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happyhappyjoyjoy
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Member since Apr 2011
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re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts

Ok. So my disk arrived today. Looks great


Should I be worried about my parts getting too hot? I was looking forward to getting it off the carpet but I don't wanna frick it up.
This post was edited on 4/21 at 11:20 pm


bluebarracuda
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Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2011
7980 posts

re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
You shouldn't need to worry about it. Looks like there's some space to breathe.

I was my desk was that open spaced!


happyhappyjoyjoy
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Member since Apr 2011
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re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
Good. The desk is really nice . The PC didnt fit but we just took out the middle part and that took care of it. Of course now the right side is wobbly but it still is quite nice. Not to mention all dat table space.


bluebarracuda
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Member since Oct 2011
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re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
If I ever decide to put some money into my desk and such, I want to order a big arse gallant desk from ikea, or get a big L-shaped desk


LSU Coyote
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Member since Sep 2007
13575 posts

re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
Nice setup blue. I will try portrait mode for my secondary monitor also. Love the fractal case!

As for a desk, I have a L shaped executive from Office Depot. Total was only around 700 for the set up.


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jcole4lsu
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Member since Nov 2007
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re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
quote:

bluebarracuda

Fractal Design Arc Midi?
how do you think it stacks up against the R4?


stout
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Sportsman's Paradise
Member since Sep 2006
125650 posts

re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
quote:

It seems NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX Titan is one the verge of being an entirely different lineup, the single-GPU flagship was launched back in Feburary and immediately after that rumor mill started lashing rumors about a certain cut-down version of the GeForce GTX Titan or as we now have come to know it; ‘GeForce GTX Titan LE‘. With it’s launch all but confirmed, the rumor mill has now found another so-called ‘Titan’ GPU to focus on.


LINK

Coyote will have 2 for his HTPC



bluebarracuda
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Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2011
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re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
Its the new r2 version that cane out in march. I love it.

Its much better for some water cooling and airflow, but sacrifices the silence that the r4 has


LSU Coyote
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Member since Sep 2007
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re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
The Lite Edition will still be around 800. Think it is a little silly since 200 more bucks you get the real thing. If you are spending that type of cash.. 200 won't break you.


jcole4lsu
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Member since Nov 2007
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The Lite Edition will still be around 800

thats idiotic. who would be in the market for a $800 vid card when $1000 gets you so much more?


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puffulufogous
USA Fan
New Orleans
Member since Feb 2008
5328 posts

re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
so what utility is everyone using to OC their 7970. I have been using afterburner but it caps the core clock at 1125 and mem clock at 1575. I have hit both with my powercolor with 1.2v with temps of 72. my 3dmark score is 900 points higher than with my 670. 10305.


Mr Gardoki
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AL
Member since Apr 2010
22227 posts

re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
AMD Never Settle plan for the future
This is only rumored but it may be upgrade time when watch dog hits


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bluebarracuda
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Member since Oct 2011
7980 posts

re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
Have you unlocked afterburner yet?

I have a surprise build coming for you guys! Puff might have seen it on reddit


puffulufogous
USA Fan
New Orleans
Member since Feb 2008
5328 posts

re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
when i tried to change to cfg file I got access denied. Ran notepad as admin and was able to open the unlocked mode, but my computer did not like that one bit. Had serious artifacts just moving the mouse around. I guess I need to use a different utility. Suggestions?


ILikeLSUToo
LSU Fan
Central, LA
Member since Jan 2008
14829 posts

re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
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when i tried to change to cfg file I got access denied. Ran notepad as admin and was able to open the unlocked mode, but my computer did not like that one bit. Had serious artifacts just moving the mouse around. I guess I need to use a different utility. Suggestions?


Make sure you have the latest version of Afterburner. In the later version, now you can enable unofficial overclocking within the GUI. Click Settings, and look at the bottom for AMD Compatibility Properties. There you can enable unofficial overclocking mode with or without PowerPlay Support.


Mr Gardoki
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re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
Have you guys ever had to adjust your cores for your processor? I am reading about micro stuttering for AC: Revelations and a lot of people had this problem and said their cpu was defaulted to 1 core and they had to enable the others.


LSU Coyote
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Member since Sep 2007
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re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
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Have you guys ever had to adjust your cores for your processor? I am reading about micro stuttering for AC: Revelations and a lot of people had this problem and said their cpu was defaulted to 1 core and they had to enable the others.

Yes.. all cores enabled on all my machines.


LSU Coyote
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Member since Sep 2007
13575 posts

re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
quote:

Surprise build?

LOL

<--- Going thumb Reddit

ETA: I don't see a build log from you.
This post was edited on 4/22 at 9:11 pm


Mr Gardoki
New Orleans Saints Fan
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Member since Apr 2010
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re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
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Yes.. all cores enabled on all my machines.

How do you enable them if they aren't already?


LSU Coyote
LSU Fan
Member since Sep 2007
13575 posts

re: PC Discussion - Gaming, Performance and Enthusiasts
It is in your BIOS. I would get online to help but going to bed.

Maybe we can do it Wednesday?


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