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September 2nd, 2013, 07:18 PM
Its just gotta happen right?! :D
September 2nd, 2013, 07:16 PM
Everyone's clawing at every penny and dime these days.
September 2nd, 2013, 07:05 PM
Just a note that OCZ drives may not be the best choice as their future atm seems uncertain.
September 2nd, 2013, 07:03 PM
No markings on the case? Hopefully just a USB controller error, removing the disk from the casing and either using another external controller or plugging it into the pc directly may work.
September 2nd, 2013, 07:01 PM
Not bad, i know what you mean though about everything becoming a "£""£$" contest on the net these days!
August 14th, 2013, 11:16 PM
Yep, newer oroms and newer RST = TRIM in RAID. Honestly though, have 2 Vertex 3 120Gb in RAID 0 for about 2yrs now almost on an IBM M1015 controller and they get slammed, Garbage control seems to do...
August 14th, 2013, 07:51 PM
Been doing something similar with Intel Z68 etc.. boards with the older Intel Oroms, don't know why manufacturers don't like updating those. I use a few RAID 0 SSDs mainly for making big gaming...
August 13th, 2013, 09:02 PM
Would use crystaldiskinfo to check SMART status as well of drives, have seen numerous cases where bad sectors and reallocating slowed up the system badly. However it works fine after it loads up its...
August 13th, 2013, 08:59 PM
Usually I find 3b is RAM related. Would test your memory. I believe I saw one or two instances when it was caused by a graphics driver as well. Overclocking?
August 13th, 2013, 08:52 PM
Jesus, don't get me started on that. I rarely do big orders anymore but one came my way and I ended up using a bunch of Sandforce based drives from both OCZ and Corsair.. major headaches. Gotta say...
August 13th, 2013, 08:47 PM
If you were running a significant amount of them 24/7 maybe.. single psu with avg usage? Nah. Unless you're upgrading from a generic or needed the extra amps etc.. i'd not bother.
August 13th, 2013, 08:43 PM
Yep, another vote for TX 650. Had one in a system since 2008 running 24/7 as a file server with 24 hdds. Gave up the ghost a few months before the warranty expired, 16.00 shipping and I got a new one...
April 19th, 2013, 01:38 PM
Yea simple things like power good signals etc.. can cause that kind of stuff. Have had a few weird no gos over the yrs, both from reputable brands.
October 24th, 2012, 10:49 PM
I was 17 when this thread was made, i'm 30 now.. do systems like that still command money?!!
August 7th, 2012, 06:01 PM
Curb your enthusiasm
Two and a half men
and countless others
April 10th, 2006, 12:55 AM
Well seeing another thread here gave me an idea as to a guide as to what psus are well known for being generic/crap, feel free to add to the list :)
Crappy generics that i've come across: