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Preparing For Windows 11

The announcement of Windows 11 has resulted in many Windows 10 owners wanting to proactively ready their system to upgrade to Windows 11 when it is released. Some of the requirements are still subject to change but there has been enough information made public on how to prepare. This article will provide a short list on how you can prepare your system for the new operating system update later this year.

Using MemTest86

Guide of how to download, create bootable USB and run Memtest – also including instructions for running Windows Memory Diagnostic

Put Computer to Sleep screen

How to disable Sleep Mode or Hibernation

We have seen a few problems with Sleep Mode and Hibernation in Windows 10, so I wanted to write this article to explain how to turn either of them off in case you would rather not use them.

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Video Memory BSOD

Video Memory BSOD Causing Issues in Rendering Workflows

Introduction We have discovered what appears to be a bug within recent Nvidia driver packages that is leading to hard-locks or VIDEO_MEMORY_MANAGEMENT_INTERNAL blue-screens in certain rendering and encoding workflows. Issue When using an affected driver and the graphics card’s VRAM is 100% utilized, systems consistently freeze or blue-screen. So far, our testing has shown that

Replacing a GPU in the Fractal R5

This article will guide you through the process of replacing the GPU (video card) in the Fractal Define R5. This article has an instruction break down along with a full video produced by Chris Shreve.

Replacing a GPU in the Fractal R6

This article will guide you through the process of replacing the GPU in the Fractal Define R6. This article has an instruction break down along with a full video produced by Chris Shreve.

[FIXED] Watchdog DPC Violation Error with Multiple NVIDIA GPUs

In this article, we discuss an issue we have been seeing with triple or quad NVIDIA GPU configurations. When running a GPU and CPU heavy workload, it will cause the system to crash and give the DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION error or “blue screen of death”. We have included an instructional video outlining a work around we have found to resolve this issue. We are also currently coordinating with NVIDIA on a permanent fix. Updates will be published to the article as they become available.