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  1. K

    [SOLVED] ssd power on count goes up by 2

    My ssd's power on count goes up by 2 every time i turn on the computer while the hdd goes up by 1 as intended. should i be worried?
  2. Asibula

    Question current pending sector count increases fast but SMART normal

    Hi, I was using my laptop when I suddenly got a BSOD "UNEXPECTED_STORE_EXCEPTION". I searched it up and it appears that the reason can be a faulty hard drive. After the laptop rebooted I started to see some clear signs that my HDD was dying: Booting took longer, search bar doesnt work, some...
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    [SOLVED] How do you check how much data written on your disk up to today

    hi i read you can check it from smart but nobody says what smart is and how can i learn this value from it. i have evo 850 and when you open samsung software you can see how much amount of data written on your disk but it doesnt say how old your disk. also it only shows ssd disk's lifetime data...
  4. Question "GMR head amplitude" red on new toshiba HDD

    Yesterday I got new toshiba hdwd130 and its smart is: Should I be worried about this gmr? What I got from googling that its means that its an indicator of drive aging and/or potential electromechanical problems that will lead to bad sectors. The second value (that is 3 on a screenshot)...
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    [SOLVED] Should I run badblocks on a "new" refurbished hard drive?

    I recently got a refurbished 3TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000. The seller claimed it it has 0 bad blocks. The drive passed both short and extended tests with Western Digital's WinDFT. The drive also passed short and extended tests with GSmartControl. As a side note, I'm suspicious the seller may have...
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    Question PCIe SSD "Percentage Used" Increasing Too Quickly

    I purchased a new DELL XPS 8930 on March 15, 2019. This unit came with a 256 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD as a boot drive. Unit is running Windows 10 Home (version 1803). Windows System Information only lists the following information: The manufacturer is listed as: (Standard disk drives) The model...
  7. JBMonkey

    Help With Multiple SSD and HDD setup

    Hey guys! i'm going to do a format/reinstall Windows and need help with setting up my storage properly. I built my own PC about a year ago and it's been good. Ever since the last Win 10 update it's been sketchy so I'm just going to do a format/clean reinstall of Windows 10. This is my first...
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    "GameMax Centurion" is this PC Case Compatible with my Parts?

    Headset: SADES SA708 Keyboard: Hcman Mechanical Keyboard CASE: GameMax Centurion PSU: ARTIC BLUE 750W ATX Windows 10 Home 64Bit CPU: i5 2500 CPU Cooler: ARCTIC Freezer 11 Graphics Chipset: GTX 960 2GB Mini OC System Memory: 8GB of Ram Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2
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    overheating ehile playing

    hi, i bought a laptop a month ago. dell inspiron 15 5559 core i5 6200u 8 Gb ram amd r5 m335 2Gb the temperature while gaming (battlefield 1, gta v, far cry 4 , (low settings)) is arround 95°. is that safe. the laptop has never shuted down and iam not useing over clocking.. sorry for bad English
  10. Jakerules77

    Windows Not Booting

    Hi, I uninstalled and reinstalled my graphic driver and now windows won't boot at all... Good job AMD. Booting in Safe Mode also doesn't work My system restore options of cause decide not to work... Windows Start-up repair says it can't fix the problem Rebuilding the MBR doesn't resolve the...
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    ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme eatx into a Deepcool Genome ROG Certified Edition?

    Hey guys, I was wondering if a Deepcool Genome ROG Certified Edition will be able to house a ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme EATX? I was looking at the measurements, but I have no idea in regards to EATX. Links: https://www.pccasegear.com/products/33712/asus-maximus-viii-extreme-motherboard...
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    Win32kfull.sys bsod now computer stuck in restart loop

    I was using my PC today when I got this blue screen with the error message stating win32kfull.sys was the culprit. Upon attempting to restart itself it got stuck in a restart loop not even reaching bios or windows. It keeps doing it until I cut the power. I've never run into a blue screen...
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    Gaming System Upgrade - SLI or GSync Monitor

    Hi. I live outside the US and I will travel there late May. I want to take advantage of the travel and buy an upgrade for my gaming system, since where I live everything is about 40% more expensive than the US. Currently my gaming system has: Core i5 3570k OC to 4.2GHz Geforce GTX 980Ti 16GB...
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    ZOTAC GTX 750 TI compatible with my G31TM-P21?

    I am looking forward to buy a GTX 750 TI but I don't know if it is compatible with my motherboard. Please tell me if it is compatible. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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    Question about motherboards and cpu's

    Hi i have two questions BTW its my first time building. 1: What cpu should i use for my xfx r9 390. i have a limited budget though so im looking for a fairly cheap that wont bottleneck, ive been looking at the intel core i5-6500 and the amd fx 8320 (i think it was). 2:How much should i spend...
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    Is Rosewill good?

    Hi, one of my backup PC's has a rosewill 500 W power supply in it. I am running a Core Quad Q8400 @ 3.4, and a Radeon HD 6850. The psu is just "rosewill" no other branding. Is this a decent PSU or no?