sata 3

Forum discussion tagged with sata 3.
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    Question SSD not in FULL SPEED

    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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    Question does a 2'5 SSD fit?

    Im buying a new SSD and was wondering if a 2'5 SSD would fit since my HDD is 3'5. Thanks :)
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    Question Motherboard and Storage Problem

    Hi. I'm currently replacing a motherboard, CPU, and RAM for my friend. I installed all of the components and booted up into bios, but none of his previously used drives or SSD is being recognized by the bios. I have my power and sata cables attached, yet none of them are appearing, despite me...
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    hi, i want to connect a ssd to my computer but i can only use a slimsata cable to plug it in, with an adapter. would that be still faster than an HDD? as I think i was told that that slimsata only will transfer speeds of sata 1. but im not so sure. thanks
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    Can't set Variable Fan Speed on Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3

    Hello, I have a Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 motherboard on my computer and I've recently installed a Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Direct Touch fan onto the computer. Unfortunately it is running at 100% all the time even when the computer isn't in need of cooling. Is there a way to change this so that...
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    How to upgrade a mini computer processor?

    Hello, i bought a new mini pc with a nice processor (I7 4650u) from Aliexpress, his working very nice but i really want a new processor, and everybody i know tell me that i cant upgrade, and i want to know if its the truth... (sorry for my english) omer.
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    Running GTX980 and 770 at same time?

    I am currently running both a 980 and 770 at the same time, not in SLI though of course. I have the 980 in the primary slot and set to be the phys-x device. The 770 in the second slot is where I have my 2nd monitor plugged in. Is there any actual benefit to this? I left the 770 in after...
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    How long will it be before the DX12 becomes the standard & replaces the DX11?

    I know it's only the start of DX12 but is it going to take years for it to really replace the DX11? Or is it something that is going to happen sooner?? Also what is the same sort of time frame if Vulkan becomes the main? What I'm really asking is if I bought a GTX 1060 how long before it...
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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...
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    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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    Random restarts with Windows 10

    So, basically I installed Windows 10 way back at release, and although everything is fine in general, I've been having a problem with random restarts. It never occured with Windows 7 and happened to me on the first day of 10, and a few times afterwards. I mainly use my rig for gaming, and the...
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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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    USB 3.0 and USB 2.0

    I understand that USB 3.0 ports are faster at transferring data and more of it from a USB or to a USB, compared to USB 2.0. However I have two USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.0 ports on my case. Would it make a difference to attach my mouse and headset to the USB 3.0 or should I plug them into my...
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    new build trouble shooting

    Okay, so I built a new gaming desktop. The build worked perfect for about 2 weeks and then I noticed a heavy performance drop. I ran memtest 64 and found a bad ram stick. I rma through newegg and got my new ram. I installed it and everything seemed to work. So here is the issue. When I...
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    I5 4440 Temp

    I am getting 74 c when i'm playing battlefield hard line is that dangerous ?
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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.
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    Hlep with connecting a wired only device to a wireless network

    can anyone suggest a device i can get that will allow me to connect my amplifier ( LAN Cable only ) to my wireless network. it is impractical to run a lead from the router to the amplifier.