good sata cables?

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  1. fanatic

    fanatic BC2 needs more barrell roll

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    I'm becoming pretty tired of the ones that came with my mobo, one little bump here or there and my computer will freeze or bsod.

    Any recommendations out there? Rounded cables would be a plus to help with cabling in the case.
     
  2. Doomsday

    Doomsday XXX

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    browse newegg
    search for OKGEAR sata cables
    pick ones that have those metal clips/latches
    they come in diff colors, length, angles, etc.

    edit: btw, newegg's shipping rates on cables sucks. either buy in bulk or get them elsewhere.
     
  3. fanatic

    fanatic BC2 needs more barrell roll

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    thanks, I appreciate it
     
  4. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    round sata cable :rofl:
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    buyer beware on firefold. Read the member services forum for lots of problems with him/them.
     
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    Chris New Member

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    what problems are there? the worst Ive seen is the OT discount not working for some people, but thats probably because you only get to use it once Im pretty sure

    :dunno:
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    read the member services thread. Money was withdrawn and orders not shipped for a long time. The guy didn't respond to emails/pm's and later claimed that he was not near his computer and even blamed a death in the family... a mod checked and he had repeatedly logged into OT and made non-cable-related posts while refusing to address PMs even just to say that the issues would be worked out. Several members exercised their rights under paypal and visa subscriber agreements and filed disputes/charge-backs.

    That is one example.
     
  10. wabash9000

    wabash9000 Active Member

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    I ordered from firefold for 2 3foot hdmi cables and 1 6 foot hdmi cable. upon opening the packaged I received the 2 3 footers just fine but got a 6 foot dvi-hdmi cable. Emailed firefold instantly and had the correct cable in 4 days and got to keep the old one.
     
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    Sexual Vanilla New Member

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    Never had any problems with the 4 orders I've placed with Firefold. You won't find cables cheaper anywhere else.
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    except you can. firefold is only know because of their OT-directed advertising. pimfg has been doing this for YEARS before firefold was even around.
     
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    I won't knock firefold but the one order I placed with them took over a week to get from NC (I think that's where they are out of) to GA via USPS priority.

    I then ordered something from monoprice that took 3 days to get from CA to GA the same shipping method.
     
  14. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    i've ordered from firefold a few times, i found monoprice to be slightly cheaper (even with otpride) and ship out much faster
     
  15. DaveyD

    DaveyD Fuck Ohio State, son

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    I would have to agree with him on this one. I ordered some speaker wire from them once. Not what I expected, sent off a PM, never got a response back. Makes me think twice about ordering from them.
     
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    Parabellum Molon Labe!

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    www.monoprice.com

    Every time I need cables I fist check firefold and then go to monoprice. Each time monoprice has been cheaper. Even with the OT discount. Also they in southern california so I always receive my orders in 2 days max.
     
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    dissonance reset OT Supporter

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    :werd: monoprice.com
     

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