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    Re: 2.5" SSD mounting kits

    Not shorter but smaller screws doesn't go in. Smaller diameter. But drive is fully covered up.
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    Re: 2.5" SSD mounting kits

    Well which way does the cradle conversion go? If the SSD is fully covered up by the cradle I see the holes correctly but need smaller screws due to the Antec design. If the top of the SSD is...
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    Re: 2.5" SSD mounting kits

    Hmm ... there is just one 3.5" slot. On second thought if it is like the image here the holes are fully exposed. However the screws that I was given are too large. The SSD itself requires the 4...
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    Re: 2.5" SSD mounting kits

    Another pix .. to show point of view ..6263
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    Re: 2.5" SSD mounting kits

    Not upside down. There is one 3.5" bay for a floppy drive in its day or something. Not occupied now. Picture. The side holes don't quite line up with the conversion kit. It's like 15% too high...
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    Re: 2.5" SSD mounting kits

    drill some holes on that tray and skip the conversion kit? i did get the Antec (Sonata?) case in 2009 though ..
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    Re: 2.5" SSD mounting kits

    Mine came with 8 screws too. 4 for the base to mount the SSD. Another 4 for the side to mount the bracket to the case. But they don't line up. This is with the single floppy drive exterior...
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    2.5" SSD mounting kits

    Bought a 3.5 to a 2.5 inch kit from Computer Lounge. After using the bottom (base) screw holes for the SSD I am left with the side holes. They do not line up exactly so I am unable to mount this...
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    PSU $90 or $300? Both Corsair

    RE: this brand just pondering about a new build. Looking at the PSU as I don't overclock etc .. prob just a average $250-280 i5 CPU. 2 drives + a SSD. I could just get the $89 one right 650W,...
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    Re: Considring a new build

    I guess the debate for me is do I just add a SSD for my current system or do the new build. Then I read a article on Toms H/W and it said synthetic tests will push it but everyday stuff it wasn't a...
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    Considring a new build

    I asked about SSDs before. Given my Intel Quad Q8200 (2.33Ghz) with 4GB I might upgrade it. What is the best bang for dollar CPU? I just looked at the $350 (entry?) i5 4460 (3.2) or one of the...
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    Re: Looking at SSD options

    Just a final question.

    I do photography as a hobby. Due to the sizes of the files in my photo database software. They will have to stay on the normal HDD. So if the SSD only contains the OS...
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    Re: Looking at SSD options

    Cheers. We will still need a standard HDD due to large files. 1TB SSDs are still not cheap...

    Ascent doesn't list Crucial M4, only M500/550 and MX110 .... (?)
    Are the SSDs for PC and laptops...
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    Poll: Re: Best Broadband Provider ???

    We cannot get Big Pipe UFB outside AKL. They are also only online support. I guess if you want ease of connection and troubleshooting it might be better to get a ISP that provides their own router....
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    Looking at SSD options

    Hi all

    What do you suggest? At the moment I have 2 HDDs so they will just be data, the SSD to be software and boot. The second normal HDD will just be a backup. I also have a external backup...
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    Re: Orcon, call me loyal. Until now, that is

    To be honest I never really had bad issues with any ISP.

    2 or so years with Xnet
    Actrix promotion then surprisingly got ADSL2+ (Xnet wasn't at the time)
    Promotion with Orcon (using my own...
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    Re: Thinking of moving to My Republic and need help

    Parents have MR on their property rented out. For us quick installation and fast speeds, no complaints.

    The TV feature, yes you still have to pay for the Netflix or whatever you wanna use. ...
  18. Re: Everything Microsoft announced at its Windows 10 event

    How this PC is going I should be using Windows 7 until 2019. I believe Adobe had sone something similar with the lease program, can you still purchase software outright?
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    Re: Fibre ready wireless Router recommendation

    Which isp? Most need vlan tagging pb tech have 200 routers. Was told by big pipe the Asus N56U supports it maybe newer firmware? Better wireless reception vs a old Vodafone netcomm router by far. ...
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    Re: Ultra Fast Fibre ????

    NZ Christchurch Snap
    http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/4072831605

    San Francisco Comcast
    http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/4072837733
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    Re: Ultra Fast Fibre ????

    I did that a few months back. Speedtest.net to NZ using the best server probably Snap NZ (?) gave literally around 98/19. When I used San Francisco that downstream rate was around 35.
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    Re: Ultra Fast Fibre ????

    If they don't know, probably whatever the default settings from the router then .. probably a no.

    Well - the fibre line is brand new so that is unlikely the cause. It is really the ISP. With...
  23. Re: Win XP on a VERY old Sony Vaio ... can't get wireless working.

    Is there a WiFi on/off switch on the laptop physically?
    Try turning off the firewall.
  24. Thread: Boxing Day Sales

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    Re: Boxing Day Sales

    Didn't go. Family got some bed linen and a pepper grinder. About it. I stayed home. I generally get stuff that last years - like my water resistant jacket since 2000. My travel pack 2004. dSLR...
  25. Re: How did we used to survive without bottled water?

    become quite fashionable ... grab a drink and it's gotta be that sealed puried bottle of water.
    pump pump pump ... always hydrate lol.

    at work we have filtered water tap. but outside ...
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