WD 5000AAKS, Ultra DMA CRC error count


#1

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?

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#2

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

http://support.wdc.com/images/kb/sata.gif

FYI, see this thread where one ground pin of a SATA data connector is broken (missing):
http://forums.seagate.com/t5/Maxtor-OneTouch-Products/My-Maxtor-misses-a-pin-now-need-advices/m-p/48710#M6677