Remove the driver letter dukenukem
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    Well I guess I'll start looking around for one. You know what will happen if it dies on you?

    Come again? :wtf: :laugh:
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    If you have a DMM you can test the output voltage of the battery
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    I have no multimeter but I do have this old thing. Does it have the correct voltage setting/range/whatever option on there for it?

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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    If i remeber correctly, those batterys put out 1.5V if its lower than 1V then replace

    *EDIT*

    I got so irritated at how loud the stock cooler sounds on the HTPC (5400RPMs YIKES) that i used a fan controller to slow the speed all the way down to 1200RPMS but @ 3.2ghz it got so hot that it BSODed :(

    SO i put it back to stock clocks and lowered the stock voltage from 1.32V to 1.22V and then ran Prime95 on max heat to see what the temp would get to and if it was going to be stable and im quiet impressed on the temps. it topped 70+ deg when it was @ 1.4v 3.2GHZ but at 1.22v it didnt break 52 deg

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    So did you get it installed? It's a great cooler bro, you'll love it!
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    trying to trade my matx MSI x58m board for something ATX sized instead, i miss a regular board and i wanna try something new:D
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    Squaring away the UD7.
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    you must tell me how those tracers work out with overclocking on the UD7! That is a very attractive look, nice build:D
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    there be atleast 85 files in that partition
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    Go into your bios and disable floppy device and it will dissapear
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Ok i got sniperbobs Thuban heatsink with copper base and heatpipes! it dropped temps ALOT!

    Here it is @ Idle

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    Here it is @ Full load

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    The crappy aluminum heatsink would hit 52 deg during load and this one is alot better
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    damn:eek:
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    X2!

    Im going to bump the clocks back to 3.2ghz tonight
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Nice! thanks don! i have a NB block for my board but havnt installed it cause im lazy! i may take the whole board out and take off the heasinks and replace the paste
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