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Alexsolo

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About Alexsolo

  • Title
    Veteran
  • Birthday 1998-01-21

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Montreal, Quebec
  • Interests
    Vinyls, Comic Books, Tabletop Games
  • Occupation
    Computer Technician

System

  • CPU
    i7-4790
  • Motherboard
    ASUS Z97-WS
  • RAM
    32GB DDR3 Crucial Ballistix
  • GPU
    Asus Turbo GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
  • Case
    Carbide Series Air 740 High Airflow ATX Cube Case
  • Storage
    Crucial 275GB MX300 + 2*6TB Seagate Barracuda Pro
  • PSU
    750W Thermaltake 80+ Gold
  • Keyboard
    Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 1738
  • Mouse
    Microsoft Wireless Mouse 1737
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro

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  1. Alexsolo

    Thunderbolt Laptop for Corel

    https://www.coreldraw.com/en/product/coreldraw/?topNav=en#sys-reqs GPU isn't a requirement, though there is an option to allow for hardware acceleration from Intel or Nvidia GPU. http://help.corel.com/videostudio/en/official-help/index.html#page/videostudio/h2-hardware-acceleration.html (Intel being the integrated graphics in your CPU)
  2. Alexsolo

    Recommended Antivirus.

    Best antivirus out there!
  3. Like @Mnky313 said, I would go for the Ryzen 5 2600 since it should be available at a good price at the moment. Just remember to do a BIOS update before installing a new CPU from the 2nd generation.
  4. Alexsolo

    Tech job - what do you do for living?

    I work in a "mom&pop" computer store offering custom solutions, repairs and on-site consultation. I also work for a university as IT support for online classes.
  5. Alexsolo

    Want to buy a Gaming tower

    What kind of games? Is your TV 1920x1080p?
  6. Alexsolo

    Cannabis in Canada

    No problemo!
  7. Alexsolo

    BENQ xl2070z - out of range

    Make sure Windows screen resolution is set to 2560 x 1440
  8. They're all the same really... https://www.amazon.ca/UniLink-Drive-MacBook-Unibody-SuperDrive/dp/B015AFUTVY/ref=asc_df_B015AFUTVY/?tag=googleshopc0c-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=292982079026&hvpos=1o3&hvnetw=g&hvrand=4840680429202299055&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=1002604&hvtargid=pla-570334342269&psc=1
  9. There's a small screw hole (the one that isn't identified in the picture), once that screw is out the optical drive should slide out. Under which you may find a hidden screw. Slots for upgrades, the hard drive 2.5'' bay, you can replace the optical drive with a hard drive using a caddy adapter. And the ram should be upgradable.
  10. It couldn't be easier to get inside. I've opened these before... Bottom cover screws, then gently pry it open from one of the sides... Even using a thick business card or an old credit card, or even a guitar pick (instead of the plastic prying tools) can help. See picture and PDF document. ideapad_320_15ABR_AST_IAP_IKB_Touch_Platform_Specifications.pdf
  11. Alexsolo

    Dell Latitude E6420 - E6430 SSD Migration

    Everything will work fine. You shouldn't have any issues.
  12. Alexsolo

    Fan not spinning properly after maintenance

    Fan bearings are busted, send for an RMA if still under warranty, or get a new fan...
  13. Alexsolo

    Will this ram work?

    Yeah those are RDIMM's with ECC. Will be supported by your board. Perform a BIOS update to ensure compatibility with the most parts (CPU, RAM, etc)
  14. Might've been returned to Amazon and repackaged as brand new, despite being used for an installation prior.
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