Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sandy Bridge Assembly

The family assembled the core i5 machine today. The oldest actually connected the last piece (the Sata cable to the 1TB drive, after the OS was installed). Windows 7 experience numbers (out of 7.9): CPU: 7.5, Memory: 7.9, Graphics: 7.5/7.5, … Continue reading

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Sandy Bridge Recall Part 2

After learning the problem with the chips resides in the SataII connectors, I felt lucky. I had already ordered a SataIII SSD and a SataIII HDD, so I was already planning on using the SataIII connectors. Plus, by getting the … Continue reading

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