We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Windows Help


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

which type of internal hard drive


conrail

Likes # 0

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.

Like this post
jamieamunra

Likes # 0

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.

Like this post
jamieamunra

Likes # 0

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.

Like this post
conrail

Likes # 0

thanks jamieamunra, I appreciate your help

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Where to buy iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the UK: Launch day price, deals and contracts

IDG UK Sites

Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

IDG UK Sites

Professional photo and video techniques for perfect colours

IDG UK Sites

How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...