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acethebear

Member Since 02 Feb 2011
Offline Last Active Jul 26 2016 09:03 AM
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In Topic: New Mobo Problem

23 April 2015 - 06:50 AM

Could also be something as simple as the CPU heatsink not properly seated.

I double checked that there were no bent pins on the cpu socket, and triple checked that the fan was seated correctly, as well as plugged in.

In Topic: New Mobo Problem

23 April 2015 - 06:46 AM

Did you make sure the power plug to the cpu was in and did you have at least 1 stick of memory installed ?

Yes, there is power to the cpu. I have no ram installed, that would add variables to the problem I'm trying to narrow down. I have tried it with RAM, but nothing stays on long enough for the mother board to even beep

In Topic: Hard Drive Warranty

14 December 2014 - 08:50 PM

I'm just extremely wary of any "refurbished" drive. Out of the two I've gotten from Seagate, one lasted 6 months and the other lasted a year. 


In Topic: New HDD needed

14 December 2014 - 06:39 PM

I know it varies from person to person, but I've had multiple Seagate drives fail in the span of just a few years. Regardless if it's just terrible luck, I'm going to stay away.

 

 

Didn't realize this post was old, woops


In Topic: 4th Failed Hard Drive

08 October 2014 - 04:38 PM

Sorry about no specs, my case is a cooler master storm sniper, so plenty of airflow. My PSU is an 800W silent pro gold from cooler master. Everything plugged into an outlet goes through a strip that claims surge protection, but I don't know much about surge protection, so that may be a reason. I rarely ever move the case, only to clean or work on the inside. I know it could all just be coincidental but there's still a nag that it is my fault. I learned the refurnished ones are awful, and I don't really know what I expected, but they were free because of the warranty on the first one I bought, and its hard to pass up free when you don't have a lot of spending money. Lesson learned though, what brands have you had luck with HDD wise? I don't think I can do Seagate again.