budman85 at eastlink.ca
Tue Dec 13 20:32:34 AST 2005
On Tue, 2005-12-13 at 14:00 -0400, Gordon Jones wrote:
> My aunts computer has gone through three hard-drives in less than a
> year,the place where she bouht the HD's is trying to tell her that it must
> be her motherboard and that she should buy a new computer,while another
> puter shop told her it might be her power suppy,but probablt her
> motherboard and that she should just save the time and buy new com.Is
> there any truth in this,i have never heard of a motherboard destroying a
> hard-drive before .Has anyone here ever heard or had such a problem?
More likely the power supply, pick up a decent wattage one.
I had a power supply spike my two hard drives. Really sucks, I lost a
120GB drive. I heard a loud pop, and smelt smoke. Luckily my
motherboard was not harmed, only the hard drives.
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