which type of internal hard drive

  conrail 13:08 PM 07 Nov 12
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using HP Pavilion G5418uk Desktop PC running win 7 64 bit sp1, it has a 2nd internal HD, I am getting a warning that this 2nd hd is getting ready to fail so looking to replace it, error message says ‘Health has deteriated; health 78%, performance 62%’ paperwork says os hd is SATA, does that mean that 2nd hd will also be SATA? all help and advice appreciated.

  jamieamunra 14:34 PM 07 Nov 12

Hi Conrail,Most modern hard drives used in home PCs now are SATA. Just make sure you replace it with a HDD with "High" RPM. Aim for one with 7200 rpm. You can Also go for a Solid State disk, The offer faster access speed but are a lot more expensive.

  jamieamunra 14:34 PM 07 Nov 12

Hi Conrail,Most modern hard drives used in home PCs now are SATA. Just make sure you replace it with a HDD with "High" RPM. Aim for one with 7200 rpm. You can Also go for a Solid State disk, The offer faster access speed but are a lot more expensive.

  conrail 15:27 PM 07 Nov 12

thanks jamieamunra, I appreciate your help

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