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SHRED

This feature comes default "disabled" in my BIOS.

What is it exactly and does it have anything to do with performance?

My system:

GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L
Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield @ 2997 MHz
Zalman 9700 CPU cooler
2GB G.SKILL PC2 6400
Seagate Barracuda 250GB SATA
Seagate Barracuda 80GB SATA
Seagate Barracuda 80GB SATA
EVGA GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 case
Antec True Power Trio TP3-550w ps
XP Pro
 
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M

meerkat

SHRED said:
This feature comes default "disabled" in my BIOS.

What is it exactly and does it have anything to do with performance?

My system:

GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L
Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield @ 2997 MHz
Zalman 9700 CPU cooler
2GB G.SKILL PC2 6400
Seagate Barracuda 250GB SATA
Seagate Barracuda 80GB SATA
Seagate Barracuda 80GB SATA
EVGA GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 case
Antec True Power Trio TP3-550w ps
XP Pro
Switch it on S.
It keeps an eye on your h/drive/s.
 
C

Conor

This feature comes default "disabled" in my BIOS.

What is it exactly and does it have anything to do with performance?
It gives you advanced warning of the drive failing. Smart Monitoring
And Report Technology.
 
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