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    BIOS Drive Boot Order Continuously Changes Itself?

    I disabled other boot options other than my ssd boot drive, so hopefully that works, but I'm going to try recreating the problem by leaving the computer downloading games like before. I'll go through the event logs. I'm going to recover the data from the F drive because one way or another I...
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    BIOS Drive Boot Order Continuously Changes Itself?

    What would be the course of action to fix this if the BIOS is the culprit or for the other possible reasons you stated?
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    BIOS Drive Boot Order Continuously Changes Itself?

    Since posting, the new main issue that has arised is my F drive, a WDD 1tb, has become in accessible. What I've done since posting is run chkdsk for the drive in question, with no issues from it. Also System File Checker said there were some corrupted files, but it couldn't fix some of them. I...
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    BIOS Drive Boot Order Continuously Changes Itself?

    Any information towards this? Anyone?
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    BIOS Drive Boot Order Continuously Changes Itself?

    Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 / i5-4590 / 8GB G.Skill DDR3 Ripjaws X / GTX 970 / Corsair CX550M / Windows 8.1 64 bit / 1TB Toshiba HDD / 1TB WD Blue HDD / 2TB Seagate Firecuda HDD / 500GB Adata SSD as my boot drive. The Toshiba and WD drives still have windows installed on them, I use the ssd as my...
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    Need help searching for specific monitors

    I'm hoping to find some monitors that fit these criteria. First, I am looking for monitors that are 1440p, IPS (or a panel technology similar to IPS, like VA I think), and has g-sync, preferably also has a refresh rate over 60Hz (I say preferably because I would really like it to also be...
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    PC stays on and peripherals not working

    This has been happening a lot lately, almost every time my pc is supposed to automatically go to sleep after a couple hours I have set it to. What happens is that the computer stays running with the cpu and case fans running, one fan is and LED fan, and all the LED's stay on, including one on...
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    USB Wireless Adapter with no drivers?

    Thanks guys. So I guess I'll have to either use a powerline adapter or use a bridge. Just to make sure, I can use different brand or models for powerline adapters, right? I already am using two to connect one router from another and I'm pretty sure the adapters are discontinued. Hope they'll all...
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    USB Wireless Adapter with no drivers?

    So I am looking around online for a CCTV surveillance system and I would enjoy it being connected to the internet via our LAN so we can see the video feeds remotely. All the systems under $200, which is my budget for the system+HDD, are not wireless. The systems I'm looking at do have multiple...
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    Which speakers to use with sub in 2.1?

    That's another option, but I don't know what other speakers around this price point are good or the best. I've been looking into the A2+, but they're 250 new and not many on sale on CL
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    Which speakers to use with sub in 2.1?

    So the amp will power the speakers fine the way you said it should be before the sub? I don't know much about their internals or how they work all in a chain like that, so I was just thinking that the speakers would not get powered if the amp went in to the sub, I thought the speakers would have...
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    Which speakers to use with sub in 2.1?

    I would have to use the RCA to 3.5 cable from the pc to amp so that I can have the 3.5 input on the amp free for when I want to plug in my phone as the source. Mostly, the pc would be the source for like music, gaming, videos, etc. So the pc would be plugged in all the time, and sometimes I...
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    Connect a sub to 2.0 speaker setup?

    Thanks for your help, but I found out yesterday the Swans M10 are discontinued and I cannot find them anywhere at all online. I had already started a new thread this morning and I think I got my situation all figured out now. Thanks again though!
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    Which speakers to use with sub in 2.1?

    Thanks so much, really cleared it up for me. The second option you said sounds pretty easy and I like how I can control both the sub and speakers with just the amp. The amp I would be using then would be a Lepai LP-2020A+, it's small, cheap, doesn't look horrid, and is relatively popular. So to...
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    Which speakers to use with sub in 2.1?

    I'm just ignorant about passive speakers, I haven't really looked into how to connect them. I see they only have speaker wire connections, so I would plug the source/computer into the amp, then from the amp connect the speakers? Would it work fine with a sub, because I don't see a way they would...
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    Which speakers to use with sub in 2.1?

    Those Dayton B652s are passive. Would they work with just the sound card, and with a Galaxy S5 as a source?
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    Which speakers to use with sub in 2.1?

    Sorry if the title makes no sense, its 3am and I've been looking up sound cards, how to connect subs to speakers, how to connect 2.1 systems to sound cards, looking for speakers, etc. Anyways, I want to get the Dayton Audio SUB-1200 subwoofer, but I have been looking for a decent pair of...
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    Connect a sub to 2.0 speaker setup?

    A sound blaster z for the sound card.
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    Connect a sub to 2.0 speaker setup?

    So I'm thinking of getting the Swans M10 and I would want to replace the included midwoofer with a separate powered sub, specifically a Dayton Audio SUB-1200. Would it be possible to just not use the midwoofer, and add in the powered sub in place of where the midwoofer would be? Or would I need...
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    Help with possible 3TB HDD?

    If installing windows in UEFI doesnt work, as in letting the 3tb drive work as a 3tb single partition, I would need to convert it to GPT. Is changing a disk from MBR to GPT really this easy, is that the right way to do it? (ignore everything after 3:50)
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    Help with possible 3TB HDD?

    So if I just install with UEFI, I am all good? Doesnt seem like I will need to do anything if that is the case because most mobos are UEFI now and should normally install in UEFI by default. When I fist built this rig, I didnt do anything special and it installed with UEFI by itself.
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    Help with possible 3TB HDD?

    Hey, I was reading something on another site and it was about installing windows 8 in UEFI mode instead of BIOS and it listed the benefits of installing with UEFI, one of them included support of drives larger than 2TB. So does that mean I can just install W8 in UEFI and that would take care of...
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    Need to clean CPU, no alcohol, what should I use instead?

    Yeah, I think people just like to use 90% because it evaporates faster and has less water or additives, which would mean 90% has a less likely chance of doing any harm to the cpu if it got to the internals or something.
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    Need to clean CPU, no alcohol, what should I use instead?

    Ive just never seen 90% alcohol on shelves, I know it is out there, but I just never have seen it in stores, then again, I never have looked for it. College student as well ;)
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    Need to clean CPU, no alcohol, what should I use instead?

    Alright, Ill try to get it in the morning, but if not I guess I can do it in the afternoon, but it would be way easier in the morning due to something coming up tomorrow. Do they normally sell 9x% alcohol in stores like Walgreens, CVS, Target, or even grocery stores? I know I can get that 75%...
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    Need to clean CPU, no alcohol, what should I use instead?

    I was going to replace my case and install an Evo 212 cooler today (replacing stock AMD jet engine sounding cooler), but I just discovered we have no rubbing alcohol here. Best I could find is nail polish remover, obviously no way I am going to use that. Tomorrow early morning will be the only...
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    Steam Exploration Sale

    I only have a few games I play regularly and not much more. Finally I can afford to buy games! I'm too eager to wait for the Christmas sale, I'll get a few smaller or cheaper games now and wait for Christmas to get the expensive ones. When the food coma wears off I'll hop on and trudge through...
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    Steam Exploration Sale

    What games would you recommend or get during the sale right now on Steam? I am thinking of getting the Valve Complete Pack, maybe Payday 2, Wolfstein, but I just got on Steam and will be busy today for Thanksgiving. What will you guys be getting or want to get? Recommendations? Thanks in...
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    Help with possible 3TB HDD?

    Alright thanks, ill do that. Because it'll use GPT, I assume it will not be partitioned, correct? I just want it to show and work like one drive.
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    Recommend a mATX case?

    Ended up just getting the line M, a hyper 212 evo, a couple of cheap fan filters and a cheap pack of zip ties to have extra for cable management. http://m.imgur.com/KKZWT8Y http://m.imgur.com/zfpwBgh
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    Help with possible 3TB HDD?

    How do I make sure I boot into UEFI mode when I am going to install Windows? Do I have to boot into UEFI every time as well? Even if I do not boot into UEFI when I am going to install Windows, I can still change the drive to use GPT from the device manager can't I?
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    DDR3 1600 with 7 Cas or 1866 with 8 Cas?

    Would the pump be annoyingly loud? I should rephrase silent (as in, no sound) to quiet. I can put up with an idle low hum or a very slight mechanical noise from the pump. Whereas the fans are very noticeable at idle and sound like jets while running high RPM, based on the sound test ive heard at...
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    DDR3 1600 with 7 Cas or 1866 with 8 Cas?

    Decided to go with the AX860, and specifically not the "i" version. I feel confident about the AX860, and from the countless posts ive read, reviews and articles, it is apparent that the i version is worse and mostly a waste of money to me. I dont care for its Corsair Link integration, it is...
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    DDR3 1600 with 7 Cas or 1866 with 8 Cas?

    I personally prefer wide and short over tall for some reason, just my opinion. I also like the dual chamber and windowed design. I was questioning it because I was wondering if it would be a significant difference in quality or just marginal. If there really is a significant difference, then...
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    DDR3 1600 with 7 Cas or 1866 with 8 Cas?

    Why a Corsair AX? I know they are better, but are they worth the extra $50+?
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    DDR3 1600 with 7 Cas or 1866 with 8 Cas?

    I know it isn't the best, but it definitely is not the worst either. I feel it is worth it and I don't have any uncertainty or lack of trust in it. I chose it because the fan doesn't turn on until 40% load, and with a single 970 and my specs, it should never really spin unless I am gaming or...
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    DDR3 1600 with 7 Cas or 1866 with 8 Cas?

    You got me seeing the light again, lol. Staying with 1600 ram. Sorry, the last day or two is when I began to think about mATX instead of ITX. I know you were talking about the ITX build, didnt update that I was thinking of mATX. Aw crap, forgot Z97 only does dual channel, I thought it was able...
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    DDR3 1600 with 7 Cas or 1866 with 8 Cas?

    I was assuming he meant if it became unstable after a while or something, like years? Significant to me may be not be significant to you or vice versa. I would say significant is $15-20, maybe $10. Sorry, I have been thinking of just doing mATX instead now. Better to go big first and not...
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    DDR3 1600 with 7 Cas or 1866 with 8 Cas?

    That is kinda what I was thinking. Better to have more headroom, right. No need to worry about anything under 1600, Im not considering that stuff. Also, I am pplanning for dual channel, quad channel upgrade may come later, but not any time soon unless I will need the extra memory for some reason.
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