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Is My new OCZ Agility 2 DEAD?!

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Ok. I bought it, installed 2 times. Second time I installed windows I did it to the free 18 GB that remained and left a windows.old (never did the installation format). I had problems, and bsodding eventually, so I tried to format the drive again but no luck.

I tried a guide on here to use UBUNTU from a bootable USB key. I did that, but even secure erase using that doesn't work. I get I/O errors. Also, sometimes the drive is not detected in BIOS--I have to shut down all power then boot and it will be detected. It is firmware 1.27--I never updated it.

The ssd is only 3 weeks old. Is it DEAD?
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One additional note.. is hotplugging just the signal cable and NOT power? I boot into Linux, then plug in the SIGNAL cable only, the power cable stays in the whole time. Is hotplugging signal cable only, or do I need to hotplug the power cable?
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Can you take the drive and plug it into someone else's computer to see if it's working?
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