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Forum: SSD Firmware Update 10-11-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 43,979
Posted By parsec
So you're saying by checking attribute 169 of one...

So you're saying by checking attribute 169 of one the SSDs affected by the pre-5.03 firmware, we will see a 0, meaning false, or TRIM not supported, right? A 1 in that data means true, and TRIM...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 09-22-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 43,979
Posted By parsec
While the SandForce version 5 firmware issue is...

While the SandForce version 5 firmware issue is simple, some SSD owners here seem to be confused, and IMO all the details have not been documented in enough places, and some users have simply not...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-29-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,956
Posted By parsec
Anti-surge in ASUS and other mother boards is...

Anti-surge in ASUS and other mother boards is simply a BIOS/UEFI setting. It has nothing to do with AI Suite or any software.

I frankly do not know what this setting really does, but I've never...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-29-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,608
Posted By parsec
As you said, if air was flowing in through the...

As you said, if air was flowing in through the vents on the back of the PS, it would seem that the fan was running backwards.

But are you sure that the PS fan was running? Many new PSs, including...
Forum: Cooling 07-26-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,929
Posted By parsec
Ya know, I think you're right. :o: So,...

Ya know, I think you're right. :o:

So, SpDFre@k is right (too), and those small screws should come out easily with the appropriate sized screwdriver.
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 07-26-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,952
Posted By parsec
It is not necessary to install firmware or a...

It is not necessary to install firmware or a SSD-specific driver for your SSD to operate. It is plug and play, just as any HDD would be. There are drivers for the SATA interface that you may need to...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-25-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,358
Posted By parsec
Hard to say exactly, but it looks like a ceramic...

Hard to say exactly, but it looks like a ceramic disk capacitor.

The circuit board should be marked with a part code number for the PS layout itself, not the actual value of the part. If the code...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 07-25-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,446
Posted By parsec
What he is talking about is true. That companies...

What he is talking about is true. That companies Linux boot disk environment to update FW, downloads the latest FW when the FW update program is run, and the NIC drivers included do not work with...
Forum: Cooling 07-25-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,032
Posted By parsec
Ivy Bridge CPUs run very warm, and have the...

Ivy Bridge CPUs run very warm, and have the highest idle temperature of any CPU I have used. I'm lucky to get my i5-3570K to idle in the high 30's C, and that is with SpeedStep and C-states enabled,...
Forum: Cooling 07-24-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,929
Posted By parsec
If you can't unscrew them with your fingers, then...

If you can't unscrew them with your fingers, then use a tool. A small pliers or long nose pliers can be used to just get them started turning. Just be very sure you are turning them the right way,...
Forum: Power Supplies 07-24-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,432
Posted By parsec
I have the wake from Sleep issue with my P67...

I have the wake from Sleep issue with my P67 board PC, which still remains a mystery. I'd like to add some clarifications about this, given some of the partially correct, and misinformation I'm...
Forum: Cooling 07-24-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,093
Posted By parsec
Are you using another monitoring program at the...

Are you using another monitoring program at the same time as AI Suite? If so, that is the problem. AI Suite can get confused when another program is reading fan speeds or temps.

Have you tried the...
Forum: Cases 07-23-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,001
Posted By parsec
Yes, those new 3M double sided, removable...

Yes, those new 3M double sided, removable adhesive strips work great. There are versions of this that have velcro on them too. I used them to hold a fan on a bracket, attached to the side of the...
Forum: Cooling 07-19-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,069
Posted By parsec
I'm using an i5-3570K recently, and it's clearly...

I'm using an i5-3570K recently, and it's clearly the hottest running CPU I've ever used. That's compared to an i7-930, i7-2600K, C2D E8400, and others. It's idle temp at stock multiplier (34) with...
Forum: Cases 07-17-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 53,289
Posted By parsec
Ok, I received my replacement front panel...

Ok, I received my replacement front panel connector/cable module for my 500R from Corsair. Thanks Corsair, for a simple and efficient process for getting replacement parts, in my case one week from...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 07-15-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,774
Posted By parsec
mr_b, Your first concern is will your board boot...

mr_b, Your first concern is will your board boot from a PCIe slot card. Not all boards will, and I don't mean a minority, many boards won't boot from SATA cards in PCIe slots.

That information is...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 07-13-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,292
Posted By parsec
After you did your most recent SE, what was the...

After you did your most recent SE, what was the state of the SSD afterwards? In other words, with that SSD connected to a functioning PC, how did Windows recognize the SSD?

After a SE, a SSD...
Forum: Cooling 07-13-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,871
Posted By parsec
squal429, I see you have an ASUS X58 mother...

squal429, I see you have an ASUS X58 mother board. The following is a FYI or theory for you, given my experience with my ASUS P67 mother board.

But questions for you first, did you change the temp...
Forum: Cooling 07-12-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,871
Posted By parsec
How long have you had your H60? When did you...

How long have you had your H60? When did you install it? Was it in the fall or winter? I'm using three H60's now, and since it's summer, all my idle temps have gone up with the room temperature....
Forum: Cases 07-10-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,393
Posted By parsec
... and that's the one that usually is bad on a...

... and that's the one that usually is bad on a 550D. :sigh!:

Can I rent some space in your new case?
Forum: Cases 07-10-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,393
Posted By parsec
Oh geez, just those things ;): Funny, they...

Oh geez, just those things ;):

Funny, they looked much more fancy from a distance. Good idea regardless.
Forum: Cooling 07-08-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,247
Posted By parsec
X79 boards/2011 CPUs have built in mounting...

X79 boards/2011 CPUs have built in mounting points for CPU cooler on the CPU socket. If you removed those and are using a backplate, it will not apply the correct pressure between the CPU and copper...
Forum: Cases 07-08-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,602
Posted By parsec
Glad they're working for you. I assume you are...

Glad they're working for you. I assume you are using the adapter to connect the front panel USB 3.0 ports plug to a USB 2.0 header on your board.

Does your board have a USB 3.0 header for the...
Forum: Cases 07-08-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,393
Posted By parsec
Where are the holes? Do you mean for the fan...

Where are the holes? Do you mean for the fan cables connected to the mobo? What did you use for grommets, or whatever you put in the holes, they look great.
Forum: Cases 07-08-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,602
Posted By parsec
Great, thank you. While no case is perfect, the...

Great, thank you. While no case is perfect, the cable management design of this case is one of the best I've used.

I don't want to ruin your happiness with the 500R, but if you can, test the front...
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