Recent content by GIGANTOID

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    How would you fix a brken SATA connector on a harddrive?

    I have an 80gb Raptor that I did something stupid to and broke the plastic backing behind the sata copper wires on the HDD connector on the drive itself. Now I have an older 36gb raptor and was thinking of using that to repair the connector. Does anyone know offhand the hex wrench size to...
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    Fastest Gigabit NAS which is more or less portable?

    Why not just put a removeable drive cage into each server and just shuttle a HDD back and forth? Unless I'm missing some pertinent piece of info.
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    Corsair 4gig flash drive 10.00 shipped at the egg (June 3rd only)

    I ordered 2 right at 9am EST. No confirmation yet.
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    Samsung F1 Reliabiliy Survey

    I assume there's no way to modify a poll. I couldn't see a way to edit it.
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    Maxtor 1Tb - L01F1000 - $169.99 regular price

    @Fry's Maxtor 1TB Serial ATA/300 32MB Buffer Hard Drive - L01F1000 Yes we know you prefer Seagate and the 5 year warranty, you once had something bad happen to you or your third cousins Maxtor drive and swore them off for life... Keep on moving nothing to see here then. If this is a dupe...
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    Samsung F1 Reliabiliy Survey

    Please post your first hand experiences please. Hrm last one should be 1Tb.
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    Post Your Mac Setup!

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    300gb (15,000 RPM) SAS vs.150gb x 2 Raptors RAID-0 (10,000 RPM) SATA

    I hope I didnt come acress as speaking down to you. I truely only read your first post and then was routed to your previous one. And seeing a couple other people looking to get the absolute perfect drive system but spending either an inordinate amount of time or money researching it. A...
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    300gb (15,000 RPM) SAS vs.150gb x 2 Raptors RAID-0 (10,000 RPM) SATA

    If you factor the time you've spent researching the absolute fastest drive subsystem for what seems to be straight forward graphics use against whatever possible time savings that system may provide its probably a wash. Just go for the Raptor OS/program drive with the Hitachi storage drive...
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    what is wrong with evga's stepup?

    I haven't used the step up previously but am in the process now to upgrad to the 8800GTS 512. From my point of view the problem is turn around time, from the time they receive the card to when they ship it out. My opinion is that 3 days is way too long, considering the shipping time to and...
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    Step-Up runs out Jan 15; what to do?

    I inititate this same Step up from the GTS 320. The bottom is going to drop out on those and be hard to sell if you want to upgrade to a new Ultra next year. It will be easier to resell the GTS 512 assuming they dont release an intermediate card. I'm at # 62
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    100X Faster Broadband

    i cant wait to sign up for Comcasts 1Tb down - 512Kb Up tier.
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    Question on evga 8800gtx card

    AFAIK the step up program pricing is based on MSRP. So retail price drops won't have anything to do with what you pay to EVGA. For instance EVGA has the base 800 Ultra at $699 msrp while online and local pricing is around $550.
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    Gigabyte P35-DS3R vs ABIT IP35 (Plain one, not Pro nor E)

    Things I dont care for on the DS3R... ...the placement of the IDE connection at the (for me) bottom of the board, which meant i had to wind the ribbon behind the board up to the DVDs. But I have just bought an SATA DVD burner to rectify that. ...having to get into expert mode of the bios...