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Problems reviving old pc including graphics card issue

I have a PC that seemed to have died years ago that I am trying to revive. It has a dual core athlon processor and a gigabyte motherboard. It had two dual output graphics cards, and I have long since ...
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Kingston HyperX 4GB and Bus compatibility

I'm considering purchasing Kingston HyperX 4GB . I believe it has 2000 Bus.and i have a gigabyte G41M-Combo which support DDR3 1333 . Will that work?
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Gigabyte motherboard (890gpa-ud3h) won't shutdown USB power

what the thing the Gigabyte engineers were thinking about their BIOS? How to disable USB being powered while standby/off by button? If I do hard shutdown by button (not related to my another question ...
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High DPC Latency and Slow Hard Pagefaults on Gigabyte GA-EP35C-DS3R Motherboard

I've owned a DIY-built PC on a Gigabyte GA-EP35C-DS3R motherboard for about 2 years now. When I first built this PC, it ran perfectly under Windows XP 32-bit. Performance was good, and I had no issues ...
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Can someone help me figure out why my PC doesn't boot up properly with my ATI 5850 card? (Video link included)

When I turn on my pc (cold start) my video card (Gigabyte ATI 5850) makes some weird fan-noises ... like it doesn't have enough power. So i've just replaced my Antec 450W with an Antec 750W TruePower ...
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Rebuild split RAID5 array

I'm running 6 320GB SATA drives in a RAID5 configuration on a Gigabyte M59SLI S5. Last week the system started hanging durning array initialization. One of the disks is dead and another has been ...
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VIA VT6410 BIOS Update Utility? Gigabyte GA-8I915PL-G Motherboard Integrated RAID Controller

I have a Gigabyte GA-8I915PL-G motherboard with a VIA VT6410 RAID controller onboard. I recently purchased a new hard drive that apparently needs the VT6410's BIOS updated in order to have it ...
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Windows 7 install issue with Gigabyte GA-8I915PL-G Motherboard (Via VT6410 RAID SATA controller)

I've been screwing with this W7 install (64bit) for FAR too long now. I boot to the Windows installer, it immediately asks for a driver disk for the controller, and search as I might, I cannot find a ...
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How to enable raid on Gigabyte G33M-S2L?

I'd like to set up RAID-1 on my Gigabyte G33M-S2L motherboard and for this reason I purchased two 1T hard drives. According to SiSoft Sandra the motherboard does support RAID but it is disabled. I ...
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Can I set up a separate RAID 5 devices?

I have a GIGABYTE GA-P55M-UD2 motherboard in my system (Windows 7 64 bit) and currently have a Western Digital SATA 10k RPM drive in it. Is it possible to add three more SATA drives to make a single ...
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SATA HDD stuttering on reads (LED on)

I hope I can get some new ideas to solve the issue. What I have: AMD Phenom II X4 905e Box, Sockel AM3 Gigabyte GA-MA790XTA-UD4, AMD 790X, AM3 ATX WD Caviar GreenPower 1,5TB SATA II 4GB Kit OCZ DDR3 ...
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How to update Bios for GigaBye ga-p35-s3 board?

I downloaded the F7 bios from their website (link). Now what? It seems as if I need to prepare some kind of a dos bootable device because there is an autoexec.bat file in the extracted files. I could ...
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Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD4P won't boot from USB drive with RAID enabled

I've got a Windows 7 installation image on my USB hard drive, which is set up to be bootable. I know it works because I've used it on several computers, and it works on the computer I'm trying to ...
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How can I update the bios of my gigabyte ex58 ud4p motherboard?

Virtual PC docs say I have to disable trusted execution or update bios. I am running a gigabyte ex58 ud4p motherboard. How can I update the bios, is it risking what I have installed on my system ...
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First bootup, do I have to do any BIOS changes?`

Just built my computer, do I have to perform any bios changes at ALL? keep in mind I am a total newbie! I have a gigabyte ex58 ud4p, i7 920.