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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #13081 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Striker36 View Post
looks like a scout to me!

looks good. dont forget to fill out the form linked off of the first page and show your pride with the sig tag
Done and done
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post #13082 of 28613
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what do we think of THIS ONE? its a bit more than i wanted to spend but its also get a little more space so im not really sure...

i just have a thing about OCZ.... never had a good product from them...
That looks like a Vertex 1 which is what I have. They are great drives and will destroy any mechanical hard drive setup in terms of speed but Vertex 1's use the Indilinx controller which is now a generation behind current SSD tech. The Vertex 2's use the Sandforce controller which is a whole leap forward in terms of speed and longevity. Of course a Vertex 2 is a bit more expensive so if you're already pushing it you may have to settle (as I did!).

I do know what you mean about OCZ and sort of felt similar because I've never heard good things about their RAM. However they do really seem to have their act together with SSD's, rich forum support and frequent firmware updates where needed.
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post #13083 of 28613
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anyway guys anyone know if this is any good as a storage Drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148337

its 1.5tb for less than $100 im temping to buy it for my storage drive..
also a newbie question can i use my sata 6 cable for the sata 3 connector of the storage drive its sata 3 btw. or do i have a to use my sata 2 cable?
No it isn't. Seagate hasn't made CONSISTENTLY Reliable hard drives since the 7200.10 drives. Go with a Western Digital, Samsung, or Hitachi. They are CONSIDERABLY more reliable. You'll find the Seagate fanboys claim that Seagates are fine and that they haven't had any problems with THEIR Seagate drives, but OBJECTIVE people who really know the truth know better.

And yes, you can use a SATA 6 cable with a SATA or SATA 2 drive. In fact, that is exactly what I am doing now. The problem is trying to use a SATA 2 cable on a SATA 3 drive.
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Originally Posted by Striker36 View Post
what do we think of THIS ONE? its a bit more than i wanted to spend but its also get a little more space so im not really sure...

i just have a thing about OCZ.... never had a good product from them...
Following up on my previous post you might find this drive meets your price requirements and is right up there in terms of the latest tech and performance. To be honest you'd be happy whatever you choose, 2nd and 3rd generation SSDs will blaze through anything you throw at them.
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...Hey Striker36; . . . . still debating for WHERE to try and place your HHD for withinside the case/frame ? ? ?
Or, have you narrowed it down about's WHAT your going to use as well as the location for it???


mr-Charles . . .

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post #13086 of 28613
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...Hey Striker36; . . . . still debating for WHERE to try and place your HHD for withinside the case/frame ? ? ?
Or, have you narrowed it down about's WHAT your going to use as well as the location for it???


mr-Charles . . .

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at this point your guess is as good as mine

but on another note my second video card came in im installing Win7 on a spare HDD i have right now just to get it running and try and get some random benches

what numbers do you guys want to see? (stock clocks) name a bench thats free (and a link would be nice too) and ill run it to see what i score
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post #13087 of 28613
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what do we think of THIS ONE? its a bit more than i wanted to spend but its also get a little more space so im not really sure...

i just have a thing about OCZ.... never had a good product from them...
get this one instead if u like ocz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-550-_-Product
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post #13088 of 28613
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No it isn't. Seagate hasn't made CONSISTENTLY Reliable hard drives since the 7200.10 drives. Go with a Western Digital, Samsung, or Hitachi. They are CONSIDERABLY more reliable. You'll find the Seagate fanboys claim that Seagates are fine and that they haven't had any problems with THEIR Seagate drives, but OBJECTIVE people who really know the truth know better.

And yes, you can use a SATA 6 cable with a SATA or SATA 2 drive. In fact, that is exactly what I am doing now. The problem is trying to use a SATA 2 cable on a SATA 3 drive.
cool thx man
so basically i can use my other sata 6 cable and connect it to my new storage hard drive that support sata 3? or i can use my sata 2 cable as well and connect it to my sata 3 motherboard connector ? do u need a sata 3 cable to use it on sata 3 connector? thats my question im planning on getting a sata 3 storage hard drive...
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post #13089 of 28613
...hey yur running in the same boat as i am; i have just downloaded 3DMark 2006 for using
as a stress/test for the GPU...
....I have been using MadOnion 2001 for a while just to have HWmonitor pick up & show for temp's of the
GPU & CPU, but I still need to get updated type bench-test software(FREE-B) as you probably are/need to . . . .
Yeah, i'd be curious upon your benchies for the card(s) stock OR IF your gonna = Ovrclck'd . . .

[ i'm still plugg'in at WHERE you could possibly mount your HHD, IF i come up with something,
I'll for sure post at ya / PM ya asap . . . ]

.....right now, i have this "BrAiNfAdE - syndrome" upon me. . . . . .
. . . somethin like C-R-S ...... {................ )


mr-Charles . . .

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Edited by mr-Charles - 9/21/10 at 3:33pm
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post #13090 of 28613
Don't forget about the Agility 2's as far as OCZ SSD's go.

They don't have the 4k random write potential that the Vertex 2's have, but are Sandforce based and have great read/write times.

Agility 2
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