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Over the years i have built computers. My first one was a intel and i have never had a problem with it now the next 3 computers are nothing but rma and headaches its so upsetting that i dont know what to do. My parents will flip if i keep sending money on a pc. So i think im coming over to amd.


I take my time building and everything and its such a headach. Sometimes i hear my WD making a zzzzzzz noise every once and a while. I rma'ed them 7 times same thing
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Interesting reason to switch, none of which seems to be Intel's fault.

But, if you are so set on doing it, I would just sit tight and wait for BD and benchmarks.
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Do you have a Caviar Black? They're one of the loudest HDD's on the market.
What's wrong with Intel that's making you want to switch? There's really nothing wrong with either CPU manufacturer since they both have their pros and cons.
    
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Your hard drive making noise has nothing to do with Intel.

You will hear some noise coming from a HDD if it's a 7,200 RPM drive.

If you don't want to hear noise coming from a hard drive then get an SSD.
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A loud HDD isn't Intel's fault.
While we're at it, what are the problems you're experiencing? Intel is responsible for veeeeery little of what could possibly be wrong with your system.
     
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Over the years i have built computers. My first one was a intel and i have never had a problem with it now the next 3 computers are nothing but rma and headaches its so upsetting that i dont know what to do. My parents will flip if i keep sending money on a pc. So i think im coming over to amd.


I take my time building and everything and its such a headach. Sometimes i hear my WD making a zzzzzzz noise every once and a while. I rma'ed them 7 times same thing
This is clearly ALL Intels fault....

KIDDING!

The HD sounds like it is searching or writing all the time. Most likely a software problem.
    
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post #7 of 46
Get an SSD.. Problem solved
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If you can't stand a little bit of noise then you shouldn't be into building custom PC's.

...Or build them in such a case that they don't have so much noise. Have to buy case fans that have a low noise ratio (scythe, Yate Loons, Noctua, etc) and have to put noise reducing foam inside of your computer.
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I have to put this in sig. I'm face palming so much right now.
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post #10 of 46
Rule of thumb, if you rma something 7 times for the same reason every time, it's either the worst manufacturer ever, or they all do that.
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