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    Core i7-860 with P55 chipset 32GB RAM support

    I need to upgrade DDR3 RAM to 32GB on a test server using Core i7-860 on a P55 chipset motherboard (Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3P). The official maximum memory size support listed on Intel and Gigabyte web site for Core i7-860 and P55 motherboard is 16GB. But I have heard rumors that Core i7-860 and...
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    Dell U3011 custom color calibration

    So I have been using my new U3011 for almost a week. So far I am able to select a good color preset and set contrast and bright to my preference when using the monitor for my PC. Basically I picked the standard color and enabled EDID option in my Radeon HD's Catalyst Control Center. This...
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    Does Dell U3011 deinterlace 1080i to 1080p?

    I don't know if this question has been asked before but I am surprised that I cannot find any information on this topic in any U3011 reviews posted online. Does anyone know if U3011 deinterlace 1080i? And how well does it display 1080i video? Thanks.
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    HP L2335 to Dell U3011. Will I regret?

    I have been looking for a 30 inch LCD monitor that is suitable for gaming, has plenty of inputs and picture-in-picture function. After a little research, Dell U3011 looks like the best choice. (U3011 appears to be the only 30 inch monitor that has PIP function). However, I'm afraid U3011...
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    Questions about Hitach 2TB drives

    I have a few questions about Hitachi's 2TB drives. Newegg currently has two SKUs listed for Hitachi 2TB drives: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145298 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145276 Does anyone know what is the difference between...
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    Cannot hear line-in when using SPDIF out (onboard Realtek HD)

    Hi all. I have recently built a new system and I noticed that I cannot hear anything plugged into line-in on the back of the motherboard if I use SPDIF out for sound output. However, I can hear line-in just fine when using analog speaker output. The motherboard in question is a Gigabyte...
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    4-pin external power connector

    Okay. I just got a Asus EAX800/2DTV video card which uses the ATI Radeon X800 chip and I could not get any video singal out of it. After a little research, I think the card requires external power via its "JU2" connector to work properly. Now here is the problem. "JU2" is a 4-pin connector...
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    A8N-SLI Deluxe chipset fan questions

    I have a few questions about the chipset fan on A8N-SLI Deluxe motherboard. How noisy is the so-called replacement fan? The motherboard I bought came with the newer fan installed already but I am thinking it may still be noisy. Has anyone here replaced the chipset fan on the A8N-SLI...
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    Onboard Ethernet port or PCI NIC?

    I am thinking about upgrading my PC to a AMD 64 and Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe montherboard but I have some concerns about the onboard Ethernet ports. Some people have reported reliability issue or software driver problems about the Nvidia and Marvel LAN ports. If I already have a good PCI NIC...
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    PCIe x8 RAID controller in x16 slot?

    I am thinking about buying a PCIe x8 RAID controller (ie ARC-1210) and plug it into one of the x16 slot of a NForce4 SLI motherboard I'm planning to buy. The specifications of various NForce4 SLI motherboards I have seen all indicate that the two x16 slots normally operate at x16 and x1...
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