Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question

HDD TOPED AFTER POWER SPARK

Last response: in Storage
Share
July 16, 2012 9:02:18 AM

power spark killed my WD - 750gb Harddrive nd Patriot 120 ssd.
1.if i buy a new or second hand same harddirve and swap the pcb, will it work ? a quotation of recovery is R5000 very pricy.
2.ssd i still new , under waranty should i claim or wat, PLS HELP.

More about : hdd toped power spark

a c 265 G Storage
July 17, 2012 1:03:03 AM

Sure it is the drives, the spike is more likely to kill the controller on the motherboard?
m
0
l
July 17, 2012 9:30:43 AM

M not sure about the motherboard cos m not using it, since it was giving a starting problem of error 67 until the spike [ INTEL DX79SI board]. that hdd was from another computer n after spike i took it back to its computer found tha it doesn show up and not spinning.i boght new hdd put in but still ,error 67 start for 2 seconds n turn of.now new bord its fine ? now wat about hhd pcb ?
m
0
l
a c 265 G Storage
July 17, 2012 11:09:31 AM

Swapping the board might work, not 100% but likely.
m
0
l
!