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Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jun 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,090
Posted By okami 11x
OK it looks like that was the issue. Is that...

OK it looks like that was the issue. Is that normal for Seagate drives to not like the Sata 6 ports?

It now passes:

Short Generic
Long Generic
SMART Check
Short Drive Self Test
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jun 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,090
Posted By okami 11x
I'll give a quick update. I tried a BIOS...

I'll give a quick update.

I tried a BIOS update but it just sat there so I restarted.

I moved the Seagate to a Sata 3 and so far so good. I'm in the middle of a Long Generic test but it's...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jun 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,090
Posted By okami 11x
Oh, thanks for the info :) My SSD is on SATA...

Oh, thanks for the info :)

My SSD is on SATA 6. Two of the three other HDDs are on SATA 3 while one is on Sata 6 for some reason. The troublesome seagate is on Sata 6.

I'll give my BIOS a check...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jun 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,090
Posted By okami 11x
New HDD disappearing from Windows 7

So, this is a nightmare.

On Friday, I purchased a Seagate 1TB HDD (link...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2013
Replies: 1,905
Views: 252,192
Posted By okami 11x
thank you! it feels great to finally be where I...

thank you! it feels great to finally be where I want to be

I just hope this rig still feels this great 2 more years down the line when I look upgrade again cuz then I might not hah
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2013
Replies: 1,905
Views: 252,192
Posted By okami 11x
Thanks essenbe and Dave76 I was beginning to...

Thanks essenbe and Dave76

I was beginning to think the same thing carwiz. I definitely see a better boot time with the Intel infrastructure
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 1,905
Views: 252,192
Posted By okami 11x
My newly updated WEI

It's been a few months since I've posted here so I kinda wanted to update here with my WEI (and previous one from the "Show Us Your WEI [2]" thread.

The rating of 4.0 is from 2010 with integrated...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 3,129
Posted By okami 11x
Update

I clean installed Ubuntu over my Windows installation. I don't have time tonight to try booting the Win7 CD but I can successfully boot Ubuntu without a disc.

This still baffles me so any insight...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 3,129
Posted By okami 11x
Computer not booting up (both hard drive and boot CD)

Long time no post (which seems to be a good thing since my computer wasn't acting up till now).

I cannot seem to troubleshoot my Windows 7 installation. I'm using Win 7 Pro 64bit that was, to my...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 1,918
Views: 369,479
Posted By okami 11x
What did you change to get the increase? I've got...

What did you change to get the increase? I've got the same speed ram and am only getting around 7000mb even though I have 8gb of it.[/QUOTE]

I'm not sure what to tell you...I bought identical...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 1,918
Views: 369,479
Posted By okami 11x
Nice scores, glad to see the new RAM stick is...

Nice scores, glad to see the new RAM stick is playing nicely with others.[/QUOTE]

lol it should play nicely together since it's a twin :P

but yeah, I'm glad everything's working out well so...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 31 Aug 2010
Replies: 1,918
Views: 369,479
Posted By okami 11x
well I recently got a second stick and this is...

well I recently got a second stick and this is what I got

old test first then new test
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Aug 2010
Replies: 2,099
Views: 340,591
Posted By okami 11x
Does this mean that my RAMs days are numbered?...

Does this mean that my RAMs days are numbered? cuz I have the same thing. I'm running a normal SATA 2 spinner 80gb and I'm getting 7.0 reading

do I need to be looking for new ram? it also seems a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Aug 2010
Replies: 2,099
Views: 340,591
Posted By okami 11x
I don't know what to tell you guys. I ran the...

I don't know what to tell you guys. I ran the assessment more than once and it gave me the same numbers.
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 956
Views: 84,673
Posted By okami 11x
Thanks! It really is >.<

Thanks! It really is >.<
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 956
Views: 84,673
Posted By okami 11x
Thanks! I'm glad to be done with school but I...

Thanks! I'm glad to be done with school but I really wish I had a job already. I did have an employer bite but then I couldn't log in to the online application process and I told him but no contact...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 763
Views: 304,323
Posted By okami 11x
so my reason for posting here is that I was told...

so my reason for posting here is that I was told I have an unusually high score in WEI for my primary hdd. I'm only using a single one (no raid or anything) and I received a 7.0 rating

attached...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 2,099
Views: 340,591
Posted By okami 11x
Well here is both HD Tune and the specs of the...

Well here is both HD Tune and the specs of the hdd according to SIW

I have no idea what this means either lol

but I was using the computer during the benchmark so I don't know if that messed...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 956
Views: 84,673
Posted By okami 11x
Well I figure I should introduce myself finally...

Well I figure I should introduce myself finally now that I've posted a bunch of my problems here

My name is Ben but most of my friends online call me ookami (pronounced oh-KAH-mee) so that's why I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 2,099
Views: 340,591
Posted By okami 11x
I don't know how to answer that one to be honest....

I don't know how to answer that one to be honest. I just plugged my hdd into my mobo and installed Win 7 on it.

As far as I know, it's only a normal setup with SATA

is there a tool I can use to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 1,918
Views: 369,479
Posted By okami 11x
I'll keep that dual channel info in the back of...

I'll keep that dual channel info in the back of my mind then for future reference.

Reason to start with an upgrade of one stick is because I'm strapped for cash. Basically, I would just choose the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 1,918
Views: 369,479
Posted By okami 11x
yeah I'm thinking of replacing that stick with a...

yeah I'm thinking of replacing that stick with a 4gb stick same latency and voltage but it'd give me twice the ram...

plus, it will start me on the road to having 16gb in my build which will be...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 10,846
Posted By okami 11x
alright, I'll have to look further into 1800 mem...

alright, I'll have to look further into 1800 mem then...although I might just stick with 1333 or go up to 1600 cuz of the price and availability (Newegg doesn't have larger than 2gb sticks for 1800)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 10,846
Posted By okami 11x
ahh ok...so even though it says 1800 (OC) it...

ahh ok...so even though it says 1800 (OC) it really just means that I can use up to 1800

makes sense :) and thanks for sticking through all my thickheadedness lol
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 2,099
Views: 340,591
Posted By okami 11x
I must be the closest you can get without having...

I must be the closest you can get without having an SSD then (check the Disk Data Transfer Rate)

but I still get 4.0 because of my integrated graphics :( gotta update that and my mem before too...
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