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    I think it was the Agility and Octane series that used the questionable Sandforce controller.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    I think it was the Agility and Octane series that used the questionable Sandforce controller.
    exactly and petrol was also quite a hit or miss kind of drive.
    the vector is pretty much the equal/better of the 840 pro whilst slightly more expensive in official retail prices. (however since pricing is different it's a no brainer for me)
    kinda interested to see how playing with raid on these drives works.

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    Just got my GTX770 in today, hooray! ^.^
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    It's ok, I went from a 580 to a 660 Ti to avoid the hassles of the previous card's design.

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    wohoo watercooling stuff is likely to arrive tommorow or saturday and EVGA blocks up for order either tommorow or start of next week.
    as for the ssd's i'm still waiting on confirmation that they come with the original invoice/receipt to ensure i can claim the warranty if needed. (however it shouldn't be needed but rather safe then sorry)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    I think it was the Agility and Octane series that used the questionable Sandforce controller.
    Agility 3 and Vertex 3.

    Octane used an in-house OCZ controller.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Agility 3 and Vertex 3.

    Octane used an in-house OCZ controller.
    up the irons for my still rocking vertex 3 then

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    There's a few folks who have Vert/Agil 3 SSDs that are still going. Hope it remains that way.

    My Agility 3 120GB didn't even last a few days. I was having freeze-ups, I'd be getting ready to go to a raid and WoW would start getting very slow-responding, I'm like NOOOOO!!!!

    Shit was happening all over.

    Then I went and traded it in for Crucial m4 128GB and look where we are. :P
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    Increased failure rates doesn't guarantee failure, just that the probability is increased, and that it is. If it doesn't break, it doesn't. No worries.
    Sandforce as a controller is still too unreliable in performance for me to recommend broadly, albeit improved.

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    Aah well looks like i was too optimistic , not getting a single reply regarding those ssd's.
    In other news my watercooling stuff arrived yesterday and i'm still kinda drooling. (blocks ordered aswell after that just gotta sit tight till i can get my hands on a pair of backplates)

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    Exactly what was your SSD question?
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    Exactly what was your SSD question?
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    Soo uhh.. New video card anyone?

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    I'm hoping for PC-GTA V like the fool I am.
    +1. I reeeeally hope it will come to PC. So far I've been able to restrain myself from buying it on console.
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    I think it's pretty clear it will come on PC, why wouldn't it? It's just about the waiting now..
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    I cannot wait to see how the new AMD card does. Sounds like it has a good chance of beating NVidia's offerings, thus why NVidia is going to bring the GTX 800 series out in Q1 2014, and possibly a 790 and/or Titan ULTRA.

    NVidia is scared, mayhaps? Dat 512 bit membus would be insane. XD

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Exactly what was your SSD question?
    there was no question , more like that i was eyeing a deal for 2 vectors 256Gb ones for +- 250 euro.
    too bad some people cba to reply.

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    Preliminary testing results of the new AMD R9-290 versus the nVidia GTX Titan and GTX 780.

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    Wow... This may be AMD's time to shine if they keep this up. Also 6gb aftermarket cards, I likey the sound of that very much.

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    Work in progress atm. I may even paint the whole front frame white. I know the paint isn't even but that was just the first coat, I wanted to see what it looks like.

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    Anyone else noticing that the cpu usage graphs in the taskmanager of Windows 8 is bugged? Eg BF3.exe taking 50% and non-active processes 50% but the total cpu load is 80% >.<

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    Anyone else noticing that the cpu usage graphs in the taskmanager of Windows 8 is bugged? Eg BF3.exe taking 50% and non-active processes 50% but the total cpu load is 80% >.<
    Because not every core is loaded equally?

    I don't suppose anybody knows off-hand how an A series APU will cope with WoW on 1650*1080 or 1920*1080, do they? My brother focuses mainly on PvP arenas (3v3) so no need to cope with 25man raiding all too well.
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