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See if that works. I know that 5400 will now be as fast as a SSD, but often when I open a program the HD goes up to 100% in the task manager performance section. After boot it was fine but at sometime over the next hour it would slow. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-read-write-too-slow-and-distortion.html

Could be a few things... 1) The ribbon cable is bad, replace it ( it should be a 80 wire UDMA cable )... 2) The drive is bad, test it with What’s important is that it now works fine! The disk transfer rate also only goes up to about 10 mb/s. SolvedDisk spin rate vs sshd cash Tom’s guide in the world Germany France Italy Ireland UK About Us | Contact Us | Legal | Terms Of Use and Sale | Privacy

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My system is set up specifically for video editing (it's now about 2 & a half yrs old). Those humble 2 pennies are worth way more than that! Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Specialised Support Ubuntu Servers, Cloud and Juju Server Platforms [SOLVED] Extremely Before had 500kb/sec.

I had good luck with Soluto in the past in diagnosing slow boot times, but that was years ago and I haven't had to use it recently so I can't say Thanks More about : slow disk transfer rate Best solution Pinhedd a c 276 à CPUs a b D Laptop a b Ĉ ASUS August 5, 2013 11:01:24 AM aldeniey said:I Cheers, Richard. Hard Disk Slow Performance So if you were copying a bunch of 1GB movie files (which weren't fragmented), the sequential speed is what you'd expect.

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Archive: Hardware > Computer problem? Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Tried this and it didn't work. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1738457/slow-write-speed.html It takes less than a minute and is completely free!

Advertisement Recent Posts Help with video card drivers crjdriver replied Jan 31, 2017 at 10:00 PM got a bunch of junkware from... Slow Disk Transfer Rate I dont know what else to do, im studying this problem for several days continuously m 0 l arcanite4475 November 23, 2014 6:00:16 PM Thanks[/quotemsg] SebastianH said:I have the same problem. m 0 l SebastianH November 22, 2014 3:52:02 PM I have the same problem. The drive is reading/writing multiple files in parallel from the perspective of the computer.

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Have you tried other OS's than ubuntu? this content Ask ! Ask ! For a modern drive it's about 0.7-1.3 MB/s. Hdd Write Speed Test

I shure hope not, that the drive is the problem. Tried everything I could think of including a new motherboard. I think we've got the same drive, is there anyway to speed it up? http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-problems-slow-read-write.html I know that 5400 will now be as fast as a SSD, but often when I open a program the HD goes up to 100% in the task manager performance section.

So if you were copying a bunch of 1GB movie files (which weren't fragmented), the sequential speed is what you'd expect. How To Enable Dma Windows 10 There's OS and drive overhead in locating the file, then the time associated with moving the read/write head to the proper location and waiting for the right section of the platter The disk transfer rate also only goes up to about 10 mb/s, and is sometimes as low as 1mb/s.

But in the future when you buy another USB 3.0 HDD, it is something to watch out for.

Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Vista would tell me that my device could perform faster if I connected it to a USB 2.0 port. If so, can you please give me an idea what to do. External Hard Disk Very Slow Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

On another note, I may install my own SSD to replace one of the hard drives, but I think I should resolve the issue in case of faulty components before I For a modern drive it's about 0.7-1.3 MB/s. View all 6 comments Report Sia- Nov 8, 2012 at 09:10 AM I try so many time Please help Report Tapas Karmakar- Apr 14, 2013 at 02:44 AM Its totally agreed check over here m 0 l TylerThePainter November 24, 2013 4:09:50 PM I have a similar problem.

Cheers, Richard. I did as you said in 3) and for that drive (running as a secondary slave) the transfer Mode is set to 'DMA if available' but 'Current Transfer Mode' shows as Thanks! From what I've read I need to go into bios and select HDD as primary Device write speed is too slow !

For SSDs, 4k read/write speeds of about 25-70 MB/s is typical. Sequential is the speed at reading/writing big files. Both RAM and CPU stay below 25% when opening programs and during disk transfers. Jedi_Master, Jun 17, 2004 #2 RichardCRT Thread Starter Joined: Jun 17, 2004 Messages: 8 Many thanks Jedi Master.