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If you want you can power cycle it and try a reinstall when it reappears as it should reappear after a few power cycles as Murlocke stated.

Also, once the OS drive is corrupted, reverting back to stock clocks does nothing to repair it. you have to reinstall.

I have not had a successful power cycle after the 12 hours of garbage collection. I'll try once more just for kicks. Would a corrupted OS cause it to not show after a reboot? Because when it did show it would freeze loading windows and after that a no show again.
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Just finished two power cycles still not recognized. I'd like to thank everyone for trying to help but this thing is done. :/
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Hey guys,

I've had this drive for about 1.5years did everything correctly all of the win7 tweaks updated my firmware to the latest version. I loaded up BF3 started playing and about 10 minutes in I lost my sound however, I still could play but after about 30 seconds I wanted to see what's going on. Before I could Alt + Tab I got a F4 BSOD, so I reboot and the drive is not recognized. I tried the old power cycle and it worked or so it seemed, upon trying to load windows it would freeze.

I learned about this Garbage Collection and that it's supposed to help with F4 BSOD's and lost performance which required the drive to be idle. I thought to myself my drive is idle like 80% of the time since I never let the computer sleep. I was advised to just sit in bios with the drive connected to the power only, it was supposed to force this garbage collection for a period of 6 - 8 hrs. After 12 hours of it idling in bios without the sata connection I power cycled and the drive will not show. Nothing has worked this thing is dead.

Anyone else experience anything like this or is this just bad luck?

bad luck SSDs have to fail just like HDDs or any part the laws of universe dictate there are will always be defects or DOAs. un like a failing or failed HDDs ussualy when an SSD goes out it really is lights out.
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Just finished two power cycles still not recognized. I'd like to thank everyone for trying to help but this thing is done. :/
When I power cycle I just turn the PC on > BIOS, plug the power plug into the drive, unplug after 10 seconds and replug it after 10 seconds and unplug it the same way a bunch of times. I power power cycle lol. Try that.
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IT'S DEAD JIM, you tired your best. though if i was gonna try any thing i'd put it in the freezer.
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