Page 4 - Forum discussion tagged with disk.
  1. Rafael Mestdag

    HDD Short Stroking, what if I resize the Short stroked partition to make it smaller?

    If I make it smaller, will I make it faster?
  2. M

    Is it worth it to completely switch to an SSD from a HDD?

    I've been using a Toshiba 1TB HDD for a year and a half now and only used up to about 400 GB. Now, Windows 10 takes forever to load which in this case is 6 minutes. And noises were heard even if I am 3 meters away. I heard that SSDs are much quicker and make no sound at all so I might get a 480...
  3. A

    Dell precision motherboard

    So I've recently gotten a dell precision t3500. I've also bought an Intel core i7-960, which will apparently not fit in this motherboard, as it only fits certain cpu's. Does anybody have any ideas what to do now? Buy a new motherboard and cpu? Buy only a new motherboard with 1366 slot? Luckily I...
  4. merlin_the_fish

    help for COMPACT gaming config

    Hello everybody, I would like to get you help for a gaming config that takes minimal space. I already have the peripherals (this monitor https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0099XBO5E/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1) but I have very limited space and it is likely my PC tower will...
  5. S

    GTX 970 Vastly Under Preforming

    I have a problem. I bought this $300 graphics card for gaming and it is vastly under-preforming. I have 30-40 frames on CSGO with all low settings, 30 on BF1 with medium settings, 40 on Witcher 3 with low settings, and Overwatch is nearly unplayable at medium settings. What on earth is the...
  6. jettpowered

    Do I need a Z170 (Skylake) MOBO to overclock my GPU?

    I am planning to buy my first ever pc build. I am thinking of buying a MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X graphics card. Do i need a Z170 MOBO for me to overclock it?
  7. K

    L775 sandisk X400 SATA iii

    hi all ! i have just bought a new to me toshiba L775 s7348 i3 plus a Sandisk X400 SATA iii SSD. WILL MY L775 be able to use this X400 sata iii ?? regards, ken
  8. A

    CPU core not working.

    Hi, I have Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E7200.. Windows 10 One core of my processor stopped working, This all happened after i Swapped my PSU (Power Supply) . someone told me to change windows so yesterday i installed windows 7 and my both cores started to work fine but today when i turned ON...
  9. A

    Gigabyte 970A-DS3P Audio jacks not working

    this happen last year when i was on my previous house i lived in. In that day my pc got shock/surge by thunder (i think thats what happening at that time.It because my pc suddenly restart when its happening and suddenly i didnt hear the sound). The system recognised it when i inject into the...
  10. S

    GTX 980 Ti Resolution Issues

    Recently been having some issues with my desktop's display. Red horizontal lines flickering on the screen (mostly in black and darker colour areas) but after doing a clean driver install things seem to be okay except for my monitor's resolution. The lines are gone but the monitor isn't fully...
  11. T

    IP log HELP!!!

    IF someone could help me asap that'd be great, if not nbd, but I needed help reading my IP log. I need to know if someone was sending packets or whatever to my router so I would disconnect for the internet for a short period of time. I play competitive games and i'll spare you the bullshit, but...
  12. S

    windows got open but gtx 750 ti fan is not rotating

    hey i recently buyed asus gtx 750 ti but my display doesnot shows anything but the windows got opened since i have not connected the 6 pin powercable !!! what is the reason
  13. O

    Which do you think I will like better?

    I just bought a PC on black friday,which I can return if I want to. I'm coming from a PS3 and I'm wondering, which do you think I'll like better, the uniformity of PS4 hardware and familiar controller, or the sheer FPS increase of a PC with a GTX 960, and an xbox controller, which I'm NOT used...
  14. B

    want to learn a third language, any ideas?

    I have been thinking about learning a third language that should be useful and probably providing me with more working or business opportunities, what do you think? Russian? German or Japanese ? Or anything else?
  15. Jack423

    OneNote Upgrade Problems

    I recently got windows 10 and all of my programs got updated (Duh), but when I went to open One Note, it had erased all of my notes. I did sign into my Microsoft live account so that my notes could sync, but from what I saw, none of them synced to one drive. Are there local files for my...
  16. M

    Intel Virtual Enabled/Disabled?

    Hello, So I was trying to install a new program on my Windows 7 machine. I couldn't install it due to an error, this was the error: http://prntscr.com/7w57hn I tried following a tutorial on how to enable this, although the bios was completly different to mine. I also check Speccy and it said...
  17. S

    Windows Aero is blocked? stuck in win2000 look

    Title says it all, can't seem to change my personal theme. and my Aero seems to be turned off and can't re-enable it? somebody help please.
  18. Enderstream

    MSI Z97M-G43 for overclocking?

    Hi! Im building a new build in a few weeks and was wondering if this motherboard would be able to overclock an i5 4690k MSI Z97M-G43 http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=27770&cPath=1491
  19. H

    EVGA 500 Watt 80+ enough for R9 390? (Sry Wrong Forum, Move please?)

    40 amps on single 12v rail, safe or no?
  20. P

    Keys are stiff after spilling soup on keyboard.

    Last week I spilled soup on my keyboard, I cleaned the keyboard and let it dry for a few days, It works fine now except for a few keys on the right side are extremely stiff, I'll push the key down and it'll get stuck and rise slowly. What should I do?
  21. D

    Help on build

    Hello I have 2 builds one that is more expensive and the other cheaper Expensive:http://pcpartpicker.com/p/gtNnhM Cheaper:http://pcpartpicker.com/p/9RfrsY Is it worth buying the more expensive or should I stay with the cheaper one?
  22. Donovon Spencer

    Looking for a second monitor.

    Hey all! I have a Samsung SyncMaster2494 and am looking for a second monitor. I don't have any specifics in mind but under 100$ would be nice. Thanks, Donovon
  23. a cooperator

    How to use a desktop computer local HDD as an external HDD on a computer's USB port.

    Hi, My motherboard, which has integrated VGA card, Audio card, Network card, seems to be defective. However, the HDD(40GB), Power Supply, and Intel P 4 processor(3.00 GHz) are still intact. My local HDD has a STAT connector. However, it seems as though it is ancient. If I want to benefit from...
  24. S

    hdd keep getting fried

    Pretty strange issue. So I recently updated my computer with new mobo psu. When I first put everything back together soething fried my hdds, cpu and water cooler. So got new psu and new mobo. Redid everything and it fried my hdds again. Done outside case. Im fairly sure it's not the psu causing...
  25. N


    The IPOD recognizes the router but I cannot figure out how to set the password on the main computer/Tenda router for communications.
  26. F

    Computer wont boot from dvd

    This is for a 2005-2006 compaq desktop computer. Boot sequence is correct, tried f12 option as well. It won't boot from any previously tested disks including win7 which I installed before, multiple Linux distros, win 8.1 or xp. I also tried several drives and all sata ports and different cables...
  27. W

    oem or full version 8.1

    I'm building a gaming computer but I don't know if i should get oem or full version. Here is my specs if you need them. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Mgs9yc
  28. N

    new pc build same fps

    So im not an intense gamer, however i wanted a little more power. previously i was playing the DayZ mod with 18-28 FPS. other games like Rome 2 on medium graphics with 30-40 FPS my set up was Computer- dell Inspiron 560 CPU- Core duo 2 3.33ghz GPU- nvidia GTX 730 PSU- 300W Ram- 6 GB GDDR3 Now...
  29. E

    Will GTX 970 work in an HP xw8600?

    Hey guys, I'm planning to upgrade my old quadro GPU in an XW8600 workstation. The power supply is sufficient with two 6 pin connectors, and it has PCI gen 2.0 16X slots. I only use it for work (adobe premier and after effects mostly), not gaming. I'm looking at the new gtx 970. I've read that...
  30. KaiserPhantasma

    How and what kind/s of fan to put up in my corsair 300R?

    I'm confused what fans to put now after I read a forum sticky from another site specifically this http://www.overclock.net/t/1394467/ocn-daves-air-cooling-guide-updated as I was thinking of putting in AF 140s PWM (performance edition as I can just turn it down if I want too) also now confused...
  31. anbello262

    Per application audio output? (Win7 64bit)

    Hello everyone, I've been looking around and have not been able to find an answer to my question. Is there any way to choose audio output on a per-application basis? I mean, for example, I want Windows Media Player to play on the HDMI output, while a game outputs its sound through my laptop's...
  32. K

    Unable to install OS

    Hello Everyone Initially, I had windows 8 and backtrack 5r in my boot manager. I used mini tool to delete these OSes and install only RedHat but i didn't get success as i was getting a partition error in that after that I thought to install the linux mint distro but same error was there too. So...
  33. D

    Asus M5A97 R2.0 or GIGABYTE GA-970A-D3P

    Hi everyone, I have one last decision to make on my gaming PC build which is the motherboard. Im down to these two motherboards which are within my price range of < $100. Asus M5A97 R2.0 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131873 or Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P...