Forum discussion tagged with convert.
  1. SparkyTech934

    [SOLVED] Converting RAID 5 to RAID 10 Using Intel RSTCLI Tool

    Hi All, I am currently running 4x 4TB WD Gold Re HDDs in my HP Z640 workstation/server. These drives are in a RAID 5 array using the built in Intel(R) C600+/C220+ series chipset sSATA RAID Controller. My goal is to convert the current array from its RAID 5 level to a RAID 10 level. I have...
  2. LORYT699

    [SOLVED] 9-pin usb to 3-pin argb ?

    Hi, I have an atc800 from gigabyte, the mobo is an msiz390 tomahawk and the problem is about the light system of the cooler. I don t know why but gigabyte had thinked that put an 9pin for the rgb conrol was a good thing, now I m searching how to put that 9 pin(usb) to a 3 pin for argb. I have an...
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    Question I want to buy a converter so I can put my M2 SSD into the SATA 3 port of my laptop. Need advice.

    Hello, I have a Samsung 960 EVO 250 GB NVMe SSD laying around. I want to buy a converter so I can put it in the SATA 3 port of my laptop, which currently has a 120gb SATA 3 SSD. Can I buy any SATA 3 to M2 converter or do I need a particular type? Is there any that would offer more...
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    [SOLVED] Recovering data from a WD two bay external

    I am looking for help recovering my data from a Western Digital external hard drive. I removed the drives and installed them in a tower and ran smart tests and bechmarks on them, and they are both fine. The problem I have is getting the partition back or to mount. Linux says unknown partition...
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    Question Is a Display Port GPU with HDMI Monitor OK?

    I am planning on buying an RTX 2070 Super, of which has three Display ports and one HDMI port. I use two monitors which both only have HDMI ports... Is it ok to use a convertor of some sort to use one of the Displayports to HDMI? Will this effect performance at all? Thank you in advance!
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    [SOLVED] What is the best way to convert a Windows 7 Lenovo Thinkpad edge with very little space left to win 10 now forced into it

    Reluctantly getting pushed into conversion for windows 7 to windows 10 due to they cutting us off in jan . Have a older lenovo thinkpad edge. I Core 3 about 10 to 40 gb left on hard drive. Dont think i have enough external hd to back it up but lookingvto get a TR3 workstation built asap...
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    [SOLVED] Can you use a Raspberry Pi Zero to offload x86 to RISC processing and what performance would that yield?

    I found this link on Reddit ( View: ) but the only problems are latency. But that could be from using an FPGA (according to user tmadness, FPGAs have a low IPC, making them slow). Also, user...
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    [SOLVED] Cat5E phone line converting it to LAN; how?

    Good thing my handyhuman (I’m sorry but PC has gone crazy. My Word spellchecker suggested I change handyman to repair person. My wife suggest handyhuman. I chose her.) didn’t show this week. I did some more exploring and found that my phone lines are CAT5e. So off to Tom’s Forums and I found...
  9. J

    [SOLVED] Converting Ethernet cable to Coaxial

    I have fiber optic internet that comes into my house via Ethernet cable. I recently purchased a modem-router that only had a female coaxial port. Is there any way to adapt the Ethernet cable so I can connect it to the modem router?
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading PC

    Hello guys. I'm on the lookout for some new hardware components. Currently I have: Intel Core i5 3570 @ 3.40GHz 16,0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 2048MB ATI Radeon RX 560 Series At the moment, I'm looking at some components that I feel like will "boost" my gaming-performance. AMD CPU Ryzen 3 2200G...
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    All Games crash on start-up.

    So, a little under a month ago, i started up my Laptop, went to play Total War Warhammer 2, and before i could even see the launcher, it crashed. Just saying that it stopped working, and had to close. So I thought the program didn't install properly, so I reinstalled it. As it was reinstalling...
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    Want to put a different Cooler on my CPU?

    I am looking to upgrade my CPU stock Cooler? I have this Rosewill RCX-Z775-LP quick installation CPU Cooler that I want to try it? Should I? And if I do should I apply more thermal compound on it, since it has pre applied compound on the CPU cooler?!! What do you guys think and suggest? Current...
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    Noob pc builder

    What computer is the best?!tab:extra!tab:extra!tab:extra
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    Afterburner not applying core clock

    So im upgrading my pc in a couple of months. But before that i want to squeeze out the little power there is left in my old gtx 660. It has a default clock of 1006 (its factory overclocked) and i want to increase it. For the past month i have overclocked but now as i look on at the real time...
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    i5-4440 + gtx 970 vs. i5-4690k + gtx 760

    i5-4440 + gtx 970 vs. i5-4690k + gtx 760 I don't have money for i5-4690k with gtx 970. So, which combo is better for gaming? I will play only in 1080p. Mobo: MSI z97-g43 ("Z" for future). PSU: Chieftec B-550BC Case: Zalman z9 u3 or Zalman z11 plus (Didn't decide yet.) Sorry for bad english.
  16. acilikola

    Do I need to update BIOS?

    Hi, I recently bought all required components for my build here: Then, I noticed the small notice below: Some Intel Z87 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update prior to using Haswell Refresh CPUs. Do you think I will need a BIOS update...