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    Thanks for that.....:) I will get MemTest, and...

    Thanks for that.....:)
    I will get MemTest, and give that a go.
    I run my i7 6700K at default speeds, as I reckon that is fast enough.
    Well, I will try to remember to boot up Win 10 and see if it...
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    ======== I only run Windows 7 these days,...

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    I only run Windows 7 these days, because Windows 10 annoys me..........a lot, and only boot it up now and again to update it.
    It used to run Win 10 perfectly in late 2017, but somehow...
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    Er, no, but the motherboard is a concern, since I...

    Er, no, but the motherboard is a concern, since I have used two Corsair PSU's, and my motherboard doesn't seem to play nicely with it, as I have had troubles in the past resulting in a couple of...
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    I don't know what the problem is with my PC

    I turn on the PC in the morning, and sometimes it will boot to the desktop, and freeze, and needs to be shut down with the power button...........reset does not work.
    I then power it up again, but...
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    :(:DWhy thanks Johnny, very informative, as I...

    :(:DWhy thanks Johnny, very informative, as I know sod all about Apple products, and thanks for the link, so that I know what I am looking for....:D
    Yep, my Dell monitor has ports for HDMI and...
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    Old confused person with Thunderbolt 3....

    My Gigabyte mother board is compatible with Thunderbolt 3, and the latest drivers.
    I have one USB-C port on the rear IO plate, and if I fit an extra box on the front (DVD drive size), it will give...
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    Looks like I might be, I dug out an old Saitek...

    Looks like I might be, I dug out an old Saitek keyboard, but the keys on that are not much better.
    The K40 was fine a couple of years ago, but probably many new and improved models about now, and...
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    Corsair Raptor K40 keyboard.

    Mine is a couple of years old now, and with some abuse with toast, biscuit/cookie crumbs, the keys have got a bit 'sticky' and some are a bit hard to push down, so not smooth as they used to be,...
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    Ha, windows 10, which at the moment I am trying...

    Ha, windows 10, which at the moment I am trying to knock into shape....:D
    Before my 'old' PC ran Win 10 (and Win7) just fine, and used it daily, and for playing World of Tanks.
    For 'safety' I also...
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    Thanks again for your post....:) Decided to...

    Thanks again for your post....:)

    Decided to tackle re-installing windows 10 first - what a pain, bust slowly getting there.
    Once I have finished installing some software and a couple of games,...
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    :)Thanks. When I get around to trying out the...

    :)Thanks.
    When I get around to trying out the HX620 and find it doesn't work, then I shall give up as I am not going to spend any money on it......which I don't have..:) Then I have to decide what...
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    Thank you for taking the time to reply. It...

    Thank you for taking the time to reply.

    It happened suddenly one day when daughter wanted to print out some patterns or something, so being a good Dad, I let her use mine whilst I found something...
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    It appears my Corsair HX1050 is a bit dead...

    This is from a 2009 build where the original PSU was the HX1000, which became faulty, and RMA'd and got the HX1050 as a replacement.

    It is just a spare PC (or was) for family like my daughter who...
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    Update. I am glad to say, that finally all OS's...

    Update.
    I am glad to say, that finally all OS's and drives are now working as they should. So far.
    I found that I could disable that 'easy access' thing on Win 10 that cocked up my keyboard, so...
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    Sorry about that Johhny, but on further trials...

    Sorry about that Johhny, but on further trials and stuff, I don't now blame the PSU HX850i as the culprit, as I was getting the same problems using the RM550X....Phew...:)

    I've had a very annoying...
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    Update, the keyboard failed again, and I though...

    Update, the keyboard failed again, and I though 'Oh poo'
    However, I noticed an icon in the sys tray labelled /Filter Keys' and I have never heard of it before.
    By turning options off to see if I...
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    I think I may have fixed it. As a last resort I...

    I think I may have fixed it.
    As a last resort I removed my HX850i, and replaced it with my 'spare' RM550X', and installwed Win10 again.
    No 20 second wait to choose country and language, and finally...
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    Windows 10 and my woes....

    For the past couple of days, I have been trying to re-install Win 10, and it just won't work.

    My usual routine is to unplug USB devices, just leaving the mouse and keyboard plugged in.
    I remove...
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    Thank you both for the interesting information. I...

    Thank you both for the interesting information. I had a feeling back then that Tagan were a German Company, but can't really remember.
    Mine worked fine until I switched to Corsair, because I...
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    Anyone remember the old Tagan PSU's ?

    They seemed to be popular yonks ago, and still have one - I forget the wattage now - in it's box in my 'spares' cupboard.
    What about PC Power & Cooling, who - so I was told by their marketing -...
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    Yes, despite the reviews and the price, you may...

    Yes, despite the reviews and the price, you may well be right.
    I'm screwed...:(
    This PC was supposed to last me for the rest of my days....*sigh, but..:D
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    Thanks johnny, It was just a bit disconcerting...

    Thanks johnny,
    It was just a bit disconcerting when the PSU acted up this morning.
    Perhaps I am just a bit over sensitive, and a bit frustrated that my old PC from 2009 with a Gigabyte EX58...
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    I had a bit of an 'EEEK !' moment this morning...

    I had a bit of an 'EEEK !' moment this morning when I booted up, because the PC froze towards the end of loading the desk top.
    I had to press the 'power' button to get it to restart, and then it...
  24. I may be off track here, but on my Gigabyte...

    I may be off track here, but on my Gigabyte Gaming G1 motherboard, at the bottom of the board there is a Sata port to connect a Sata cable for extra power to the board if needed.
    Is that the same...
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    Yep, I usually check for memory compatibility -...

    Yep, I usually check for memory compatibility - just in case - but never PSU's, and have usually bought Corsairs over the years without any fuss.
    It was only my old HX1000 that failed after a...
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