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  1. Crazy Chuckster

    Formatting CompactFlash Problems

    I am trying to format a 32MB compact flash the exact same way as the old 16MB card and for the life of me I cannot get it to match. This is what I need to replicate or the CNC machine this goes in will not recognize the card It has to be formatted FAT with a 16KB offset as shown in the...
  2. Crazy Chuckster

    Looking for NAS suggestions

    I have a customer that is storing data on an old Windows NT based server for their business. The server is just storing files and nothing else. They only have 5 or 6 computers that will share the files at any given time. I am looking to build something with raid one capability to mirror the...
  3. Crazy Chuckster

    New HTPC graphics question

    I am putting together an HTPC to run Kodi and an emulator for classic games. The board I am using is a GIGABYTE GA-B85M-HD3 with an Intel Pentium G3258 processor. Are the onboard graphics from the G3258 sufficient or should I use the Zotac GT 520 that I have laying around? I will want to output...
  4. Crazy Chuckster

    Data Recovery Service

    I have an older 500gb wd mybook that is failing. I absolutely need the data that is on there. I have tried removing the drive from the enclosure but windows will not recognize it. If I plug it in the usual way it will power up and down maybe a dozen times and then it will be recognized but...
  5. Crazy Chuckster

    Looking for messaging software

    A friend of mine owns several retail outlets that have 2 to 4 computer kiosks for the employees at each location. I am looking for an instant message type service that would let the employees send a message to an individual computer or computers. The only issue is that I don't want something...
  6. Crazy Chuckster

    Acer H61H2-AD Motherboard Issues

    A friend of mine has been having an issue with her Gateway computer with an Acer H61H2-AD motherboard in it. First the computer was blue screening a few times a day with errors that pointed to bad memory. I ran memtest and sure enough thousands of errors. I yanked both sticks of DDR3 10600...
  7. Crazy Chuckster

    MSI Motherboard updated bios by itself?

    Ok so I am running the MSI motherboard in my signature. It is an MSI Z68A-GD65. Today I updated my corsair link software and when it was done I rebooted my system. Upon rebooting it appeared that my bios reset itself. Upon entering the bios I realized it was upgraded to the latest version...
  8. Crazy Chuckster

    Quad Gaming The Mouse Rock - Mouse bungee

    I was in the market for a new mouse bungee a few weeks ago and I stumbled across the Quad Gaming Mouse Rock on eBay. I could not find any real info or reviews on this item so I decided to give it a try. I am extremely pleased with this cool little gadget. It is so small and innocuous that...
  9. Crazy Chuckster

    Toshiba Satellite broken touchscreen questions

    I have a Toshiba Satellite C55t-A5287 that has a broken screen. See the images Now the glass on top is not cracked. From what I have read the glass on top is the actual touch screen correct? Would replacing the LCD underneath solve this issue? Also the touch right now is screwy...
  10. Crazy Chuckster

    Motorola SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem $69.99 - Ebay (NewEgg)

    Saw this on Slickdeals and its a pretty good price on this modem...
  11. Crazy Chuckster

    NVIDIA GeForce 337.50 "Beta" Driver

    More info and all DL Links are here Direct Link for 64 Bit Direct Link for 32 Bit
  12. Crazy Chuckster

    Windows 8.1 install issues on nforce4

    I have an old MSI K8N Diamond Plus and I am trying to install windows 8.1 on it and it will not work. I used the windows 7 usb tool to make a windows 8.1 bootable usb stick and that worked on 2 newer pc's but when I try it on the K8N it boots to the win 8.1 logo and does nothing. I even...
  13. Crazy Chuckster

    Dual monitor question

    I am currently running the rig as listed in my sig but will be going SLI 770's tomorrow. My main monitor is a Benq XL2411T that I run at 120hz. I tried adding a second monitor (an older Dell 2007fp) just to use for desktop purposes while gaming on my main screen but when I fire up BF4 on the...
  14. Crazy Chuckster

    i7 2700k > 4770k?

    I am currently running a i2700k @ 4.6ghz flawlessly 24/7 on an MSI Z68A-GD65 board. It is strictly a gaming machine and I dont need any more SATA3 ports. Is Haswell going to be much of an upgrade or am I better off waiting till the next gen?
  15. Crazy Chuckster

    128GB SSD > 256GB SSD... Reformat?

    Ok so I scored a 256GB Crucial M4 and need to go from my 128GB Samsung. I sure as hell dont want to reformat because the system is running flawlessly, I just need more space. Is it feasable to clone the drive over? If so what software does everyone recommend? Ty in advance for the input!
  16. Crazy Chuckster

    HOT - SanDisk Extreme 120GB SSD $119.99 FS @ Newegg

    ^ Title SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-120G-G25 2.5" 120GB SSD 119.99 With Promo code: EMCYTZT1439 Under a buck a gig :D
  17. Crazy Chuckster

    Dual Display Questions

    I am thinking of setting up a second monitor for apps/teamspeak/browsing on one while gaming on the primary. Primary monitor is a Benq XL2410T @120hz 1920x1080 on a dual link dvi cable. Second monitor will be a Dell 2407 @ 60hz 1600x1200 and would be on regular dvi output. Video card is...
  18. Crazy Chuckster

    Aftermarket Coolers on the GTX680

    Listing aftermarket air and some liquid coolers. I will skip water blocks as thats a whole separate ballgame :D Arctic Accelero Twin Turbo II - Installed -...
  19. Crazy Chuckster

    BenQ RMA - XL2410T

    Well I just wanted to share my recent RMA experience from BenQ since it turned out very well. I sent my well aged G2400WD in for RMA because of vertical banding. It was just under its 3 year warranty and already RMA'ed once. Since there were no replacement parts for it they sent me a...
  20. Crazy Chuckster

    3TB Seagate Drive - 159 worth it?

    Well let me start by saying I need some space in a hurry..... Newegg has a 3TB External seagate for 159 shipped here with promo code. Anyone know what drive is in that and is it worth 160 at this point?
  21. Crazy Chuckster

    Crucial M4 128GB SSD $159.99 Shipped @ Newegg If you missed out on the other deals, dont miss this one!
  22. Crazy Chuckster

    2700k One core lower temp?

    Well I have just started some oc'ing on my 2700k. Starting off mild @ 4ghz Running IBT I noticed that one core is a few degrees cooler than the rest. Is this normal? I am running a Corsair H80 on an MSI Z68A-GD65 board
  23. Crazy Chuckster

    Samsung 830 - Magician Software and Sleep

    To all the Samsung 830 users out there, is your Magician software keeping your computer from sleeping? Mine does, I disabled allow wake timers in the power options and give the computer 2 hours before entering sleep mode for garbage collection. The other option would be to not run the...
  24. Crazy Chuckster

    New monitor for gaming questions

    I need a new monitor in the worst way for gaming. My 2 1/2 year old 24" Benq is vertical banding like crazy. Can you give me some ideas on the best monitor for me? Here are my requirements Has to be 24 to 27 inches I do not care about 3D I play mostly FPS's and MMO's I would prefer...
  25. Crazy Chuckster

    Windows 7 Sleep mode and SSD?

    What is the general concensus on letting your windows 7 pc go into sleep mode with an SSD drive? If its cool do you let the machine power off the hard drive at all or leave it on?
  26. Crazy Chuckster

    New Z68 build driver question

    I am setting up my new Z68 build and I see a couple of drivers on MSI's site that I am not used to. The board I am using in the MSI Z68A-GD65 The drivers in question are the Intel Management Engine Driver and Intel Trusted Platform chipset driver What do they do? They were not...
  27. Crazy Chuckster

    Crucial M4 or Samsung 830

    I am finally about to take a leap into the SSD world with my new build. I am looking for the best balance of reliability and speed. I could care less about benches, I just want a fast drive that will last. Period. I have narrowed it down to the Samsung 830 and Crucial M4 in 128gb. I would...
  28. Crazy Chuckster

    Paint inside of Lian-Li Question

    Well instead of dropping $ on a new case I figure I may as well make the inside of my case black (that's the only want for a new case) at the moment. I want to go with a matter or flat black color. Can anyone give me a recommendation on what to use for the bare aluminum and should it be sanded...
  29. Crazy Chuckster

    Difference between 9-9-9-24 and 9-9-9-24n?

    I am looking to build a 2500k rig and Gskill has some sweet memory on sale but I can't find the difference between 24 and 24n. Can anyone clue me in?
  30. Crazy Chuckster

    News on front page gone today?

    Now i know im crazy as it stands but I swear I saw a news article on the front page yesterday regarding Microsoft's Vista-to-XP downgrade and now I cant find it.... Was it pulled for any particular reason?
  31. Crazy Chuckster

    Asus Crosshair Onboard Audio compared to X-Fi?

    I am about to set up my new rig with an Asus Crosshair board and I am wondering if anyone has one and is using the onboard audio? How do you like it? Is it comparable to an X-Fi? Has anyone seen any links to a comparison between this onboard option and an X-fi? Thanks for any input!
  32. Crazy Chuckster

    Move X-Fi to different slot without reinstalling?

    I am just making the move to SLI and I will need to bump my X-Fi down to the last PCI slot on the mobo to make room for the second video card. Can I do this without uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers? LMK
  33. Crazy Chuckster

    Logitech G7 and C4-NGen05 Mousing Surface

    I would like to share my experience with the C4-NGen05 mousing surface and my new Logitech G7 mouse. After purchasing my new G7 I was in a bind for a mousing surface that was compatible with it. After a little searching on the web I found out that some of the more popular mosing surfaces were...
  34. Crazy Chuckster

    Question about a Laptop running power point on a projector

  35. Crazy Chuckster

    2001FP Owners - What refresh rate R U Using?

    I just wanted to know what refresh rate everyone is running their 2001FP at? I know that it is not the same as a CRT but does it make a difference if it is at 60hz or 75hz? I am currently running mine at 1600x1200x32 @ 60hz on my 9800XT on the DVI connection. Would it benefit at all to go up...
  36. Crazy Chuckster

    Problem with 2001fp and Radeon 9800XT

    Well folks I will start out by saying that my built by ATI radeon is a week old and I just got my Dell 2001fp monitor yesterday. I hooked it up via the DVI cable and fired it up. All is well, set it to 1600x1200x32 and load the 2001fp drivers. Excellent, everything looks great, check for...