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I want to make more speed for 3D Tool - mainboard

Q: I want to make more speed for 3D Tool - mainboard

Hello ?
Recently, I need more speed for my computer.
Basically I want upgrade hardware but I am not expert: I need some advice.
I am using my computer for Computer Animation: Mostly Autodesk Maya.

I am in the middle of learning Animation Part and realize if I am going to use MentalRay with Animation,
I have to wait a long time [I believe].

Currently my computer's spec:
i5 2500K.
ASRock P67 EXTREME 4
8GB of RAM
GTX 560TI of 1GB

Which hardware should upgrade ?

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A:Make your laptop internal & external speakers play together

Props to OP - I've found a somewhat related hassle-free solution for desktops with Realtek Audio.

In the settings, you can 'disable front jack detection'. Therefore, speakers connected to the rear panel won't stop when you plug something else in the front.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/make-your-laptop-internal-external-speakers-play-together.191124/
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Restart the router. Works for awhile.
Reinstalled the firmware manually on the router.
Set the Channel off of "Auto" and put on various options of 9, 10, 11 to avoid clashes with other networks.

Freezes. Now the router indicates there's no connection. Drag the cord out of modem and test. Prime speeds.

Okay, screw this - I went and bought a new router yesterday because, sure, that Belkin one was 2-3 years old. Set it up with same channel settings, etc.
Same.
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Like, help me please here.
 

A:Internet Drops Out, Consistent Speed with Modem, New Router - no solution

OK, but lets solve on thing at a time 1) ignore the VPN at work and let's get the home router stabilized.
The mobile devices are difficult to diagnose, so 2) stick with the PC for now.

Standard questions:

did you update the ethernet & wifi drivers on the PC?
have you looked to ensure your new router has the latest firmware?
*if* you have a DSL connection to the ISP, do you have the line filters on EVERY device connected to the phone line EXCEPT the line to the modem? *MUST HAVE*
Got to get these right first.

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get a command prompt
ping -l 1500 -f 8.8.8.8
as long as you see Packet needs to be fragmented but DF set., reduce the 1500 by 8 and iterate with the new number
:: record the MTU that works for your ISP at home
The router conf page is accessible using your browser and HTTP://your_router_address/
You need the router password
set the new MTU. Also set a new router password and save the settngs.

The wired connection should be solid at this point.

The wifi should also be better, as long as you avoid other stations with the same channel.
I assume you've see the post re inSSIDER for wifi setup.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/internet-drops-out-consistent-speed-with-modem-new-router-no-solution.212305/
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A:Will 802.11ac router increase download speed?

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A:Internet speed

Eliminate the possibilities.

Turn off the wifi, connect to router via cable only. Is it still slowing down? If yes, it's something related to wireless. Then continue troubleshooting.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/internet-speed.204286/
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A:New Cat6 cord, killed internet speed

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A:Battlefield 4 loves high-speed memory?

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Disable QoS on the router and the PC
 

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A:Having problems with my download speed

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A:Speed tests

With the exception of ping, they are nearly the same as what I have. Ping is a measure of time it take to get a response from a server. You could try a different server for different response times. However there are numerous reasons for fluctuation ping results, which could simply be a bad day.


 

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A:Fast download speed, low browsing/streaming speed

Set the MTU in the router itself to 1492





Analyzer is saying that my MTU is 1460, but in my router and in my NIC it is 1500Click to expand...

the normal value for DSL is 1492, and 1460 is INVALID = = must be a multiple of 8.

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restore:

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A:PSU causing 100% fan speed

Don't know about the xps 420, but many Dells have proprietary PSUs and motherboards with connectors that may or may not conform the the standard ATX specs for pinouts. Check the Dell website or google it, someone has undoubtedly run into this problem before with the xps 420. Also could be faulty PSU causing mobo to go into survival mode.
 

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What kinda files? Lots of small files don't do well.
 

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A:Make shared connection part of network

Not really. you create TWO Internet connections using that cellphone and depending upon which connection is created first
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A:Belkin router F7D4402 v1 ADSL speed is fixed to 1.5 Mbps

It's not the router - - you up against the limit of ADSL.

see this description
 

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A:Need to know more about Internet speed

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A:SSD compared to an HDD in terms of speed

Not sure I understand the question. The mechanical drive would have to be just as fast 520mb/sec. Unless you mean spin speed, and thats somewhat unrelated.

What you might be questioning is megabits vs megabytes. Megabit should be written as Mb, and Megabyte is MB. But in reality there is a ton of misuse of the correct capitalization and ways to write it. I'm sure I've screwed it up a few times on these boards myself. So in a bit to byte conversion, just divide the bit number by 8.
 

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A:Looking for an internet diagnosis tool

Pls state some specifics;

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the modem make/model

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A:Want to make static IP for Wi-Fi users

Reserve the IPs by MAC address on your DHCP server. That way they can leave their machines set to DHCP managed IPs and still get the same one each time.
 

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A:Core speed or multiplier don't drop in idle

Hmm; I'm sure these are the FIXED ratings of the chip, not the ACTIVE usage.
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A:Extremely low download speed and extremely high upload speed

Might I ask what time of day you did that test? In My Opinion, the Internet is like the Interstate. You can't go fast at rush hour.
You should try it at different times of day to see if it changes.
You could even try another test site http://www.internetfrog.com/mypc/speedtest/
http://reviews.cnet.com/internet-speed-test/ http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/
http://www.dslreports.com/stest
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A:Slow Internet speed

I don't know that I can't fix your issue, but I can help you check for what might contribute to the slowdown:

What type of connection do you have: Dial-up, cable or DSL?
Click on Start> Settings> Control Panel> System:
[o]What is the operating system?
[o]How much Ram is installed?
Click on Start< Run> type in msconfig> Enter> Choose Startup tab
[o]How many boxes are checked?
Right click on the Taskbar> Task Manager>(in Normal Mode)
[o]Processes tab> Look at the bottom and tell me how many processes are running
[o]Performance tab> Look on the bottom for the Physical Memory
[o]How much Total Memory?
[o]How much Available Memory?
[o]How much is in the System Cache?
================================
When I have the information from the 4 questions above, I may be able to help you.

Logging on to Safe Mode will prevent some drivers and Services from running, so the system will move faster, but you will be able to do less than in Normal Mode.

In Normal Mode, everything you have checked on the Startup Menu to start on boot has to load. Most of those processes will run in the background. This can slow you down.
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A:How to make SATA HDD as master and slave

There is no master/slave with SATA drives.

You control which one boots by the boot order in the BIOS. If your drive isn't showing up something is seriously wrong with the drive. Based on what you have said, I suspect that your drive has died and that error is only displaying because a boot sector won't be found on a dead drive. But before all hope is lost...

I'd try connecting it to a different SATA port on the motherboard, sometimes there are more than 1 controller (SATA I, SATA II, or a RAID) and I suppose there is a tiny chance you had a controller go bad. Not likely though, esp if you plugged the new drive into the same controller and it shows up.

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A:Suggestion for fixing decreased Internet speed for wireless routers

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Never mind guys.It was amd driver issue I think.I have to reinstall whole windows.Now it's working fine.No replies after 5 days?It seems there aren't many experts left in this forum as it use to be before 2/3 years back.
 

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- My Macbook wireless is integrated, whereas the Windows wireless is through a Belkin F5D9050 USB connector ("Wireless G Plus MIMO")
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A:Internet speed throttle problem

I don't know, so take my comments with a grain of salt until someone else replies..

Try switching the wireless channel on the router.. For an N router (perhaps others) there are typically 11 channels. Try 1 or 11, something on the ends.

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A:Recent Internet speed issues

Well anything less than 1Mb/s is pretty slow in this day & age, I hope you are not paying out the wazoo for this connection. Processors spikes are normal, programs & services running in the backgroud of a system can cause them pretty consistently. Now that being said, sometimes it can be something bad like a malware/spyware program running in the background chewing up CPU cycles. Either way, here's what I want you to try...

1st: Boot your system into safe mode w/ networking. (F8 at boot & choose accordingly)
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3rd: watch your CPU graph, see if it spikes as consistently as it does in normal mode.
4th: reboot into normal mode & run speedtests again, compare the two. if it's much better in safe mode then there maybe something running in the background chewing up CPU cycles or killing your bandwidth.
5th: download speccy http://www.filehippo.com/download_speccy and post back the results as a text file. speccy shows what your computer has in it & it shows processes running, etc.
6th: post back here on the forum with your results
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A:Processor speed

Judging from PassMark.com benchmark scores.

AMD Athlon XP 2800+ > benchmarks between 400 & 500
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When I connect a USB tumbdrive to my Laptop it shows up as a regular Mapped Drive.

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A:Speed fan says my CPU runs to hot

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Try this...

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A:My download speed problems

Could be your provider. With whom or what service are you connected?
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A:Does anyone make tablet PCs anymore?

http://blog.laptopmag.com/top-5-tablets-to-buy-avoid
 

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A:Can I make an external USB HDD pretend it's a USB pen drive?

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A:Internet speed -- 30Mb worth it?

Bump sauce, anyone? Will there be any difference in ping from 10Mb to 30Mb?

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Edit

Just got my 30Mb setup and I tell you that there isn't much difference in the ping when gaming, maybe roughly 10ms at max due to the upload speed being higher. But downloading videos, music etc... is 3x as fast which is great! So far SuperHub is doing ok, no problems aroused but within 2hours already downloaded 1GB 244MB of Data (but 2 pcs running so hence why I guess).
 

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Just a quick input:
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Edit:
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A:Can't get gigabit speed :(

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Powah said:





Is this a problem with wires? Or is it just a problem where the ports at the front need replaing all together?Click to expand...

Hard to say at this state.

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I am using wireless net from a router that is far from my computer and my phone has 3g hotspot capabilities so I thought hey maybe I can use both at once.Click to expand...


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Hello. I recently purchased a lenovo laptop and when i record my vocals on the audacity program it makes my voice sound like im singing into a hollow metal barrel. My old laptop never did this at all and i really need to fix it soon because i have songs that need to be recorded and edited by the 20th of this month. Im thinking that its the sound card but i didnt think it would make that much of a difference. if theres nothing to fix this i think im gunna have to return this laptop and get a different one. If anyone can help PLEAASSE HELP ME!
 

A:Microphone make my voice sound different on my new laptop.Why?

Just a couple of ideas which I hope will help.

From what you have described it sounds like you have the reverb too high. On the other hand if it is not that then you should check the laptop speakers are muted when recording.
 

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i know that multiple laptops compete with the same signal from a single router. but will a 4 gig be able to have an advantage over a 2 gig laptop thanks pls do not laugh at my question! hu hu hu
 

A:Memory affects network speed or router priority?

The connection speed will purely be down to the network card/wireless speed and any settings in the router (for example setting the 2gig laptop to use a set IP address and restricting its connection). A faster processor will have pretty much no affect on your machines connection speed to the router as far as I am aware.
 

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Hi all Just bought my new HIS and received it today However i have decovered a small problem with it If i turn the computer off and leave it off for awhile then turn it back on I get nothing on the screen There is a red light on the video card just underneath the cooler that lights up red and the fan spins at However if i turn the computer off then back on again the card works without a problem and runs games perfectly light red on on speed power HIS fan and - 100% 5770 Why would the card be doing this Is their an issue with these cards that i dont know about I tried searching google and got nothing My specs Gigabyte GA- GPA-UD H motherboard Phenom II x HIS 5770 - red light and 100% fan speed on power on CPU Corsair HX W Power Supply Kingston HyperX gb ddr ram Any help would be very greatly appreciated Thanks Nathan Edit There are no artefacts no discolouration no strange things on the screen or anything After the second power up the card works exactly the way it should nbsp

A:HIS 5770 - red light and 100% fan speed on power on

Ok guys. I think i may have fixed the problem. All i did was push power connections on the card and power supply in a little harder, wiggled them around and wiggled the card around in the slot.

I have done multiple shutdowns since i did that and everytime i power te system up, it comes on first time. I will post again if the problem reappears though.

In the meantime though, i have one more question. In about 2 weeks, i plan to get another 5770 and run them in crossfire. My question is, do i have to reinstall the video card drivers when i install the second card? (i have the latest 11.2 now), Or can i just pop the second card in, connect the crossfire bridge, enable crossfire in the CCC and itll work fine?

Sorry for the dumb question, its just this is my first time using a multi GPU setup.

Thanks.
 

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I have CPU Intel Core i - Quad core GHz Mobo speed CPU & PC slow Poor utilization Gigabyte GA-P -UD P P pin DDR RAM Patriot Signature GB Poor CPU utilization & slow PC speed Ghannel Kit DDR for Intel pin Intel p AM The set-up is about year old amp my TB HD rarely shows defrag at worse than most Poor CPU utilization & slow PC speed partitions are On the whole I consider my computing is slow Slow to load slow to wake up slow to launch programs amp slow to shut down What infuriates me is that only very rarely do I see CPU utilisation higher than amp then it s usually around doing flat out file copying Also very frequently below I have a couple of widgets providing this info Core Temp reports RAM usage CPU Usage shows the utilisation average amp with each of quot cores quot As I write now I observe the RAM usage at between amp while the CPU usage is only Simultaneously TaskManager shows CPU usage for all running processes Can anyone offer some explanation I d be happy to run any recommended benchmark tests or what I might do to sort this out I can remember when my first Pentium II processor seemed just as fast although that rapidly lost speed nbsp

A:Poor CPU utilization & slow PC speed

You shouldn't expect more than a small percentage of CPU usage, so that is normal.
Same with RAM, except that 2GB of RAM is pretty normal too.
If you really think that your computer has a problem, it would most likely be virus related.
 

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