Just installed a Samsung 950 PRO M.2 NVMe SSD [512GB] on my MSI X99S XPOWER AC motherboard – pretty awesome results compared to my Samsung 850 PRO SSD [1TB]: Make sure that you update your MSI X99S XPOWER AC motherboard to firmware 1.8 or newer for full compatibility. In the BIOS – set your “M.2 Source […]
Hi all. Had issues with Robocopy – found that EMCopy is a better choice. Download it here. MD5 checksum: c5e480a84e6dd7d8d3b2f2186a549d0c CifsTools_18.104.22.168.zip [8.46 MB]
Loved my X99 Micro-ATX build (like seriously – I really loved that build – pretty much perfect – I put a lot into it and it ran so well!) but sure enough – my desire for bigger, better, faster, and more overtook me. 🙂 Fast forward to today and I am typing this on my latest […]
Hi all. User ELZZZORRO over at the ASUS ROG forums modded his ASUS G751 gaming laptop/notebook to use both the “stock” M2 PCI-E SSD in bay 1 and take advantage of the full speed SATAIII (3) port in that same bay – since the second bay is limited to SATAII (2) only (where the 7200RPM […]
Picked up an ASUS Republic of Gamers G751 (G751JY-DH71) 17.3″ gaming laptop on January 9, 2015. I did a bunch of research and ended up choosing this model for several reasons: Great reviews (examples: 1, 2, 3, 4) Best single GPU discrete mobile graphics available (currently) in the NVIDIA GTX 980M. Upgrading CPU/GPU not a […]
Intel i7-5930K CPU (Corsair H110 280mm Liquid CPU cooler), Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4, EVGA GTX 980 SC 4GB (now: 2-way SLI), Samsung 850 Pro SSDs (256GB; 1TB) on a EVGA X99 Micro motherboard inside of a Corsair Obsidian 350D Micro-ATX tower – powered by a Seasonic X Series X-850 (850W; fully modular). So far […]
I spent the weekend upgrading my CM Scout rig with 3-way SLI GTX Titans, among a few other items. 🙂 Had to kind of “hack” the H100 onto the Scout 2 case – it’s mounted externally with the internal case fans blowing out. I put an additional fan on the top for good measure. It […]
Quick specs: i7 3960X, 32GB Mushkin 993997 DDR3 2133 MHz, 4x EVGA GTX 680, ASUS Rampage IV Extreme, 256GB Samsung 830 SSD (OS/Apps), 512GB Samsung 830 SSD (Games), Corsair H100, Seasonic X-1250 PSU (1250W) – all in an NZXT Switch 810.