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New WD caviar black 1TB loading VERY slow

Last response: in Storage
January 6, 2013 3:51:49 AM

So this is my first build in 10 years, and I am very impressed with the results. HOWEVER! I decided to go for the 120gb SSD for a OS/program drive and use a WD Caviar Black 1TB 7200 as my media drive (movies pictures, etc) When I go to access the HD it takes a good 5 or more secods to initially open the folder with files in it.... is there possibly a power saving option turning the disc off or what because I can almost hear it kick on when I go to access it,... little help ????

-Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo)
-Antec Kuhler H2O 620 Liquid Cooling System
-WD Caviar Black 1TB 7200
-Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 120GB SSD
-Kingston HyperX Blu Red Series 16GB (2 x 8GB)
-Thermaltake Black Widow 850W
-Rosewill THOR V2
-Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
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January 7, 2013 8:12:46 AM

Does the HDD use 4KB sectors or 512 byte ones natively?