WD 5000AAKS, Ultra DMA CRC error count

I just bought from a local hard WD 5000AAKS, problem is going pretty hard, and in HDtune receive error "Ultra DMA CRC error count. I changed ana now got a 3 cables SATA. The motherboard is Gigabyte P965 S3 Rev.3.3. What could be causing these errors? How to solve?


Have you tried jumpering your drive for a 1.5Gbps SATA communications rate? You could also try disabling Spread Spectrum Clocking, if enabled.


FYI, see this thread where one ground pin of a SATA data connector is broken (missing):