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Solved: Trouble Installing WD 2nd Gen Caviar SE16 SATA HDD

rs3May 11th, 2008, 04:01 PM(I need to update my signature, but) Hand-built desktop: ABIT KN8-SLI motherboard (socket 939) Athlon 64 X2 3800+ (2GHz) 2GB (2 * 1GB) Corsair ValueSelect (CL3) DDR400 Libretto laptop: Celeron 1.6GHz, 512MB RAM, 60GB HDD, Toshiba DVD-RW, Atheros Wi-Fi, Toshiba Bluetooth, using KDE 4.1. if so, would old G5 have the same problems with SATA II drives? System is configured as Raid-1 with Softraid. http://realink.org/solved-trouble/solved-trouble-adding-sata-hd.html

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Best thing to do is to boot the thing up let it set for a few minutes until it quits, then do it again. lhwj09-07-2009, 11:29 AMI've had a similar problem on a friend's computer where the hard drive access light would blink every two second regardless of the computer's state. I have 2gb RAM.. i have a program that gives health stats of the HD if its SMART enabled but it doesnt work with SCSI drives..

Add to Cart Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser Add to List Sorry, there was a problem. But I had problems with these drives in my older G5 2.0 dual and the internal SATA controller, but not on the new G5 dual-core. There are a couple of items that didn't get listed. Get More Info or Buy used: $60.00 +$0.00shipping Used: Very Good | Details Sold by Better PC Recycle Condition: Used: Very Good Comment: Model Number: WD5000AAKB-OOYSAO DATE:24AUG,2008 DCM:HHRNHT2MHB.Only ships to lower 48 states.

I have 2GB and do not have this problem how many processes are usually running? Cooler Master A.T.C.S. http://medutech.net/fotos/pc/desktop/P4131780.JPG salutes Unix_SlayerJune 8th, 2008, 02:44 AMThis is my personal computer I only run ubuntu on it and winxp on a virtual machine (no windows dualboot, only linux): AMD Athlon X2 Personally, I think anything above 40 is too much But are you on XP?

You don't have to look too far in the past to find very severe problems with both the Adobe suite and the Java runtime libraries to see that they need pretty This is about 20 too many processes Run hijackthis and post the log, so we can see what you can disable Timon502209-07-2009, 12:55 PMI'm gonna guess this is the problem. The risk probably outweighs the gain, particular at the hand of a user who can't diagnose his own system performance and is unfamiliar with the architecture of the operating system. Shipping to a APO/FPO/DPO?

If you plug it into the proper power supply and it don't start shakin' and vibrating and making a little noise I'd say its dead. http://realink.org/solved-trouble/solved-trouble-installing-geforce-6200-in-a-dell.html Usually around 50-55 processes That's not bad for Vista/Win7. It all seems to relate to the amount of RAM I have as well (obviously?) with less RAM more and more information have to be written to the HDD, thus increasing Using factory SATA Bus. (No 3rd party SATA cards in machine) The only problem to report was when moving a large 100GB data chunk from the external Lacie to the WD

still, i tried setting the jumper as reported by Ishan B. My latest addition is a sweet eeepc. Just let Superfetch do it's thing while it is reading. weblink as for the HD activity if its a Vista system which i didnt see if thats what he has or not could be caused from the optimize HD at idle option..

Although Sonnet notes their SATA cards are SSC compatible, earlier this year I posted info from Firmtek on some of their PCI SATA cards (4-port models) and compatibility problems with SATA Advertisement Recent Posts A-Z different places of the world knucklehead replied Mar 7, 2017 at 6:43 AM A-Z Animals knucklehead replied Mar 7, 2017 at 6:42 AM A-Z Occupations #4 knucklehead This migration to Tiger has been a nightmare...I hope it's worth it. :) Cheers, Scott (he later wrote) ....

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In its scant 400 words, it says nothing definitive about the product; as far as I can tell, it's just a regurgitated press release. The panels are only 17-inchers but 3 is still pretty immersive But with surround video, you can spin on your desk chair. [if it has wheels] That would be cool. Even if you have alot of RAM that can handle 60-70 processes or some such that can still give you a bottleneck i think. And the fun thing is, what takes up this amount of ram is not shown anywhere, so according to taskmanager I should only be using around 200-300mb rotNdude09-15-2009, 09:19 AMhttp://img205.imageshack.us/img205/4936/21097594.jpg Here

What was the most intense Registry issue you had? The company said its WD hard drives are designed to have the lowest power consumption of any high-capacity desktop-class hard drive and that it has reduced WD Caviar drive noise levels Sold by DatabugLLC Include Add a Protection Plan: Include  2-Year Data Recovery Plan for $9.99 2 Year Data Recovery Plan from After Solutions 4.3 out of 5 stars (90) Your Rescue check over here I have 2gb RAM..

However, only the "read" TLER function is activated from the factory, and that the "write" function is disabled. i'm currently trying to copy another 20+ GB and will report back if anything unusual happens... (he later wrote) i just successfully copied 21 GB of data from the WD4000KD to YahooElite09-17-2009, 12:24 AMWell either way, as i said to each their own and every comp reacts differently to the settings. The markets are full of products that don't really work, and don't deliver.

If it is truly never used and there is memory pressure, Windows will swap out its pages to satisfy requests for other processes. If your drive stops working, the Rescue data recovery plan will recover the data from the failed drive and return it to you on a new piece of external storage Covers I used Zalman Fatal1ty fans on them. however, the error -36 i got is strange, so i might have run into yet another problem.

No surprises there, they "blame" Apple. I am not sure if this is possible, but hopefully MAC have an update for their SATA controller..." No surprises there, they "blame" Apple. i have a program that gives health stats of the HD if its SMART enabled but it doesnt work with SCSI drives.. I won it in a contest :-P) I use firefox 2 in both machines...

Ran Debian before I crashed (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=834614) it and runs Win95 dual-boot. SMART doesnt work for RAIDED drives either but im only on a single 320GB but from the chart it seems SCSI is better then SATA.. Solved: Trouble Installing WD 2nd Gen Caviar SE16 SATA HDD Discussion in 'Hardware' started by NotSellingHats!, Jan 4, 2008. I do too, given the drive runs perfectly fine on another controller (Firmtek Seritek 1v4 in my case).