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I highly doubt that's true, but please enlighten us if you find more info on the subject.
Browsing sevenforums, it seems that one user was incorrect about using same drive.

Apparently though, the drive you are restoring to, needs to be of equal or greater *total* size as the HDD you made the image from.
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Browsing sevenforums, it seems that one user was incorrect about using same drive.

Apparently though, the drive you are restoring too, needs to be of equal or greater *total* size as the HDD you made the image from.
That's obvious, I mean, where's the data gonna go if the drive is too small? But nice to know that it wasn't true.
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That's obvious, I mean, where's the data gonna go if the drive is too small? But nice to know that it wasn't true.
You missed *total* size? lol

Your image might be 20GB and you created it on a 1TB disc.

You can now only restore to a 1TB+ disc.
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You missed *total* size? lol

Your image might be 20GB and you created it on a 1TB disc.

You can now only restore to a 1TB+ disc.
Actually I didn't miss it, I just didn't understand it that way

That's pretty lame, actually...
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Just got my board, and installing CPU now, but it seems I'm gonna break the arm or CPU with the amount of pressure needed to lock it into place. The CPU is in properly, but I'm so worried about messing up this build that I wanted confirmation that others maybe had this same fear?
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Just got my board, and installing CPU now, but it seems I'm gonna break the arm or CPU with the amount of pressure needed to lock it into place. The CPU is in properly, but I'm so worried about messing up this build that I wanted confirmation that others maybe had this same fear?
You talking about the arm for locking the CPU in place? It was relatively difficult, but I just forced it. After messing with HW for a couple of years, I've learned that it can take quite a bit of punishment so I'm not as nervous as I used to be. Make sure that the CPU is in correctly then just force the arm down.
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Just got my board, and installing CPU now, but it seems I'm gonna break the arm or CPU with the amount of pressure needed to lock it into place. The CPU is in properly, but I'm so worried about messing up this build that I wanted confirmation that others maybe had this same fear?
Yeah it takes a bit of force to get it in place. just make sure that the chip tabs line up and that it is not up on the edge of the socket anywhere, then clamp down.

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figured that this may be a decent place to ask !

what are your guys opinions on the
MSI P67A-GD53??

looks very similar to the GD55 which is a good board from the reviews.

im hoping to get the GD53 soon !
    
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Yeah it takes a bit of force to get it in place. just make sure that the chip tabs line up and that it is not up on the edge of the socket anywhere, then clamp down.

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You talking about the arm for locking the CPU in place? It was relatively difficult, but I just forced it. After messing with HW for a couple of years, I've learned that it can take quite a bit of punishment so I'm not as nervous as I used to be. Make sure that the CPU is in correctly then just force the arm down.
Will do, thanks!
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The only difference is minor luxury features like start and reset button on the board IIRC. Almost no difference.
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gd2

Srsly, according to this, the only difference is the 53 lacks a Firewire port.
Ye, the GD53 is basically a GD55.


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Hmm... I was trying to find info on the SATA boot issues I have been having, and found the following:

"MSI has also chosen to give all the SATA 6Gbps ports on the board the same colour, which makes it difficult to determine which two ports are linked to the P67 chip, and which to the Marvell 9128 chip."

OK, answering my own question, hopefully to benefit others:

"The white ports to the lower right of the chipset are controlled by the chipset integrated controller, while the white ports to the lower left of the chipset are controlled by the Marvell SE9128 controller."

This is when looking at the board with the OC Genie and Power buttons to the lower left. So I definitely have my SSD (and maybe my data spinner) hooked up to the Marvell controller. Gonna switch that tonite fo sho.

There are 8 SATA ports on this thing; if I remember correctly the white ones on both ends are the 6GB SATA III, and the black ones in the middle are 3GB/SATA II. But I guess they're split between Intel and Marvel controllers? Any preferences; maybe my SSD is in the wrong SATA port?

Bio: maybe add this to your review? to help others?
Totally missed this post. I'll look into it.
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