hdd

Forum discussion tagged with hdd.
  1. Dondeh

    Question I dont know what im doing with storage, advice would be amazing.

    Ok, so hear me out! I've been onto computers for a bit now, building my first one when I was 16 (where I obviously made a lot of mistakes), but recently upgraded and made (probably) fewer mistakes. One thing I've never really understood or put the time to research into is storage. and after...
  2. Hobarison

    Question Issue with HDD

    When I first built this pc I had to HDD's that I set up in a RAID-0 array for games and other things (nothing important). Winter of last year my pc fails due to a faulty RAM stick, although I didn't know this at first, and while trying to find a solution to the problem I decided to reset my pc...
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    Question Aorus b450 m doesnt allow me to use m.2 and HDD

    So I recently created a new system, and for whatever reason i cannot get the HDD to show up in bios, but shows up in the disk management. I cannot format it, assign a new letter, or anything. It shows the I/O device error and I just cant figure it out. I have my m.2 slot in use which is where my...
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    Question Broken Hard Drive?

    Some time ago I tried to install windows 7 on a HDD. Somehow I think i broke it. Now if I try to install windows 10 on it , it takes very long to load the instalation( preparation phase ) and now I see that the it doesn't even see the HDD when creating partitions, it says "We couldn’t find any...
  5. Abracus

    Question Will keeping an HDD on top of my PSU damage it?

    So, I'm getting a new HDD and there's no more slots left. I can't remove the other HDD's either. So, if I attach it on my PSU with Double Sided tape, is there a chance that my HDD will get damaged? I'm kinda dumb so yeah please don't hate :tearsofjoy:
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    Question Advice on HDD installation!

    Hello, I am currently new to the PC world and I am curious about my HDD. Quick heads up that I have already purchased the HDD itself but my concern is in regards to the HDD bracket: 1. Does it matter if I use a different HDD Bracket? I am considering purchasing a (PH-SDBKT_01) or...
  7. S

    Build Advice Help with remaining components.

    I am thinking of buying a new PC and these are the components. I want to know whether everything is O.K. And help with remaining components as well. CPU: Ryzen 3 3300x GPU: MSI Ventus GTX 1660 Super MOBO: MSI B450 Tomahawk Max/Gaming Plus Max RAM: Help needed. (16 gigs) HDD: Help needed. SSD...
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    Question My Internal HDD keeps disconnecting and reconnecting after a few seconds.

    My internal Hard Disk Drive disconnects at times, and reconnects after a few seconds. I don't know why this is happening. HDD's health is still at 100%. I'm using a SSD for my OS boot and the HDD is for my files, games and other applications. I'm stuck and can't find solutions to this problem...
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    Question HDD (D:) was missing, found it disabled in Device Manager but I never disabled it. Why? Should I be worried?

    I never disabled it manually and I don't recall ever updating my windows recently if that matters. I've noticed it missing today while trying to open CS:GO. Last time I played CS:GO was yesterday. Saw my HDD in BIOS which made me think the cable wasn't loose or anything. I'm fairly a rookie at...
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    Question OS location keeps changing

    Hi, after a random windows 10 update I noticed that my PC was really slow l, so i check my storages (1tb hdd and 500gb ssd) and the OS changed location from my ssd to my hdd. I selected the ssd as my boot drive in the bios and it seems to work, but afer turning off the pc and then turning it on...
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    Question SSD and HDD show up in SATA Information in BIOS, but can't boot from them

    Hi everyone. I've been having an issue with not being able to boot from my ssd or hdd but they show up in the SATA Information section in my ASUS bios. I've already tried starting the system with just the ssd, switching SATA ports, and enabling CSM and disabling secure boot. If you have an idea...
  12. anik6699

    Question Photos corrupted after moving file in a low space external hard disk

    I have some hundreds and thousands of photos in my external hdd, now my space is only 150 mb left . I need to move some video my files for my personal reasons, so after completing moving those files I found some of my images are corrupted. But I am not totally sure my photos got corrupted after...
  13. Avik Basu

    Question Need advice on SSD

    I want to upgrade the storage of my system and this is the first time I'm touching SSD so I need advice on it. I want to get the Crucial MX500 1TB for my primary drive and I wanted to know if the M.2 one is compatible with my motherboard. If it is then is it better to get the M.2 or the 2.5...
  14. N

    Question What is wrong with my HDD?

    Hello everyone! Once again, a question with a weird HDD situation arises. I've built a secondary, low-cost pc to set up as a local server/work station, and so far everything has been going smoothly... until the HDD part came. I installed a copy of windows using the download tool Windows...
  15. ToxicCharged

    [SOLVED] SSD won't boot unless HDD is plugged

    So, I had windows installed in one of my SSD partitions a long time ago. Today I realized my HDD is failing, and bought a new one. So, until it arrives and I can move my files, I decided to unplug it and use my PC with only my SSD. The problem is, when i try to boot my PC with only my SSD...
  16. StarBlazer457

    PS4 not loading past PS logo

    Hey, my cousin's PS4 will not load past the PS logo on startup. He said his PS4 would start to freeze while playing and required "forceful" power off. Every time you'd try to start it, it would check "system storage status", so I figured some files got corrupted that was preventing it. I booted...
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    Question HDD starts spinning but no program is accessing it.

    I have a hard drive which is quite loud, so when I don't use it (99% of the time) I would like it to stop spinning. I have my power settings set up to do this, but the problem is that every few minutes it starts and stops spinning. I assumed that something must be accessing the drive to read or...
  18. Muffinthulhu

    Question SSD won't boot with HDD connected

    I installed windows fresh on my new ssd that I am trying to run as my main drive. I did not clone and I did make sure it has a healthy EFI partition. I can't even see it in my bios boot order but it does show in my device configuration. I disabled secure boot and AHCI is selected. This trash...
  19. eddie986

    Question Code 12 in device manager after instaling a new component in my old pc.

    Hey, A few days ago I found my old PC which was an office one (IBM) and I decided to use it for music and stuff.It had it's stock hdd which had Windows XP on,I switched the HDD with a new one which had more storage and had Windows 7 on it(also because I couldnt use internet on xp,even after...
  20. J

    Question Moving Windows

    Hello there i just need a quick question answered for me. I am building a new computer, i currently have windows 10 installed and activated on my current computer. If i take out this ssd with windows on it and put it into my new pc (so new cpu new motherboard new gpu etc) will i have to...