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New drive = improved stability

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2XS

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Mar 20, 2003
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Iowa
I just finished installing a new WD 40GB ATA 133 drive as my OS drive. And both performance and stability have had a marked improvement. So far I have not had any uncalled for lockups or crashes.


YEAHHHH!!!
 

aftermath

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Jan 29, 2002
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Did u have a lot of crashes? do u still have the old disk instaled?
if not maby the old disk had a higher power consumption and that was the problem.
maby it had a falty controler (on the disk) and was sending bad data 2 your cpu.
i added a new disk to a p2 a long time ago and it blew the power supply a 230w. a new power supply, 235 watt, made the system run and was so much more stable. the old one would crash when i ejcted a cd or just looked at the pc. i could not figer out what was up with it and my friends gave me such a hrd time for such an unstable pc.