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happyrock

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YES! I'm on DMA Ultra 6 and DMA Ultra 4 for the two primary drives now. A very notable performance boost. I'll ask my uncle if he has my windows cd so I should be able to get that done this weekend.

:) you should still run chkdsk /r though

Edited by happyrock, 07 May 2009 - 07:44 AM.

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it's running now. 80% of phase. phase 4 is going really really slowly.... if my drive reverts to PIO should I replace it?
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yep...but backup all your data first...then I would try to clone the drive to another new drive...
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i haven't found my windows cd yet but am i done (besides running that registry check with the windows cd in my drive)? i just do that and my computer should be fine right? it's running alright now. i just don't see any alerts or notifications for some reason (like any of those windows alert popups or balloons that appear in hte task bar).
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yep...but if the drive reverts to PIO MODE...then you should replace it...you should be real diligent with your backups though
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