Re: hard disk getting slower
the ata dma for your seagate should be 133ata where are you getting ata66 from are all the settings in bios correct when you do a hard drive aouto detect if not do a manual and set the correct heads and cyliners this info can be found on your hard drive.these are good drives and have great speed and tranfer rates.do you have any other hard drives in there.it may be worth considering changing the ide cable for a new one if it is a old onr you are using.
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