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Windows 7: Install drivers?

15 Aug 2013   #1
MachineGun

Win 7 Pro
 
 
Install drivers?

Hi
I just installed a Mediasonic HD6-SU3-BK Smart Drive SuperSpeed 3.5IN SATA HDD External Enclosure in my new Asus Z87 Sabertooth MB and I can not get this drive to run at 3.o speeds.
I downloaded the Asmedia driver and still it will not run at 3.0 speeds.
What can I do?
Thanks
MachineGun


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15 Aug 2013   #2
madcratebuilder

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's
 
 

What speed are you getting? Devices do not always meet published specs.
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15 Aug 2013   #3
MachineGun

Win 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madcratebuilder View Post
What speed are you getting? Devices do not always meet published specs.

I am only getting the speeds that I was getting on a 2.0 port 35m per sec.
MachineGun

Just got it going, speed is very good, allows the hard drive to run at its rated speed.
Couldn't ask for more.
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16 Aug 2013   #4
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit
 
 

Your speed will be limited by the drive you put into the enclosure. If it's a mechanical (spinner) hard drive you'll be lucky to get 150 mega bytes per second. If its a 5400 RPM laptop drive it will be even slower than that. The interface is capable of 300 mega bytes per second but that doesn't mean you'll actually get that speed.
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20 Aug 2013   #5
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Ididn't think the Z87 Sabertooth had an ASMedia controller at mid board.
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