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by jimmy-j
Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: sony vaio notebook problem
Replies: 2
Views: 989

Thanks MrT, I had a sneaking feeling this was the case, it's a ten year old machine so it done well.
by jimmy-j
Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: sony vaio notebook problem
Replies: 2
Views: 989

sony vaio notebook problem

Not sure what happened to my previous thread but it just vanished into thin air! So I'll start again! This laptop computer is my friends and he asked me If I could fix it, I said I would have a look see if it could be fixed but no promises, It would power up from the mains adapter (battery cant hold...
by jimmy-j
Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:30 am
Forum: Forum Problems/Errors
Topic: lost thread!
Replies: 2
Views: 6278

lost thread!

Hy guys! I've been away from the site for quite some time and returned yesterday(29th Jan 2011) I had a problem with a friends laptop so put a Question into Tech support forum. I had received one reply and replied back to that poster but today I logged in and my thread was gone as if it had never be...
by jimmy-j
Mon Sep 28, 2009 2:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Does it seem like most Cases w/PS have punk PS...
Replies: 9
Views: 2474

AmEv wrote:
fussnfeathers wrote:
AmEv wrote:Sorta like putting a lawn mower in a Lincoln Navigator, eh?
Well, I could argue that a Briggs and Stratton would be a better choice in that case......... :P
:oops: Meant lawn mower engine.
here you go:- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Briggs_&_Stratton
by jimmy-j
Tue May 19, 2009 9:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Question: parts of motherboard
Replies: 4
Views: 2212

The part that the arrow is pointing at is the Graphics card port,The part in the circle is the heatsink for the chipset commonly called the southbridge chip, as long as its getting warm when you have the board working then it's doing its job,they are normaly held on with an adhesive and as long as i...
by jimmy-j
Sun Dec 28, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: computer with Vista home basic
Replies: 4
Views: 1920

Re: computer with Vista home basic

cw4cam wrote:Friend gave me this computer with Vista home basic on it. My first encounter with Vista. I have seen cold molasses run faster than this sorry OS. :P
Now you know why your fiend gave you it. lol
by jimmy-j
Wed Oct 22, 2008 5:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: question about video card power supply requirements
Replies: 14
Views: 6606

One main reason for a power supply with more wattage than needed is that when any mechanical device with a motor starts up, its draw will be up to 3 times what it normally draws, when operating. Same too for filament lamps and other solid-state load devices. That is called inrush current, which can...
by jimmy-j
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: question about video card power supply requirements
Replies: 14
Views: 6606

You only pay for what you use, so if the output is 150watts that is the consumption you will pay for. The actual amount goes up and down as and when the various items within your system are called on to be used,Generally the most power used at one time is at startup as the system goes throught post ...
by jimmy-j
Tue Oct 21, 2008 4:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: question about video card power supply requirements
Replies: 14
Views: 6606

As MrT says get a good high output PSU if you want to use top end cards with a large monitor on high resolution, you don't want to spend all that money and blow it with a poor performing PSU, There are to many systems out there that are running with under powered PSU's that burn out the board or oth...
by jimmy-j
Tue Oct 21, 2008 4:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tyan tiger (S5350) No Video
Replies: 7
Views: 3461

compuwayne wrote:Does not post. I get no beeps at all. Mem is not registered, will try that and let you all know, thanx
I'm a bit worried that you did not have registered memory installed, I thought that it was keyed differently from non registered.