Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.
just out of curiosity, why do you have a res and a T-line?
much better imo, looks good now
i did it for the bubble through out
don't call me imo....
Not at all, as the person you bought it from should of told you they were pulled from enclosures.
I sincerely doubt its new aswell, get in touch with him and just return it to him and get you cash back.
Then just buy a brand new one.
Maxtor and seagate 7200 rpm 500gb drives are cheap as hell.
( like £35 quid here, and you don't pay same taxes so save 17.5% straight away ontop of that electronics tend to be a bit cheaper in general over in the US )
i might try to sweet talk my wife into letting me take the refund money and order two 500GB WB black drives and do raid 0
Cant, the guy at seagate told me, once the company took the drive out of the enclosure then the warranty was VOID. they have a seal sticker on the enclosure. its a seagate free agent model like this one
i'd say you've been screwed over man, that is not fair of the selelr not to mention that from the beginning
i will never buy a maxtor again^^
i only experienced the worst of them, even if the drive i own is still alive.
-its baking its way to its own personal 60deg.
-its not very silent
-the SMART died after about 2 years
I like that case. It uses the same chassis a lot of older Xaser v7000x/v8000x series from Thermaltake were based on. Nearly all-steel construction is pretty rare nowadays. Heck, cases with ANY steel in them seem to be a rarity. Overall, nice machine you got there. Although, upgrading to a HD4890 would not be my first choice.
Maxtor brand wasn't bad until seagate bought them out. I had a original maxtor manufactured 250GB IDE Drive and it lasted over 7 years and it still going (but with the smart status at caution).
mine is also somewhere about this age...one of the first Sata on the market.. that was its only advantage, it wont die it just never ran very good
I say " shit happens"
When I first built my rig, my ram was DOA, I didn't refuse to buy corsair ever again, technically DOA is worse then a drive picking up wear and tear over the years
Also check if the vent hole has someone got blocked up, its very small so can get blocked VERY easily.
I agree, I have a 10GB Maxtor that has been through 10 years of hell and still works. Installed so many OS's its not funny.
Kinda weird how one piece of hardware can last years but then some just up and die in 6 months.
Guess things aren't designed for longevity anymore.
i got an IBM HDD, that lasted over 10 years, till now... it was quiet and cool. and relatively fast,regarding its age. i also have made only bad experiences with corsair stuff... both dominator kits i own, time like shit, and only one of them OCs. the ballistix i have are FAR better, and they were a lot cheaper
DOA can happen all time, but i hate, if something craps only halfway out, and then refuses to die in a short time, so i can RMA it
Ok update! the guy is offering me a full refund on the drive and alls well. now i have to find another drive or drives to replace it
It's not that.
Drives are more complex now.
As component density increases rate of failure goes up ( as there's more things that have a 1 in a million chance of failing)
Same as population increase, rate of sickness/disease /genetic disorder goes up, its not because we're living in different ways its just there's more people with x chance of getting ill .
OK i have 80$ for a new drive. i want a 1.5tb or 3x500GB drives MUST BE WESTERN DIGITAL.
Is it me or is newegg expensive on harddrives?
yea thats what i seen. i was looking around the FS thread on anandtech, hard, and here to see if anybody was selling some good drives
is 70$ a good deal for a Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive?
So, what GPU would you choose ?
( Sorry for my bad english O_O )
whats the budget?
174,90 EUR Euro = 238,015 USD US Dollars
( Price of the HD4890 Vapor-X on a French Website )
well thats not too expensive, kinda like danish prices which is HIGH
but i would go for a 5770, maybe the vapor-x version and then oc it to like 970/1375, that should be good imo
HD5770 < HD4890 .
DX11 is not my priority ( Windows XP ... )
Thanks for your proposition also ^^
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