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"Long delays", even after switching from IDE to AHCI

Last response: in Storage
March 11, 2012 5:52:46 AM

I have the Agility 3 120GB SSD and I'm having terrible "long delays" and freezing (well, mouse still moves, things just won't load) when I do a little bit of multitasking. It's not too much, so I can tell there's a big problem here. Even after I switched from IDE to AHCI, I'm still experiencing the delays, although they did improve from when I was on IDE. I haven't had the delays in a game, (Counter Strike: Source), but only when I'm navigating through files, opening/closing internet tabs, browsing, et cetera. Sometimes it won't happen for a full day, and sometimes it'll happen within the same minute, so it's very random.

PC Specs (newly built machine):
-ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
-i5 2500k
-Diamond 6770
-PNY 4x4GB @1600
-120GB Agility 3 SSD
-1000W Rosewill PSU 80P.B.
-Win7 Ultimate x64
a c 265 G Storage
March 11, 2012 12:54:51 PM

Could be an indication of a failing drive.
March 11, 2012 1:59:34 PM

Not the greatest thing I want to be hearing right now. With all of the computer work I'm doing, RMA'ing would be the last thing I want to do. Could anybody else give me some answers here?