Thanks Bill for your reply. I guess I should have started this thread in the power supply section.
I double checked and I have a Antect TPII-550 but I decided to go ahead and upgrade to
a Corsair TX750 since the Antec might be underpowered for a i5/i7. Wont be overclocking so should be...
I havent upgraded in about 5 years and today I noticed the CPU power needs an 8 pin connection but my Antec PS has only a 4 pin. Old threads from a few years ago
say it is fine to plug the 4 plug into the socket however Im wondering if the i5 and i7
really need whatever the 8 pin gives.
Two fold question:
Recently Ive been getting BSOD every time I try to copy a file to another device, such as copying to an external HDD or even streaming file to my xbox xbmc. Sometimes will get BSOD right after a reboot. This machine has been in use for about 5 years so I cant really...
I really enjoyed Crysis but I have to say most of the fun I had was before the aliens showed up. I had a blast with Farcry but the Trigens also kind of blew it for me. So I am really looking forward to Farcry 2 because it will not have monsters or aliens.
Im quite sick of games that have...
#1 Farcry 2 - enjoyed Farcry and Crysis and finally a non-war FPS without any frickin aliens and/or monsters. Stories with aliens/monsters are getting tired imo.
#2 Fallout 3 - i loved Wasteland and Fallout, and Bethesda usually delivers
Ive got the random on and off also. The weird thing is that it only happens when I have a large window open on the right side of my LCD. The screen goes completely black when there is any large window on the right side. If I move it (by guessing where the mouse is) to the left the display...
Im not sure if Im configuring my policy-map correctly using the
"bandwidth remaining percent" config.
Assuming Ive got an access line of 1984K and the following policy-map:
bandwidth remaining percent 5
Ill be finally finishing up Thief: Deadly Shadows and putting in some time on Eve Online. I got a bunch of games that I seem to start and not finish. Im not allowing myself to buy any new games until I finish the ones I bought already. :p
I loved the game also, even better than HL2 imo. I didnt get the shimmering effects but Ive since updated my gfx card drivers so Ill try it again tonight and see if they appear. I thought the engine did a great job.
If you can get rid of the shimmering I think you might enjoy the game. I...