1. #7901
    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    I have this Motherboard. I hate it, with a passion. How is it treating you?
    It has it's small quirks or what you want to call them, but once you get/see past them I love it, it needs a little love, but once I get it working it's running strong. (I have the cheapest model, no pro or anything).

    Edit: It wouldn't let me update to latest firmware tho, and it took like freaking 4 hours to install Win7 Ultimate from a USB pen when I got the Crucial M4 SSD, hanging all the time.. But like I said, once it's running its treating me good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deef View Post
    It has it's small quirks or what you want to call them, but once you get/see past them I love it, it needs a little love, but once I get it working it's running strong. (I have the cheapest model, no pro or anything).

    Edit: It wouldn't let me update to latest firmware tho, and it took like freaking 4 hours to install Win7 Ultimate from a USB pen when I got the Crucial M4 SSD, hanging all the time.. But like I said, once it's running its treating me good.
    I meant I have the low end version too, just don't like it at all. For the $170-180 whatever I paid for it, it is very expensive, considering no SLI support and a crappy weak second PCIe lane.

    4 hours seems slow for sure, wonder why that was. What firmware do you have on your m4? I have the m4 too and you absolutely need to be on 0309 at least or a later one like 000F I believe it is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deef View Post
    It has it's small quirks or what you want to call them, but once you get/see past them I love it, it needs a little love, but once I get it working it's running strong. (I have the cheapest model, no pro or anything).

    Edit: It wouldn't let me update to latest firmware tho, and it took like freaking 4 hours to install Win7 Ultimate from a USB pen when I got the Crucial M4 SSD, hanging all the time.. But like I said, once it's running its treating me good.
    Actually I had the same issue a while back and when i looked up the issue it turned out it was a USB device making the install hang at a certain point. It could also be other devices but my fix was to unplug my mouse and keyboard. After that there was no issue.
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    I have to admit, I really do find the copper and shining silver-like color mixes quite well.


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    Well that looks hot.
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    Are you all ready to cry painfully?...

    OS: Windows XP Professional 32-bit
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    CPU: Intel Pentium 4 at 3.0ghZ
    Memory: 2gb DDR 400 (?)
    Hard Drive: 150gb SAMSUNG SP1604N
    Video Card: NVIDIA Geforce 7600 GT 512mb
    Sound Card: Built-In (Headphones)
    Headphones: Gamecom 777
    Monitor: Some crappy Japanese model TV Screen called YES
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheafie View Post
    Are you all ready to cry painfully?...

    OS: Windows XP Professional 32-bit
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    CPU: Intel Pentium 4 at 3.0ghZ
    Memory: 2gb DDR 400 (?)
    Hard Drive: WD 750GB Caviler Black Raid0 x2
    Video Card: NVIDIA Geforce 7600 GT 512mb
    Sound Card: Built-In (Headphones)
    Headphones: Gamecom 777
    Monitor: Some crappy Japanese model TV Screen called YES
    Mouse: Razer Naga
    Mousepad: None
    Keyboard: Some crappy old school COMPAQ keyboard


    FEEL FOR ME GUYS... Feel for meeeee...
    Must set up some sort of fundraiser and get this poster a proper machine lol. I feel for you, I've been there myself not so long ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheafie View Post
    Are you all ready to cry painfully?...

    OS: Windows XP Professional 32-bit
    Motherboard: Intel i865P Motherboard
    CPU: Intel Pentium 4 at 3.0ghZ
    Memory: 2gb DDR 400 (?)
    Hard Drive: 150gb SAMSUNG SP1604N
    Video Card: NVIDIA Geforce 7600 GT 512mb
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    Headphones: Gamecom 777
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    FEEL FOR ME GUYS... Feel for meeeee...
    Wrong thread :P http://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/...-bad-is-you-PC

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    Quote Originally Posted by n0cturnal View Post
    Hey, I have my dignity :P hahah... **goes to other thread**

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Well that looks hot.
    I'm not that hot about the circle motif on the cpu block.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheafie View Post
    Are you all ready to cry painfully?...

    OS: Windows XP Professional 32-bit
    Motherboard: Intel i865P Motherboard
    CPU: Intel Pentium 4 at 3.0ghZ
    Memory: 2gb DDR 400 (?)
    Hard Drive: 150gb SAMSUNG SP1604N
    Video Card: NVIDIA Geforce 7600 GT 512mb
    Sound Card: Built-In (Headphones)
    Headphones: Gamecom 777
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    Keyboard: Some crappy old school COMPAQ keyboard


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    PENTIUM 4!!!! heheehe

    Least you have some Caviar Blacks in RAID0. Or are they actually Caviler? Is that like an older series?
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  12. #7912
    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc
    4 hours seems slow for sure, wonder why that was. What firmware do you have on your m4? I have the m4 too and you absolutely need to be on 0309 at least or a later one like 000F I believe it is.
    The M4 is new so it came with latest firmware.

    Quote Originally Posted by Notarget View Post
    Actually I had the same issue a while back and when i looked up the issue it turned out it was a USB device making the install hang at a certain point. It could also be other devices but my fix was to unplug my mouse and keyboard. After that there was no issue.
    I'll have to try that next time, remove everything not needed for PC to run. (Got USB mouse and microphone). I'm trying to live without physical drives, so will continue to install from USB pen regardless.

  13. #7913
    Alright, I'm not gonna post pics but I did upgrades on me and the fiancées PCs this week. New stats are as follows:

    Mine

    CPU: i5-3570k OC @ 4.3 (so far)
    GPU: Asus 580 GTX DirectCUII OC @ 900/2150
    RAM: 8 GB Patriot Gamer 2 1600
    Mobo: Asus P8Z68-V PRO
    SSD: Crucial M4 128gb
    HDD: WD Caviar Black SATA III 1 TB (32 MB cache)

    Accessories etc. listed in my prev post

    Hers:

    CPU: i5-2500k OC @ 4.1 (so far)
    GPU: Asus 560ti 448 Core DirectCUII (no OC yet)
    RAM: 8 GB Kingston Hyper X Blue 1600
    Mobo: Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3
    SSD: Crucial M4 128gb
    HDD: WD Caviar Black SATA III 500 GB (32 MB cache)

    Minor upgrade for me, but huge for her. Kicked up her benchmarks by ~45%...surprising amount of bottleneck from her old CPU (e8500 OC @ 3.8)
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    My 2 year old setup still doing what it is supposed to do, but due for several upgrades within the next 6 months:

    ASRock P55 Deluxe 3
    Intel i5-760
    Gefore 460 GTX SLI
    4gig Ram
    Samsung F1 Spinpoint 1TB
    and some 850W power supply.

    Peripherals:

    My trusty Iiyama ProLite B2409HDS
    Logitech G500
    Razer Nostromo/Lycosa
    Gioteck EX05 Wireless

    I'm looking for a GPU and CPU upgrade. No idea how good my mobo will handle future upgrades. No idea if more than 4gig ram is necessary, but I might swap them out for 2*4 sticks. An SSD is on the list too, since my case has one of those SSD docks on top.

    This was my first custom PC. Before I always bought those store-configured desktops. It's a bit peculiar really, since I know absolutely nothing about my PC (even though I have opened my case several times and fixed some mechanical issues, it doesn't look that complicated really. Only the intense wiring the techies from the webshop have done for me looks like it's quite a feat) I'm a bit 'scared' of upgrading.
    Perhaps I'll just buy my upgrade parts from the webshop again and have them re-assemble it for a small fee. Or I might just do it myself with plenty of internet manuals

    But it still runs BF3 maxed out, with shadows disabled (so not really maxed out ), so it'll be capable of running GW2, Black Ops 2 and the new Fifa/NBA games too.

    It's also my first PC that allows me to run basically all recent games. And that at the age of 24. Bit sad
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    http://i.imgur.com/WYLfP.png

    So you don't have to click on the link that I posted earlier. :P

    Yes, I love Logitech.

    You can't see the case but it has a Cooler Master elite 330 case (though without the sidewindow, just a panel)
    i5 2500 (not K, not K, just the locked version)
    Cooler Master Hyper 212+ for that processor
    GTX 460 1GB
    8 GB G.Skill Ripjaws ram
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    Western Digital 500GB HDD
    And a optical drive of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dekadez View Post
    I'm looking for a GPU and CPU upgrade. No idea how good my mobo will handle future upgrades. No idea if more than 4gig ram is necessary, but I might swap them out for 2*4 sticks. An SSD is on the list too, since my case has one of those SSD docks on top.
    To be perfectly honest with you here, I wouldn't start upgrading that apart from an SSD. Not now, not yet. Like you said;
    My 2 year old setup still doing what it is supposed to do, but due for several upgrades within the next 6 months.
    If it's doing what it's supposed to, why upgrade? And in case you nevertheless decided to upgrade, you'd be stuck with "dead" socket meaning that board doesn't support the newest CPU's anymore. You'd have to buy motherboard, CPU and new RAM and GPU if you so desired. That'd be more like complete overhaul instead of upgrade so I just wouldn't do that yet. Wait for couple of years when it starts to struggle to keep up and then buy the newest (which will be far superior compared to what you could buy now which'd be minorly better than what you have now). That's what I'd do anyway.

    Oh and if you're looking for a nicely priced, great performing and solid quality SSD, check out the Samsung 830. As far as installing it yourself it's a piece of cake. Screw in, plug the 2 wires and go. Installing a GPU would be similar (infact, so would pretty much anything inside your PC).
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    WoW has been a CPU-bound game for much of its lifetime.

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    /excited!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghâzh View Post
    To be perfectly honest with you here, I wouldn't start upgrading that apart from an SSD. Not now, not yet. Like you said;
    If it's doing what it's supposed to, why upgrade? And in case you nevertheless decided to upgrade, you'd be stuck with "dead" socket meaning that board doesn't support the newest CPU's anymore. You'd have to buy motherboard, CPU and new RAM and GPU if you so desired. That'd be more like complete overhaul instead of upgrade so I just wouldn't do that yet. Wait for couple of years when it starts to struggle to keep up and then buy the newest (which will be far superior compared to what you could buy now which'd be minorly better than what you have now). That's what I'd do anyway.

    Oh and if you're looking for a nicely priced, great performing and solid quality SSD, check out the Samsung 830. As far as installing it yourself it's a piece of cake. Screw in, plug the 2 wires and go. Installing a GPU would be similar (infact, so would pretty much anything inside your PC).
    Thanks for the advice. The SSD is coming soon, so that should be quite the upgrade. The moment I have to go to Low, it's a sign that I need something new. I've never really been used to perfect graphics, but then again I tend to play older games anyway. So that 'Low' might be far, far off

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    Quote Originally Posted by protput View Post

    <snip>

    /excited!
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    Impressive PC360 is basically an HD558 with a mic attached.
    Amazing headset. Been using one personally for over a year and I love it.
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