You will have to test them one at a time to see. Can you post a screenshot of the ports listed in the software? What do you think, Osprey? The problem seems to be accelerating too. Is it even possible to do that? Vostro SATA slot of death It does not state which of the four are 3.
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I downloaded a S. I realize the PSU in a Vostro isn’t voxtro big, but I chose the Caviar Green for its low sataa consumption and more power-hungry drives dell vostro sata lasted longer in the “death slot”, so I don’t think that’s the problem I’m going to place the media drive in an external case for about a week which will change the cable used and isolate it from the system’s power supply and see if its problems continue.
There are also some rather odd additional symptoms: You cannot rely on the retail H67 chipset specifications since this is a Dell OEM original dell vostro sata manufacturer motherboard. Every drive I put in it eventually dies a premature death. Vostro SATA slot of death That’s too many problems to be a coincidence. In the last dell vostro sata years this has been equal to about half a dozen drives from several different makes WD, Seagate, Maxtor, etc.
It is always the secondary drive that fails; never the system drive.
Unfortunately, I sent for an RMA on the drive before it occurred to me to try it in an external enclosure. I’m trying to determine if that is the case here, and if so, which of the 4 ports dell vostro sata are.
I guess I need to answer my own question. The only difference between maybe the BIOS. Should I try replacing the PSU? Vostro MT, advice please re graphics dell vostro sata.
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No luck so far. What do you think, Osprey? I’d like to know how to detect it. Dell vostro sata MT, advice please re graphics upgrade. I’ve tried looking through manuals, Google, and on-line tech chat.
Dell Optiplex com port reading problem. Is it even possible to do that?
This second slot seems to be cursed. This struck me as rather suspicious.
I just received my Dell vostro satathat is based on the H67 chipset. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Perhaps this suggests a vosrto serious problem with the power supply or maybe even the SATA cable I use to connect the media drive?
The XPS and Vostro use the same motherboard. Oh well, maybe the new drive will fare better than its predecessors. The DVD drives on ports 1 and 2 say 1. The first is populated by my system drive and I use the dell vostro sata one for a media storage drive.
The external case idea may be the best way to go. Vostro SATA ports.