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Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 06-12-16, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,350
Posted By Simpsonite
Good point on the monitoring programme. I usually...

Good point on the monitoring programme. I usually keep an eye on mine with the Corsair SSD toolbox, although this one gave literally no warning before going pop. sounds to me like SSD's may need a...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 06-12-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,350
Posted By Simpsonite
Stands to reason why my 10+ yr old WD Raptors,...

Stands to reason why my 10+ yr old WD Raptors, and 8yr old Velociraptor are still spinning away without issue. Think after reading everyone's issues with SSD drives, ill set up a mirror RAID on a big...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 06-12-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,350
Posted By Simpsonite
Makes me pine for the good old days when a...

Makes me pine for the good old days when a mechanical dies. You'd get plenty of warning, usually noise, slow read/write times, bad sectors flagged on defragmenting (does anyone still do that BTW?)...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 06-12-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,350
Posted By Simpsonite
I steer clear of Spotify for all the horror...

I steer clear of Spotify for all the horror stories I've heard over the years. Seems abit like the new LimeWire to me :D
I've got a mix of drives in two rigs, an OCZ reconditioned unit, and Samsung...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 06-12-16, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,350
Posted By Simpsonite
Thanks for all your replies folks! I didn't...

Thanks for all your replies folks! I didn't expect this may :) As Alien ALX mentioned about the price, it doesn't seem *too* bad on a £200+ drive. Besides, I may be able to send it via the work's TNT...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 05-12-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,350
Posted By Simpsonite
Neutron XT dies on first birthday

Hi folks,
After the legendary Grey_Beard (thank you again Sir!) helped me out before,
I'm hoping someone can give me some pointers...
My Neutron XT 480gb died yesterday. Without warning, some...
Forum: New Build Advice 10-04-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,751
Posted By Simpsonite
Hi folks, Sorry I haven't been online in ages!...

Hi folks, Sorry I haven't been online in ages! been working all over the place for the last few months. Thanks again for all your help with this :) I ended up with the skylake as it oddly worked out...
Forum: New Build Advice 29-10-15, 07:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,751
Posted By Simpsonite
After selling a few old parts online I had a bit...

After selling a few old parts online I had a bit extra to play with,
also some silly person at the bank gave me an interest free credit card so have a year to pay it off, no panic :D #


It did...
Forum: New Build Advice 28-10-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,751
Posted By Simpsonite
Back again folks.. Thanks again for all your...

Back again folks.. Thanks again for all your advice, been away for a while as I may have been building the new rig...


OK now I know some of you will berate me (feel free to as I am a tart :P )...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 22-10-15, 08:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,036
Posted By Simpsonite
once again Grey_beard, Thankyou :) whatever...

once again Grey_beard, Thankyou :)
whatever corsair are paying you clearly isnt enough ;)
Service like yours is why ill continue using Corsair products for years to come!
current list stands at...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 21-10-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,036
Posted By Simpsonite
Thankyou Grey_beard! :notworthy: I'll...

Thankyou Grey_beard!
:notworthy:

I'll upload that invoice as soon as I can :)
Forum: Introductions 21-10-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,625
Posted By Simpsonite
Welcome dude (says the guy who's still new around...

Welcome dude (says the guy who's still new around these parts myself) The folks on this forum are second to none. Even found answers to my asked-a-million-times-before-but-I-asked-them-again-anyway...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 21-10-15, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Sticky: Feedback thread
Views: 13,598
Posted By Simpsonite
Massively late to the party but ... another ...

Massively late to the party but ... another
The help I've recieved has been noithing short of amazing, as a complete newbie to the forums Grey_Beard has been on the case getting things sorted for...
Forum: Cases & Power 21-10-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,701
Posted By Simpsonite
Genius! thankyou for this info its really helpful...

Genius! thankyou for this info its really helpful :)
Gives me an idea...
What about a retro version just for giggles... COMM ports, PS/2, Parallel printer port, MIDI and good 'ol fashioned joystick...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 21-10-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,036
Posted By Simpsonite
Thankyou Grey_Beard! No need for a full...

Thankyou Grey_Beard!

No need for a full replacement, I Just need the 24 pin cable on its own :) had a multimeter on the cable and its toast, The PSU itself still self tests fine without that...
Forum: New Build Advice 21-10-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,751
Posted By Simpsonite
Managed to Cobble together an old P4 on Ultimate...

Managed to Cobble together an old P4 on Ultimate Edition (stonkingly good Linux based OS BTW) so back online... Well, tested my MOBO and it's dead. so the overclocking my current rig is no longer an...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 21-10-15, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,036
Posted By Simpsonite
That's OK mate, I've been debating a new rig for...

That's OK mate, I've been debating a new rig for a while, this just helped me decide a bit quicker is all ;) it was an Asus p5q deluxe from 2007/8maybe. Yeah it was about time it retired :D in work...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 20-10-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,036
Posted By Simpsonite
Will do grey_beard, I've managed to borrow a...

Will do grey_beard, I've managed to borrow a known, working psu to test things, it seems that either my psu took my motherboard with it when the cable failed, or the motherboard failed and took the...
Forum: New Build Advice 19-10-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,751
Posted By Simpsonite
They are it seems, not sure why either. Had a...

They are it seems, not sure why either. Had a look at buying US stock and shipping it to UK but by the time you pay postage etc the difference is negligible. It's odd that the older stuff is more...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 17-10-15, 01:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,036
Posted By Simpsonite
Thanks grey_beard :) good to know it's fixable! ...

Thanks grey_beard :) good to know it's fixable!

And another for you being a credit to corsair ;)

I'll cobble something together out of the box... You know, that box of assorted parts too old...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 16-10-15, 07:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,036
Posted By Simpsonite
Haha :D brilliant!

Haha :D brilliant!
Forum: New Build Advice 16-10-15, 07:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,751
Posted By Simpsonite
Yeah I'm UK based, just all sorts of prices were...

Yeah I'm UK based, just all sorts of prices were flying around in comments, dollars etc. With the mobile site I can't see where you guys are from hence I put the USD CAD refwrence in :) I'm still...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 16-10-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,036
Posted By Simpsonite
Hi kaapstad and greybeard, Thanks for the...

Hi kaapstad and greybeard,
Thanks for the info, I pulled the psu when I got home. Pushing the self test button (with no cables plugged in) resulted in a click. Holding the button down however the...
Forum: New Build Advice 16-10-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,751
Posted By Simpsonite
For some reason I can't quote as the mobile site...

For some reason I can't quote as the mobile site refreshes back to the log in screen... Indeed they aren't that much. Embarrassingly enough overclockers UK is the one place I didn't look. I know, I'm...
Forum: Corsair Customer Care Forum 16-10-15, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,036
Posted By Simpsonite
Hi guys, I'm not sure if it's the right place to...

Hi guys, I'm not sure if it's the right place to comment, still new to this forum malarkey myself... I had my ax1200i hard shutdown last night. It still refuses to co-operate after a night of being...
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