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trickson

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Gave my tired old case and system a face lift a while ago (8 months ago) haven't cleaned it for 4 months. It is still kicking ass as my main gaming system. :rockout:

I had to get new power and reset switch's This is the 3rd set! As you see I modded this set as well.
 

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How do you even go through power switches? :p
 
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I see dust bunnies... :) go ASUS P5Q! we both got old hardware, but still rockin the games.
 

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check out my score!
:rockout::rockout::rockout::rockout:
 

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So I just fixed up a new power switch/ re-set switch and I modded a front USB sounds hub!
 

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Let's stay on topic here please.
 

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Cleaned up some more. Still have to sand and repaint the entire case but I am just doing little things one at a time slowly. Here is what I have so far.
The power HDD Lights do work and are now located next to the power/reset witch.
Fresh pain on them. :D
 

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That HDD score is BS, Platter HDDs will not go over 5.9
A single one may not, but he has them in RAID 0. Before I bought my SSD and was using 3x 250gb WD RE2 in RAID0 179mb read, 170 write and I'm pretty sure I had a 7.9 in there as well. But really those scores are bs anyway.. That is based on the performance when Windows 7 first came out. I doubt they update the scores.. So, based on that I believe a RAID 0 setup would have scored high then, but not now with 500+ read/write SSD's. So, I wouldn't even count that score. :toast:
 

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A single one may not, but he has them in RAID 0. Before I bought my SSD and was using 3x 250gb WD RE2 in RAID0 179mb read, 170 write and I'm pretty sure I had a 7.9 in there as well. But really those scores are bs anyway.. That is based on the performance when Windows 7 first came out. I doubt they update the scores.. So, based on that I believe a RAID 0 setup would have scored high then, but not now with 500+ read/write SSD's. So, I wouldn't even count that score. :toast:
I have a raid zero setup with three 64mb cache 7,200 RPM drives on a spare PC here and still get 5.9

Also the score can be cheated easily

http://www.petri.co.il/artificially_raise_wei.htm
 
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raid0 never gets higher than 5.9 full stop if your only using standard desktop HDD's the only way to get higher is to use faster HDD's 10~15Krpm and that may get you a 6.2~4 or SSD's for up into the 7's

my two Samsung F1 500GB HDD's in raid0 only gets a 5.9


but hey I can get this

 

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LOL! No one believes me? LOL! I am able to manipulate the score I know how. I can not however figure out how to go past 7.9! LOL! I so got sick of seeing that fucking 5.9 shit!
 
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I feel ya pain trickson I think it sucks that raid0 HDD's doesn't get over 5.9 I mean come on atleast give us a 6.4~5 god dammit
 
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That's huge arse power/reset button set how do you manage to kill em so often
 

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I feel ya pain trickson I think it sucks that raid0 HDD's doesn't get over 5.9 I mean come on atleast give us a 6.4~5 god dammit
Because WEI scores are terribly important? :p
 

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Any way all fun aside. I got part of the case done not going to mess with it as it looks great IMHO. That would be top and front. Not the Power button I still have work to do on that. :toast:

 

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#25
Good job! I like function over Cosmetic, but I believe you've nailed it on both parts with what you have available. :toast: