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Serious Velociraptor Issue

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June 23, 2009 4:43:50 PM




Core i7 @ 3.3
3GB Gskill 1333(6-6-6-13-1T)
MSI X58 Platinum(nonSLI) Newest BIOS
2x ASUS 4870 512MBs
SB X-Fi XtremeGamer
WD Velociraptor 300(XP Pro 32bit SP3 all updated)
Coolmax CUG-950B(950W)

Slow boot time, General slow hard drive performance...Virus scans used to take less than 20 minutes, now after 1hour im @ 10 percent...

Ran chkdsk /r thru recovery console yesterday

tried swapping sata cables(i read this could help, but didnt)

As we already know, those speeds are unacceptable for this drive. I did the same test with my 1GB SanDisk Cruzer Micro, and it achieved a faster read/write speed...unbelievable.

What should I Do? Any Suggestions/Ideas?

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June 24, 2009 12:05:20 AM

Running the Data Lifeguard Diagnostics Extended test as we speak..6 hours 45 mins and counting..tech support is basically just saying wait it out. :fou: 
June 24, 2009 5:01:08 AM

Try MSI Support. http://ocss.msi.com.tw/index.php I had two MSI AMD boards that needed a beta bios to get that drive to operate correctly. I also had to disable C1E Support in the bios. Send them the disk graphs and see if they can duplicate on their end.
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June 24, 2009 5:07:47 AM

PROBLEM SOLVED.

After watching the diagnostic test go nowhere for some 10+hours..I decided to take action into my own hands.

I checked the event log the day the incident happened, found out it was a controller issue.

Uninstalled the ICH10R storage drivers, rebooted, sure enough, works like a goddamn CHARM.
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June 24, 2009 5:25:49 AM

Radnsmash said:
PROBLEM SOLVED.

After watching the diagnostic test go nowhere for some 10+hours..I decided to take action into my own hands.

I checked the event log the day the incident happened, found out it was a controller issue.

Uninstalled the ICH10R storage drivers, rebooted, sure enough, works like a goddamn CHARM.



Dude, please watch your language, this is a public forum.
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