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    Question Drives sometimes not recognized after power outage.

    The PC I use is my first build, worked perfectly for a couple years now, but recently, after a power outage (which i think was caused by a transformer explosion based on the loud bang outside), Half of the time when I turn my PC on it won't recognize my boot drive, and most of the time when it...
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    [SOLVED] Samsung SSD 850 Pro replacement under Warranty, Is this Normal?

    Hi Is it normal to receive used/refurbished SSD under replacement with following S.M.A.R.T data? I got my SSD 850 Pro256 GB replaced under warranty due to I/O errors and following S.M.A.R.T data Health : 99% Relocated Sector Count : 5 Power-On Hours : 8000 Power-On Count : 1600 Wear Levelling...
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    I5 6600k overheating with stress test

    Hello I recently decided to overclock my i5. I got it right up to 4.6 and decided that it was enough. I have a corsair h100i v2 so I should have adequate cooling. When I went to do a stress test (Intel burn out) it pretty much shot up to almost 85c in about 10 seconds. However in normal use it...
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    ASRock 970M PRO3 Micro ATX Supported memory Chart Confusion

    I am looking at the ASRock 970M PRO3 Micro ATX for an FX6300 build. I would like two 8GB sticks. Partspicker says it supports DDR3-1066 / 1333 / 1600 / 1800 / 1866 / 2100 / 2400. The ASRock list of supported memory only goes to 2000 MHz and that's only 1-2 GB sized sticks? Am I overlooking...