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I tried reseting the CMOS, disconnecting all hard drives (IDE, USB, SATA) that were connected, except my primary drive, to no avail. I have a SATA disk at 3 GB/s (1000 x 1000 x 1000). Disconnecting the SATA data cable from the first SATA port on the motherboard (where it was always connected), and connecting that same cable into the last SATA port. It seems to run fine on my pc through a usb ata adapter, although it may be a tad slow. http://hcsprogramming.com/hard-disk/sata-and-ide-extremely-slow.php

I think that his data seemed weird.I wonder if the Seagate diagnostic was run after the jumper change or before.Certainly he should give the exact text of the Seagate Diagnostic test Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2007 5:22 AM PDT In reply to: Official windows The blue screen is telling me something's busted. Are there any other tests or HDD tests I should run? Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

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So I decided to load the original C: partition from the Ghost image to see what's there for the SCSI and RAID controller, it's merely using the A347SCSI SCSI Controller from With luck it should force the Ultra dma mode. Ok I'll run a manufacturer specific HDD test and I think I have some known good RAM in my house somewhere, I'll see if switching it works. See BIOS section for correct setting."IDE Port Settings [Primary P-ATA + S-ATA]Allows selection of the IDE ports to activate if you are using a legacy operating system.

  • One thing I noticed is every once and a while the system makes a clicking sound from where the HDD is....could this be a death click?
  • so how did that HDD test go is it done or still showing enormous amount of hours left __________________ If all else fails, read the documentation HOW TO BURN AN ISO
  • I'll let you guys know.
  • same pc, new power supply, new ram - plus the SATA hdd (no other one connected). .
  • This is a discussion on [SOLVED] Windows XP system runs extremely slow - HDD Problem?
  • What’s important is that it now works fine!
  • That drive should easily be giving you ~65-75MB/s Top robertin75 Post subject: Re: Windows XP very slow after SATA HDD installationPosted: June 25th, 2009, 14:47 Joined: June 25th,
  • Then you should be able to browse internet faster.4.

Windows XP very slow after SATA HDD installation Page 1 of 1 [ 15 posts ] Previous topic | Next topic Author Message robertin75 Post subject: Windows XP very Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Yepp by j / March 25, 2007 3:47 AM PDT In reply to: how is it connected? As far as my os is a legal copy with all the updates provided by microsoft. External Hard Disk Slow This is strange, as the system runs like turd still.

Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads How To Fix Slow Hard Drive Simply that the early cables had nothing to hold the connectors mated. My second or third computer was an Apple 2 BTW (ancient guy), but I still have a place in my heart for DOS. https://www.pommepause.com/2009/11/fix-a-suddenly-very-slow-sata-hard-drive-problem/ Select Finish.24.

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Hard Disk Slow Transfer Rate Then you should be able to browse internet faster.Thanks for the link, I'll try that but think I'll wait till I've reinstalled win xp first. 4. Mostly they are shipped with the jumper to limit it to 1.5, and must be removed. [just the opposite for WD drives]The mobo reporting UDMA5 is an error according to Scott I didnt install the onboard graphics drivers since I have an ATI graphics card.

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RealBeastJan 10, 2012, 4:02 PM Brett928S2 said: Hi Actually it depends on ram...install 1 gb of ram in an XP machine and benchmark it then do the same with a Win7 It have a brief explanations, so that you know what you are doing.Here is also a good page to browse on http://www.tweakhound.com/xp/xptweaks/supertweaks1.htm Edited by Mudhi, 05 November 2007 - 06:17 AM. Hard Disk Slow Performance Two PATA drives are displayed asIDE Channel 0 Master/Slave, and two SATA drives are displayed as IDEChannel 2 Master/Slave in "System Information" menu.[SATA Only] : Two SATA drives are displayed as Hard Disk Slow Response You may also...

I then struggled like mad to make my aged monitor run at the refresh rate I knew it was capable of, windows xp unfortunately didnt want to believe me. http://hcsprogramming.com/hard-disk/wd-hard-disk-all-operations-very-slow.php They may not having the latest driver, e.g. Your SATA drive is using IDE mode, its very critical to performance, you have to make a SATA driver floppy, your ASUS CD driver disc should include a utility to make everything on the OSX side is perfect... Hard Drive Very Slow Suddenly

Click on the Device Manager button.9. All rights reserved. In the manual this is what it says about the drives:"...using SATA will disable one of the IDE channels from ICH5R south bridge chipset. this page your M2N MX SE motherboard, so goto nvidia to download the nforce 430 driver, and the geforce 6100 driver, on the Asus download page, it have some fix utilities like USB,

First though I'm gonna make sure I know exactly what to do, got all the drivers etc, then hopefully all will go well. Hard Disk Slow Booting I don’t know the exact cause of the problem, and I didn’t yet try that 1st SATA port with other hard drives, to see if the problem is with the port, Why Is Windows Xp So Slow, Hard Disk Always Doing Something Started by SilvaDragon , Oct 15 2007 07:29 AM Please log in to reply 8 replies to this topic #1

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Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Extremely slow SATA harddrive This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Still not exactly smokin though, maybe my isp is just slow, I see many of it's subscibers complaining. Although I will look at Win 8 phones and the level of integration to a desktop OS.I still like to tinker with all sorts of old rigs though, and try to External Hard Disk Very Slow I have the newest drivers(intel Ultra/Sata storage controllers) and the whole computer is just 1month old.

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