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make sure that the jumpers are set on the hard drive(s) correctly for sataII operation.

install your motherboard's SATA/RAID/AHCI driver(s).

go into BIOS and enable AHCI mode for the hard drives.

look for a write back cache setting and try enabling it. it may be in BIOS, it may be on a seperate program in windows (ie western digital life data tools, intel storage matrix or whatever software came with your motherboard).

just make sure you install the drivers before you enable AHCI, or else you will not be able to boot into windows.

then, click on the start orb, and in the search/quick box, type "reliability". check to see what processes are running that could be thrashing your hard drive.
 
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well what is the proper speed i'm supposed to get

i formatted my 640 and transferred some stuff and i hit 40MBps
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just get your self a velociraptor
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just get your self a velociraptor

that would not not help if its his mobo or his other HDD

and i just transferred half a gig in ~12 seconds so im looking at around 45 myself.
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@Diabolical999 - where do i find the hard drive tab you said on your reply dude? i've checked all possible links to that, and still can't find it!!!! i'm using windows 7!!!
Edited by artful_dodger32 - 5/12/10 at 6:28pm
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@Diabolical999 - where do i find this tab dude? i've checked all possible links to that, and still can't find it!!!! i'm using windows 7!!!
After right-clicking your drive letter and clicking on Properties, go to the Hardware tab. Then find your drive and click on the Properties button. Should show up as the same screen as what Diabolical999 pictured.
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