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I installed my new Corsair AX-1200 and then took Deus Ex for a roll again. This time I played twice for an hour each with out any hard lockups. Only thing is on the last run I got a crash to desktop event but it was better than a complete system failure. May have been because of running the ram at 1600 mhz and not enough cpu/nb volts.Feels more stable though. Time will tell..

About the kabobs - looks like liver! If you want good kabob man persian kabobs are the bomb! Never heard of duck Kabob...
Edited by davidm71 - 8/31/11 at 9:55pm
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That sounds about right.

The C4F has a 5 sec. prove-out delay before the "BEEP".

I get 22 sec. from "BEEP" to desktop.
I disabled boot gui and som other stuff think I'm closing the gap!!
post #10943 of 13131
I dont care how long my comp takes to boot, just as long as:

A) It boots into windows without a problem
B) Once in windows i get screaming #'s anywhere
C) #'s are mostly due to my awesomely Ãœber RAM @ 6-8-6-20 @ 1712MHz
or
D) All of above + Chedderman says hi to me
    
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I dont care how long my comp takes to boot, just as long as:

A) It boots into windows without a problem
B) Once in windows i get screaming #'s anywhere
C) #'s are mostly due to my awesomely Ãœber RAM @ 6-8-6-20 @ 1712MHz
or
D) All of above + Chedderman says hi to me
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Since you guys are usually so nice, I will post here in lieu of making a fool out myself elsewhere.

Can you blow a brand-new Corsair modular PSU by changing SATA device power cables while the PSU is on and the computer is running?
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Since you guys are usually so nice, I will post here in lieu of making a fool out myself elsewhere.

Can you blow a brand-new Corsair modular PSU by changing SATA device power cables while the PSU is on and the computer is running?
It's not recommended but I don't think that you could hurt the PSU by unplugging a SATA. Probably do more damage to the component than the PSU since a PSU has to be able to stand up to power fluctuations.

But to be on the safe side I always tell my friends family and clients to ALWAYS power down and switch it off at the back and make sure that there is no juice in the system(PWR switch purge) and make sure you've grounded yourself by touching bare metal before touching components or cables. It's just best to err on the side of caution at all times.

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Those of you who have been following my travails on the C5F thread know that I have had a problem in getting two of my SATA devices recognized.

Right now it looks like it has been a PSU problem (not an "issue") all along. I just tested this brand-new CoolerMaster 1K Watt Silent Pro and it's deader than any Duck could ever fear to be. Tested it on a cheap-o Ultra PSU tester and a fancy-dancy Apevia digital. On the Ultra, there was a bit of a pitiful screech and then nothing. After that on the Apevia, Completely Nothing.

If I were a betting man, and I'm not, I'd say those two unrecognized SATA devices (1 HDD - and the HDD was not the problem cause I tested several on the same power cable -- and -- 1 brand-new, never used Blu-Ray Optical drive which would never even power up) were caused by lack of power from the Corsair PSU.

Ah ... "Made in China" anyone?

1) If you want to hear why I shudder when I see "Made in China", PM me and I'll regale you with stories - melamine in the children's milk to boost protein content, repackaging of dead batteries, no actual peanuts in the shells, ah, the list goes on and on ....

2) And for those of you who think I'm completely nuts for having two computers with similar components and configured in identical ways, well then lemme tell ya why ... (maybe I need three)
Edited by incurablegeek - 9/1/11 at 12:19pm
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Those of you who have been following my travails on the C5F thread know that I have had a problem in getting two of my SATA devices recognized.

Right now it looks like it has been a PSU problem (not an "issue") all along. I just tested this brand-new Corsair 1K Watt Silent Pro and it's deader than any Duck could ever fear to be. Tested it on a cheap-o Ultra PSU tester and a fancy-dancy Apevia digital. On the Ultra, there was a bit of a pitiful screech and then nothing. After that on the Apevia, Completely Nothing.

If I were a betting man, and I'm not, I'd say those two unrecognized SATA devices (1 HDD - and the HDD was not the problem cause I tested several on the same power cable -- and -- 1 brand-new, never used Blu-Ray Optical drive which would never even power up) were caused by lack of power from the Corsair PSU.

Ah ... "Made in China" anyone?

1) If you want to hear why I shudder when I see "Made in China", PM me and I'll regale you with stories - melamine in the children's milk to boost protein content, repackaging of dead batteries, no actual peanuts in the shells, ah, the list goes on and on ....

2) And for those of you who think I'm completely nuts for having two computers with similar components and configured in identical ways, well then lemme tell ya why ... (maybe I need three)
Sucks when it happens. But at least Corsair is pretty solid with their RMA process. As far as I am aware they'll pull a new one off the shelf and ship it to you once they have the busted one in hand. They do that with their RAM and their Coolers, so it wouldn't surprise me if they do it with the PSU considering it's theirs in name only. It's a rebadged Seasonic and those are pretty dependable. You should check out the PSU forums if you need more info.

If and when mine fails, I'll be buying an AX Gold model. I'll have to buy one cause I broke the product warranty seal to sleeve this one. It's been solidly dependable thus far though.

~Ceadder
Edited by Ceadderman - 9/1/11 at 12:21pm
 
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Which AHCI and chipset drivers should I install, the ones from the ASUS site, or the ones from the AMD site?
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Which AHCI and chipset drivers should I install, the ones from the ASUS site, or the ones from the AMD site?
ASUS. When in doubt always go with the Mainboard drivers.

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