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Forum discussion tagged with sata 2.
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    Question What can I do with this 15 years old PC ??

    Hey, guys! My parents gave me their (15 years old) computer to do with as I please as they're not using it anymore (and truth being told they've only used it for like 2-3 years when they've purchased it around 2008-2009) So, I dismantled it, dusted it off a little bit, and took inventory of...
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    [SOLVED] Does Hp pro 3340 MT support i5 2500k ?

    I want to know if the HP pro mt motherboard support i5 2500k cpu? I couldn't find anything in google 2) does the motherboard have sata port version III 6gbs or only sata II 3gbs ?
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    Question Convert an external HDD in to internal HDD through SATA and fail to work

    My pc works just fine and I want to add old external HDD in to my PC. It didn't work at all even in BIOS didn't detect any new drive plug in. So I try putting it back to External and it work perfectly fine!?! All SATA cable is new and is working just fine, all SATA slot is useable ( tried with...
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    [SOLVED] SATA II NAS - RPM of drives important?

    Hi all, I'm about to redo my NAS setup. I got it from a friend a while ago (Thecus N3200) and it's fine but the speeds I get off it are not good (2-4MB/s usually) and it seems to have trouble playing media files off it directly so I took to just copying them locally first. Also the capacity is...
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    [SOLVED] replace sata2 drive with sata3?

    Hello, I have a pretty old PC. The motherboard has sata 2 (3GB) connections. It has two sata 2 terabyte drives. The SMART monitoring in bios has recently been saying that the C: drive will die at some point. Prior to this I had noticed in task manager that C: drive would occasionally go into...
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    Question Which Sata II card for extra ports?

    I have an AsRock G31M-S (Rev1) Mobo. I'd like to run 8x 2TB HDDs (for software RAID 5) plus a 240GB SSD boot drive. As this is a total of 9 sata II chanels, and the mobo accepts 4 sata channels, which PCIe card/cards do I need to get my total up to 9. The mobo has 1 PCIe x16 slot and 1 PCIe x1...
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    [SOLVED] Samsung QVO vs EVO for old MacPro 4.1

    Helping a friend upgrade his video editor -- an old mac pro running Final Cut 7 with SATA II drive slots. Seems that either QVO or EVO would exceed the SATA II bandwidth of 300MB/s in large file copying. But I don't quite understand the numbers for the limitations of the QVO in smaller...
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    [SOLVED] SATA 2 with high performance SSD

    I have 10 year old laptop with SATA 2 connector, can this SATA 2 connector fully utilize the high performance SSD like Samsung EVO 860 250GB with DRAM? or is it enough to use WD green 240 GB? Please let me know if high performance SSD would be a overkill for SATA 2 connector. Laptop Details -...
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    Question Where is my ssd located inside laptop ?

    Hi everyone. I have a medion akoya s6219 laptop (which is terribly slow) which has an HDD 500GB and an SSD 128GB storage with SATA II type. Because of the slow writing and reading speeds, I want to change my SSD to a new and faster one. The only problem is that i could only find my physical...
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    [SOLVED] Does Optiplex 7010 Have SATA 3.0 (6gb/s) Port

    Hi , I'm thinking to upgrade from my Optiplex 390 motherboard to Optiplex 7010 MT Motherboard , but before that i need to know some info's please : Does Optiplex 7010 Have a SATA 3.0 (6gb/s) Port ? because i have an ssd that needs this speed . ( Kingston A400 250Gb ) Does Pci Express 16...
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    I just got a KINGSTON A400 240GB SSD Yesterday and installed windows on it , but im surprised that im not getting the full speed , only half speed wich is 235mb/s reading and 220mb/s writing , It's Supposed to be 450mb/s - 500mb/s as mentioned from the company - SPACE USED OF THE SSD : 31Gb out...
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    Which is better, a UPS or an AVR?

    Please name the pros and cons of each. Also I read that you can plug a UPS on an AVR. Is it possible and does it have more advantages? I'm asking these questions because my Sassin 1500VA AVR suddenly turned off, well not really turned off but the graph thingy turned 0 like there was nothing...
  13. light001

    4171mhz i5 3550 Cpu overclock

    Hey guys just looking for some thoughts on this, i overclocked my i5 3550 to 4171mhz with my Asus p8z77-v lx through the bios by raising the blck to 107. and a few other tweeks I have a hyper evo 212 cooler and will monitor my temps but i am not to worried. I see lots of programs like unigine...
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    Windows 10 black screen with movable cursor after boot Help

    Specs: ASUS Z97-A I5-4690K ASUS GTX 770 Direct CU II WD Blue EVGA SuperNova G2 750w Windows 10 I started getting black screen after boot with movable cursor that disappears and resets to the center when idle . Prior to this I overclocked my GPU clock speed, without changing voltage, and ran my...
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    Looking for a handle

    I will be buying parts for a new PC soon (part list is on my PCPartPicker @ iiTerminal), and I am looking for a handle to attach to my CM Elite 130 case. I need something that will last me for a good amount of time (4+ years) while being carried from house to house (I'll hold the PC by the...
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    New video card bottleneck

    Hi there! I was thinking in upgrade my "girlfriend" My pc: Gigabyte ga-h61m-s1 8 gb ram Sapphire HD 7770 i5-3330 CPU @ 3.00GHz 3.20 GHz If i a buy an AM3 cpu i wont be able to use it because my motherboard sucks and if i buy a mother i would need a cpu. I have the money to buy a R9 270x Vapor x...
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    EFI Shell Screen at Startup

    I left my PC on for 10 minutes and I came back to find the screen showing this: I have no idea what this is. How do I fix it? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.