Forum discussion tagged with harddiskdrive.
  1. Agera One

    Question Internal HDD sequential speeds reduced to half even though it is working in SATA III mode.

    Sorry for the long post, I want to give as much details as possible! I have 2 HDDs in my PC: Disk 1 - WD10JPVX - 1TB 2.5" 5400rpm internal HDD (been using this in my laptop for 5+ years, now using in my new PC for 5+ months) Disk 2 - ED40EZAZ - 4TB 3.5" 5400rpm internal HDD (bought...
  2. D

    Question SSD/HDD not being detected in new build

    Hi, so I just built a new PC, everything is new besides the HDD and SSD which was working in my old pc. Now when I try them in my new build it wont detect the disks in bios. Any help? Specs: Motherboard: ASUS ROG STRIX X570-F CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800x RAM: Kingston Fury 32GB GPU: ASUS Geforce RTX...
  3. M

    Question Tool to scan HD - to detect if has something wrong.

    I have the opportunity to buy a laptop of second hand in well state from a member of my family. My unique concern is the HD. What is the best tool recommendation to install or mostly to load through a Live USB to scan quickly the HD to detect if has something wrong. For example bad cluster for...
  4. J

    Question Did I break $3000 worth of HDDs?

    I was moving around to talk to my cat (had to make a moment (new kitty)) and my knee smashed into the hard wood desk that contains 13 HDDs (external, stacked). The force was kind of large, I could have hit a kick ball around 20-30 feet. Is it possible that I damaged my HDDs? (I think I know...