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So, hdd should get here in the next few hours, so I rigged up a sling for the hdd for added stability tongue.gif

ghetto rigged?



sorry no dslr shot, i was lazy and just used my phone.

Just to give you an idea of the slow storage drive I am rocking now, HURRY UP UPS


Edited by HPE1000 - 11/7/12 at 12:36pm
 
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keep us updated!


och yes biggrin.gif my payslip looks great!! biggrin.gif asrock incomming biggrin.gif Just 20 hrs of overtime covered motherboard and rams biggrin.gif

But still I'm not sure about PSU, the silvestone sfx450g is on one side pretty great (sfx and gold?!!!), but on other site it has some negative aspects > sometimes bad fan, cabling layout is random (not same from psu to motherboard).

But i want to build small factor pc as you have (custom made case), so need some small powerful baby.
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och yes biggrin.gif my payslip looks great!! biggrin.gif asrock incomming biggrin.gif Just 20 hrs of overtime covered motherboard and rams biggrin.gif
But still I'm not sure about PSU, the silvestone sfx450g is on one side pretty great (sfx and gold?!!!), but on other site it has some negative aspects > sometimes bad fan, cabling layout is random (not same from psu to motherboard).
But i want to build small factor pc as you have (custom made case), so need some small powerful baby.

The silverstone sfx psus always have fan issues the first round. Mine is the non modular and is v2.0, but v 1.1 had the same issues as the new modular one. So idk if they update the version, or how long it will take.
 
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HDD has been on vehicle out for delivery for over 12 hours.... Come on mad.gif

EDIT: It got here! Cold as an icicle, going to let it heat up a little.
Edited by HPE1000 - 11/7/12 at 2:52pm
 
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I think i will buy some seasonic s12 520w without warranty for few $$$ and sleeve it without worries and wait for some proper revision smile.gif
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I'm late to the party, though I've had my little setup for months!
Count me in fella's smile.gif

Anyone got ultra fast boot to work?

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I'm late to the party, though I've had my little setup for months!
Count me in fella's smile.gif
Anyone got ultra fast boot to work? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Added! Never bothered with it, my ssd boot times are more than acceptable tongue.gif
 
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Well... This is a worlds difference in performance!

Before


After!


Actually more secure than I could have ever hoped with my ghetto rigged hdd bracket thingamajig! lol Ghetto (Click to show)
 
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hardly elegant though if you need to pull out your rig and remove the panels and unplug a drive then only to repeat it again in reverse to use the computer as normal

Well luckily I'm SFF and I'm using a 5.25 to 4x 2.5 bay easy swap device biggrin.gif
But for anyone else yes, not elegant at all.
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You aren't connecting your keyboard to a USB 3.0 slot correct? If so, that might be causing problems.

No I'm not, USB 2.0 is being utilized with my keyboard currently.
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Can you confirm which BIOS version you already have installed? As far as I am aware only the beta BIOS version L.1.33 supports the installation of Windows 8, if you have this installed there will be an option for “Ultra Fast” booting in the BIOS, if you have selected this is makes use of the ultra fast booting using Asrocks beta BIOS and Windows 8, but this comes at the cost of not been able to get into the BIOS, unless you hit the reset CMOS button, which of course will reset all the values in the BIOS. I’m not a great fan of this feature, better to choose the “Fast” option, which only removes the ability to boot from USB, if you like me enjoy poking about in the BIOS from time to time.

I am on P1.10 before and after install of windows 8, so apparently I'm magic?!

If it makes any difference I did an upgrade to Win 8 Pro from Win 7 Ultimate
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That's the most hassle-free way to get the BIOS to show itself!
Also, make sure the computer isn't just sleeping. Win8 might default to an s3 suspend which makes the computer seem off, but avoids the bios when it goes to s0.

Hehe, I would know if it were just sleeping tongue.gif

I can't get into the BIOS from a cold boot, even after unplugging the power cable and letting it sit for a bit for caps to unload and then plugging power back in and hitting the power button.

I haven't had the time to try the BIOS upgrade as I don't want to lose my overclock settings and the PC works fine.
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Anyone got ultra fast boot to work?
Whilst tempted i don't like the thought of loosing access to the BIOS, fast is okay with me, though curious to test it and see the real life difference. Let us know if you try it.

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Well... This is a worlds difference in performance!
What drive is this might i ask friend?

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I am on P1.10 before and after install of windows 8, so apparently I'm magic?!
If it makes any difference I did an upgrade to Win 8 Pro from Win 7 Ultimate
No, not magic if you upgraded, though i didn't think about doing it that way. To take advantage of Windows 8 speed booting you will want to upgrade though.
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