Zotak Mek1

20181108

Powered up after sitting for a month, GTX 1070 Ti fan is on full blast

  • Not on when in BIOS
  • Uninstalled NVidia drivers, fan goes off
  • Installed NVidia drivers back to on full blast
  • System restore back to 20181004, still same
  • Factory reset using supplied DVD, still same
  • Pulled shroud off GTX 1070 Ti
    • 4 pin fan connector is loose, all good now, started reinstalling everything

20181004

  • Chrome installed & to default
  • Steam installed to 1TB SSD & commenced selected games install
  • Install Steam VR

20181003 All Windows updates

20181003 It won’t connect to either Wifi router, just keeps trying after accepting passcode, wired for now then


20181003

New Zotak Mek1 from Amazon.com US$1199 + Shipping + GST = NZ$2339 landed

  • i7 7700 (Non K version)
  • 2 x 8GB 2400 Ram
  • 1 x 240G SSD
  • 1 x 1TB Spinner
  • Zotak GTX 1070 Ti
  • Win 10 Home

New startup, user = TB

Powered down, removed supplied 1TB HD & replaced with Crucial MX500 1TB SSD CT1000MX500SSD1

  • NZ$343 from PBTech 201809

ComFast CF-WR750AC V2.0

AC750

No physical cable connected
Connect to device with Laptop (seen as 2.4G_COMCAST_30FBED_2

Connection IP is 192.168.10.100

Should popup device login at http://www.msftncsi.com/login.htm
Login with admin/admin
Any problems access at 192.168.1.10

Immediately change user/password & allow to reboot
– Will again open browser login at http://www.msftncsi.com/login.htm

Default mode is repeater, which is good

5GBasic:
– Country
– 5GHZ (AC) only
– SSID = GalacticVortex_5G
5GSecurity:
– RootAP = GalacticVortex_5G
– WPA2 / AES
– password = xxxxxx5G
– Repeater Client – ‘5G_COMFAST_30FBED RPT0’
– Not sure what the repeater client is for so I will set a password:
– WPA2 / AES
– Password = xxxxx5GRC

2.4Basic
– Country
– GalacticVortex_2.4G
2.4GSecurity
– GalacticVortex_2.4G
– WPA2 / AES
– password = xxxxx2.4G
– Repeater Client = ‘2.4G_COMFAST_30FBED_RPT1’
– WPA2 / AES
– Password = xxxxx2.4GRC

– Turn off device
– Connect lan cable
– power on

— Need to get common ip range across base network

Backups, Raid, SSD, M-Disc

After issues with our Raid setup, need to do an upgrade.


20161010:

Basement server W7SERVER PC, built 2012?

Windows 10 autoupgraded from Win 7

  • Gigabyte 880GM-UD2H (Ordered Asus M4A78L-M Socket AM3 MB (6 Sata) but out of stock so got a Gigabyte 880GM-UD2H AM3 Rev 1.3
    • North Bridge: AMD 880G
    • South Bridge: AMD SB710
    • ATI Radeon™ HD 4250 Graphics
    • 1 x PCIx16
    • 1 x PCIx1
    • 2 x PCI
    • 1 x IDE
    • 1 x External ESata on backplane
    • 5 x Sata
    • Gigabyte specs say Support for SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10 and JBOD
    • 2 x 2 (Dual channel) x DDR3-1600
  • AMD Athlon X2 845
    • Cheapest processor but has AMD-V extensions…
  • 20180105 2 x Kingston 2GB budget modules
  • 7x Hotswap caddys
  • iCute 9 bay server chassis
  • System disc x 1? SSD?

Special parts:

  • SPM393
    • Originally 4 x Western Digital 2TB Green EARS
      • 2 died since replaced with 4TB WD Green
  • TBS 6981 Dual DVS receiver card
    • NPVR
    • LNB 11300 previously, last attempt was LOF1 9750, Switch 11700, LOF2 10600
    • Sat is 160.0 Optus D1 FTA

20180105 Is running extremely slowly, not locking up but running at 1% est speed at times

  • Swapped RAM in / out, different slots no change.
  • Time for an upgrade anyway so:
    • Gigabyte AB350M-D3H
    • AMD A-9600 + stock cooler
    • Cheapish Lenovo 2400 DDR4 8GB Single stick ram

 

QNAP TS409 Turbo:

  • 4 x 1TB WD green?

 

Synology DS207

  • 2 x Seagate Archive HDD 8TB

 

WEEKES2 TV PC

Ex Weekes HP, full internals replaced 201306

  • ASRock G41C-GS
  • Core 2 Duo E4400
  • 1 x 8GB DDR3
  • 1GB GTX750 ASUS
  • 1TB WD Green
  • 1 x ST380815AS
  • Win 10 64bit Home

 

K7S8X SimExperience PC

  • ASRock H81M-HDS LGA 1150
  • I3-4130
  • 8 GB Ram
  • EVGA GTX1060 3Gig 03G-P4-6162-KR
  • Additional Asus sound card ASUS Xonar DGX(ASM)
  • Drives:
    • 120G SSD
    • 160G Spinster
    • 2TH WD EAR… in caddy
    • DVDROM
  • Logitech Z506 5.1 speaker system
  • Logitech G27
  • Simexperience Stage 1
  • Win 10 64 Bit Pro fresh install 20180818
    • Need¬†Realtek high definition audio driver ver:7614 to run backplane 3x 3.5mm Audio sockets as 5.1
    • Surround usual colours:
      • Orange ->¬†Subwoofer and Center out
      • Black -> Rear Surround Speakers for 5.1 and 7.1 systems
      • Gray -> Middle Surround Speakers for 7.1 systems

 

 

 

Dell XPS One 2710

20181207

  • Right side of screen flickering when light output requirements (ie Excel open full screen) on that half are high, so bad is unusable
  • Occasionally whole screen goes crazy
  • Is an overheating issue of some kind
  • Easiest fix if you can accept a slightly dimmer display is:
    • Right click on desktop -> Graphics Properties
      • Colour tab: Start dropping brightness until flickering stops & apply

20151114

  • Chrome
  • Steam to e:\steam\
  • Flash disabled hardware acceleration as is crashing in Chrome

ZX14R 2015 fast &

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