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i7 3770k w/ Corsair H60
ASUS Maximus V Gene
16 GB RAM
~4 year old SSD
I've got a problem with my PC that I'm having a lot of trouble diagnosing. It used to be an intermittent issue but it now occurs after every boot, preventing me...
after upgrading my notebook with an SSD, it will freeze some minutes after boot. However, this happens only when running on battery. As long as the machine is powered by the PSU / charger, everything is fine.
Here are the machine specs:
Acer Aspire ES1-311-P6SJ, original setup with...
hey all, I a putting my new rig together and I am wondering if I should try to use intel rapid storage or not. I've never used it before but am certainly willing to try if there are benefits. I have the following drives that will be installed:
960 evo 500g (boot drive)
2x 850 evo 500g
I want to get a ssd card upgrade for my computer ->
eMachines ET1331G-05w Desktop PC with AMD Athlon II X2 Dual-Core Processor 250U & Windows 7 Home Premium - Walmart.com
Would any of these work?
$50 - $75, $25 - $50, 3TB and higher, 600GB - 900GB, 300GB - 500GB, 1TB - 2.5TB, Desktop...
Hoping to settle a question that came up on another forum.
I have a Dell Studio XPS 9100. The basic specs appear below.
I am a user of Pro Tools 11.3, a professional-level DAW.
Another Pro Tools user suggested that I should install a PCIe SATA III 6.0 GB card and connect my boot drive to...
Today I bought a new SSD, the Crucial MX300 525GB.
When I install windows, everything works until it reboots and gives me the error: 'Windows setup could not configure windows to run on this computers hardware'.
I get this when installing windows 7 and windows 10.
I already tried the msoobe fix...
I'm buying a ROG Strix GL502VM 15.6" for casual gaming and general tasks, and I want to buy one of those 3 SSD below.
For sure I want the cheapest one, and I know NVME is faster, but I don't know if in my case it will make a difference.
Crucial MX300 275GB M.2 (2280) SATA III - $67.99
I read a review that having two drives is great for editing in Adobe premiere...why is that?
Will a computer be faster somehow with 2 drives? the review doesn't explain why he thinks its better to have two drives (both are M.2 if that matters).
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Whenever I buy a new SSD I always check the SMART data in a Ubuntu live desktop. For a brand new SSD the SMART [Power on Count] section has always been .
Yesterday I bought a Samsung SSD for the first time (850 evo 250gb) and the [Power on Count] was . Did I buy a used SSD? The package...
Whats the current software that people are using to clone Windows 10 from one SSD to another? I used to use boot into Acronis True Image or Symantec Ghost boot disk back in the day, but I don't think those work anymore what with EFI, secure boot, and that other new stuff. Thanks in...
i am building a new PC (An intel Skylake NUC). Looking for an efficient M2 SSD.
This machine would be used as a server with a lot of data being read and written to database.
Other than these, this machine would be used as regular machine where in few other processes would be running...
There have been some SSDs using a capacitor buffer to help clear the write cache during sudden power loss. It would seem to be a bad implementation, far less than optimal use of components to just add some capacitors, no matter how great their value, directly across the 5V rail.
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