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  1. makwy2

    RAID 5 disappearing on upgrade to Win10

    I will lay out my problem in simple terms than some detail and then I'd be happy to add/respond as needed. I recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 on my PC. I have a RAID 5 array made up of 3 x 1.5tTB HDDs attached to the motherboard directly and set-up through the motherboard...
  2. makwy2

    Mass Effect Trilogy Question

    I bought Mass Effect 2 for my xbox awhile back, still haven't opened or started it. Now I'm seeing a bunch of really good deals on Mass Effect 3 for PC/Xbox and a number of deals for the entire trilogy. I know that a person can import and continue their character across games (on the same...
  3. makwy2

    Rebuilding a RAID

    Hello! As you can see in my System Description I have a 4x1.5tb RAID 5 Storage system in my computer. Welp.. the day has finally come and I am getting quite a few "Critical" warnings from one of my drives. My question, How long does it take to rebuild the raid and honestly.. how do I do...
  4. makwy2

    Deleting Hiberfil & Pagefile

    Howdy, So I have a 60gb SSD with Windows 7 and Office on it (all specs are listed <--- under my username). I have a 12gb pagefile and a 9gb hiberfil, is it possible to delete those or make it so that hiberfil at the very least is no longer created? I just want a little free space on there...
  5. makwy2

    Best "Big" Mouse

    Howdy all! I am looking for a mouse to replace my Microsoft Sidewinder as it is spazzing out (phantom right and left clicks everywhere, all the time:banghead:). I have gotten use to the rather massive size of the Sidewinder and would like something similarly sized. This is the Sidewinder...
  6. makwy2

    SSD RAID 0 or not?

    Alrighty, The time is finally upon me to bring myself into the age of SSDs properly. In both cases I am planning on putting just my OS (Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit) and a few essential programs (Office, Browser, AV, etc..). I have two options for moving to Solid State: 1. RAID 0 two (2)...
  7. makwy2

    RAID 5 Questions

    Alrighty, For all you RAID Experts ( :respect: ) this one should be pretty easy: I currently have one 1.5tb 7200.11 drive in my system. I bought another (that makes two) of the exact same model and I am thinking of purchasing a third and possibly a fourth 1.5tb drive. I have two...
  8. makwy2

    [US] 8gb (2x4gb) DDR3-1333 -- $64.99

    Howdy folks, Here's a real humdinger of a deal. I know RAM prices are falling but it's pretty tough to find this kind of a deal. The cheapest on newegg currently is about $85 This deal is a Newegg Shellshocker available from 1:00PM - 11:59PM PT on 1/4/11. The RAM will be listed as G.SKILL...
  9. makwy2

    [WTB][US] Mak's Most Wanted!

    Ok, here we go! Same rules as my FS thread: Rules: 1. Purchasing: Contintental US Only. Sorry Canadians, Europeans, Australians, etc... 2. Payment: Paypal Only. 3. Trading: You can check this thread and my For Sale thread (Link) for trading opportunities. 4. Retribution: I am a nice...
  10. makwy2

    Arctic Silver vs. Dynex vs. Cooler Master

    Howdy y'all! I just received my beautiful Cooler Master (CM) 212+ in the mail and well.. it looks beautiful. Seeing as I actually need my computer running for the next 15 days straight I have a little time to make sure everything goes smoothly when I mount it. So I have two questions: 1...
  11. makwy2

    What should I upgrade on black friday?

    Time to upgrade! I have about $100 (USD) for upgrading my computer and I've been waiting on black friday to catch me a deal! My question to you, my fellow forumites, is what should I upgrade? My system specs are listed under my username for the BlackDeath, my primary machine and the one...
  12. makwy2

    [WTB][US] Seagate 1.5TB HDD 7200.11

    The thread title says it all. I am looking to purchase a 1.5TB Seagate Hard drive of the 7200.11 series. I am looking to pay between 55-60 dollars for the unit. Let me know and I do take offers. Take a look at my FS thread below for my trade possibilities! Thanks!
  13. makwy2

    [FS/FT][US] Big Mak's Big Sale! New Stuff all the time!

    Big Mak's Big Sale! New Stuff 6/29 Thanks for the offers everyone but due to some extenuating circumstances I cannot sell anything for a little bit.makwy2 Rules: 1. Shipping: Continental US Only. Price is included unless otherwise stated. 2. Payment: Paypal Only. 3. Offers: I don't...
  14. makwy2

    [WTB] [US] DDR3 Desktop RAM

    Hello all, I am looking for either 2gb (2x1gb or 2gbx1) or 4gb (2x2gb preferred) of DDR3 of any speed new or used. I am not looking for performance, overclocking, or "extreme" conditions here, in fact lower-end/slower RAM is just fine as long as it works and it is good quality. PM me...