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  1. Thread: Oled TVs

    by Strommer
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    Re: Oled TVs

    This is good advice. Sometimes I cannot tell if a TV is OLED - if it is next to a non OLED and the same screen size then usually I can tell but often there is not a great difference or I may decide...
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    Re: Cable for PCI Express card

    Thanks wainuitech and piroska. Yes my PS has a spare 4 pin power connector - in fact there are several. I should have known what the 4 pin plug on the card was for - a brain fade - it seems so...
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    Cable for PCI Express card

    There is a 4 pin plug on this PCIe USB card 10672 - what is it for - what does it connect? What is the name of the cable that connects it? I do not have this PCIe card but might have to buy it,...
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    Re: 16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    I found the specs on the original two sticks of 4 Gb RAM, Corsair Vengeance. The latency is given, and of course the speeds. However I see that the new Crucial RAM, two sticks of 8 Gb has a...
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    Re: 16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    OK, thanks. I cannot recall why the USB card that I bought about a year ago would not fit. I will see if I can find it in the storage room (aka junk room). It would be great if I could get USB-3 on...
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    Re: 16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    Ah!! Thanks! Don't know how I missed that page. This morning I went into our storage room and emptied a cardboard box with computer items - at the bottom was the original mobo box, with printed...
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    Re: 16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    The manual does not specify which slots for dual channel, but the specs does state 'dual channel architecture' so I think dual channel happens whatever slots are used. Here is the page from the...
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    Re: 16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    Thanks dugimodo. I did look at the mobo manual but as you found, it does not specify what slots to use. The next time I take the covers off the case for blowing out the dust, or adding a new HD, I...
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    16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    Christmas came early for me yesterday morning! Two courier packages delivered at 8 AM: Two pair of specs from Zenni Optical which I was expecting, and the nice surprise of new RAM that I ordered on...
  10. Thread: Needed VIT D

    by Strommer
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    Re: Needed VIT D

    Be sure to take Magnesium with Vit D. Also Vitamin K2.

    Magnesium will regulate levels of vitamin D, which in turn manages the levels of other minerals such as calcium and phosphorus. It also...
  11. Re: Specsavers: "We could all do with a spare pair."

    I too am a happy ZenniOptical customer. Been using them for years for SWMBO and myself. Just ordered a pair of sunglasses and normal specs, progressive, great frames, phone number inside 'arm' (saved...
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    Re: Bluetooth for phone in car

    Just did a test. As she entered her car the Promate unit said "Connected!". So far so good, as the Promate bluetooth managed to turn itself off when she parked her car in our driveway a couple hours...
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    Re: Bluetooth for phone in car

    The audio quality that I hear is good when my wife is talking while in her car. However if she has the visor flipped down (for sunshine) then it is not as good but still ok. Road noise suppression...
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    Re: Bluetooth for phone in car

    Footnote: When the driver's car door is closed the Promate unit is supposed to disconnect the bluetooth, but sometimes it does not. When it does not disconnect and when my wife's phone is within...
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    Re: Bluetooth for phone in car

    *Update* We have had the Promate bluetooth unit for a week now and it works great! To answer an incoming call all my wife has to do is say YES (or to say NO if she doesn't want to talk). She has also...
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    Re: Bluetooth for phone in car

    Update: I have ordered the Promate (see link in 1st post) so when it is installed and used a few times I will report back. There was no other option that I could see unless I used eBay or Alibaba...
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    Re: Bluetooth for phone in car

    "Bulit in" is my car - the phone connects automatically to the radio/stereo sound system. With my wife's car there is no bluetooth so I will need to add a BT unit - either one that will play through...
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    Re: Bluetooth for phone in car

    No reply yet :dogeye: I thought someone would have an add-on car bluetooth phone unit that works well. I'll wait a few days and if no info from this amazing PF1 group, I will go ahead with the...
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    Bluetooth for phone in car

    My car has built-in bluetooth so when someone rings me I simply press a button on the steering wheel to answer the call. My wife's car does not have bluetooth and I would like to add this for her. Is...
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    Re: Setting TRIM on SSD

    Is there a special method to install that AMD chipset file, or just unzip and install like anything else?
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    Re: Setting TRIM on SSD

    ASUS M4A88TD-M
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    Re: Setting TRIM on SSD

    Thanks again Watterus. Looks like there is not an Intel Storage Controller on my PC:

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    Re: Setting TRIM on SSD

    I have no idea if there is an Intel Storage Controller and after googling I don't know how to check it. Anyhow thanks for the info about changing the value of the '0' word - I will try this sometime...
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    Re: SSD conundrum.

    This happened to me a fortnight ago. After repeatedly shutting down (off switch on back of desktop case) and restarting, Win10 finally went to a screen with options such as Repair and Restore. I went...
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    Re: Setting TRIM on SSD

    Found this, what do you think watterus? https://www.drivethelife.com/windows-10/enable-sata-ahci-mode-in-bios-on-windows-10.html
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