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beteng1

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About beteng1

  • Title
    Newbie

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  • Location
    Ontario, Canada

System

  • CPU
    Intel 4770K 3.5Ghz
  • Motherboard
    Asus Maximus Hero
  • RAM
    16Gb Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz
  • GPU
    Asus GTX 780 DirectCu II
  • Case
    NZXT Switch 810
  • Storage
    Intel 335 240Gb(boot) | Samsung 840 240Gb (games) | Seagate 3Tb
  • PSU
    Corsair AX 860i
  • Display(s)
    Asus VS248H-P
  • Cooling
    Swiftech H320
  • Keyboard
    Razer Blackwidow Ultimate
  • Mouse
    Razer Naga
  1. beteng1

    Unofficial Linus Tech Tips Gta V crew! (PC)

    I joined the crew, VinceDepaul. I'll invite whenever I'm doing heists or invite me if you guys need 1 more for heists or just shenanigans.
  2. Did you find a solution for your problem? I seem to be having the same issue. I have 2 u2414h using DP and HDMI + an asus monitor using DVI. when i turn off the asus monitor, none of my windows on that monitor does not get moved. But if i turn off one of the u2414h, the windows(skype, chrome) gets shifted to the other u2414h. Thanks, Vincent
  3. Hi Guys, I need some help now that I have multiple displays. I'm currently using 2x U2414h (HDMI to HDMI and DP to miniDP) and an Asus VS248H-P(DVI to DVI). The HDMI cable is some spare cable we have around the house, I'm using the cable that was in the box with the u2414h(DP to miniDP) and VS248H-P(DVI to DVI). I set up my Skype on my left monitor (u2414h using HDMI) and i use my main u2414h. When i close my left monitor, i hear a sound how a USB disconnects and the Skype window gets shifted to my main monitor. When i have it on my right monitor (Asus), the window stays there. Is there a settings i can change so that whatever window i have on my left monitor does not shift to my main when i turn off the left u2414h? I never had this issue before when i was using my Asus monitor and my old LG tv/monitor screen. I'm using a Windows 8.1 OS and an Asus GTX 780. Let me know if you have some questions regarding my setup. Thanks, Vincent
  4. beteng1

    Dell U2414H, $250 (Canada) @ Dell.ca

    The offer is till Aug 1, 2014. I'm debating whether I should get 3 now or later. I have a feeling they might be releasing a newer version of it.
  5. beteng1

    Surround: IPS or TN

    Oh man.. I do not have a local store that i can buy it from. I'd have to buy it online and have it shipped If i have to use only one monitor to play on max settings.. so be it
  6. beteng1

    Surround: IPS or TN

    Thanks for fast response! I'll go for an IPS monitor then!
  7. beteng1

    Surround: IPS or TN

    Hello everyone, I have been thinking whether I should do a surround setup. I’m curious which one would be ‘better’, in your own opinion, whether to use IPS or TN panels in surround. I found that most people would recommend the Dell U2414H because of its thin bezel and great colour. Originally I thought of doing 3 Benq XL240T (never had a 120hz Monitor) hooked up to an Ergotech 3 monitor stand. Now I’m in conflict between the U2414h and XL240T and my budget for each monitor is $400 including tax (13% HST Canada). I have an Asus DCU II 780 and plan on getting another 780 SLI at the end of the year. So my initial questions are: 1. Would you select an IPS or TN panel for surround? 2. Which monitor would you use? (Vesa mount compatible) 3. Why did you choose that monitor? (Bias, preference, experience etc.) I’ll be using this setup for my regular use (movies, surfing the web) and school work (coding, research, word doc). Do you think it will be worth it for me to get a surround setup or should I just get a single widescreen monitor? A question about PSU, if I’m to get another 780, would my AX860 watt power supply be enough or do I need to upgrade my PSU as well? I did a PSU calculator and I was getting either almost the limit or over the limit. I then checked other forums and people said it should be just fine. So I don’t know whether I should upgrade or not. What could possibly happen if I go over the limit? Hopefully it would not cause any fire. I have only been doing a few hours of research about this so any other suggestions or inputs would be great. Thanks, Vince
  8. beteng1

    {Global]Free Games To Giveaway

    its freezing outside so more games would help me pass time
  9. beteng1

    CPU Cooling

    Yeah, as much as possible i dont want to leave it running over 85C for a long period of time. I worry too much about the temps. I had a screen shot of the idle temps but it seems like i lost the picture. I had problems recently with the pc not booting up after a power surge. Had to clear the cmos and it had returned all the cpu volts and speeds back to defaults(i think). Now Im back to 1.156V and idling around 35C. I believe that when i AI Suite's 4 way optimization, it had added more volts to the CPU core and thats the reason why i was getting high temps. Since i have not planned on overclocking it yet, I'm just going to leave CPU alone for now. Quick Update: I went to NCIX last week after i recieved an email from Swiftech that NCIX can have my H320 exchanged for another H320. Turns out they NCIX and Swiftech have arranged that canadians do not have to mail the pump to Swiftech, instead we can just exchange it to the store(NCIX) as long as we have the receipt and its still under warranty. I'm still waiting for NCIX to receive the shipment of H320s so i can get it exchanged. Some good news for me Sorry guys, i just saw replies on this thread now. Been busy with school.
  10. beteng1

    CPU Cooling

    hello, just an update, i was able to get my hands on NH-D14. I just lifted the 120mm so it doesnt interfere with the RAM modules. I then tested its cooling by running prime95 for about 30 mins and i find that my temperatures are still high. I already have changed the CPU Q Fan in the bios settings to advanced mode and have modified the fan controls at the CPU. Any ideas if this is normal or reasons why its too high? I forgot to add, here are my idle temps: core 0 - 35C core 1 - 34C core 2 - 36C core 3 - 34C package - 35C Thanks -Vince
  11. beteng1

    Budget PC: Helping a friend

    Did you mean getting a 1x8gb RAM? i was thinking of getting probably one stick of 8GB, and if he plans on expanding it in the future, he either buy another 8GB(exact same specs) or replace it with a better/higher kit. i think $1000 would be stretching it as much as possible i want to keep it around $800 so he doesnt have to spend much. I played around with your suggestions and got this: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2FU93 If only he has extra money i would have changed the MOBO and CPU to MSI Z77A and i5. i was looking around and found an extra dvd drive so i can just give it to him I dont think Dota2 takes up that much GPU and CPU power so the only thing im a little concerned is Fallout4 since there are no specs yet. so let me know what you guys think -VInce
  12. beteng1

    Budget PC: Helping a friend

    dangit! i didnt realize that the raid card was there! It was from my plan to build my own NAS. Thanks guys for letting me know! -Vince
  13. Hi everyone! I got a friend who is asking for help to select pc parts for him and hes probably going to ask me to build it for him So if you guys could help me, to help him, decide which parts to take that would be great! His budget for the pc is between $600-$800 (Canadian) but IF he gets a good paycheck, he MIGHT increase it He did say that he wants to buy laptop that will be used for school and some photo processing on the go. The desktop should be able to play his favourite games, Dota2, Fallout3 and Fallout4(when it comes out), on “max [settings] without missing a beat and without overheating […] and that is easily upgradable […] im probably looking at no more than $1200 for both desktop and laptop if at all possible”. He already has the keyboard, mice, headphones and monitor so less things to put for the pc parts and the OS will come free as a student (I believe since I got one for free). --Disregard from here-- I got an idea about the parts but I’m not too sure about them and its at $1000 mark which is maxing out his desktop budget. So let me know what you guys think: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2FRgo --to here-- Here is my idea about the parts. Let me know what you guys think http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2FTyV Thanks! -VInce
  14. beteng1

    CPU Cooling

    i guess putting the 120 at the back would be better in my situation thats a good option.. but since the U14S and D14 are the same price, would i be able to benefit more if I just use the 140mm fan? im just thinking since there are 2 'towers of fin' wow this one looks really nice! $72 vs $90 for D14 and U14S. How is the performance difference between Dark Rock 3 vs NH-D14 and NH-U14S lol i didnt expect it to be that tall So far im leaning towards the D14 if i move the 120mm fan at the back(closer to the IO) since it would go nice with my Noctua fans. Man that dark rock looks pretty sexy still. I'll let you guys know at the end of the week and thanks for the inputs!
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    CPU Cooling

    Not quite sure if this is tall.. But it looks like this: http://www.corsair.com/en/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/v/e/vengeancemodule_kx2.png
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