I just received a new 600GB VelociRaptor. Trying to wipe it, but keep getting errors. Tried wiping it with DBAN first, but it immediately terminates with a non-fatal error.
When I try Killdisk I get this:
(AHCI and native IDE mode for SATA enabled in BIOS):
Killdisk’s main screen quickly scrolls up to be replaced by what’s in the image.
When I disable AHCI and change SATA to legacy IDE mode it does the same thing except the errors come more slowly:
I had my original 600GB VelociRaptor replaced because the exact same thing was happening with that one. Anyone have any idea what’s going on here?