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Forum: Overclocking 29-05-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Mr. Smith
It might be time to retire this then. I wanted to...

It might be time to retire this then. I wanted to keep it going because this will likely end up in a landfill and old parts are strangely expensive at the moment.
Forum: Overclocking 29-05-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Mr. Smith
I left the CMOS battery out all night. No joy....

I left the CMOS battery out all night. No joy. Tried another cmos clear. Not sure if it's worth getting a replacement bios chip
Forum: OC3D News 28-05-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Mr. Smith
This looks pretty cool. Which OS is it capable of...

This looks pretty cool. Which OS is it capable of running? Any popular distros?
Forum: Sound Cards & Speakers 28-05-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,556
Posted By Mr. Smith
100% studio monitors are the best. There are...

100% studio monitors are the best. There are smaller models and you don't need an amp or anything because the amps built in. Get a hum destroyer if plugging directly into pc.
Forum: Overclocking 28-05-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Mr. Smith
I'll sniff around but it wasn't a burning smell....

I'll sniff around but it wasn't a burning smell. It was a bit like when dust gets hot. The psu and mobo had a fair bit on as this stuff is 10 years ish old.





Edit. Internals of psu have...
Forum: OC3D News 28-05-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Mr. Smith
Interesting. I've had a few 5700 and 5700xt...

Interesting. I've had a few 5700 and 5700xt looking for what I considered a decent cooling solution. I've not had any issues I can recall with drivers except if I I overclocked
Forum: OC3D News 28-05-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Mr. Smith
Awesome. Can't wait to play with this pack.

Awesome. Can't wait to play with this pack.
Forum: Overclocking 28-05-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Mr. Smith
Can you get me out of the dog house?

I think I killed my (old) family HTPC. CMOS reset was no help.

I have an old rig (from new) for my family to use hooked up the the TV as a HTPC.

Zotac H55 itx, lga 1156 -
Xeon x3470 (i3-550...
Forum: OC3D News 13-05-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By Mr. Smith
As someone who bought a B450 in December this...

As someone who bought a B450 in December this feels pretty crap. AM4 support 'throughout 2020' sounds like that should include everything until the end of the year - chipsets and CPUs.

AMD could...
Forum: OC3D News 11-05-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Mr. Smith
I'm hopeful it won't be a pile of turd as I loved...

I'm hopeful it won't be a pile of turd as I loved Skyrim. We'll see
Forum: Project Logs 24-01-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 19,157
Posted By Mr. Smith
Nice build, sorry to hear the meds aren't working...

Nice build, sorry to hear the meds aren't working too well. Keep on going
Forum: Serious Discussion 24-01-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,124
Posted By Mr. Smith
RIP. I already commented on the video when you...

RIP. I already commented on the video when you posted but I just want to echo the sentiments in this thread. Feel free to get in touch if you need anything, especially if you ever feel like there's...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 13-01-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mr. Smith
Either stick will boot in b slot (itx so only a...

Either stick will boot in b slot (itx so only a and b slot).


Underclocking didn't work.


I'm going to order a kit or two of ram from the qvl and see what happens.
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 12-01-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mr. Smith
Just double checked, that kit is in the asus qvl...

Just double checked, that kit is in the asus qvl and they are Samsung


Edit - you might have nailed it. I copied a part number from the qvl and when I pasted it on a site the result it returned...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 12-01-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mr. Smith
The kit is ryzen optimised, whatever that means....

The kit is ryzen optimised, whatever that means.


Also, with the 200ge installed (used that to update the bios for the 3600) the pc works - windows sees the lot.


So, the board and kit work...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 12-01-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mr. Smith
Hey, Part number is CMW32GX4M2Z3200C16. ...

Hey,


Part number is CMW32GX4M2Z3200C16.



I was using the pc out of the case on a makeshift open bench (cardboard box anyone?) while I was trouble shooting.
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 11-01-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mr. Smith
Bloody hell I'm in! Was about to RMA...

Bloody hell I'm in!



Was about to RMA the 3600 and decided to pull a stick of ram out as a final attempt, not expecting it to work as I'd done it previously. Anyway, after lots of fans...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 11-01-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mr. Smith
Cheers guys. I popped the 200ge back in...

Cheers guys.

I popped the 200ge back in with the 5700 and managed to get that working, although it revs the fan on the gpu a few times before booting, seems to take a while to start...

Anyway,...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 11-01-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mr. Smith
Now what? Help please. I got a 200GE, got...

Now what? Help please.

I got a 200GE, got the OS installed on the nvme, updated the bios straight to v3004 (or whichever was latest). Boot to windows no issues.

Pulled the 200GE, put the 3600...
Forum: Graphics Cards 09-01-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Mr. Smith
Hey, thanks. It is the blower style and when...

Hey, thanks.

It is the blower style and when pushing the navi you need watercooling, if you dig around enough you'll see that's the case unless staying at stock power settings.


Maybe I...
Forum: Graphics Cards 09-01-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Mr. Smith
Question 5700 or 2070?

I have a 5700, I bought it because it represented good value:
- flash 5700xt bios
- soft power tables tables
- overclock and get amazing performance
The more I've read/watched it seems that...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 08-01-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mr. Smith
Cheers, I have one arriving Friday so hopefully...

Cheers, I have one arriving Friday so hopefully that will do the trick
Forum: OC3D News 07-01-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Mr. Smith
Great, literally bought a 5700 two weeks ago!

Great, literally bought a 5700 two weeks ago!
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 07-01-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mr. Smith
Too late for me then, guess i'll look for the...

Too late for me then, guess i'll look for the cheapest AMD CPU I can find that will work for a bios update
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 07-01-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mr. Smith
Thanks. I'll look into how to do the crashfree...

Thanks. I'll look into how to do the crashfree update because with the CPU installed it won't post, does that sound right?

It looks like many hoops to jump through to get a loaner and as I got it...
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