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Old 06-07-2009, 05:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So ive gone through 3 hard drives in the last six months on my newly built pc. Besides dropping it, is there any internal reason why i could have so many HDD's failing? Like a bad bios setup? Overclocking? Which I did try only once. GPU OCing? I also did once. Also, my hard drive is not screwed into my case because its a piece of crap toolless case. Instead it sits somewhat snug in a slot? Could this be it?

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Old 06-07-2009, 05:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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what hard drives were you using?
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sorry it took so long. playing geARS OF WAR 2. i WAS USING ALL Western Digital or Seagate brands. All were SATA. Internal Harddrives. 3.5 in. 0-500Gb. Do you want the specific model numbers?
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Are you sure it's the hdd's that are failing? What exactly is happening that makes you say that? It's possible the error is due to something other than the hdds.
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agreed. the chance of 3 quality brands of hard drives failing in 6 months is extremely low. Perhaps a bad sata cable or bad sata port on your motherboard.

If you still have some of your old failed drives, try them with a different cable into a different port or try them on another computer.
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