Windows Xp Slow Hdd Seek time..
Posted on 2004-10-09
just reinstalled win xp (sp 2 integrated..)
since i installed it im having general slowness / choppiness whenever i access a hd..
i got 2 x 120 gb hdd , and 1 x 200 gb hdd , partitoned and all are ntfs..
each hd has its own ide controller (using 133 ata conductor ide's)..and still having general slow seek time (windows slows down when i load an mp3...bahh..or an avi file..)
all hd's are 7200 rpm udma 5 , i installed application accelartor / inf updates..
its a 8ihxp (rev 2.1) gigabyte motherboard (it has 4 ides + i got 1 promise ata 133 card that has 1 hd connected to it)..
the cd'roms are connected togather to 1 ide ...
still - everythings slow..