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Windows 7: lower hdd performance

12 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
lower hdd performance

Hello,

I've noticed a decreased performance of my hdd (seagate barracuda 7200.11 500GB Firmware SD1A) in windows 7, extracting and copying files takes longer than in vista. I'm assuming it is a win 7 /driver problem since yesterday it was running fine on vista. Also it is a lot quieter. I have installed the latest intel_inf without succes. The hdd is running in AHCI mode.

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13 Aug 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Problem solved. The intel infinst update utility just seemed to install drivers. When i checked in device manager, windows was still using the old drivers so i had to update them manually.
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