pericom

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    180GXP 120GB w/ 8MB when?

    They are selling now in the UK / Europe at Komplett.
  2. In Europe all electrical goods must have 2 year warranties.
  3. Many people say they never have porblems with GXP75 but in the end they learn that within 4 years they WILL fail. Anyway the drive doesnt get any better I found that it will bet worse so backup your stuff FAST and ditch that drive its going to die.
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    120 gxp story (rambling, sort of)

    Could it be somthing to do with the glass platers unblanced and causing this noise ?
  5. Thanks Ill give it a try!
  6. I dont know but I have created a DVD-R that was bootable before.. all I need to do is extract the bootable section from the XP disk then stick: win2000 winXP win98 etc All one DVD-R so I dont have to swap looking for my CDs heeh It can be done.. cmn peeps someone must know!
  7. I wanna backup my Windows XP and stick it onto other versions of windows so I have a nice DVD-R. Does anyone know how to extract the bootable portion from the CDR and put it onto the DVD-R with other files ?
  8. http://www.dvdwriters.co.uk/reviews/index.htm Also has some reviews. Anyway I would get a "-" writer because the disks are so cheap! I know a lot of people trying to get you onto the + format but dont.. its not as compatible and is more expensive as they are trying to control the market.
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    120GXP owners: is this normal?

    Cos hes a sucker... ehehh
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    CDR Media quality

    TDK are one of the poorest media around ask anyone in the cdr newsgroups. Mitsui & Verbatim are kings of of media.
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    FINAL FANTASY MUSIC ROCKS!!!!

    Why are there hardly any Turn-based RPGS on the PC ? PC games developers do nothing but dish out first person after first person ...
  12. I got a better idea.. why not buy an X-Box.. and get it chipped ? Its got a 733 P3, Geforce 3 1/2, DVD drive. Plus it has native Widescreen, Pal60 and Dolby 5.1 plus remote to handle your DVDs. A divx player has been released for it...but its currently in beta.. but I think that it can output a picture better than any TVout card due to its video encoder/decoder chips. Also its small, cool.. and is currently getting hacked to bits!
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    What is best to decrease compile time?

    1.4Ghz... I can tell you I have compiled Linux kernels and MAME.. and they are LARGE.. most of the time its in the CPU that does most of the work... so another vote for a 2Ghz CPU.
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    New disk benchmark software -- opinions?

    Feature request: Do you think you can make it test DVD-R disks ? Or if someone knows of any to benchmark my drive Pioneer 116.
  15. I ordered stuff from http://www.komplett.no/ A while ago they are one of the cheapest in europe! Another vote from me for komplett!!