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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    but MIGHT involve pliers and someones finger nails

    ...
    Gulp.

    It was not I.

    I wasn't there.


    I wasn't in the office at the time.

    In fact, I don't even know where the office is.


    Wait .... you have an office?
    Noli nothis permittere te terere.


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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    Actually, what really happened is that we did a little error and it will be back soon.
    You sealed a load of SSDs inside an empty biscuit tin, to 'see how long their battery lasts', didn't you...... !!

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    You sealed a load of SSDs inside an empty biscuit tin, to 'see how long their battery lasts', didn't you...... !!
    Then someone thought there was biscuits in the tin,and ate some SSDs and had to have a quick trip to A and E!!


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    So the delay was whether they're still working after getting eaten and sending someone to a&e? They must be very durable.

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    The page is missing AND the office is missing? Coincidence!?

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Sorry everyone. Slight glitch on this one. Back live now and staying live.

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarinder View Post
    Sorry everyone. Slight glitch on this one. Back live now and staying live.




    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    I have been looking at getting an NVMe drive for a while now, so this would save some money if I won haha!

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    dya know what? I'm glad it's such a popular thing... a HEXUS giveaway

    get entered y'all

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Entered, though I am a bit confused about the third prize:

    Third Prize: Blue 3D 250GB M.2 or Green 120GB 2.5
    If you get a choice of prize you would expect the alternatives to be equally desirable or at lest cost about the same. Of the two choices, the M.2 drive is double the capacity, more than double the speed, and probably costs about 4 times as much.

    Even if I did not have an M.2 slot in my PC (and I won the prize), the sensible thing to do would be to buy a cheap PCIe adaptor that would allow me to plug it in at full speed, without any compatibility issues.

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by chrestomanci View Post
    Entered, though I am a bit confused about the third prize:



    If you get a choice of prize you would expect the alternatives to be equally desirable or at lest cost about the same. Of the two choices, the M.2 drive is double the capacity, more than double the speed, and probably costs about 4 times as much.

    Even if I did not have an M.2 slot in my PC (and I won the prize), the sensible thing to do would be to buy a cheap PCIe adaptor that would allow me to plug it in at full speed, without any compatibility issues.
    But remember the m.2 are slightly "used" after being miskaten for a biscuit.

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    You sealed a load of SSDs inside an empty biscuit tin, to 'see how long their battery lasts', didn't you...... !!
    Wait... they were SSDs...

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Biscuit View Post
    Wait... they were SSDs...
    Were, yes... probably tooth-marked junk now.

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by chrestomanci View Post
    Entered, though I am a bit confused about the third prize:



    If you get a choice of prize you would expect the alternatives to be equally desirable or at lest cost about the same. Of the two choices, the M.2 drive is double the capacity, more than double the speed, and probably costs about 4 times as much.

    Even if I did not have an M.2 slot in my PC (and I won the prize), the sensible thing to do would be to buy a cheap PCIe adaptor that would allow me to plug it in at full speed, without any compatibility issues.
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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Solid State Biscuit? Goes well with Solid State Cheese.

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    Re: Win a Western Digital SSD upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Fizzl View Post
    Solid State Biscuit? Goes well with Solid State Cheese.
    AFAIK, all cheese is made through solid state fermentation...?

    You really don't want State issued biscuits, though, as they are very solid... Think of those rock-hard Ships Biscuits you used to get from the gift shop at HMS Victory (novelty-shaped concrete, basically) and then go further. The KGB used to carry them as weapons.

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