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post #11 of 17
ask if you can return the item and swap out missing item from the new items box while in the store.
post #12 of 17
I had G5 with broken cable. I went to local shop where i took it and they replaced it to G500. I didn't not have any packaging ofc :/ They took it out of package and gave me just mouse and weights They took driver CD too
My point being - there's another way instead of going through garbage
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post #13 of 17
I've read where it's better to RMA through the vendor you purchased OCZ drives rather than OCZ directly because OCZ RMA takes forever and they make you pay for shipping both ways. They say OCZ makes you jump through a bunch of hoops before they approve an RMA where most vendors are "no questions asked".
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Before you take back though, did you try different cables (data and power)? And a different port on the mobo?
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post #15 of 17
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Now my dad thinks I should get a refund, because he said he's had problems with both of his vertex 2's. He said I should buy an Intel SSD instead. I loved this SSD until it failed on me, so I want to replace it. Now, which option would be better, and is this problem with all of the newer Sandforce drives? Should I go with Marvell and their C300 instead?
 
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post #16 of 17
Hi you could try disabling Fast boot in bios, see do it then find it. failing that try unplugging all sata cables and ide if u have any from mobo, start up in ACHI, then Hot plug the ssd, ie with the pc powered up...worth a quick try...
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post #17 of 17
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Well, I tried reinstalling windows, and even that couldn't detect the drive after installing the AHCI drivers from the motherboard disk. Looks like it's dead.
 
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