I want to update my Momentus XT firmware to SD24 but it doesn't allow me to cause it's an OEM Drive.
Now I'm almost forced to change my 2 Momentus XT Drives cause they spin down even when I'm working on files on that drive.
You can hear it spin up and down and I'm totally fed up with it.
I called asus support I called seagate support I posted topics on dozen of forums.
Please can someone help me get this damn HDD fixed!
It can spin down any time when I'm not using files on the HDD no problem with that but when I'm working on files etc it can't spin down, you can even see the glitch when I tried to save a word doc on it 5 seconds it took.
When I did the same on my primary HDD it did it instantly.
I payed 1850 euro for this Asus G53JW and this harddisk totally performances good if it's running but the spin downs spoil the whole thing.
Your Sata Mode in the 2nd last picture is IDE, although I'm no expert and am thinking of getting the hard drive,
I think that it's either suppose to be AHCI or Sata......
I'm not an expert, so I might be wrong or something.
Anyways, can you tell me opinions towards the Momentus XT?
Is it good or should I just get a Seagate 500GB 7200RPM Sata3 Hard drive?
Notice that there are 4 entries for SD22 firmware. Your updater rejects your drives because its firmware modules do not match any of these combinations. BTW, C025, CA24, and C030 are servo modules, but I don't know what the others do.