MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI owners - are 100deg c VRM temps an issue?
Got a new OCUK build a month or so ago with a MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI motherboard and everything is going well.
Thing is Ive now seen a lot of videos and a few reviews where the VRM temps on these boards sit...
New 3950x Build - Fans stop ramping up/down 2 mins after boot
Hey folks, got a query I was hoping someone could help with.
Just got a new 3950x build from OCUK and it seems to be working fine apart from on initial boot up the CPU fan (on the water cooler) ramps up and down with CPU temp but...
My sister is looking to get a PC for my nephew to game and livestream from but this is something I have no idea about at all.
Unfortunately money is tight being Xmas so was wondering what the most basic while still functional spec would be. He plays Fortnite and Minecraft mainly but...
Would love to get more HGST ones but can only see Seagate and WD out there and have not had great reliability with either brands over the past decade.
Can I have some real world recommendations from owners on what they have thats worked out fine?
Thank you :)
Wel well well!
I've owned the 3 (Q6600) at 3.5GHz / 2 (not 2600k but the 3770K and currently run it still at 4.5GHz) and 1 (Cel 300A)
Great article and fully agree. My half decade old Ivy Bridge system is still kicking it!
Nice one Kyle!
Kinda backed up everything I'd thought myself - and Ive got an Ivy 3770K at 4.5GHz so wont be upgrading any time soon either.
I sure do miss the 90s arms race of AMD and Intel with double the performance every year and a bit
I just plugged the drive back in just now and without it having actually done any work the error rate has risen by itself:
172 --- Read Recovery Attempts
So here is a breakdown of my current 3 drives, 2 of which Ive had running since 2012 :
4TB HGST DRIVE 1
Device Statistics (GP Log...
DrLobo: Not the overall test no. Here is the full breakdown :
smartctl -x /dev/csmi0,3
smartctl 6.5 2016-05-07 r4318 [x86_64-w64-mingw32-win7-sp1] (sf-6.5-1)
Copyright (C) 2002-16, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke, www.smartmontools.org
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Been running a soak test on a new 10TB HGST He10 drive I bought last week. Ran h2test on it which wrote and verified the full disk which is spot on.
I then ran smartctl to see what the drive was reporting and saw a few problems (in my eyes):
The read recovery attempts and the...