Sweet RGB theme build. Don't hide it under the desk!
Still looks clean on the build. I'd agree the mobo tray seems smallish, nice fan lighting.
I was the "All in" crowd when RDR2 dropped last year and got a Xbox One 1tb for Christmas. Whee! I have a Gaming system I built with advice from here 2 yrs back for CS:GO and COD:MW4 now have the newest MW (Whoa!). RDR2 is massively fun and you can spend hours drifting around the maps hunting, fishing, exploring ghost camps & finding Easter eggs. Some find it too slow but I love the side trips as much as doing the missions. It should be good on the PC, I read the launch has been rough maybe wait a little for fixes. Tip for doing the missions is randomly shooting folks on the roads will earn you a big ole' bounty that's hard to get rid of. Helping folks earns reputation points which is good mojo down the road.
It feels like Starship Troopers are going to pop out somewhere! Love it!
Amen on Malwarebytes just used it to clean my gf's Chrome of hijacked search add-on.
We feel your pain. We also feel our inner dweeb nerdiness for anyone that's been drawn into tech one defining virtue is patience. The other isn't a virtue but more like a nerd gene.... the ability after many times it goes wrong to take a break come back, look at it again, think about what you missed maybe even read part of a manual or post and try again. Sometimes when I puzzle over another stupid fail from a driver install while picking through the clues I feel some kindred link to the guys who put men in space with slide rules, chalk boards, toggle switches and their brains.
If you don't explode welcome to the machine.....
If anyone is following I think the CAM/Steam CS:GO bug is with DirectX versions. Every time I allow CAM to load and run and run Stream then CS:GO the game fails. If UI shut CAM down completely, stop the service, restart Steam and Verify files for CS:GO at least one file fails and when it retrieves the file it reinstalls DirectX.
It looks like CAM overwrites DirectX or messes it up somehow and CS:GO really needs a specific version or it's registry points to a specific entry.
Partial update. With CS:GO and Steam going weird I did the following:
Uninstalled NZXT CAM
removed my STRAFE kybd for plain one
Ran Windows Update and there were updates to apply.
reboots and ...
Now Steam can launch CS:GO!
CS:GO is not crashing nor is my PC crashing like crazy.
I'm working on reinstalling CAM and find that version 3.31 seems buggy on a lot of other folks systems. hmmmmm
My system has 32gb RAM!
I have the old dcom error... BUT I uninstalled CAM, did a Windows update and now Steam a CS:GO are happy. Next I'll reinstall CAM and see if it holds.
golly guess I better check elsewhere
thx, I have NXZT's CAM installed which offers GPU overclocking but am wary of 3rd party OC on GPU's. Not that I wouldn't use one just want to know what OC is already going on with Nvidia.
Where can I find tech info on Nvidia Boost on their cards. I have a FE 1070 and see how it works but would like to know more.
agree but he needs more space.
or just shove a piece of white melamie shelving under it, call it good.
update using CAM and the FPS monitor in Steam.. avg 223 - 226 FPS when you look minute to minute it's up and down but over 150 mostly over 160/170 FPS during play.. seem pretty good.
being a woodworking type I'd build a Asian looking platform out of oak. rectangle with 1/2 molding very linear on a 1 3/4" base set in about 1/2" from edge of platform. Glued and screwed won't come apart. Stained black or dark java, spray can lacquer or polyurethane three coats. All done. Dark Star platform.
Some say yes, some say no... being a Network/Security dude I say let it cook for a bit see if early folks are having issues or its smooth. The old saying you can tell the Pioneers by the arrows in their backs... ;D
I just recently completed my build using the FUMA Scythe, fits, yea it is big but good temps, quite, pretty easy to deal with. I've had it in and out about 4 to 5 times during build/mods. Price is good too.
I've shopped both and still do. Don't assume the Zon is always better. I got a used, repacked ASUS Z170 Deluxe when I ordered Brand New. Now true they had a real Brand New at my door a day later because I clicked something in the return that made them call me. The Zon dude said so sorry sending next day 4 u! The Egg doesn't do that.
I'll have to check what my rate is during. If my other games run as well no issue. It's just adjustment from console play to gaming rig.
Note I've griped before that Nvidia uses flash in their GeoForce experience app which some browser like Chrome don't support anymore because it's OLD FASHIONED! rant you might find that your download status will be ion the screen for 12 hours.... meh...fail.
Use your drivers out of the box and you can also just download without GE from Nvidia too. Love the cards, GE not a fan.
love the Phanteks... nice blend.
so far so good...
I'm going to check with NXZT support first. What I see is if I launch CS:GO it runs the game lights anyway. When I exit CS:GO my theme doesn't come back on tho. I have to go back in and reset it.
just a caution be careful what you ask for because fickle fate may get you there a way never planned on... like the auditor dude who just handed out the wrong envelope for Oscar best picture, DOH!
influencers ... don't make life worth livin' , jobs are jobs after a while... match what you find you're really good at and really like, it will take you through the days that will suk anyway.
Even Van Gough had a Blue period.
hint... he's still dead.
Well I suppose that should stay... #2 relates to the pure teen angst of feeling outside, hoping to be inside and frustrated in between...
"nothing is planned by the sea and the sand"
I work to get right to the edge
So the Zon has this for about $30 no brainer to try out... I might have to start posting on the For Sale section for the ones I don't like. Free just pay shipping. ;D
careful ... the lady that died falling off a cliff taking a selfie appeared on Fox News, last time.
cheap ain't the issue, fit is more important... but may not work for everywon...
by the Dali Lama
for a minute I thought you wrote a job at JC Penny!
better to work under the influence... trust me the other doesn't pay
u and Walt Disney... how that workin' 4 him?
Listen to The Who Quadrophenia all four sides for 16 hours... remove #1 and #3 u r gud
are Garth and Wayne open?
2 outta 3? Sorry Dad.
All PSU makers now have cables that can only work for certain devices and should not be able to send too much juice to a device. Faulty cables, loose connections can do that though. Proper existing connections running on a PSU that is not rated to handle the total power load can be a problem for hard drives, memory, chips. Proper voltage/watts/amps matching load or higher than expected load is what I meant. You were increasing the available power shouldn't of fried anything, cables are week links sometimes.
for anyone who wants a factory/clean finish if you can find any model building hobby folk they often have airbrushes and skillz. Airbrush can lay down smooth professional looking paint very slick.
Poor man version mask card everywhere not wanting paint pick some Rustoleum plastics paint use even robot-like type passes. Practice on some junk first... or remove all the parts like the Utube dude
w00t. I've been looking for a way to turn that frickin' green into something else... just abrade it away. Snap!
look at other builds with custom sleeved cables to see if that's a look you want to go after. You probably can't clean up what you have more. Next level is custom cables with combs that make things look neater/cooler.
Changing a PSU with similar connections should not cause a overload/zap/fried situation. Still when adding a new PSU you need to be sure the cables are the right ones, properly seated, voltages are appropriate for the devices being connected. Super careful folks install PSU and power it on without anything connected first. Then add the basic needed cables, repower and check. and yes the warranty if it's defective
my bad UEFI..
Thanks will check it out.
I'm not an Ace PC builder but I've built PC's, servers, networks, firewalls, etc for self or companies. Paying someone who does this is a quick effective way to have a system up and running smoothly. As mentioned before you are paying for the skill and experience to know what to set in UFEI Bios, what drivers are needed, how to get the SSD recognized as the boot drive, blah, blah. Some guys insist they can install a new toilet instead of paying a plumber, some it's easy, some end up calling "the man".
If you want the enjoyment and pride of doing it yourself, have PATIENCE, things may not work, it might a n00b thing you do, it may really be bad hardware or the wrong setting. Don't set yourself up to be mad "I'll get this done after work and be playing Titanfall by 11:00PM...." will get your BP way up fast. Accept you might find you have to take things out and apart and redo them again. Take your time, enjoy the journey even when it seems to be broke, use this place as a resource and these helpful dudes and chicks here.
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