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About wONKEyeYEs

  • Title
    Space Ranger

Profile Information

  • Gender
  • Location
    cANADa EH!
  • Occupation


  • CPU
  • Motherboard
  • RAM
    Corsair LED 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-3000
  • GPU
    MSI GEFORCE GTX 980 4GB Armor 2X
  • Case
    Lian Li 011 Dynamic Black
  • Storage
    960 EVO NVMe M.2 500GB, PNY CS2211 1TB, 950 EVO 500GB, WD Black 1TB, WD Blue 4TB
  • PSU
    Antec HCG M 750W
  • Display(s)
    BENQ GW2765HT. Samsung S22B420BW
  • Cooling
    Dark Rock TF
  • Keyboard
    Logitech - G410
  • Mouse
  • Sound
    Creative Labs Z to Home Theatre
  • Operating System
    Windows 10

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  1. wONKEyeYEs

    Trying to Format My Drives

    Use the Media Creation Tool to prepare your USB stick and boot to it. You might have to go into CMOS to change to the USB for boot. https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/software-download/windows10
  2. wONKEyeYEs

    Trying to Format My Drives

    When you do a fresh install of Windows you get to a window that allows you to delete partitions, format, and create partitions. You can delete all partitions on both drives at this point so that you are left with two drives with one unformatted area each. You could format the second drive and create a partition at this time if you wish. Just leave the OS drive blank and unformatted and install on it. Windows will create any needed partitions and format them automatically before installing.
  3. wONKEyeYEs

    Dead or stuck pixel

    I'd try some software solutions first. This article lists a few... https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-software-solutions-to-fix-a-stuck-pixel-on-your-lcd-monitor/
  4. wONKEyeYEs

    Scrapping my eGPU GPU build

    Nice, so many people miss the S. For a gaming machine I find 240GB for the OS and clients such as Blizzard, Steam, etc. good. All games will be installed on secondary drives, SSD or HDD. This makes a system image with Win10 Backup and Restore (Windows 7) small to store and quick to replace. Any probs down the road and 15min later your up and running with OS and all apps set up. Good point. The difference between Intel and AMD for gaming is getting less. Considering the $ value differences AMD is looking damn good. MORE POWA! Overbuild and overkill.
  5. wONKEyeYEs

    Triple 60mm Radiator?

  6. wONKEyeYEs

    Triple 60mm Radiator?

    No idea. But a volume comparison shows a 240x120x25=720,000cu mm and 219x61.5x45=606082.5cu mm. So if all other aspects were equal you might expect 84.178125% performance compared to a typical 240mm rad.
  7. wONKEyeYEs

    CPU Cleaning Help!

    Nope, denatured alcohol will evaporate and that short exposure shouldn't hurt any plastics. I would certainly try that over the dishwasher.
  8. wONKEyeYEs

    CPU Cleaning Help!

    Seems like a good non-destructive solution.
  9. wONKEyeYEs

    SSD Questions and Your thoughts

    Unused, free to be used.
  10. wONKEyeYEs

    What song are you listening to right now.

    Those Mongolians know how to Rock. I think it's the horses.
  11. wONKEyeYEs

    GTX 1080 temp 80+

    I like a curve which starts around 40% and ramps up to 100% between 60C and 75C.
  12. wONKEyeYEs

    GTX 1080 temp 80+

    Gigabyte manufacturer site will have the progs for case fan curves under Support. APP Center / System Information Viewer does case fan curves. Look up Support under your specific MB. MSI Afterburner can be downloaded here at the bottom of the page. You don;t need Kombustor or Predator capture.
  13. wONKEyeYEs

    GTX 1080 temp 80+

    Have you used the Gigabyte MB utility to set a custom fan curve for your case fans? Have you used MSI Afterburner to set a custom fan curve for your GPU? (works for ASUS too).
  14. wONKEyeYEs

    Old Gaming PC

    Not much so give it away to someone in need.
  15. Canada here. It's winter and static has caused probs in the past with my PC. Now I have a grounded piece of metal, the brass shelving unit which holds my PC, which I touch before touching my PC.