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Re: BIOS and USB mice

Postby a1pcfixer » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:04 pm

DrTeeth,

> I hate SATA connectors. They are very fragile.

It seems some are.

Internally, I prefer SATA cables with a 90 degree angle & spring
clip......those are great!

Externally, I have little trouble with those eSATA cables.
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Re: BIOS and USB mice

Postby DrTeeth » Thu Sep 12, 2013 1:19 pm

On Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:04:54 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
a1pcfixer disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>Internally, I prefer SATA cables with a 90 degree angle & spring
>clip......those are great!

I only use the clipped type now too and have a mixture of straight and
right-angled ones ready.
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Re: BIOS and USB mice

Postby gpsmikey » Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:06 pm

I would add a second to the power supply suggestion - I have had several Antec supplies go "goofy" on me - strange reboots, odd things happening etc (and I had one where one of the caps in the supply vanished in a flash, leaving only two leads stuck up from the PCB in the supply). Another thing to check for - look for any bulging caps on the MB - there have been many issues over the years with failed electrolytic caps. The "X" on the top of the cap should be flat, not bulging or leaking. I have switched to using Corsair TX series supplies and not had a failure in quite a while (I leave my machines up 24/7).

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