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You know that has nothing to do with the m/b, right?
I am definitely aware of that. I plan on redoing the thermal paste and installing the new CPU cooler once it's here. I was just taken surprised with the temperature increase
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yea, I missed that. Still looking into more info on SSD's lol, forgive my noobishness
No "noobishness", only the correct questions.

I myself am interested in an SSD as well.

I think I'm waiting for the samsung 830 SSD. Cant wait to get my hands on one...
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I am definitely aware of that. I plan on redoing the thermal paste and installing the new CPU cooler once it's here. I was just taken surprised with the temperature increase
If your using stock I wouldn't be. I saw a 10-12c drop in CPU temps from stock to the Silver Arrow. Btw, welcome to OCN! Time to fill out your system specs! There's a link in my sig if you don't know where to go.
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If your using stock I wouldn't be. I saw a 10-12c drop in CPU temps from stock to the Silver Arrow. Btw, welcome to OCN! Time to fill out your system specs! There's a link in my sig if you don't know where to go.
I am using the stock heatsink/fan for my 1090T. I went from using a 790fx chipset ASUS motherboard over to this board after it died on me. I noticed a temperature increase, but also noticed much more of the cpu actually being utilized in the same games and applications I had been using before (which did yield much better performance.) didn't help that I also probably put on too much thermal paste.

Thank you for the welcome to this website.

I'll definitely fill that out, and will be on here quite a bit
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No "noobishness", only the correct questions.

I myself am interested in an SSD as well.

I think I'm waiting for the samsung 830 SSD. Cant wait to get my hands on one...
I can offer you one piece of advice move any and all parts of windows that do alot of writing to drive to another drive(page file, temp internet files...that kind of stuff). this will be my second round with SSD's. first one was an OCZ agility(crap drive....i mean CRAP!!!). at the time I didnt even know what trim was, only that I should not let windows do lots of writ's to drive lol.

EDIT: that looks like a sweet drive, what size do you plan to get?
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I am using the stock heatsink/fan for my 1090T. I went from using a 790fx chipset ASUS motherboard over to this board after it died on me. I noticed a temperature increase, but also noticed much more of the cpu actually being utilized in the same games and applications I had been using before (which did yield much better performance.) didn't help that I also probably put on too much thermal paste.

Thank you for the welcome to this website.

I'll definitely fill that out, and will be on here quite a bit
No prob dood. Lot of really helpful, knowledgeable people here. Also check out Take Better Pictures in my sig...not posting ginormous pictures of your rig will be greatly appreciated by other users.
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I can offer you one piece of advice move any and all parts of windows that do alot of writing to drive to another drive(page file, temp internet files...that kind of stuff). this will be my second round with SSD's. first one was an OCZ agility(crap drive....i mean CRAP!!!). at the time I didnt even know what trim was, only that I should not let windows do lots of writ's to drive lol.

EDIT: that looks like a sweet drive, what size do you plan to get?
Right now 120gb seems to be the sweet spot. And for my space requirements will barley fit my needs. I would like to see 200gb+ as affordable, but I don't think that will happen until middle-end of next year.

I have played with SSD's before... 40gb and what not as boot drives. And TBH it wasn't worth the hassle of splitting everything up between the ssd and my raid array. Speed increase was just not worth it.

I use a home server with a gigabit switch at home, so my storage is all mapped to the WHS. 120gb would work, while keeping my raid 0 for programs that i dont need the speed for (IE, office install, scratch disc for video rips and what not and so on).

edit: plus being able to run the SSD in AHCI and use trim while being able to maintain my raid 0 array with this board is a BIG bonus.
Edited by MadGoat - 10/13/11 at 5:41pm
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Right now 120gb seems to be the sweet spot. And for my space requirements will barley fit my needs. I would like to see 200gb+ as affordable, but I don't think that will happen until middle-end of next year.

I have played with SSD's before... 40gb and what not as boot drives. And TBH it wasn't worth the hassle of splitting everything up between the ssd and my raid array. Speed increase was just not worth it.

I use a home server with a gigabit switch at home, so my storage is all mapped to the WHS. 120gb would work, while keeping my raid 0 for programs that i dont need the speed for (IE, office install, scratch disc for video rips and what not and so on).
The reason I suggested splitting up windows, is the more you write to the SSD the faster it will degrade(with in reason that is). let me know how it goes
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The reason I suggested splitting up windows, is the more you write to the SSD the faster it will degrade(with in reason that is). let me know how it goes
For sure,

Pretty much why im not interested in SSDs until the price/gb ratio gets closer. In respect to data partitions and organizing my drives... I pretty much want one "logical" drive. The older I get, the less I want to worry about space constants or "where something should be installed".

But with the newer SSDs and the over provisioning, i dont think we really need to worry about the writes. They still pretty much have a life expectancy much higher than that of a platter hard drive.

Only thing that is a worry now is the controllers longevity and support via firmware. That is what peaks my interest in Samsung's SSDs. (In house Arm based controller with in house firmware, and IC's)

one of these days...
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For sure,

Pretty much why im not interested in SSDs until the price/gb ratio gets closer. In respect to data partitions and organizing my drives... I pretty much want one "logical" drive. The older I get, the less I want to worry about space constants or "where something should be installed".

But with the newer SSDs and the over provisioning, i dont think we really need to worry about the writes. They still pretty much have a life expectancy much higher than that of a platter hard drive.

Only thing that is a worry now is the controllers longevity and support via firmware. That is what peaks my interest in Samsung's SSDs. (In house Arm based controller with in house firmware, and IC's)

one of these days...
I see! good points I am now looking at the samsung 64 gig SSD lol.
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