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Can anyone recommend a decent priced but fast SSD, I am looking at getting two for Raid and want 80 - 120 gig ish sizes?
I was looking at the OCZ Agility 3. I don't know what the deal is with them, they're about £100 for a 60GB one, but they have one of the best read/write speeds I've seen for a <£100 SSD.

OCZ 60GB Agility 3 SSD - SATA-III - Read 525MB/s W...

I'm waiting for someone to say they're crap as they seem too good to be true. I'm unsure of how different they are to the Vertex 3 (that everyone's raving about), but I don know they both use the same Sandforce.

Scratch that, Freedom's looks better for the money...
 

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I'd go for the Agility 3, pending a look at the Corsair F-series.

I've been waiting to get an SSD, so I need this discussion :laugh:
 

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I'm so happy i didn't like the look of the person in your avatar... :laugh:

(hint:its a dude)
you thought it was a chick all a long??
 
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you thought it was a chick all a long??
not after i watched the video

thought line went like this

'she looks strange'

'WTF is wrong with her'

'Oh i get it, it's a dude'

*reads youtube comments: 'I was right!!!'
 

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Hizaki grace project is old.

heres some of his more uptodate material


One of my favorite bands
 
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if i didn't know better i'd claim you like cross-dressers freedom... :laugh: (seriousness, doing that will probably result in some sort of ninja-samurai-mech killing me)

and i want proof you can play the guitar that well

*goes back to listening to guerrilla radio by rise against
 

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Over in Japan, theres many people in bands that dress like that. Its a fashion otherwise known as Visual Kei

Just like goths like to dress in black etc etc.

so no. you'd be wrong
 
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Over in Japan, theres many people in bands that dress like that. Its a fashion otherwise known as Visual Kei

Just like goths like to dress in black etc etc.

so no. you'd be wrong
yeah i know all about those Japanese styles from a cracked.com article on them (7 strangest Japanese fashions or something like that)

there are also those people who try to make themselves look like anime characters etc etc etc :confused:
 

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youtube 'Norifumi Shima' -- dudes like Malmsteen but better
 
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Cosplay can be great if done right,not like some total fail ones.
Best cosplay i have seen is guyver:


Same dude made his guyver 1 and 3.
 
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if i didn't know better i'd claim you like cross-dressers freedom... :laugh: (seriousness, doing that will probably result in some sort of ninja-samurai-mech killing me)

and i want proof you can play the guitar that well

*goes back to listening to guerrilla radio by rise against
I didn't know Rise Against had the same song name as Rage Against The Machine :rolleyes:

EDIT: You must need to be Otaku or from that culture because i look at Cosplay and i dont know i just dont get it then again im from Scotland so no surprise there.
ROFL "Yes, in about five years, real-life Japan will look exactly like a Final Fantasy cutscene."
 
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Am I right in thinking you'll lose TRIM if you do that?

This was an interesting read.
 
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HUZZARH!

I managed to resurrect my GF's rig.

:D

In the process though, the DVI port on my Viewsonic has decided to stop working. After googling et al, I've discovered that I'm not the only one. It's a very common issue. Guess I'm lucky to have had the monitor working flawlessly for 8 years now.

I have a few things to try; one is to modifiy the DVI's EDID but that's a major freakin' ball ache, another is to use a Dell utility that does all that for me. Apparently it's worked for some so I'm gunna give that a shot in the mouth. If all else fails, I guess VGA to DVI will have to do.

:(
 

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HUZZARH!

I managed to resurrect my GF's rig.

:D

In the process though, the DVI port on my Viewsonic has decided to stop working. After googling et al, I've discovered that I'm not the only one. It's a very common issue. Guess I'm lucky to have had the monitor working flawlessly for 8 years now.

I have a few things to try; one is to modifiy the DVI's EDID but that's a major freakin' ball ache, another is to use a Dell utility that does all that for me. Apparently it's worked for some so I'm gunna give that a shot in the mouth. If all else fails, I guess VGA to DVI will have to do.

:(
same thing happend to me with an old Iiyama Prolite screen. one day the DVi port just decided to stop working. googling the problem turned up a few hits. but no one had a solution to the problem so I deep six'd it and bought a samsung monitor which i had for about a year before the back light on it died and then i upgraded to this NEC i have now which has been working solidly for the last 2 years.

Its crazy when you think about how long youve kept some hardware going.
 

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Case Laptop Chassis \\ NZXT Phantom 410 Black/Orange
Power Supply Power Brick \\ Corsair CXM500w
My parent's Dell screen is still working, and its almost 6 years old already. I think screens last the longest of all the parts out there, maybe except for cases.

@Freedom is that a PG Strike Freedom head?