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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4200 on: June 28, 2017, 12:16:14 AM »


There is certainly an advantage to the more expensive one, it is a higher frequency. But officially as per Dell the 8700 doesn't support higher than 1600, so you should take the cheaper one. (even though you might be able to get the faster ones to work eventually, it isn't sure and might make a lot of headaches. Beside the point that your old modules are probably 1600, and it is recommended all should be the same speed.)
Generally speaking, you won't notice a difference between 2. It's like a race car, what makes a race car great is all the little tweakes combined that make it work justg perfect but if you try to implement a few of those tweaks on your own car you'd never notice. So unless you're building a high end, well tweaked gaming rig I'd recommend getting the cheaper one.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4201 on: June 28, 2017, 12:22:13 AM »
There is certainly an advantage to the more expensive one, it is a higher frequency. But officially as per Dell the 8700 doesn't support higher than 1600, so you should take the cheaper one. (even though you might be able to get the faster ones to work eventually, it isn't sure and might make a lot of headaches. Beside the point that your old modules are probably 1600, and it is recommended all should be the same speed.)

Cloning (with the right software, Samsung SSDs come with an easy to use software) is certainly easier.
Generally speaking, you won't notice a difference between 2. It's like a race car, what makes a race car great is all the little tweakes combined that make it work justg perfect but if you try to implement a few of those tweaks on your own car you'd never notice. So unless you're building a high end, well tweaked gaming rig I'd recommend getting the cheaper one.

thank you both. buying from crucial is the way to go?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4202 on: June 28, 2017, 12:27:09 AM »
thank you both. buying from crucial is the way to go?
Yes (if you don't wanna save a few dollars), because of the guarantee it'll work, and if not you can easily return.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4203 on: June 29, 2017, 10:16:16 PM »
try a optical drive to hard drive caddy, something like this http://m.ebay.com/itm/281092850601?_mwBanner=1

Any reason why this doesn't (or shouldn't) work?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4204 on: June 29, 2017, 11:08:36 PM »
Any reason why this doesn't (or shouldn't) work?
What do you mean? It should work. Have you tried it and it didn't?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4205 on: June 30, 2017, 01:04:33 AM »
What do you mean? It should work. Have you tried it and it didn't?

I tried and it didn't work. I was told by a guy in the computer business, that this won't work, and the only option is an external HDD/SSD, but I can't understand why.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4206 on: July 02, 2017, 08:26:37 PM »
I had some files (including pictures,and some videos) which were mistakenly deleted from my computer, the files were also emptied from the recycling bin as well, is there any program or way to restore those videos/pictures which were deleted even from the recycling bin? 
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4207 on: July 02, 2017, 08:29:39 PM »
I had some files (including pictures,and some videos) which were mistakenly deleted from my computer, the files were also emptied from the recycling bin as well, is there any program or way to restore those videos/pictures which were deleted even from the recycling bin? 
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Recuva
Download it directly from piriform.com
Ideally You should recover them on an external hard drive or USB drive and not directly on to the hard drive as it can make it harder to recover.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4208 on: July 02, 2017, 08:33:55 PM »
Recuva
Download it directly from piriform.com
Ideally You should recover them on an external hard drive or USB drive and not directly on to the hard drive as it can make it harder to recover.
Meaning to say if I would recover them to the same place which they were initially stored I'm just going to cover over some of the files?
 (being that this specific computer which is only used for projects (word,excell,and to store files and the sort.)
It's not connected to the Internet, I shouldn't have a problem putting the program on a usb stick and downloading it on the computer without Internet connection?
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4209 on: July 02, 2017, 08:37:25 PM »


Meaning to say if I would recover them to the same place which they were initially stored I'm just going to cover over some of the files?
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exactly
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4210 on: July 02, 2017, 08:39:39 PM »
exactly
@avromie7 can you tell me which one I'm suppose to be downloading? 
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4211 on: July 02, 2017, 08:43:20 PM »
@avromie7 can you tell me which one I'm suppose to be downloading? 
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http://www.piriform.com/recuva/builds
Standard installer
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4212 on: July 02, 2017, 08:44:43 PM »
Standard installer
thanks, I will tell you how it goes.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4213 on: July 02, 2017, 09:01:13 PM »
thanks, I will tell you how it goes.
 Appreciate your help.
good luck!
if recuva doesn't get everything there are more options to try
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #4214 on: July 02, 2017, 09:08:21 PM »
good luck!
if recuva doesn't get everything there are more options to try
Did the deep scan which is running for an estimated time of 3hrs, I will find out a bit later.
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