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G27Racer_188

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About G27Racer_188

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    The Great Land Of Shitholistan

System

  • CPU
    Intel i7 3770K (4.5 GHz)
  • Motherboard
    EVGA Z77 FTW
  • RAM
    HyperX Savage DDR3 2400MHz 16GB
  • GPU
    Sapphire R9 280X Toxic
  • Case
    No Case
  • Storage
    Crucial MX300-525GB, Toshiba 3TB, Seagate 500GB HDD
  • PSU
    CoolerMaster B600 600W (B series V1)
  • Display(s)
    ASUS VX238H
  • Cooling
    Scythe Fuma
  • Keyboard
    Focus FK-5001 White ALPS, IBM KB-8926D0
  • Mouse
    Some Genius mouse
  • Sound
    Some random speakers
  • Operating System
    Windows 8.1, Windows 7

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  1. It is SilverStone LC11 https://silverstonetek.com/legacy.php?pid=76&area=en&model=LC11&tno=
  2. G27Racer_188

    Does this looks normal?

    That shorter contact is normal. It is exactly the same on my 280X. There should be another one just like that on the opposite side of the connector.
  3. G27Racer_188

    Primary ram slots

    No. Your RAM is in correct slots. Those arrows point to pin 1 (or 0, depending how you like to count) of the two chips that are there.
  4. G27Racer_188

    Should i replace my ssd?

    Then you don't have anything to worry about. The only reason to replace the drive is if you need more capacity, or it dies of some other reason other than NAND wear. This particular one can do 70. Some other 120GB may only do 40-45, others may do upwards of 100 (mainly older MLC drives).
  5. G27Racer_188

    Should i replace my ssd?

    SP 580 120 GB has endurance of 70 TBW (Terabytes written). Crystal Disk Info will tell you amount of Total Host Writes, which will tell you how many terabytes out of 70 have you used up.
  6. G27Racer_188

    Blue themed z68 motherboard.

    Well, blue themed MB were mostly Asus and MSI also has couple in the early Z77 and Z68 boards. https://www.techpowerup.com/161854/msi-unveils-its-complete-line-of-intel-z77-h77-b75-motherboards-at-cebit
  7. G27Racer_188

    Will a SATA III SSD work in a SATA II motherboard?

    What program uses wps to measure speed of what?
  8. G27Racer_188

    Will a SATA III SSD work in a SATA II motherboard?

    What are wps?
  9. G27Racer_188

    Will a SATA III SSD work in a SATA II motherboard?

    Yes it will work. Only the speed will be reduced for sequential reads and writes. You will still see the benefit of improved system responsiveness.
  10. Yes it will. It has 3.0 connector next to the 24pin.
  11. G27Racer_188

    10gbe for my Motherboard

    The network card uses x4 connector, so you can plug it in only into the top most slot, or the third one, as that one is open to accept longer devices, as it is physically and x1 slot. If you install it in the last slot it probably won't have enough bandwidth to do 10 gigabit, so it will run slower.
  12. G27Racer_188

    What kind of M.2 SSD does my port support?

    That is an M key M.2 connector. Theoretically both SATA and NVMe drives should work, but I don't know if ASUS disabled some functionality.
  13. G27Racer_188

    I am so confused I need help ASAP!!

    Ahh yes, @WoodenMarker is right. It is just a backplate that needs to be removed. Now that I looked at the picture more carefully, I saw that bottom right thread has fallen out of the motherboard. On the other hand, other three threads fill those holes almost perfectly, so they look like they were molded in the motherboard itself.
  14. G27Racer_188

    I am so confused I need help ASAP!!

    Since you have OEM board, it uses non standard mounting for the cooler. The one you removed used screws to screw into threaded holes in the motherboard. The Alpine is made for normal mounting holes, without threads, and uses push pins instead of screws for mounting.
  15. G27Racer_188

    Sata ports

    OK. Unplug everything from the on board and try connecting just the new drive to all 4 on board ports. Keep the raid card with it's drives installed. If it still doesn't boot, I would guess the board disables on board controller (or just some ports) when it detects than an external one is installed. There should be a setting in the bios to re-enable the on board controller. But if it is like I said above and the on board controller is disabled, than it should just be like it doesn't exist and ignore anything connected to it, rather than making a PC boot to a back screen. -------------------------------- On a side note, quote people when you reply to them so they get a notification. Use the arrow pointing left that is next to the plus symbol on the bottom of the post.
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