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    • Robert's system
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    HD Problem

    Basically my setup is as follows:

    160gb WD SATA C&D- Partitioned, with vista and XP Pro
    320gb WD SATA F
    320gb WD SATA G

    These are all on the ICH8 controller of the DS3. Now say if I unzipped a folder from drive G to drive C my computer virtually dies. The file was 8gb in size. Basically my mouse jerks everywhere and the system becomes un responsive until the file has finished. My PC spec is:

    DS3
    E6300 @ 2.8
    Geil 6400 Ultra @ 400 @ 55518
    Xfi Fatality Pro
    Samsung SATA DVDRW
    8800GTX
    Enermax Galaxy 850
    Logitech G7
    Logitech Ultra-X

    Help :/ oh and I've changed the HD settings from SATA native to normal in the bios and it still does it.

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    That is a pretty big operation to perform, what is your CPU and memory usage like when you do such a thing?

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    • Robert's system
      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
      • Intel i7 920
      • Memory:
      • Corsair 12GB Dominator 1600Mhz
      • Storage:
      • 10TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Nvidia GTX 480
      • PSU:
      • Corsair AX1200
      • Case:
      • Corsair 800D
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 HP Retail
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    I don't know - because my PC becomes so unsresponsive I can't get to that info. If I move the same file from G to F everything is fine...

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    are you runing out of disk space on drive c and the swap file is being eaten up? Try moving the swap space to drive F and see what happens.

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      • Corsair 12GB Dominator 1600Mhz
      • Storage:
      • 10TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Nvidia GTX 480
      • PSU:
      • Corsair AX1200
      • Case:
      • Corsair 800D
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      • Windows 7 HP Retail
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    Space is fine at the moment.

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      • Corsair AX1200
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    Anyone else?

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    Do you get the same problem with the system running at stock speed?

    Also have you checked the event logs to see if anything is being reported there?

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