Recent content by regk

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    Help! XFX R9 295x2 died on me...

    You guys crack me up! I'm thinking I might try the oven method lol.. if not I may just try and cut my losses and sell it for parts locally. I totally want to look into that 390x2 lol sounds wild!
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    XFX No Longer Honors Lifetime Warranties!

    I find myself in a similar situation, I purchased what I believed to be a new XFX R9 295x2 from a tiny little pc shop that was going out of business about a year and a half ago. the card recently died on me and so i went through the process of trying to see what my options were to get it...
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    GPU fried, anything I can do?

    That's awesome to hear man, I just posted a thread about my XFX R9 295X2, and i wasn't so lucky :( enjoy the new card!
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    Help! XFX R9 295x2 died on me...

    Lol, thanks! I'm going to pour one out for the old gal tonight, unless some dark voodoo can resurrect her from the dead! (my lame attempt at an OG SLI joke!)
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    Help! XFX R9 295x2 died on me...

    Hey all, I am hoping that one of your brilliant minds may be able to help me. I have an XFX R9 295x2 that has been working flawlessly for the longest time. when i went to boot my system up the other day i got 2 beeps indicating no GPU was present. I thought this was weird, as I hadn't touched...
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    Ethereum Wallet help

    I have found Ethereum Wallet to be a hog in windows. I was able to import my wallet, and i am currently on day 2 of updating the blockchain, to hopefully be able to view my balance...
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    EPS Connector to PCI e 6+2 pin

    Lol, yes!
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    EPS Connector to PCI e 6+2 pin

    on a side note, would it be acceptable to use an EPS to 2 6+2 pin pcie adapter as long as i am staying within the power/amperage limit? i believe the EPS line should be able to sold that power level?
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    why do people state whether video card were used for mining?

    That's a totally fair argument, my experience has been that having a seller who is willing to demo the card and actually build some rapport with you is valuable, and also shows some pride of ownership. Someone who is just trying to dump a card won't go to those lengths, but at the end of the...
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    How has mining affected your electric bill?

    I'm actually quite suprised, the rig has taken my otherwise cold utility room to a pleasant temp.
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    What was the first computer you owned ?

    We rocked a Tandy. Tl2 1000 which made it to 96 when we got an NEC with a Pentium 90. It seemed like a rocketship by comparison lol. Funny thing is we still have the Tandy, 40 MB HDD and all, and it still works to this day!
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    Pcie riser vs multiplier

    I've also wondered about using multipliers like this, I hear it is very dependant on the motherboard. I feel like if you are under 6 pcie devices, you should be ok? For graphics applications there would obviously be more of an impact
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    The story of my My Pentium 3 Coppermine to Tualatin Computer

    Agreed, I do remember cutting my teeth learning about tech on these systems. I remember having to mess around with physical jumpers to adjust system settings... Seems like yesterday lol
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    EPS Connector to PCI e 6+2 pin

    Im going to give him a friendly heads up about this asap. and will probably be ordering the EPS/PCIe connector, unless i can find a great deal on a server PSU kit. Thanks again for your input! RK