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About Xaryon

  • Title
    Et Tenebras Noctem
  • Birthday 1990-09-27

Contact Methods

  • Battle.net
  • Steam
  • Twitch.tv

Profile Information

  • Gender
  • Location
    Wrocław, Poland
  • Occupation
    IT Service Desk Agent


  • CPU
    Intel Core i7-3770 @ 4.45GHz
  • Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H rev 1.1
  • RAM
    Crucial 16GB 1600MHz Ballistix Sport CL9
  • GPU
    Gigabyte nVidia GeForce GTX 1060 Aorus Extreme 6GB @ 1968GHz
  • Case
    Corsair Spec-01 Red
  • Storage
    SSD: Silicon Power Slim S55 120GB / HDD: Hitachi 0J30573 Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB & WD Blue 1TB
  • PSU
    Corsair VS Series 550W
  • Display(s)
    Benq GW 2255
  • Cooling
    Cooler Master Seidon 120v ver. 2
  • Keyboard
    Razer Deathstalker Expert
  • Mouse
    A4Tech Bloody V8
  • Sound
    Sony MDR-XD 150 | GENIUS 2.1 SW-G2.1 1250
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro

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  1. Welp. That didn't work. I found some GPU drivers that SHOULD work, but the installer doesn't recognize my GPU. And the drivers for sound card are supposed to be for W98, but they won't work unless they're installed on XP OS.
  2. I try I'll have to download the whole package, since ethernet is one of those things that doesn't work, even with the nVidia chipset drivers I downloaded.
  3. Hi, so I had this idea - there are many Sleeper PCs, where you put good, even high-end parts into old, crappy cases. I did a reverse - I put old, "crappy" parts into a modern case (but the one which doesn't have too much bling too) to make a Reverse Sleeper. I used: - Athlon XP 3200+ CPU - 2x 512MB DDR RAM sticks - ABit NF7-S motherboard - ATI Radeon 2600 Pro AGP GPU - 160GB IDE HDD - A floppy drive - A DVD drive - 400W PSU - Sound Blaster Audigy SB0090 And the OS of my choice was a Windows 98 SE, still wrapped in plastic, with never used licence key.I know that some parts are an overkill, but that's not the point of this post, so if you want to tell me what I should've used - save it, those were the ones I had on hand. The build works perfectly, it's not loud, it doesn't overheat. BUT. I cannot find some of the drivers for this setup, especially for a GPU. Even if I do find ones that should work on W98SE, the installer is actually for XP or newer and it closes. Any ideas where I could find a website filled with older drivers for older OSes?
  4. I won't be using any more parts that I already listed, that would be a waste. I already have a high capacity storage.
  5. Yo, I'm looking for an inspiration. I have ome leftover parts laying around and I'd like to do something with them, because they're just bothering me laying on the shelves, unused. The parts themselves aren't new, so I don't expect much. Also, this is just a side project, a potential use of unused parts. CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 SLACR with stock cooling MOBO: Gigabyte GA-946GMX-S2 RAM: 1GB (2x 512MB) DDR2 or 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2, depending on use HDD: 40GB WD HDD PSU: 600W GPU: HD Radeon 4850 512MB GDDR3 I have two options in mind atm: 1. A dedicated emulator PC, with Linux Lakka installed on it for a generic console interface 2. An Android PC - just to have fun with Android Any other cool ideas of how to use those old parts? Also, to answer some potential posts - no, I won't sell those parts, because no one would buy them. No, I will not swap any parts, since I want to make full use of those I have at hand. This PC would not be used on a daily basis, it would only serve as a fun project and a way to keep those parts together. Thank you in advance for any ideas or hate thrown towards me.
  6. Xaryon

    GPU crashes PC during driver install

    Forgot to mention that this has already been done, still no change at all... I do realize that those cards are no longer supported, that's just a GPU I had laying around.
  7. Hi, I built myself a cheapo PC with older components, which I use for downloading stuff for other PC, to check suspicious USB drives on it, etc., generally the PC I use as a potential scapegoat, so my main gaming rig won't suffer any damage. Turns out, that the scapegoat suffers at the moment. I installed a Zotac GTX 570 in it, since my friend and I like to play together when he visits me, so I wanted to have something gaming-wise in the system. The problem with the GPU is that I cannot install any drivers, because it causes the GPU to crash the whole system. It works fine as a video passthrough to the monitor, but nothing more. Temps are ok, it gets the right amount of power (I have a 1200W PSU in this system since I didn't have anything else on hand). Any ideas? The rest of the parts is fine, that's why I didn't wrote them down.
  8. Xaryon

    InfoBar search

    I didn't want to show it on directly on task bar. I found the solution, it's called a ticker app - this kind of app shows a bar whenever it's needed.
  9. Hello, I'm working in corporate Service Desk branch, and I'm currently looking for an alternative to our e-mailing procedure when an incident/emergency occurs. Right now, when there's a big problem affecting one of our bigger systems/applications, we simply send an e-mail with specific template to predefined domain groups. What I look to implement is some sort of "InfoBar" which would run in the background and would pop up at the edge of the screen of predefined group of users with simple information that there is a problem with X application/system and will be resolved in Y minutes/hours/days and would stay up until the problem is solved. Does anyone know about such solution and if it would work with domain users?
  10. Hi, I'm really tempted to get into custom water cooling for my rig, but I can't wrap my head around it. If I understand it correctly: - the simplest loop is reservoir -> pump (next to res, so it won't run dry) -> GPU -> CPU -> radiator + fan(s) -> res again. Is this right? Another thing: I don't understand how the hell is the GPU or CPU chip so cold compared to AIOs or air cooling, if the water is going from one block through another, taking even more heat. Am I missing something?
  11. Hi, I have this weird problem with my old MOBO - it supports up to 8GB DDR2, already checked the manufacturer's page. I have 4x2GB DDR2 sticks, each of them works in each of the MOBO's RAM slots, each slot itself is working as well. When I put one stick, the system boots. One more, still ok. Another stick of RAM? Sure, no problem, boots right up. But when I put the last one, PC doesn't boot. No matter which slot gets occupied last, the system doesn't post. No beep, nothing. But if I were to pull out of the sticks, at random, the system posts as if nothing happens. No combination or order of RAM put in the system doesn't give me a post if all are occupated. What gives?
  12. Xaryon

    Touchscreen problem

    Hi guys, recently I bought my friend's neighbour's laptop, an Asus Transformer Flip Book TP300LD. I needed a portable device, and the idea of a 2-in-1 with decent CPU and GPU was awesome. I switched HDD to SSD for max performance and the laptop is doing great. However, I noticed a problem with a touchscreen: sometimes, when I open the laptop or during the day when I use it, be it in a regular laptop mode or in tablet mode, part of the touch screen behaves as it was being touched in several spots. If this happens, there are always the same spots showed as being pressed on the screen: Previous owner claimed that he had problems with screen before and it was sent to Asus to fix it. What fixes the problem temporarily is opening and closing the lid couple times or just moving it - it seems as the screen/digitizer is having trouble with some sort of pressure put on it, I'm not sure. What can be done about it?
  13. Xaryon

    W10 Pro install freezes on logo

    Removing a stick of RAM was the solution. Apparently, Windows installers have problems sometimes with too much RAM installed in the machine.
  14. Hi, I got some parts to build a budget PC which I would use mostly to have technical data on it, to prepare drivers for other machines I might be building or repairing for someone and sometimes to be a guest station to game on it when my friend comes by and we decide to play together. However, I have problems with starting a Windows 10 Pro installation. I used a Media Creation Tool to set up an 8GB USB to start an installation from it - no luck. Then, I used the same Tool to download an installation in a form of an ISO image and then I used Rufus program to create a bootable USB. In both instances the installation hangs on a Windows logo, even those white dots doesn't appear. I could leave the PC for hours and it wouldn't go further. Specs are as follows: Asus P5K WS motherboard Intel Core2Quad Q6600 CPU Gainward nVidia GeForce GTX 570 Phantom GPU 600W PSU 500GB HDD 5GB DDR2 RAM BIOS has been updated to the latest one on the ASUS' website, all parts have been reseated, still no luck.