Forum discussion tagged with Highpoint.
  1. Microfiche

    [SOLVED] Help to upgrade RAID 1 disks?

    Figured someone here might be able to point me in the right direction? I have 2 x 2 TB Seagate IronWolf 2TB NAS drives set up in RAID 1 on a Highpoint RocketRAID 62x SATA Controller. I have had zero issues with it in the last 4½ years and it is currently healthy. They are installed in a Windows...
  2. dskessler

    [SOLVED] RAID 5 will not complete rebuild. Drives seem fine.

    I have a Highpoint Rocketstor6124V Controller configured to RAID5. 4, Ironwolf NAS 8TB disks. Running Windows 10 The RAID worked fine for about a week and then out of nowhere, needed to rebuild. Highpoint's GUI is showing no disk errors. Rebuild stops after about 10 minutes. "Disk...
  3. kol12

    Monitor dusting, how do you?

    I previously would dust my monitor regularly with a synthetic feather duster without any issues it appears i.e. scratches. Now I'm the proud owner of a beautiful ultrawide I want to tale extra care! Are fine feather dusters a pretty safe bet? We have a feather duster here and when I brought it...
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    Bios of my Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 doesnt open

    so i cloned my HDD to my new SSD and i tried to change the startup device but it just doesnt open it shows a blue screen with above standing the bios name, i can only choose the boot drive with F12 and then it does it only for that time, i would like help my windows does open
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    Three outputs into same amplifier input?

    I have outputs from three devices--TV headphone out, receiver headphone out, and turntable out. I currently have an input-selector box between them and the amp. Since I would only have one of them turned on at a time, do I need it? I thought about replacing the selector with a couple of...
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    Will a i5 4460 and a r7 240 be able to run h1z1?

    It says it all in the title
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    How are the heating issues on MSI laptops

    Hi, How are the heating issues on Msi laptop? The Ge series in particular. Im doubting between: MSI I5 4200H 8GB RAM 860M PRICE 1100$ OR ASUS G750JM I7 4700HQ 12GB RAM 860M PRICE: 1250$ 150$ difference. With that I can put a ssd and change thermal paste for the MSI and we would have the...
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    Color problem with PH Photosmart R717 camera

    I have a hp photosmart R717. It is an old camera, but I love the quality of pictures it takes. Or used to take until it started displaying mostly green colors. Most pictures show a predominant green, the odd picture may be more normal. Used to be that just one or two pictures were green, but now...
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    1000$ gaming pc build?

    Hello my friend wants some tips for his parts he has picked. Limit is 1000 dollars and thanks! Link Below. http://pcpartpicker.com/user/formickwhite/saved/#savedbuild_943061
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    How do I run dual displays?

    As said in the title, I am looking to run two displays from my PC, so I can have a game running full screen on one screen, and internet on another, and I had a few questions that I was wondering if you awesome people could answer. 1. Can I run the two displays from my Graphics Card? (Radeon...
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    Budget Custom PC 2014

    Hey, I am trying to build a decent priced PC for normal use with a budget of around ~£300 (willing to go slightly higher if needs be). I plan on watching videos on YouTube in HD, doing work (so using Word, Excel etc), gaming every now and then and most probably recording console games from my HD...
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    My CPU, GPU and Motherboard capability/possible upgrade?

    Hello! I got a couple of questions to ask about my first ever planned build! CPU: i5-4570 GPU: Asus Radeon R9 280x DCU II TOP Motherboard: MSI B85-G43 GAMING First off..I've read all the specs of the motherboard, but can't understand it fully. It has 2 PCI-e 16x slots and 1 them PCI-e Gen. 3.0...
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    Replacing fans of H100i with Cougar dual x cfd 120mm red led?

    I want to replace the fan because i want it to have LED. Is it possible?
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    cluster size

    What is the best cluster size to use on a HD? I was thinking 16k for the best speed/slack ratio but would I see a real speed increase if I used 32k?
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    Low performance on my 7870

    I recently built a new system for Christmas; CPU: i5-3470 GPU: XFX 7870 core edition RAM: 8gb supposedly 2133mhz, but I can only have 1833mhz, I've always felt this graphics card had low performance since I've got it, I'm getting below 15 fps maxed out at 1080p on games such as hitmam...
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    A Siren in my PC

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?) Guys, I heard a siren in my PC on several occassions last night. Any chance any of you could tell me if this is an indicator to a serious problem, or just that I am maxed on my memory?
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    Gtx 660Ti or Gtx 660

    Comparing the follwoing two cards: asus gtx660: http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=76427&promoid=1033 (180) evga gtx660ti: http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=43_557_559&item_id=051603 (would be 230 on 26th) Is the ti one worth the extra 50 bucks? Thanks in advance.
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    New monitor acting weird

    EDIT: I STILL WANT HELP I ACCIDENTALLY CHOSE A BEST ANSWER. So I just got this monitor in the mail yesterday: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236175 The first thing i noticed when i started using it was the tiny delay when i was moving my mouse through menus ( like...
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    Card Advice HD 7850, Gigabyte or MSI?

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/MSI-7850-Frozr-Graphics-PCI-E/dp/B007MUJI86/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1353939876&sr=1-5 or http://www.amazon.co.uk/Gigabyte-7850-Graphics-GDDR5-PCI-E/dp/B007LBIGKC/ref=sr_1_12?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1353939876&sr=1-12 Been looking at these two cards, I see on...
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    2x SLI Nvidia GTX 670m vs Radeon 7970m

    I am looking to get a new gaming laptop for x-mas from Cyberpower this year and, need a bit of advice. For my graphics cards I have it down to 2 choices get the Radeon 7970M 2gb or a set of 2 sli Nvdia GTX 670M 1.5gb. The set of 670's is only $40 more than the 7970 but when your already spending...
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    GTX 550 Ti Wattage

    I own a GTX 550 Ti and I came across something rather interesting. These websites say that my GTX 550ti's max wattage is around 250-300W http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/graphics/2011/03/15/nvidia-geforce-gtx-550-ti-1gb-review/10...
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    GTX 660 to 7950

    Is it worth the hassle and money to send in my Gigabyte 660 oc in for a 7950? It's cool/silent fits in my matx case and runs all the games that I want to run. But some part of me keeps thinking that I should go for a 7950. I look at benchmarks and the difference in performance doesn't seem that...
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    PSU & GTX 670

    Will my Corsair HX850W work fine with a GTX 670?
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    Bottlenecking & PSU

    I have a i5-760 with gt 430 & planning to ugrade to new GPU maybe 570 or 7850. Will 7850 bottlenecked by my processor?? What is the PSU which i should look for??
  25. shaaaaaan

    Help Purchasing PSU limited graphics card

    APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: By the next week USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT RPGS & Racing Games (Skyrim, NFS:The Run, Hot Pursuit) CURRENT GPU RADEON HD 5450-1GB-DDR3-PCIE_2.0 POWER SUPPLY Coolmax CA_550 - 531Watts - 12V1_17Amps - 12V2_17Amps - 12V3_15Amps *Above PSU link not exact unable...
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    What is a really good graphics card?

    I was wondering what to get for my new pc and i was thinking of either a 670 or a 7970? My budget is 400 dollars, but that is flexible. I will use it for gaming and want the best bang for the buck. Any ideas?
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    Installing WinXP, driver install

    Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.dell (More info?) We plan on formatting and reinstalling the OS soon. Is there any particular order in which the drivers should be installed? Brian
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    Unable to install Win 7 on HP DV6700 laptop

    Hey, A friend asked me to install win 7 on a new laptop. I got Win 7 build 7022 but the installation was unable to recognize the Hard drive. It suggests to use drivers. I downloaded all the win vista intel ahci drivers which are compatible to this laptop, and they're unsuitable for win 7. Any...
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    Computer hangs when I turn off printer

    Archived from groups: comp.sys.hp.hardware (More info?) Anyone else have this? An Athlon 3200 system, and HP PSC 1300 printer connected by USB via an unpowered USB hub. Turn off the printer and the computer goes dead. Reboots fine saying it has suffered a critical error. Obvious answer - don't...
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    Wd external hard drive driver for windows 8

    Please help!! After a very long time I have finally ditched my old laptop which was running on XP, and got myself a new desktop with windows 8. I was using a Western Digital external HDD via USB on my laptop, where I stored all the usual -music photos etc. I plugged it into my new desktop and...
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    PC to TV HDMI - VGA Problem

    i have a radeon 4650 hd card... i use a VGA cable to go from the pc to my monitor... i have a HDMI cable hooked to my samsung tv... i cant run both of them at the same time... in order to use my tv (thru the hdmi), i have to unlug my vga and restart my system and my tv will work, to switch back...
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    Which is better overall MSI or Sapphire HD7850?

    Im ordering a new pc soon and im living in australia. I am tossing up between the MSI Radeon HD7850 Twin Frozr III and the Sapphire Radeon HD7850 2gb OC. Which of these cards performs better in games at 1600x900 and which cools better? The MSI is on special for $269 down from like $280 and...
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    Graphics card??

    hey... i'm in a plan to buy a new graphics card. my configuration is asus m4a88t-m BOARD AMD phenom X2 II 555 PROCESSOR 4GB RAM and my screen resolution is 1600x900... please suggest me a graphics card under $100 thanks in advance.!!
  35. ericjohn004

    Help me to OC highly OCable RAM

    To start off I have a 3570k OCed to 4.7Ghz with a Gigabyte UD3H MoBo. I just bought 16Gb of DDR3 Corsair Dominator Platinum, Dual Channel, 1866Mhz RAM. Which is some pretty awesome RAM. It's designed especially for overclocking, which is why I got it. And I'm hoping (since corsair says the IC's...
  36. 2fast4thetown_down

    Is this a good deal

    I am interested in this card and as far as I know it is a great card and I saw microcenter had it on sale. Is it a better deal than a $160 radeon 6870? Here is the link http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0388216 I am going to use it for high (1920x1080)...
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    423 pin or 478pin

    I'm going to buy a cpu/mb/ram upgrade but i'm not sure about the two types of pentium 4 boards there are and whats better? and is pc800 worth getting? or is it still too dear and better sticking to SDRAM can someone please help me
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    Using 4 pin pci express in 6 pin slot on card

    i just got a new power supply and graphics card, power supply - coolmax ap-450x(cx-400) and graphics - geforce 9800gtx i don't know much about computers other than installing ram, wifi, and sound cards. the card has input for 2 6 pin PCIe power cords. my new psu has one 4 pin PCIe output, and...
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    Best monitor for 4770 for £100

    Is this http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pc-mac/monitors-and-projectors/monitors/benq-rl2240h-1053787/price-comparison the best monitor for £100? If not - which? Thanks - I have a 4770 GFX card and E5200
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    Graphics problem running IVY Bridge HD4000 and Nvidia GT430

    Seems like I've tried everything. I have 2 tvs. One 32 and one 55. The nvidia gt430 is running off the 32 inch and works fine. The onboard intel chip is HD4000 which is linked to my IVY bridge 3570K and is plugged into the 55 inch however no display and I can't pickup dual displays in windows...