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Old 09-20-11, 11:34 PM   #61
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I got my vertex 3 for $180. I've seen it on sale for $170 once.
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Old 09-21-11, 12:52 AM   #62
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I got my vertex 3 for $180. I've seen it on sale for $170 once.
have you had any issues with those ones?
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Old 09-21-11, 01:02 AM   #63
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It has an issue where if you have the hard disk set to turn off after inactivity (windows default,) sometimes it doesn't come back up which results in a BSOD.

Easy fix is to just disable that feature (it only uses up less than 2 watts while idle, so its no big deal to leave it on.)
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Old 09-21-11, 01:47 AM   #64
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new time: 7.735 seconds.
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Old 09-22-11, 11:32 AM   #65
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I like how he just arbitrarily picks a number below mine

that's our greedo
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Old 09-22-11, 03:21 PM   #66
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I like how he just arbitrarily picks a number below mine

that's our greedo
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Old 09-22-11, 10:44 PM   #67
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i didn't arbitrarily pick that number.
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Old 09-23-11, 02:58 AM   #68
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i didn't arbitrarily pick that number.
don't worry greedo we believe you...we sure do...
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Old 09-23-11, 03:00 AM   #69
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no, i mean it. it truly wasn't arbitrary.
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Boot time with intel SRT cahcing setup. Haven't optimized my startup programs or anything yet. Very satisfied with this
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Old 09-26-11, 04:53 PM   #71
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16GB SSD + HDD + SRT = win?
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16GB SSD + HDD + SRT = win?
Its actually a 60gb but yeah its pretty amazing. After optimizing my startup a bit I'm under 11 seconds now
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