copying to/from hardive causes windows to pause every three seconds

By hack99
Oct 15, 2006
  1. pc specs

    cpu:amd64 athlon 3500+,
    Mobo: gigabyte k8 Triton 250
    AGP:winfast a400 tdh (6800)
    HD: samsung 120 gig (5400, 2m catch)
    Westurn digital 80gig (7200, 8m catch)
    Westurn digital 160gig (7200,8meg) catch
    400w psu
    ram:2* kingston 400mhz 512meg
    When copying files to/from the samsung, windows will pause ever 3 seconds (pause lasts about 1-2 seconds). It hapend during both (ftp and windows sharing) and between the hd's. i have the samsung on its own ide cable as master with the westun's on a singnal ide cable.
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Run scandisk on it!!!!
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