Is my Corsair CSSD-F120GB2-BRKT Force 120GB dying?

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Is my Corsair CSSD-F120GB2-BRKT Force 120GB dying?

Postby Monie on Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:15 pm

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Hi Guys

I wondered if anyone might be able to help me with a PC problem that I suspect might be my SSD dying.

Completely out of the blue about a week ago my PC started to freeze a few minutes after entering windows. Every time I try to run CHKDSK it freezes at 15% of stage 4 of 5 for a few minutes before resetting. I wondered if it was windows and have formatted the drive and attempted to reinstall, though it fails every time saying that Windows cannot find a file.

I did wonder if it was the motherboard and have updated the drivers, without any improvement.

How can I find out if it really is the SSD that is playing up and what can I do about it if it is?

I built the computer just over a year ago with the following components:
Samsung SH-S223 22x DVD±RW DL & RAM SATA Optical Drive - OEM Black
Intel Core i7 870 2.93GHz Socket LGA 1156 8MB L3 Cache Retail Boxed Processor
Asus P7P55D-E LX P55 Socket 1156 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro rev 2 Socket 775, 1156, 1155, 1366, AM2, AM3 Heatpipe CPU Cooler
******** WD20EARS 2TB Hard Drive SATAII 64MB Cache - OEM Caviar Green
Corsair 850W TX Series PSU - 140mm Fan - 5 Year Warranty
Samsung SyncMaster 2333T LCD TFT 23" DVI-D Monitor
Corsair CSSD-F120GB2-BRKT Force 120GB Solid State Drive
ATI Radeon 6870 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card
Corsair 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz Dominator Memory Kit CL8 (8-8-8-24) 1.65V

It was running windows 7 ultimate 64 bit before it all went wrong!

Any help or advice would be absolutely great.

Re: Is my Corsair CSSD-F120GB2-BRKT Force 120GB dying?

Postby stoz on Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:43 pm

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Can you slap it in another PC and see if you can detect anything wrong with it?


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