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Originally Posted by Kramy View Post
Yeah, it's still slower - but WDIDLE3 certainly does help.
I have several in my storage server, the spinup time isn't a huge deal for me because of network(gigabit) latency, but I still dont get more than about 40mb/s when I'm copying to them, they are just slow lol. Cool running drives though.
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in windows 7 under the start menu type
power management
change plan settings
change advanced power settings
hard disk
turn off hard disk
Never...
THat might help....
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Originally Posted by TheGrayDon10 View Post
it might also be that it's 3gb/s instead of 6.
Mechanical hard disks can't saturate 3gb/s let alone 6gb/s.
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