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Thanks, still in the never ending process of editing the looks and info in it lol. thumb.gif

Any word on the rep stuff? I should be at 433?

Here you go wink.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/1164360/missing-rep-will-be-back
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Here you go wink.gif
http://www.overclock.net/t/1164360/missing-rep-will-be-back

My rip is looking better now!
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getting a m4 128 next week for OS and games

I have a Bios style z68xp-ud4

do I have to do the MBR partion step before installing win7, whats the advantage and what size is it?
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getting a m4 128 next week for OS and games

I have a Bios style z68xp-ud4

do I have to do the MBR partion step before installing win7, whats the advantage and what size is it?

It aligns the SSD optimally and installs the OS without the system reserve partition (not needed for BIOS booting)
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Thanks guys!
Are you definitely sure about the 4k alignment for the Samsung F3 HD103SJ? All I have read so far tells me that this is not 4k sector advanced format drive and so I probably should not format it as such?
E.g. http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1600059

"Formatting" is different from "aligning", FYI. So 4096 is still the best "alignment" and "allocation cluster size" for the drive.
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Thank you! +rep thumb.gif
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my my. how 52 pages just crept out of nowhere. tongue.gif
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Thanks guys!
Are you definitely sure about the 4k alignment for the Samsung F3 HD103SJ? All I have read so far tells me that this is not 4k sector advanced format drive and so I probably should not format it as such?
E.g. http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1600059

"Formatting" is different from "aligning", FYI. So 4096 is still the best "alignment" and "allocation cluster size" for the drive.
Thanks for pointing that out, I forgot to tongue.gif
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Thank you! +rep thumb.gif

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my my. how 52 pages just crept out of nowhere. tongue.gif

LOL, I am at 11, I have it set to display 50 posts per thread rolleyes.gif
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uhm.. I can't download the files to do the ''Make a bootable USB device for UEFI and GPT'' ?? what am I doing wrong? lol
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uhm.. I can't download the files to do the ''Make a bootable USB device for UEFI and GPT'' ?? what am I doing wrong? lol

Sorry about that, with the new migration I need to re-upload them. Give me a min thumb.gif

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Bootable USB Files.zip 705k .zip file
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