Enabling “Unofficial Overclocking” in MSI Afterburner 2.1 1

I was looking for the proper way to enable overclocking in MSI Afterburner 2.1, and found a guide for an old version, but figured out how to do it in 2.1. go to where your MSI Afterburner is installed, for me/default it’s : C:\Program Files (x86)\MSI Afterburner open MSIAfterburner.cfg with wordpad or notepad There are ...

Installing ImageMagick/Imagick on a cPanel Server

I was having issues with my Zen install not being able to handle large images, so I read around and decided to move image cache’ing over to ImageMagick, instead of the GD library. This is what you need to do to install/enble ImageMagick on your cPanel server : You’ll need to be logged in as ...

0x00000006 error (cannot connect to server) when trying to add printers 21

Scenario : Dell E6410 with windows 7 PRO trying to add printer(s) – HP, from server xyz, returns error : Cannot Connect To Printer, when you expand you receive this code : 0x00000006 [zp src=”printerror.jpg” album=”blog/etc” width=”500″] What I tried : Removing everything related to the printer in registry (F3 is your friend) Adding other ...

Dell D630 – 8 beeps after post

I had this issue come across my desk, after pulling everything out, found out it was the keyboard. symptom : laptop beeped 8 times after post troubleshooting : pulled optical drive swapped memory – tested memtest pulled PCMIA card swapped keyboard – winner! hopefully this can help someone :).

How to unlock shaders on 6950 5

I recently purchased 2 XFX 6950’s. They are great cards, and doing some research, I found this forum post : http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=137136 It talks on how to unlock the shaders on the reference 6950 cards. I have an XFX so I used this modified bios : http://forums.techpowerup.com/showpost.php?p=2137536&postcount=343 These are my personal numbers : before : [zp ...

Looking to make a few bucks on your wordpress blog?

I was looking for a nice way to implement Google AdSense, well, I looked through about 6 of them, and found my favorite. Quick AdSense by TechMilieu! www.techmilieu.com/quick-adsense The guys at Quick AdSense are not giving me anything, nor do they know I am posting this. I just wanted to say what my favorite AdSense ...

OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGTE60G Benchmarks IDE vs AHCI

I just purchased an OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGTE60G for my server, and got rid of my 2x320GB RE3 WD drives. I made sure it had the latest 1.24 firmware on it. These first marks are AHCI [zp src=”agility2-AHCI.jpg” album=”blog/OCZAgility2″ width=”500″] These are IDE [zp src=”agility2-IDE.jpg” album=”blog/OCZAgility2″ width=”500″] you can definitely see an improvement over AHCI. ...

Test your typing skills!

I found this site : typingtest.com, it’s a fun way of testing how quickly you can read, and type what you read. It’s not really a true test, because you do not typically type what you are reading, more of what you type is what you are thinking. This is the score I got : ...

Western Digital Elements 2TB/1TB USB 2.0 speed test 2

I had someone ask me to benchmark my WD 2TB elements drive. It might be useful to someone else, this is running on USB 2.0. [zenphoto src=”1TBexternal.jpg” album=”blog/etc/” width=”500″ /]

ICH9R Fake Raid Failed when Reinstalling OS DISC?

Hello, if you’ve read anything on my blog, you’ll note that I had a 6 x 1 TB HDD SATA raid going through my ICH9R ABIT IP35 motherboard. I recently decided to reformat the ‘server’, and was told by a few that I should be able to reformat the OS drive (separate from the array), ...