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Pioneer Kuro Elite

/thread (or really /end off topic ramblings biggrin.gif )
Don't know what to do with this thread now...make it a home theatre thread or kick all of y'all out for being nubwubs. biggrinsmiley.gif

ROFL! Omg, hilarious post! I had the exact same thing going through my mind and was wondering what you'd say about it.

Edit: Woot! My Plextor M5 Pro just arrived! Time to replace the 830 with it and put the 830 in my girlfriend's Mac.

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Don't know what to do with this thread now...make it a home theatre thread or kick all of y'all out for being nubwubs. biggrinsmiley.gif
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Don't know what to do with this thread now...make it a home theatre thread or kick all of y'all out for being nubwubs. biggrinsmiley.gif

well you see ssds are storage and so are hard drives and hard drives can store movies and movies are related to home theater so we were pretty much on topic the whole time biggrin.gif
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well you see ssds are storage and so are hard drives and hard drives can store movies and movies are related to home theater so we were pretty much on topic the whole time biggrin.gif

I use my SSD for recorded TV and as live TV buffer. That's got to be related, right?
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I use my SSD for recorded TV and as live TV buffer. That's got to be related, right?

Yes. Anywho

Im curious:

Sean, why did you go with a RAID 5 array? You have 4 in it? You just wanted the speed boost and the redundacy of a failure?
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I just ordered a used intel 330 60gb ssd. Is there anything different I need to do with it before I make it my OS drive, or can I just follow the instructions on OCN as if it were a new ssd?
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Pioneer Kuro Elite

/thread (or really /end off topic ramblings biggrin.gif )
Don't know what to do with this thread now...make it a home theatre thread or kick all of y'all out for being nubwubs. biggrinsmiley.gif

ROFL! Omg, hilarious post! I had the exact same thing going through my mind and was wondering what you'd say about it.

Edit: Woot! My Plextor M5 Pro just arrived! Time to replace the 830 with it and put the 830 in my girlfriend's Mac.

Sent from my Samsung Epic 4G Touch using Tapatalk
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PIX OF THE DRIVE! ASAP!

remember to bench with prime 95 running in the background. smile.gif

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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

Don't know what to do with this thread now...make it a home theatre thread or kick all of y'all out for being nubwubs. biggrinsmiley.gif

well you see ssds are storage and so are hard drives and hard drives can store movies and movies are related to home theater so we were pretty much on topic the whole time biggrin.gif
HDDs =/= SSD tongue.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blindsay View Post

well you see ssds are storage and so are hard drives and hard drives can store movies and movies are related to home theater so we were pretty much on topic the whole time biggrin.gif

I use my SSD for recorded TV and as live TV buffer. That's got to be related, right?
yep biggrin.gif

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Quote:
Originally Posted by rui-no-onna View Post

I use my SSD for recorded TV and as live TV buffer. That's got to be related, right?

Yes. Anywho

Im curious:

Sean, why did you go with a RAID 5 array? You have 4 in it? You just wanted the speed boost and the redundacy of a failure?
Network is only running Gigabit speeds and only 1-3 devices will be accessing the array at once, so overall speed doesn't matter. I did it for redundency and the fact that I can have everything organized on a single large volume. biggrin.gif

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I just ordered a used intel 330 60gb ssd. Is there anything different I need to do with it before I make it my OS drive, or can I just follow the instructions on OCN as if it were a new ssd?
Nothing different. thumb.gif





OT: I burnt my tongue on a nacho bowl filled with hot cheddar and pepper jack cheese. stun.gif
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I just ordered a used intel 330 60gb ssd. Is there anything different I need to do with it before I make it my OS drive, or can I just follow the instructions on OCN as if it were a new ssd?

Yes. Follow Sean's guide here:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds

Just make sure you don't do a full format (do a quick format), don't defrag, and make sure TRIM is enabled.

I'm not sure if you need to use third party tool to format it. (I know Sean mentions one, but I think he said a Quick Format which windows will do anyway is sufficient) I could be wrong.
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Yes. Follow Sean's guide here:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds
Just make sure you don't do a full format (do a quick format), don't defrag, and make sure TRIM is enabled.
I'm not sure if you need to use third party tool to format it. (I know Sean mentions one, but I think he said a Quick Format which windows will do anyway is sufficient) I could be wrong.

Ordering a Samsung 830 SATA III 256GB SSD tomorrow, will be my first SSD purchase.

And you supplied me with the info I was looking for, nice/thanks.
 
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