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Forum: Processors 02-04-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,650
Posted By BoySCouT
Is there a particular SKU # to look for when...

Is there a particular SKU # to look for when purchasing the 4770K like there was with the Q6600?
Forum: Processors 02-04-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,650
Posted By BoySCouT
Never mind... must have been a weekend deal only.

Never mind... must have been a weekend deal only.
Forum: Motherboards 02-03-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,620
Posted By BoySCouT
I think I'm going to go with the 256 GB Samsung...

I think I'm going to go with the 256 GB Samsung 840 Pro and I already ordered a WD Black 1 TB drive for storage.
Forum: Processors 02-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,650
Posted By BoySCouT
Would you consider $289.99 a great price for the...

Would you consider $289.99 a great price for the 4770k? Just noticed that Amazon has lowered the price. I have no clue what a good price is. Micro Center has it for $249 in store pickup only.
Forum: For Sale & Trade 01-29-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By BoySCouT
I searched ebay for individual items that sold...

I searched ebay for individual items that sold recently and came up with ~$400. I'll try over clock.net to see what I can find. Appreciate the responses.
Forum: For Sale & Trade 01-29-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By BoySCouT
What's it worth?

Hello Everyone,
Feel free to delete this thread if it doesn't belong here.
I have someone that is interested in one of my gaming machines and I have no idea what it's worth and was hoping you could...
Forum: Overclocking and Cooling 01-23-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By BoySCouT
Thank you again... Optix!

Thank you again... Optix!
Forum: Overclocking and Cooling 01-22-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By BoySCouT
Break-in period for new processors?

Thinking about getting a new i7-4770k processor and naturally doing some overclocking. I was thinking... what is the consensus about overclocking a new processor right away? Is it best to let it...
Forum: Motherboards 01-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,620
Posted By BoySCouT
Thanks for the info Optix. You've given me some...

Thanks for the info Optix. You've given me some things to think about. What is a good size for the SSD if I plan on only having the OS on it, with out overkill? I agree with you on the memory. I...
Forum: Motherboards 01-18-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,620
Posted By BoySCouT
Memory for my Asus Maximus Formula OR Upgrade?

Hello Everyone,

It's been a while since I have posted. I have always found this a useful site to obtain information... thanks in advance!

Here's what I need help with... I currently have 4 GB...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-28-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,916
Posted By BoySCouT
Just finished installing 11.1a Hotfix after...

Just finished installing 11.1a Hotfix after running some benchmarks with Unigine Heaven (thanks to a recommendation by Kougar), 3DMark11, 3DMark06, X2-Rolling Demo, and FurMark. Will run benchmarks...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-28-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,916
Posted By BoySCouT
I am interested in the performance increase (if...

I am interested in the performance increase (if any) for my 6950. If I get time this weekend, I'll try to do some benchmarks and then post results between 11.1 and 11.1a.

For Radeon HD 6900 and...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-28-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,916
Posted By BoySCouT
AMD Catalyst 11.1 and 11.1a Hotfix

What is the difference between the two drivers? If I have the Catalyst 11.1 installed and want the 11.1a hotfix, do I uninstall the 11.1 and then reinstall the 11.1a hotfix, or can I install the...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-25-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By BoySCouT
I'm new to crossfire and I am wondering if I...

I'm new to crossfire and I am wondering if I connected this whole set up correctly? I have the two cards installed with one crossfire bridge connecting them. I have plugged my DVI monitor cable...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-20-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By BoySCouT
Can someone recommend some benchmarking software...

Can someone recommend some benchmarking software for video cards and gaming performance? I thought that I would start by using 3DMark 11 (or later versions) and Fraps to check for framerates? Am I...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-17-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By BoySCouT
This is good news since my Q6600 is overclocked...

This is good news since my Q6600 is overclocked to 3.0GHz. I can rest a little easier now. I suppose I can always try to up it to 3.2 GHz if needed. I have a pretty good air cooler. Thanks for...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-16-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By BoySCouT
Just finished reading some more reviews on 6950's...

Just finished reading some more reviews on 6950's in CF. Some one asked a question about using these cards with older Core 2 Quads. I have a Q6600, do you think it would be a waste of money to try...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-15-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By BoySCouT
Forgot to ask which manufactures of the 6950 do...

Forgot to ask which manufactures of the 6950 do you like the most?
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-15-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By BoySCouT
I've made up my mind! I am going with 2 6950's...

I've made up my mind! I am going with 2 6950's in Crossfire (partly because I have never done it and want to), and then transfer my 4870 to my other gaming machine. Thanks for the comments.
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-14-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By BoySCouT
Thanks for the article link. After reading the...

Thanks for the article link. After reading the article, one thing I hadn't thought about was power consumption. I would need to put in my 850W psu if I end up doing this.

I have an 8800GT in...
Forum: Video Cards and Displays 01-14-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By BoySCouT
1900 X 1200 SLI or Crossfire

I have a 24 inch monitor that I use for gaming and runs at 1900X1200. If I want to run either SLI or Crossfire, which model of Nvidia and AMD cards would you recommend to do this for this...
Forum: General Hardware 03-24-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 851
Posted By BoySCouT
GB Media Players HDTV

Does anyone know of a good media player for an hdtv that has gigabit ethernet? Rob, have you reviewed any media players such as Western Digital's WD TV Live network-ready device? Can I request that...
Forum: General Hardware 02-27-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,418
Posted By BoySCouT
PSU testers

I have been looking at the Rexus and Antec digital psu testers on Newegg. Have you guys every used these devices? If so do they work well? Thanks.
Forum: Site and Forum Comments & Issues 12-15-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,247
Posted By BoySCouT
This is easy!

Thanks for giving me an opportunity to win this game. This site rocks!
Forum: Processors 12-24-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,138
Posted By BoySCouT
I think that I'll get another Quad 6600. Thanks.

I think that I'll get another Quad 6600. Thanks.
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