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  1. Rafael_VGA

    Question Why my HDD performs better on a docking station rather than directly on motherboard SATA?

    It's been a while since I've noticed some of my internal HDDs are not performing as well as I think they should. I've decided to copy the same set of files to the same HDD on clean boot: once directly on my mobo SATA and once on my USB docking station. On the docking station the whole transfer...
  2. ToddeSwe

    Question My WD 1 TB at 100% as soon as i use ONE of the folders.

    Hi! My problem started with Adobe Premiere and a timelpas that i had added a sond to and saving it. All of a sudden Premiere doesn't answer and i let it be so for a good 20 mins before turning of my computer because everything had frozen. Since this day on i can't use this WD 1 TB drive in my...
  3. M

    Question 100% disk usage

    Hi toms hardware forum i upgraded my motherboard and cpu yeasterday and now my hdd is running at 100% usage
  4. M

    Question HDD performance usage 100%

    Hi, I have a Seagate BarraCuda 1TB HDD, recently after win 10 updates, the pc becomes so slow and when I open task manager, in the process menu the disk % appears low but when I open the performance tab the disk usage is 100%. I normally wait 2-3 minutes and the usage comes back to normal...
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    Question Hard Drive Randomly Spikes And Gets Stuck At 100%

    For the last few months my (D: ) Hard Drive will randomly spike to 100% disk usage and sometimes stay that way for about 10 - 15 seconds. This causes any games I play to freeze but I can Alt + Tab and still access everything else with no problem. The problem will happen when Idle or under heavy...
  6. Wasabak

    Question Secondary HDD under 100% load after my pc froze and the drive mysteriously dissapeared

    Hello there, I have a problem with my secondary HDD, it is under 100% load. It happened after my pc suddenly froze when I was just browsing internet. I had to do manual restart. But after I reached desktop, I found out that my secondary HDD is missing, even device manager didnt find it, so I...
  7. B

    Question 4TB WD hard disk activity light always on, partitions visible but cannot mount, no matter the OS or port (USB/SATA) ?

    Hi, been using computers for over 20 years, first time this happens to me and I'm at a loss here, so I hope somebody has new ideas for me to try :-/ 4TB Western Digital Blue hard disk (SATA) only 15 months old. Last year, I upgraded from a 3TB WD Blue (approx. 4 years old, never had an issue...
  8. S

    Question Cant delete partition See details!

    Hi, Hopefully someone can help. I have built my computer back up again after some time stored away. Thinking of building a new computer anyway but want to get this running first. When I turn it on I get a message saying boot device failed insert media and press any key to try again. I done...
  9. Asibula

    Question current pending sector count increases fast but SMART normal

    Hi, I was using my laptop when I suddenly got a BSOD "UNEXPECTED_STORE_EXCEPTION". I searched it up and it appears that the reason can be a faulty hard drive. After the laptop rebooted I started to see some clear signs that my HDD was dying: Booting took longer, search bar doesnt work, some...
  10. Netphish

    [SOLVED] Upgraded HDD in Laptop very slow

    I upgraded my 2nd gen i5-2410M Win7 laptop with a 2TB Seagate Firecuda 6GB/s 5400 Hybrid SATA drive. Loaded a clean install of Win10 along with a Partition for Ubuntu. Disk usage pegs at 100% for nearly everything I do. Ran CrystalDiskMark and I'm only getting between 50-60 MB/s read/write on...
  11. kranc

    Question HDD read speed spikes when gaming

    I am the owner of an Acer Aspire A717-72G. For some background info I store all my games onto my HDD and only use my SSD for important applications like Chrome and Discord. Whenever I play a game, it does not matter which, whether it be Terraria, Minecraft, or Dota 2 my HDD usage will randomly...
  12. C

    [SOLVED] Installing large hard drive in Dell optiplex 9020

    I have a dell 9020 mini tower and I want to install a fresh install of windows 10 pro onto it but I heard the limit is 2TB unless you want to change something in BIOS. My main question is what do I have to do in BIOS in order to ensure the system mentioned will accept my large HDD of 4TB or...
  13. Mataresian

    [SOLVED] HDD Drive not working properly on Laptop

    Whenever I try to use my HDD for example to download games on through steam the download speed goes unstable and up and down to 0 kb/s, though mainly on 0 and the disk usage gets 100%. It seems like it is able to download but not able to write it even remotely fast enough. I used to have a 1TB...
  14. Ahmed El Sherif

    [SOLVED] HDD 100% While Gaming and Freezes

    So I'm gonna share with exactly what happened in the past coule of months so you may have a better understanding of the issue I'm facing. My PC specs were: AMD FX 6300 AMD R7 260x 2Gb 1 TB HDD WD Coonix power supply 600w Everything was working fine back then, I used to play my games...
  15. hvjornjet

    Question HDD loaded 100% while gaming on an SSD

    Good day. While gaming on my SSD the other separate HDD I have installed in my system is somehow loaded to 100% and it causes the overall stutter and slowdown of both game and my system. How can it even be active while I game on a DIFFERENT drive. Windows 10 is crazy. I game on a C or E drive...
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    Question High HDD response time with 100% usage when any kind of write activity on the disk.

    Hi HDD: ST2000DM008-2FR102 (Seagate barracuda 2TB) Problem: Once steam wanted to download updates to a game, but it wasn't be able to relocate disk space. The disk was spinning at 100% with high (~500-3000ms) response time and less than 1mb/s write speed. I have saved all the important files...
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    Question Hard Drive randomly has temp spikes

    Hello there! My HDD has randomly just increased in activity to 100%, even when windows is idling and wont stop. I've then taken the temps and noticed that it randomly spikes up to 50C then goes back down to 35C. My windows just randomly slows down at the higher temps. Is there any reason for...
  18. nvyrectangle

    [SOLVED] Constant hdd activity

    After upgrading from 8.1 to windows 10 i have horrible hdd performance. System PID 4 process is constantly writing and reading to hard drive, i've checked procmon and its showing activity by (C:\$Mft ; C:\$Mft::$BITMAP ; C:\$Logfile; C:\$Extend\$UsnJnrl:$J and also System Volume Information)...
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    [SOLVED] 100% disk usage on HDD for a long time, can it cause damage?

    Hi guys, I have some installation process for an application that wanna do on my PC, but that process will take a long time, like 2 hours in average. My problem is that process will create a heavy load on my HDD, make it reach to 100% disk usage for a long time, maybe during all the required...
  20. T

    [SOLVED] PC Windows 10 3 - 4 second freezes

    Hi all sorry if this is not the right thread in advance. If someone could help me figure this out would be greatly appreciated!!!!!! So I have been having this issue since December of 2018 around the same time that I updated to the latest windows 10 update (not sure if that is related to the...
  21. B

    Question HDD wiping affecting it's health

    I have recently tested one of my old HDDs and it was in good health so I decided to sell it( View: https://imgur.com/a/MYGVozs ). After testing it I completely wiped it( covering each bit with 0) and now the guy who bought it says that it is at 10% health. Does wiping affect it's health? This...
  22. Z

    Question Need Help: Hard drive is slowing everything down

    So I had a 1TB hard drive that I used to use as my main C drive but it was so freaking slow and would usually hit around 100% and I tried a lot of things and nothing worked to stop it from always hitting 100% at like 5mbps (bc of this Fortnite and other games literally would stutter and freeze...
  23. Z

    [SOLVED] Need help: Hard drive is slowing everything down

    So I had a 1TB hard drive that I used to use as my main C drive but it was so freaking slow and would usually hit around 100% and I tried a lot of things and nothing worked to stop it from always hitting 100% at like 5mbps (bc of this Fortnite and other games literally would stutter and freeze...