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Forum: Intel Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Sandog
Re: Intel Announces X-Series Basin Falls Refresh Processors, Up to 18 Cores

Thanks Peter, I may come back from time to time with an update. I am really liking what I got right now and am not in a constant upgrade mode like I was all these years. After converting over the...
Forum: Intel 10-21-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Sandog
Re: Intel Announces X-Series Basin Falls Refresh Processors, Up to 18 Cores

Still paying installments for mine but I got a trade in on my Motorola as well. Got the wife the red one with 64GB.
Forum: Intel 10-21-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Sandog
Re: Intel Announces X-Series Basin Falls Refresh Processors, Up to 18 Cores

As for Xfininty Mobile, that is what I am using. I am already a Xfinity Cable customer. Plus I got $300 off of each iPhone. My 256GB 8 Plus cost me $499.
Forum: Intel 10-21-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Sandog
Re: Intel Announces X-Series Basin Falls Refresh Processors, Up to 18 Cores

Yeah I was very happy yesterday with the new hoses, better flow after removing the restrictor plate, and the cleaning job. I also took out 2 RGB 'Y' cables that greatly cleaned up my case. The only...
Forum: Intel 10-20-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Sandog
Re: Intel Announces X-Series Basin Falls Refresh Processors, Up to 18 Cores

I forgot to mention that I also got a new MODEM a while back. I got rid of my old MODEM and ASUS router I had for over 5yrs and got this.

Motorola MG7550 16x4 Cable Modem plus AC1900 Dual Band...
Forum: Intel 10-20-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Sandog
Re: Intel Announces X-Series Basin Falls Refresh Processors, Up to 18 Cores

Hey Dodge, FVB, Skully, Griff and all. :) I wanted to drop in and tell you about my rig currently.

I have been running great since I left ABX which was a few months ago I believe. Main thing...
Forum: Intel 04-07-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 17,514
Posted By Sandog
Re: Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX

You should really get the Flare. You would love the keyboard's roller. Here is my mini-review. The roller has a soft rubber to it that actually can let stuff stick to it. I saw a small particle...
Forum: Intel 04-07-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 17,514
Posted By Sandog
Re: Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX

Hey guys, been busy on a long project and took a break today. I finally took a nice pic of my case this morning and I want to post it up for my lasting sigpic. BTW, I have really been enjoying my...
Forum: ABXzone News and Announcements 03-09-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By Sandog
I'm retiring.

Well guys I have come to the conclusion that it is a good time to hang my hat at ABXZone and retire. I have been here 15yrs and I considered myself an active member for most of that time except for...
Forum: Overclocking, Cooling & Benchmarking 03-09-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,395
Posted By Sandog
Re: Intel'sŪ Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel XTU)

New version out.

IntelŪ Extreme Tuning Utility (IntelŪ XTU)
Version: 6.4.1.19 (https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/24075/Intel-Extreme-Tuning-Utility-Intel-XTU-) (Latest) Date: 1/18/2018
Forum: Networking & Security 03-09-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,806
Posted By Sandog
Re: New Netgear CM500V Modem with Telephone coming!

I was thinking and I explained it to you. I was just trying to make conversation. The thing that stuck out was when you blurted out 3 is cheaper than 2. I was just making a comment. Not doubting...
Forum: Intel 03-09-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 17,514
Posted By Sandog
Re: Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX

Well for those with Aura I settled on a brightness setting of 71. This give my reservoir plenty of red but it is not blasting out. The same with the video card and the Raystorm CPU block.

32123...
Forum: Processors 03-09-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Sandog
Re: Ivy Bridge Xeon E5-1650 V2

Yes that is system power with a bunch of other things like monitor, Modem, etc. so it is not fair. But I use to get 150W with X99.
Forum: Mechanical & Solid State Drives 03-09-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By Sandog
Re: Samsung Magician.

Are you guys running the latest version? I know Jim has an 850 Pro like me and FVB has the 900P like me. I have troubleshot this for years and I mean by Googling which I usually have sucess at. ...
Forum: Networking & Security 03-09-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,806
Posted By Sandog
Re: New Netgear CM500V Modem with Telephone coming!

I was trying to get you to think. When I posed the question "How can 3 things be cheaper than 2?" I wasn't doubting that they were. I was implying the only reason 3 is cheaper than 2 is because...
Forum: Windows 10 03-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Sandog
Forum: Processors 03-08-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Sandog
Re: Ivy Bridge Xeon E5-1650 V2

I don't use IXTU to change anything. It is good for seeing all your processor details on the right and setting it up for viewing temps on all cores. It is the most reliable software for monitoring...
Forum: Processors 03-08-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Sandog
Re: Ivy Bridge Xeon E5-1650 V2

Install IXTU and go online to see your scores. They will show exact mobo's and CPU like yours and what others are getting with thier CPU and what all their settings are. I can tell you how to do...
Forum: Networking & Security 03-08-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,806
Posted By Sandog
Re: New Netgear CM500V Modem with Telephone coming!

That is what they want you to think. 3 things are cheaper than 2 things. How can that be? Well I'll tell you. They now have 3 ways to raise your billing down the road. Plus they think they have...
Forum: PC Gaming & Hardware 03-08-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By Sandog
Steam Game Drive

Well I found out after I reinstalled Windows and installed Steam that it wasn't as smooth as I was expecting.

I installed Steam and logged in and checked that my game download directory was still...
Forum: Mechanical & Solid State Drives 03-08-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By Sandog
Thumbs down Re: Samsung Magician.

Two thumbs down that Magician is a certified load of horseshit. :mad: This software hasn't worked in well over 2 years. Even for the new 960 Pro the firmware ISO doesn't work either.

I don't...
Forum: Intel 03-08-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 17,514
Posted By Sandog
Re: Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX

I mentioned above some issues I was having booting up properly. I attributed more stability to running the i9-7900 at default clocks but I forgot to mention I had also went to MSI Afterburner and...
Forum: Processors 03-08-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Sandog
Re: Ivy Bridge Xeon E5-1650 V2

That is a very nice chip you have there. My past Haswell was 22nm, very good generation of high OCer and running cool. Congrats again and enjoy.

I didn't expect to get a 10-core and don't need...
Forum: Networking & Security 03-08-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,806
Posted By Sandog
Re: New Netgear CM500V Modem with Telephone coming!

So do you have a mic? Skype will let you use VOIP.
Forum: Windows 10 03-08-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Sandog
Re: Windows 10 Install

Well it seems that you required a new install indeed. Now things are working like they should. Next time try 'Reset my PC'. I bet you will like it. Not only does it complete the install in very...
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