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  1. trickson

    Windows update no longer works.

    After even a clean install and windows 10 does it's first update it will no longer update. I have tried every thing and this is all I get now. If you look at the pic you will see in the task bar the windows defender icon has a red X. Anyone know how to fix this please help. Nothing I did...
  2. trickson

    Need help uninstalling XTU

    For some odd reason Intel extreme utility is installed on my system, Any one know how to get it out? It is annoying to see this in my programs folder. I tried It doesn't show up in ccleaner and that is really odd. When I try to delet the files it says that there is something using it and can't.
  3. trickson

    Want to live stream using ZMODO.

    Hi everyone. I have setup a set of security cam's up and was hoping there would be a way to live stream the video (YouTube) and was hoping for some easy way to get this done. I have a ZMD-DX-SBN8. There so called software is not working on my system.
  4. trickson

    I want to set up a live underwater web cam.

    I need some help , I have an Idea (Not sure it's a good one) about setting up a live underwater video of my Koi pond. It is roughly 45 feet from the pond to the computer for hard wiring a cam and Wifi as well. I have no idea what I am doing. I have an Idea and haven't a clue as to what I need...
  5. trickson

    Noctua NH-D15 and my Ryzen 7 1700X.

    It has arrived, The Ryzen 7 1700X and I finally mounted (this time with out bricking a CPU.) the Noctua NH-D15. First impression of this cooler? AMAZING! I haven't yet Over Clocked the CPU just running it stock settings. Ran Cinabench 20 and was very impressed with the temps I was seeing...
  6. trickson

    Ryzen 1700 Pins Bent

    Got that HSF you all said to get went to install it and it pulled my CPU out and bent the pins! F ME!!!! Just F ME! I am having some of the worst times in my life, I find out I have cancer got surgery now my best friend Chip is in so much pain I took him to the vet and they have to give him pain...
  7. trickson

    Question about RAM.

    I have a question that has been bugging me. I notice that Intel XMP setting are now a "Norm" for Bios settings and RAM timings. My question is this. Are RAM / MB manufactures mainly focused on Intel CPU's and improving there performance? I mean AMD seems to be always fighting for the same speed...
  8. trickson

    Temps from FX to Ryzen, What is GOING ON?

    So I got this on my FX 8300 System. I was doing this to compare temps from my Ryzen systems. I got to say this FX CPU is WAY COOLER than the Ryzen CPU's. Hell I seen 91C running this test on my Ryzen 7 1700. Granted the FX has a Cooler Master V8 cooler but still. The R7 1700 is tapped out Can...
  9. trickson

    Need some cooling help.

    I am looking for an Air cooler for my R7 1700 it runs hot hot HOT! Like 90C hot when at ful load. and the H7 aint cutting it. So is there any coolers that can actually keep this CPU from hitting 80c at 4.0GHz and 1.4vCore? or an I dreaming. I have to back down the H7 is going to melt!
  10. trickson

    Just got an FX8300 Black edition today.

    Supper excited today! I finally have the FX 8300! Got to say really disappointed at the HSF they put with this CPU. tiny and very ineffective at cooling the CPU. The CPU is awsome this is what I am able to get with stock cooling. Can't wait to get that after market cooler on it. Should be able...
  11. trickson

    I need a HSF.

    For my AMD FX8300 on this MSI MB. Anyone have any suggestions?
  12. trickson

    Need help Over Clocking My AMD systems.

    I can't figure out the new bios there are so many things to adjust. I got my FX8300 and want to get it to 4.Ghz. The HSF that came with it was amazingly small. Any way I have an MSI 970A-G46 MB with the latest BIOS. Please help me get that 4.2GHz the BOX says it will do. Also my new Ryzen 3...
  13. trickson

    I have a quick question.

    I know that we all use it (Thermal past) but is it really needed? if the IHS and HSF are machined perfectly flat and mostly sooth then there is no real need for a past. Okay there is the micro spaces and tinny imperfections in the metal but is that really going to affect thermal transfer that...
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    Sold it all off.
  15. trickson

    Help with MB,CPU,RAM.

    I need some help. First what MB is this? What CPU is that and what RAM is that? I want to get it up and running. Is that CPU any good for gaming? I this a good MB or is it too old?
  16. trickson

    Picked this up today.

    I was at Goodwill today and found this got it all for 20 bucks and well if the PSU works and that DVD Rom works this is even better than I thought! Because I plan to put my old Q9650 Intel setup all back together and get it up and running this week! GOD I LOVE GOODWILL!
  17. trickson

    How long are you getting from your PSU?

    Corsair TX850. I picked up this back in 2008 and it is still going and still powering my new computer to date!
  18. trickson

    Okay I got this card.

    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125919 I am going to be replacing the HD5870 card for DX12 too. Any thoughts on this card?
  19. trickson

    Stability testing recommendations?

    I have been out of touch for some time and I remember a time where we had benchmark programs that "WE all agreed upon as the official test to measure your system against others. I know the old ones but what are "WE" using today? Is there one free benchmark that is used and if so can some one...
  20. trickson

    Windows 10 can we talk?

    I just wanna talk about the looks of windows 10. So I really like all the new features and start menu I mean it all runs fast and sweet and has tons of new apps and goodies just one thing struck me as odd. It looks like a five year old kid designed all the icons and menu displays in windows...
  21. trickson

    CPU virus?

    I think I may have figured out just what may have been going on with my Q9650 Intel setup. I was wondering just why my setup all the sudden would just stop working, Yep I can start it up and everything would work fine for about 10 min, then say you go to the bathroom, come back and the computer...
  22. trickson

    So how long did you get from you last build?

    I built a Q9650 on an ASUS P5Qpro MB back in 2008 and just 4 days ago built a new computer seeing that my old one was about to die the HDD was going out it was slow took almost a full 4 min to boot up! But all in all I got 9 years of service out of the system and could get even more as it still...
  23. trickson

    Metro 2033 fails to work on windows 10!

    Okay Now I am starting to get really pisd off at Microsoft. First off Bioshock2 No longer works at all in windows 7 or 10 so I got really pisd off and broke all my windows Live games! Snapped the CD into pieces! Now Metro 2033 wont work at all! My frack! Why is it they can't seem to get shit to...
  24. trickson

    Need some advice on new GPU.

    So yeah system details are as follows: AMD Ryzen 1300X CPU , GA-AB350M-Gaming 3 MB, 8Gb (one stick) DDR4 Viper ram, HD5870 Video card. I know my video card is out of date for this system and could use some advice on a card that would be more beneficial to this MB or should I just stick with the...
  25. trickson

    How to flash the Bios?

    Okay I got a New MB and can see that the bios is F6 and the "New" Bios is F10, I have tried to update the bios to no avail, It keeps failing. It is the GA-AB350M-Gaming 3 MB I used the App center that is on the disk yet nothing. Went to DL it from there site got it unpacked it ( it even came...