Samsung 830 256GB in raid 0 with Z77 chipset and TRIM

Got my new drives, two Samsung 830 256GB I then dropped them into an intel ROM raid 0 with Intel RST 11.6 drivers and I get some pretty great looking benchmarks AND TRIM! These were running on my Asus P8Z77-I DELUXE ITX motherboard. [zp src=”AS-SAMSUNGRAID0.png” album=”vivi/” width=”600″] The benchmarks speak for themselves. If anyone would ...

Silverstone TEK SG05 + EVGA GTX 680 + ASUS P8Z77-I DELUXE + NOCTUA NH-L12 – The ITX mini beast! 22

okay, so I am reducing the footprint of my computer, a LOT. If you follow, I had a 600T rig : http://vivithemage.com/2011/04/water-cooling-a-corsair-600t-case-i5-2500k-2×6950/ I am now going with an itty bitty SG05. I fought between the SG05 and the SG08 a lot, I wasn’t sure what I wanted … and the PSU only having 450W 36AMP ...

How To Install Windows 7 from a USB Key with ISO links!

I’ve been reading a few methods to install Windows 7 from an ISO to a jump drive, or DVD. The best method to do it from a Windows computer is to obtain Microsoft’s own software for the task : http://images2.store.microsoft.com/prod/clustera/framework/w7udt/1.0/en-us/Windows7-USB-DVD-tool.exe Install that, and point it to the jump drive you want to use (it will ...

Temporary profile creates in Windows 7

I had a user who logs in with a domain account and creates a temporary directory every time he logs in. This is what I did that fixed it : 1. Log on to the system by using an administrative user account other than the user account that is experiencing the problem. 2. Back up ...

Trip to Europe – England, Italy, and a roat trip through Croatia. 1

I have been to Europe twice before, once in the winter of 2007 (England, Brussels, France), and another in the winter of 2008 (Germany, Czech Republic, Amsterdam, England). I actually proposed to my girlfriend in London last time around! Not to leave out the many trips throughout the USA, and down to Central America/Mediterranean Sea. ...

The Best Way to Farm Act1 Inferno – Diablo III 1

1) start the quest “The Imprisoned Angel : Enter the Cursed Hold” 2) First take the waypoint to The Old Ruins and check for “Dark Cellar” which has a low chance to have a rare monster or treasure goblin. The chance has been nerfed from when it was being farmed regularly but there is still ...

Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 MC7750 4G Verizon Issues – 2101 Error 8

We have a few new Toughbook CF-53’s in that occasionally get the 2101 error within Verizon Access. I was wondering if anyone else was having these issues? I am in touch with Panasonic, and Verizon on trying to get a permanent fix, but it seems to be very intermittent right now. If I get a ...

FPS stuck at 50 in Diablo 3

I am not sure what was happening, but every time I would join a new game, hit CTRL + R (gives you ingame FPS) it would be locked at 50FPS, even with the limiter at 61, or even off. To fix it, I had to do the following : For reference, I have an i5 ...

Classic Photos of Celebrities 40

Some classic photo’s I got compiled up! I do not own these pictures, someone else had taken them…i am unsure who to give credit for, but enjoy! Jimi Hendrix & Mick Jagger, New York, 1969 [zp src=”image001.jpg” album=”blog/old_timey_photos/” width=”600″] The Beatles and Mohammad Ali, 1964 [zp src=”image002.jpg” album=”blog/old_timey_photos/” width=”600″] Martin Luther King Jr. and Marlon ...

Funny pictures set 2 – still photos

Just a continuation on set 2. [zp src=”ArbjP_BCIAAkJYw.jpg” album=”vivi/funny/set2/” width=”600″] [zp src=”catroar.jpg” album=”vivi/funny/set2″ width=”600″] [zp src=”dog-boop.jpg” album=”vivi/funny/set2″ width=”600″] [zp src=”dog-food.jpg” album=”vivi/funny/set2″ width=”600″] [zp src=”mcdonalds.jpg” album=”vivi/funny/set2″ width=”600″] [zp src=”IzkfB.jpg” album=”vivi/funny/set2″ width=”600″]