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    Need high res pic of Asus Xonar Essence STX PCB

    I recently got my Asus Xonar Essence STX short circuited and one of the ICs got melted on board. Now as IC is melted, it cant be seen what exactly the part number of the IC is. Can anyone share high res pic of the PCB so that I can see what exactly the part is which needs to be replaced?
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    is this B-die?

    Hi, I just ordered G-Skill RIPJAWS V 16GB RAM with following model number. F4-4000C18D-16GVK Link to product http://www.gskill.com/specification/165/184/1562837577/F4-4000C18D-16GVK-Specification Now I ordered it because it is cheapest RAM over 3600MHZ in my country ( approx $115USD for 16GB...
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    6700k - what to do to squeeze out max performance?

    I have my i7 6700k build ( full spec in system spec menu in my profile ). Currently running at following config i7 6700k @ 4.4 GHZ 1.3v Corsair Vengeance 2400 Mhz @ 3000 MHz 16-16-16 MSI Z170A Gaming M5 motherboard Now, I want to go more with OC, but crossing 4.4 giving me big headache. I cant...
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    Logitech Z5500 still worth to buy ?

    Hey guys, Its not like I need a 5.1 system right now, but I was just looking around and found an ad on classified for Logitech Z5500 ( USED one of course ). The price asked was 150 USD. I have only heard good things about Z5500 in past 10 years. But as this has been decade old system now, is it...
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    Increasing HDD Cache Memory?

    I was wondering if its possible to replace cache memory on HDD with higher amount one. For example I have WD Black 4TB HDD with 64mb DDR2 cache memory. Is it possible to just de-solder it from PCB and solder a new one with high capacity one? lets say 128? I remembered my old TPLink router had...
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    6700k stock clocks temp problem with water

    I've been running my 6700k system on stock clocks with EK Full Nickel water block + 360mm radiator and 3x 2100 RPM fans + MCP655 pump. Still temp. are unusually high considering its on water and clocks are stock. Have a look at AIDA64 FPU stress. It reaches to 85C in just 10 seconds after FPU...
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    Motherboard buying advice for workstation cluster

    Hi guys, I need a replacement motherboard for commercial digital printing machine ( prints designs on wall tiles ). Which has 6 PCs connected to each other for printing purpose. Configuration is as following Xeon E3-1276 v3 CPU 2x8GB UDIMM DDR3 non-ecc RAM Quadro K2000 GPU Custom Fujitsu...
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    [FF] ENDED - Giving away Windows and Office keys

    Okey, I am giving away Windows 10/8/7 and Office 2013 ProPlus ( Office 2013 out of stock ) keys. I have lots of keys lying around, thought to give some away as sales are quite low for 2 months. Post your request here. I will PM You with your requested key. I will only PM You if I have the key...
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    Need advice on buying Dell U2711 monitor

    Guys, I am thinking to buy an used one Dell U2711 for around $400 USD. I was reading reviews and found that it has noticeable input lag, so its not good enough for gaming. I generally play RTS games. Should I worry about input lag? Is it good price to buy? Your opinion please.
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    Upgrade from HD5970

    Hey guys, I have good old HD5970 watercooled with xeon X5650 (which I recently bought to replace my i7 950 ), what You suggest a low budget upgrade would be? I do 1080p gaming on 22 inch monitor. Currently playing Dota2,HOTS etc. HD5970 works well with most of the games at max settings, so I am...
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    NZXT Phantom OR CM HAF-X ?

    hi ppl, well , you might gonna say to search google for the title question, but believe me, i did it already and i m still confused! :ohwell: . So I am asking for your help with my requirements. I want to buy a case which can.. 1. hold 360mm radiator. 2. more spacious and should hold...
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    [WTB][US] Looking for 3x2GB DDR3 for i7 LGA1366

    Hi folks, I am looking for 6GB DDR3 ( 1600 or higher ) for my i7 1366 build. Don't want to spend more than $110 ( yeah tight budget :( ). Let me know if anyone selling it . Amit
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    Auzentech Forte/Prelude/Bravura , which one to buy?

    Hi friends, Auzentech Forte, Prelue and Bravura, I am confused between above 3 cards, I dont have much idea about audio cards, but as I have seen reviews and user comments, i would like to buy one of the above. Lets forget about the price for a moment ( I could get an used prelude for...
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    Core i5 430M 2.27Ghz, showing 1.4Ghz on full load?

    Hi friends, I have just bought a Dell Inspiron 17 lappy which has core i5 430M CPU in it. I tested it today , I run prime95 will full stress, ( also tried OCCT ) but it shows only 1400Mhz in CPUz at full stress load!! I am new to Core ix series, is it normal that with HT enabled it drops to...
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    Brand new system not booting up! ( Rampage 2 gene + i7 920 + Gskill 1600 )

    Hi ppl, I just bought Rampage 2 mobo. today. ( I had AsRock x58 extreme which was DOA ). when i start the system, it doesnt show anything on display. debug-LED says "CPU INIT" and that it. it just get hang there. Mobo. is brand new but before thinking it is DOA, i m worrying about CPU, i think...
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    AsRock X58 extreme, dead? DOA?

    Hi friends, I just got my AsRock x58 extreme off newegg which arrived at my home yesterday. It gave me headache from begining, i tried a lot but it never boot up, but finally somehow it boot up. but again today morning it stopped working, suddenly my PC hang and when I shut it down and power...
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    Which Tri-channel DDR3 should I get?

    Hi friends, I am looking for 6GB Triple channel memory for my new PC. Can you please suggest me which one I should get under $130? I have found some deals here Super Talent Chrome Series DDR3-1800 6GB (3x2GB) CL9 Triple Channel Memory Kit http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?name=WB180UX6G9...
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    [WTB] i7 920 combo ( cpu + mobo + Ram ) or ( mobo + Ram )

    6GB Tripple Channel DDR3 and Socket 1366 mobo. EDIT: Everything is purchased! Please close this thread. Thank you Amit
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    Suggest me a mobo. for i7 860!

    Hello Friends, I m gonna buy i7 860 ( off microcenter for $230 is it good deal? ) because socket 1156 mobo. is cheaper than 1366. Can anyone suggest me good cheaper mobo ( ASUS and gigabyte preferred ) for i7 860? :) thanks Amit
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    [Help] Intel or AMD quad platform? what is cheaper to build?

    Hello Friends, I own 2 Intel based PCs ( see my system info for details ). Now I m planning to build a Quadcore system for my brother. He usually works on 3DS Max and Autocad. It should be cheaper and faster compared to other rivals. Should I go for AMD or intel? I havent read reviews for...
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    Cant overclock HD4890 that much :(

    I have bought Sapphire HD4890 ( vanilla version ) few months ago when they were just released. clocks are 850/950 .I had tried to OC it many times, but when I reach to 900mhz coreclock it gives me artifacts. Max stable setting I got is 890/1060! I tried to increase gpu voltage to 1.3375v but...
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    My Home Made Water Cooling Setup!

    I m posting pics of my running home made wc setup. I was working on it for last 2 months, finally done it! Its working great for last 20 days in my system. so here are the pics , hope u like this ghetto way of water cooling setup :D. I m now planning to make water block for my HD4890, but I...
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    ridiculously high temp. on my Q9450!

    Hi guys, I just got Q9450 few days ago, currently running at 3.6 Ghz, 1.267v. Its running too hot! Idle temp. are 60c and goes high up to 77c while playing games. Here is screenshot of temp. after 5 minutes prime test. see how it goes :eek:. I m using OCZ Vendetta 2 with 90CFM...
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    some temp. query on HD4890

    Hi ppl, I just replaced stock cooler of my HD4890 with AC Twin Turbo ( however only RAM heatsinks can be attached to it , other 2 heatsinks cant be attached because new PCB have those other chips in middle of the board. so far, AC Twin Turbo is not compatible with HD4890 ). everything else...
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    Which memory to buy? confused between these 2!

    Hi, I want to buy one of these modules, OCZ SLI-Ready Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 1000 PC2 8000 5-4-4-15 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227352 and this G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) 5-5-5-15...