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41  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Computer Issues (Video Related) on: October 15, 2014, 04:29:02 PM

Quote from: Purge on October 15, 2014, 12:15:12 PM

Do you have access to a different video card (possibly have built-in video) to confirm the mainboard? What about testing your video card on another PC?

Apologies if this has already been answered.

I have a brand new video card as mentioned on my initial post.  It's not the card.
42  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: on: October 15, 2014, 03:51:04 AM
I probably wasn't very clear.   It started out that way and overtime I stopped receiving signal.

Before reading your post I took out my video card and moved it to a different slot.  No go.

I filed a rma. They want the serial number which I can't find on the motherboard.   There's one sticker with numbers but ms I says it's invalid.  I bet it's on the back which sucks.

I also don't have the box...  frown
43  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Computer Issues (Video Related) on: October 14, 2014, 07:58:27 PM
MSI Z77A-GD65 Z77 DDR3 1600 LGA 1155
Intel Core i7-3770 Quad-Core Processor 3.4 GHz 4 Core LGA 1155 -
G.SKILL 8GB (2 x 4GB) Ripjaws X Series DDR3 1600MHz PC3-12800 240-Pin Desktop Memory
XFX Radeon 270 2 GB


I just checked MSI's website and it looks like I'm covered under their 3 year warranty...  Gonna get the serial # tonight and request a RMA.
44  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 6 on: October 14, 2014, 04:02:41 AM
Ugly first half for the niners, but things started to pick up.  Lots of injuries to have before a big game against Denver.
45  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: on: October 14, 2014, 02:17:27 AM
I can't load up a game when I can't see anything....  It's not getting a signal
46  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Computer Issues (Video Related) on: October 13, 2014, 09:11:50 PM
Before my PC lost signal, my computer would start to chug, throw up messages that so and so stopped responding.  Usually a restart would fix it, but it would always happen after it being on for more than 5 hours or so. 

I replaced the power supply, so I'm pretty sure that's not the culprit.  I guess I can check to see if it's my monitor by using a different monitor...  Just got to find one. 

Would my wife's laptop work as a monitor?
47  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Re: Computer Issues (Video Related) on: October 13, 2014, 07:27:09 PM

Quote from: Punisher on October 13, 2014, 03:25:52 PM

Also try a different slot on the motherboard if available

Those are two good suggestions.  I'll have to see if that works.
48  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 6 on: October 13, 2014, 07:23:35 PM
Sorry for not updating the thread.  Been a busy week, and computer is down for the count at home.
49  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (10/13) on: October 13, 2014, 07:19:56 PM
nada,  I'm on wait till after xmas mode.
50  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Computer Issues (Video Related) (Updated!) on: October 11, 2014, 08:53:19 PM
About a month ago I started having problems with not receiving a signal to my monitor.

I changed out the hdmi cable, plugged the monitor to a different PC which worked.  Knowing it wasn't my monitor that was bad, I thought it was my video card.  I had a XFX 6970 and it had a lifetime warranty.  I had it RMA'd and while they were able to receive a signal, they noticed it was running hot so  they sent me a new video card anyways (yay me,  I'm now an owner of a brand new XFX 270)  I plugged that in and still the same result.

So now I'm thinking power supply...  JUst got a killer deal off of a 750Watt EVGA power supply for $35.    Put that in today and still no go.  

Now i'm thinking motherboard...

But before continuing down the rabbit hole, and making my wife question me Tongue COuld it be something else???
51  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: October 06, 2014, 04:21:47 AM
Not your fault
52  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: on: October 05, 2014, 11:47:00 PM
Welcome back Alex, I see things haven't changed!
53  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: on: October 05, 2014, 08:29:08 PM
Damn didn't know tapas all doesn't work with spoiler tags
54  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What is your primary gaming device? on: October 05, 2014, 03:35:41 PM
Before I moved to the new house in august, it was my PC.  Lately it's been PS4 with Madden, Destiny and Shadow of Mordor.  It doesn't hurt that my PC is down for the count with a possible power supply problem or motherboard.
55  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Alien: Isolation announced - kinda looks good? on: October 03, 2014, 08:49:00 PM
Gamespot says it's too much walking and pushing levels with 90's level design/puzzles.  Doesn't sound too fun to me.
56  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/XB1/360/Ps3/Ps4] Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on: October 02, 2014, 08:38:46 PM

Quote from: Glycerine on October 02, 2014, 05:08:18 PM

Added you Mike, avenged a couple people last night but I can't remember who.  I've tracked down and killed all the captains that killed me during my first hour of the game, all except one.  Somehow he always manages to turn up at the most inconvenient times, usually when I'm locked in a battle with two or more different captains.  They overwhelm and kill me, and of course he gets a promotion.  This one orc has made his entire career from my many deaths.  At this point warchief is the only promotion he has left.  I'm at work so I don't have his name, but I think he's around power level 13 to 15 and has some sort of tall bone helmet on.  It's gotten to the point that any time I'm killed he gets more power and recruits, even if he is on the other side of the map and not involved in the fight.  He is immune to everything and always surrounded by guards, but is also deathly afraid of caragors.  Every time I try to tame one and go after him something always goes wrong.  So if anyone sees a vengeance mission for me that involves a short, stubby little orc with a long bone helmet please do me a favor and separate his head from his body.

you probably avenged my death a few times Tongue
57  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 5 on: October 01, 2014, 06:02:07 PM
Alex is back! Can't let him win

58  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 4 on: October 01, 2014, 01:47:43 PM
Ladies and gentlemen I give you the Bills starting QB...

59  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Re: [NFL 2014] Week 4 on: September 29, 2014, 04:34:56 AM
Niners defeat the refs.  Im halfway joking.  But it does show what coukd be done when the its a level playing field.  Overall the refs were fine until the 4th qtr.  Phantom pass interference call and a free first down to the eagles.   I don't remember the exact play but there was one play I saw that the niners should have been called for pass interference.  A Niners defender leveled a receiver before the ball was thrown at him.

Niners still need to be more disciplined and move the ball more down field.   Kap needs to get the ball off on time... 3 years and he still can't get the play off.  Nice td by Stevie Freaking Johnson.  And the defense stood up all game.
60  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/XB1/360/Ps3/Ps4] Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on: September 26, 2014, 11:47:29 PM
Just got my $25 gift card from Dell when I preordered Destiny...  Dell also has a $25 gift card for Shadow of Mordor.  I used Destiny's $25 GC towards Shadow of Mordor, and I'll be selling Madden on Ebay for about $40, and this will now be free + a $25 gift card to use later.
61  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / MOVED: So...those 900 series graphics cards on: September 26, 2014, 09:56:18 PM
Sorry Ron Tongue  (please don't fire me biggrin)

This topic has been moved to Hardware / Software Hell.

http://gamingtrend.com/forums/index.php?topic=52093.0
62  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 4 on: September 25, 2014, 08:31:27 PM


63  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 3 on: September 19, 2014, 09:32:45 PM

Quote from: Isgrimnur on September 19, 2014, 08:28:36 PM

Slacker Tongue

ya, been too busy this week, and sick.
64  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 3 on: September 19, 2014, 08:16:06 PM
65  Non-Gaming / Hardware / Software Hell / Getting ready to cut the cord on: September 16, 2014, 09:38:33 PM
HTPC is built, but missing the most important component... The Tuner.  I don't have access to cablecard (thanks comcast and encryption, + fee) so I settled for OTA.  I have the attenae, but now need to decide on what tuner I should get.  I really would like a 2 tuner or more...

I've looked at the Haugepauge WINTV 2250 + 2255 as well as the HDhomerun Dual.  These seem to be popular.

I've heard the hdhomerun runs hot and can have issues, and heard signal problems with the haugepauge.

Any other tuners you recommend?  How's your experience with the above?
66  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 2 on: September 15, 2014, 04:03:08 AM
Way too many penalties are being called this year and it's only week 2.

By rule the niners were guilty of many of them but the rule changes suck. Now more than ever the refs are having a say in how the game is played.

Case in point was the would be 60 yard td run by Gore that was called back for illegal hands by Boldin. Replay clearly showed that it wasn't the case but it didn't matter, they already called it.

But in the end the 49ers committed way too many penalties and turnovers.

Great comeback by the bears, with a little help.

Cutler took a bad shot to the ribs and still marched them down for a td.


Marshall was there when they needed them.
67  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: September 10, 2014, 07:51:36 PM

Quote from: TiLT on September 10, 2014, 07:34:56 PM

I'm level 8 now, and just started with the Moon. Things got stupid there in the gameplay department. Enemies on hoverbikes are suddenly coming after you, and you can barely fight back since your regular weapons don't do any worthwhile damage to them and your own hoverbike doesn't even have any weapons. It forces you to run around looking for a spare bike, which tends to trigger more enemies that you have to fight off in the middle of all this. Annoying, to say the least.

For anyone looking for story or setting, this isn't really the right game. It's very clear that all effort has gone towards the gameplay itself. The story is disjointed and basic at the moment, while the setting feels empty and barren, with almost no personality. The social hub is so empty and pointless that they might as well have just gone with a menu instead. Most MMOs have more meaningful social hubs than this. There's nothing there but a bunch of NPCs standing in place, giving or selling you items or missions while maybe saying one line of dialogue when you approach them. They won't even say anything of interest when you hand them mission items, which is a very wasted opportunity. I'd love to be able to engage these people in dialogue, but it appears this isn't that kind of game at all. Any backstory or detail you're looking for about these characters has to be fished out of the Grimoire in your web browser.

lame lame lame.

I was hoping for a good sci-fi game.  I knew I shouldn't have trusted Bungie to do that. 
68  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: September 10, 2014, 04:57:36 PM

Quote from: leo8877 on September 10, 2014, 04:35:54 PM

Quote from: TiLT on September 10, 2014, 04:35:24 PM

Quote from: Ridah on September 10, 2014, 04:31:38 PM

I'm looking forward to hearing impressions on solo play, since that's likely how I'll be playing most of the game. I'm more interested in the story and the world than anything.

From what I've been hearing, the story is at Diablo 3 levels of crappiness, which is crappy indeed.

Yeah so far it's nothing special. 

so it's like Halo.

All they need now is repetitious level design and we have a clone with a different name!
69  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Let's talk Iphone on: September 10, 2014, 04:03:03 PM

Quote from: gellar on September 10, 2014, 03:25:53 AM

The thing is... I run with my phone strapped to my arm. How the fuck would I run with this? Are they going to make a backpack for it with an integrated camelback or something? It's insanely huge.
buy the watch duh Tongue
70  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 2 on: September 10, 2014, 03:59:05 PM
71  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: September 09, 2014, 11:15:26 PM
The biggest game comes out in a long time, and barely a discussion. 
72  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 1 on: September 08, 2014, 08:52:26 PM
har har har.  If Ray McDonald is convicted, he needs to be punted too.
73  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you (AT)Buying this week? (09/08) on: September 08, 2014, 04:21:19 PM
Destiny through dell. however i won't get it until thursday, but a $25 gift card awaits so that's worth the two extra days.
74  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 1 on: September 08, 2014, 01:26:02 AM
So we all know this win was from Romo's mistakes.

Niners need to shore up their defense.  Kap looked better than he did in preseason, but he needs to do more to sustain the drives.  More importantly, they need to stop making penalties.  Ahmad Brooks...  However alot of those illegal hands calls against the 49ers were highly questionable.  If the NFL keeps going down this route they are going to lose their popularity over time. 

75  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 1 on: September 08, 2014, 01:23:40 AM
76  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: September 07, 2014, 12:12:53 AM

Quote from: pingwrx on September 07, 2014, 12:02:34 AM

Quote from: naednek on September 06, 2014, 06:41:48 PM

Destiny in-game codes
Sign in to your respected account then redeem here: http://www.bungie.net/en/User/coderedemption

Number   Type   Name   Code
1   Grimoire   Warlock   YKA-RJG-MH9
2   Grimoire   Hunter   MVD-4N3-NKH
3   Grimoire   Titan   3DA-P4X-F6A
4   Grimoire   Rixis   TCN-HCD-TGY
5   Grimoire   Old-Russia   HDX-ALM-V4K
6   Grimoire   Hive   473-MXR-3X9
7   Grimoire   Moon   JMR-LFN-4A3
8   Grimoire   Gjallorhorn   HC3-H44-DKC
9   Grimoire   Duke MK.44   69P-KRM-JJA
10   Grimoire   The Tower   69P-VCH-337
11   Grimoire   The Hive: Ogre   69R-CKD-X7L
12   Grimoire   Valley of the kings, Mars   69R-DDD-FCP
13   Grimoire   The Fallen   69R-F99-AXG
14   Grimoire   Red Death   69R-VL7-J6A
15   Grimoire   The Cabal   69X-DJN-74V
16   Grimoire   The Devastated Coast, Venus   6A7-7NP-3X7
17   Grimoire   Vex Minotaur   6A9-DTG-YGN
18   Emblem   Sign of the Finite   7F9-767-F74
19   Emblem   Binding Focus   FJ9-LAM-67F
20   Emblem   Illusion of Light   JD7-4CM-HJG
21   Emblem   Ab Aeterno   JDT-NLC-JKM
22   Emblem   Field of Light   JNX-DMH-XLA
23   Emblem   Lone Focus, Jagged Edge   7CP-94V-LFP
24   Shader   Double Banshee   7MM-VPD-MHP
25   Shader   Orakel 99   RXC-9XJ-4MH


Unless any of that nonsense adds some stats or abilities to my character pass.

i'm eagerly waiting for the rest of your sentence
77  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: September 06, 2014, 06:41:48 PM
Destiny in-game codes
Sign in to your respected account then redeem here: http://www.bungie.net/en/User/coderedemption

Number   Type   Name   Code
1   Grimoire   Warlock   YKA-RJG-MH9
2   Grimoire   Hunter   MVD-4N3-NKH
3   Grimoire   Titan   3DA-P4X-F6A
4   Grimoire   Rixis   TCN-HCD-TGY
5   Grimoire   Old-Russia   HDX-ALM-V4K
6   Grimoire   Hive   473-MXR-3X9
7   Grimoire   Moon   JMR-LFN-4A3
8   Grimoire   Gjallorhorn   HC3-H44-DKC
9   Grimoire   Duke MK.44   69P-KRM-JJA
10   Grimoire   The Tower   69P-VCH-337
11   Grimoire   The Hive: Ogre   69R-CKD-X7L
12   Grimoire   Valley of the kings, Mars   69R-DDD-FCP
13   Grimoire   The Fallen   69R-F99-AXG
14   Grimoire   Red Death   69R-VL7-J6A
15   Grimoire   The Cabal   69X-DJN-74V
16   Grimoire   The Devastated Coast, Venus   6A7-7NP-3X7
17   Grimoire   Vex Minotaur   6A9-DTG-YGN
18   Emblem   Sign of the Finite   7F9-767-F74
19   Emblem   Binding Focus   FJ9-LAM-67F
20   Emblem   Illusion of Light   JD7-4CM-HJG
21   Emblem   Ab Aeterno   JDT-NLC-JKM
22   Emblem   Field of Light   JNX-DMH-XLA
23   Emblem   Lone Focus, Jagged Edge   7CP-94V-LFP
24   Shader   Double Banshee   7MM-VPD-MHP
25   Shader   Orakel 99   RXC-9XJ-4MH
78  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: September 06, 2014, 03:24:00 PM

Quote from: Canuck on September 06, 2014, 02:32:14 AM

Sounds like some people in here have really drunk the koolaid. I haven't been following very closely. Is this going to be like the next Halo or COD or something? Not in terms of game play but in terms of being "the" game of the generation.

Look! Gamespot wrote an article just for you!
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/a-quick-destiny-primer-for-anyone-whos-been-living/1100-6422147/
79  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 1 on: September 06, 2014, 01:02:00 AM

Quote from: Caine on September 05, 2014, 02:37:50 PM

Lynch was crazy good last night and Percy...I love that he's proving all of the doubters from last year wrong.  You could hear an undercurrent of "why are we keeping this guy when he hasn't played more than 1 game this year?" until the end.  Now it looks like the best bet we made and also answers the question of why we let Tate go. 

I don't think anyone doubts his abilities.  We doubt he will stay healthy.
80  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [NFL 2014] Week 1 on: September 04, 2014, 10:22:56 PM
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