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I've found that my ssd is slighty quicker at boot than my mechanical, but when on the desktop, it seems to fly, currently a sata II device, but changing mainboard & cpu over next two months, so, will maybe see a boost in general speed as I think the sata II on this board is a bit questionable...
In relation to PSUs, its generally what you're using the PC for. To an extent, I agree that a lower wattage psu will do the job, but I would always advise never to skip on a good brand such as Corsair, OCZ, Coolermaster or Antec.... but again, depends on what the machine is doing.
Generally, I would always allow about 70-100w per component (CPU, HDD, Optical Drive) and then add on the minimum power requirements of the GPU that you're using.
And cooling, don't under estimate cooling, it's no good having modern components if they dont stay cool (and clean) as they just wont perform, and may die quickly. The more cooling the better, but plan it properly, too much intake and you will increase the amount of dust that gets into the system, not good, too much out and your cooling wont be as efficient. Also some cheaper fans do offer good cooling for their cost, but they tend to be the noisier ones too, if that's not a problem to you, then fair enough, but if noise is a problem, then spend a little more on the quieter types.And don't just read the names, many fans with "quiet" or "silent" in their name or description are anything but quiet. Look at the specifications and there should be a noise measurement in them.
If you're after a cheap good aftermarket air cooling system, the best performance / price system is the Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro 7. Generally comes out trumpes with all tests.
If you're more experienced and require moderate to higher cooling, then a water cooling kit (all in one), the likes of the Corsair HXX range would be best in terms of price / performance.
If your cooling requirements are greater than this, then you might be better off building your own cooling system with seperate pumps, waterblocks, radiators etc, but if you're at that stage, then you're probably already aware of what else is available...
Clearomizers can be prone to that, if you wind it on and fires and vapes, you're sorted, and can vape. It is one of the occupational hazards of using them, it does mean it is a little wibbly wobbly not being tight, but if it vapes, and you can vape, that's what matters - but be sure to give them a call and they'll help you
Do try and have backups of backups, of backups, does help
It doesn't fire up or vape at all
I normally would have backups and backups etc, however, given this is my first time at e-cig attempt and also thinking that a product less than 4 days would not break, I didn't think backups would be required.
Hopefully E-Cig will be able to help though, I'm not looking for money back, just something that works and isn't going to become faulty.
No, dont have spare anything, other than spare battery
I think it's the liquid container, as the battery works ok, with the container on, then when i starting screwing it together, it'll get to a certain point on the thread (I think when connection between battery and container occurs), that the light starts flashing on the battery....
I'll call E-Cig Wizard on Monday, as having the product for less than a week and becoming faulty is just not good enough.
I've been enjoying my starter kit for a few days now, however I have noticed that now, after I fill the liquid container bit, and press the button on the battery, the LED light on the button flashes 3 times, then nothing happens.
The battery is fully charged. I have also attempted to clean the connection between the battery and the bottom of the cartridge, however this has not been successful. I have also tried using both batteries, this hasn't resolved the problem. I've also ensured that the battery is switched on too.
That’s pretty much it for computer usage and general maintenance, remember that if you’re ever stuck, there’s probably someone who has encountered the issue you’re facing, so never be afraid to ask for help or assistance.
The computer is never going to bite you.
I’ll leave you with a few handy tips and some useful websites. Never enter your credit card details on a website unless you completely trust it.
Make your passwords as complex as you can remember.
If you have multiple people using your computer, create different accounts for them, so they can’t delete your data.
If you have a problem with your computer, and have to take it to a repair shop, get quotes from different places.
Remember to back-up your data regularly, either using cloud storage such as SkyDrive, Dropbox, iCloud etc or by using a flash drive or external hard disk drive.
If you can, use surge protected power extension blocks for your pc, monitor and laptop charger, this could save your technology if there is sharp increase in power.
Many people have different opinions on what anti-virus software to use to protect your computer. Usually when buying a computer brand new from a high-street retailer, it will come bundled with Anti-Virus software, that’s free for 30 days or a nominal trial period. Whilst these are quite good, they generally are quite expensive for an annual subscription and tend to use a lot of your systems power and resources, therefore leaving you to believe that your computer is “ running slow”.
An option would be, use the bundled anti-virus software for the trial run, then remove it, sometimes these require a special uninstall tool, these are easy to obtain, by searching for it online. Norton and McAfee for instance require their own uninstall tool to completely remove it from your system.
A few free anti-virus solutions are AVG Free, AVAST, and Microsoft’s own Security Essentials, my own personal preference is Security Essentials, but try a couple of them, and find out which one you prefer.
It is important that you allow the anti-virus software to carry out its scheduled scan, which you can set from within the program, additionally, it is important to let your anti-virus software update itself when required. Usually, both of the above are done non-intrusively and will only alert you if there’s a problem or issue.
One very useful piece of software is Spybot – Search and Destroy. This can be used alongside your anti-virus software without any issues. This scans, detects and removes any spyware on your computer, which can lead to viruses and other malicious software being on your machine. You can obtain this from www.filehippo.com and using the search box at the top of this webpage to find it.
Another line of defence to use on your computer is Malwarebytes, this doesn’t need to be ran constantly your system, and is a very powerful malware removal tool. Again, this can be obtained from www.filehippo.com. I would suggest installing this and running a scan once a month, just to ensure that nothing has managed to get past your anti-virus and Spybot.
Your last line of defence should always be your firewall, there is a good firewall built into Windows, which can be accessed by clicking on Start, then Control Panel.
The above may seem like the world is out to get you, it’s not, but the internet is pretty unregulated, and all it takes is clicking on that one link that could cause you problems.