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Forum: Cases & Power 13-02-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By CalVic
Thanks for all the suggestions! I...

Thanks for all the suggestions!



I love the fact that the suggestions pretty much half my current wattage capacity. It just goes to show how much technology has changed. This PSU first powered...
Forum: Cases & Power 12-02-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By CalVic
Sorry, it's the same system within my signature: ...

Sorry, it's the same system within my signature:


4790k 4.6Ghz @ 1.15v
Asus Maximus VII Formula Z97
Gigabyte 980 G1 Edition
16GB DDR3 @ 2200Mhz
Forum: Cases & Power 12-02-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By CalVic
New PSU Suggestions!

Hallo!


I think that the time to replace my PSU is somewhat due. I have been rocking the same PSU in all of my builds since 2007-08 so that's 12 to 13 years of heavy service from a Thermaltake...
Forum: Overclocking 05-02-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By CalVic
Less is more...

Hey!


So, I haven't been around in a long while. According to the site "You last visited: 26-11-18 at 01:17 PM". Long story short, my life has been -turned upside down and my system has been...
Forum: Storage Mediums 17-06-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By CalVic
I'd be more fuming as to what the hell happened...

I'd be more fuming as to what the hell happened for it to do that! Can't stress the importance of backups! Have a look at an unRAID solution for future purposes, if a drive or two were to fail you...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 15-06-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,841
Posted By CalVic
Yeah, I know what you mean. However, there's...

Yeah, I know what you mean. However, there's plenty of spacing around the CPU socket. This is a H100i mounted to the same motherboard:


https://i.imgur.com/0arGtWg.jpg
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 15-06-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,841
Posted By CalVic
Sure, I'll get some screenshots uploaded when...

Sure, I'll get some screenshots uploaded when I've finished working :)
That'll also include screenies of H.264 encoding via RealBench with manual voltage set. This is what kills my system at the...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 14-06-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,841
Posted By CalVic
Yeah - I'm surprised too. To be fair, I haven't...

Yeah - I'm surprised too. To be fair, I haven't been into hardware like I was a few years a go. Mrs, kids, work and other hobby ventures do that ;)



Though I am starting to get back into it...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 14-06-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,841
Posted By CalVic
Something to consider - though my water temp at...

Something to consider - though my water temp at the moment is 25.4c. I've had this issue throughout winter. Just that I couldn't be bothered to see what's what. Then a few days ago I realized that...
Forum: OC3D News 14-06-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By CalVic
To be honest, nothing to worry about for a...

To be honest, nothing to worry about for a consumer. I would even doubt it's feasibility (Just like Meltdown/Spectre) to be used by nation state threat actors.
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 14-06-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,841
Posted By CalVic
Yeah, I'm well aware of the issues that adaptive...

Yeah, I'm well aware of the issues that adaptive brings. I've tried offset and manual mode and the heat issues persist. Will give it another shot though...


I stressed with manual and even at...
Forum: OC3D News 13-06-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By CalVic
That mugshot though...

That mugshot though...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 13-06-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,841
Posted By CalVic
Thanks for the advice chaps. Doing a delid is...

Thanks for the advice chaps. Doing a delid is certainly something to consider.



With work and having a child I don't get much free time during the day, so I may send my 4790K off to have this...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 13-06-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,841
Posted By CalVic
Yeah, may have to have a think about that....

Yeah, may have to have a think about that. Though, this chip has never been seen voltages past 1.25v and hasn't been pushed too hard I would say. But then I do have a golden chip and does deserve it...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 13-06-18, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,841
Posted By CalVic
So this happens in the Winter too! I have thought...

So this happens in the Winter too! I have thought about jacking in water cooling for something like a NH-D14, just to see if that has the same issue. I know the S340 is a bad case in terms of...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 13-06-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,841
Posted By CalVic
4790K Baking Extraordinaire

Hey Forum!


I've been absent as of late, to be honest I kind of dropped out of interest in hardware. That is, until I started watching LN2 videos again and among other things!



Anyway,...
Forum: Rants 10-05-17, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,300
Posted By CalVic
Hardware Thrown Out

So my lovely parents decided to throw out the following items that I had stored there while I had moved into my new house...

Corsair AIR 540
EK D5 140 XRES
Alphacool UT60 Radiator
Cuplex Kryos...
Forum: OS & Apps 14-04-17, 09:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 28,816
Posted By CalVic
I use: Kali 2.0 (Work) BackBuntu (Work) ...

I use:

Kali 2.0 (Work)
BackBuntu (Work)
Arch
Debian

I also run a few servers that are deployed using Ubuntu Server, or CentOS.

I am now looking at deploying Arch as my main operating...
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 13-04-17, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,409
Posted By CalVic
Holy ing at the amount of data Micro collects: ...

Holy ing at the amount of data Micro collects:

https://technet.microsoft.com/itpro/windows/configure/windows-diagnostic-data
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 13-04-17, 07:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,409
Posted By CalVic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPFbAqICUJo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPFbAqICUJo
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 08-04-17, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,409
Posted By CalVic
Yeah, don't get my wrong. They've done some nice...

Yeah, don't get my wrong. They've done some nice things such as as native bash via Ubuntu integration etc. But the direction in which they've gone is terribly wrong.

For the average user, they...
Forum: OC3D News 08-04-17, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,807
Posted By CalVic
Out of curiosity, isn't it possible to mess with...

Out of curiosity, isn't it possible to mess with delays within the sound system?
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 08-04-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,409
Posted By CalVic
Windows 10 was a terrible release for anything...

Windows 10 was a terrible release for anything other then consumer use.

It took Microsoft and Intel almost 2 years to fix VLAN and Teaming on Windows 10. Plus it's the most privacy breaching OS...
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 08-04-17, 01:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,409
Posted By CalVic
I'd advise not to install this newest update. ...

I'd advise not to install this newest update.

I haven't had any issues with Windows 10. However, this update has seriously ed me off.

1. Custom boot configurations have been wiped.
2. It's...
Forum: Games 19-03-17, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,085
Posted By CalVic
PC Building Simulator

This is complete jokes!

https://mcintyre.itch.io/pc-building-simulator
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