Forum discussion tagged with hdd.
  1. velocci

    Question Asrock z390 phantom gaming 4 m.2 ports

    Hi all for the Asrock z390 phantom gaming 4 m.2 ports, the specs say its for boot drives only. is this really the case? If so, why do they have 2 of them?
  2. I

    Question 100% CPU Usage 100% DISK Usage

    Hello. I recently started having a problem with my laptop Ever since a couple of days ago my CPU and DISK usage has been around 80 - 100% even on idle. I have no idea what happened but I've tried every single "fix" on the web and nothing is helping! PC Specs: CPU: Intel Core I7-7700HQ @2.80GHz...
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    [SOLVED] dvd drive not reciving power

    hi , i have a question , that maybe is a bit of a noob question . but why one cable that my PSU have that is splited in two power sata cable only one of them can power on my dvd drive and the other not ? the one that don´t power on the dvd drive can power on HDD´s .
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    Question Can i transfer a SSD with windows 10 already on it to a different PC?

    Im going to help my brother with an upgrade for his current PC. He has been using a 1tb HDD and im going to give him my 1tb Samsung Evo SSD from an old build i had sitting around. I did a recovery on the ssd, deleting all my old files and games. I also ran the "sysprep" and completed the "OOBE"...
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    Question HDD seems to be corrupt but passes S.M.A.R.T test by WD and Lenovo tools

    hello community, For the past two months i am facing a weird problem with my HDD. The experience goes as follows, My PC is equipped with a boot SSD and it is pretty fast but once i open the HDD drive using files manager it starts to slow down, openig a files with few photos can take almost 15...
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    Question Some huge trouble installing Windows 8.1 from Windows 7

    Hello, Guys. I need a big help from you guys. This is the list of events, is long but I’ll try to be precise: My gf give me her Hard Drive Disk (Seagate 1000gb) with a lot of important data on it and with Windows 7 (64 bits) installed. We recently change the motherboard because a powercut...
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    Question Cant boot into Windows 10 / Black screen

    My friend has a problem where she cant get into windows. The problem began like this: She was downloading a game and went to shower, in that time pc went to sleep and when she came back and tried turning the pc on, at first everything seemed (fans turn on, single beep from the beeper, bios...
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    Question Internal hard drive on laptop only occasionally working

    I've had an ASUS Vivobook F510ua for about 3 months now with no issues. Suddenly the past couple days i've noticed that sometimes the HDD will not work. I will log in and it will say D:/Desktop is unavailable and has been moved or deleted,or whenever I try and view something on it like pictures...
  9. yeetusfried

    [SOLVED] What disk should I store things in?

    Hi! I have 2 drives on my computer as they list; Disk C: (306GB almost used) (HDD) Disk D: (390GB with 390GB free) (HDD) I decided to make a thread since my C: disk is almost used with 5.20GB free. I own 4 games located on Steam* and a couple of programs. I store some memes and a couple of...
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    Question Hard Drive keeps disconnecting

    Hi everyone! Something's been bugging me for like two weeks and I just have to get it fixed. I installed Windows 10 on a new 240GB SSD, and I have a 1TB Internal HDD (Seagate) that's been with me for like 2-3 years now. Every once in a while (sometimes after 20 minutes and sometimes after a...
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    Question Computer started randomly freezing or being slow

    My computer has started for a month, freezing randomly, giving BSODs at times and being very slow. I have done checks for both my HDD and RAM and they showed up fine. I have to mention that freezing has stopped a few days ago but the system feels slower nonetheless, although I can still play...
  12. editor1

    [SOLVED] Do I need to leave space on drive's ?

    Hi What space do I need to leave free on system drive?, NAS drives and dynamic compiled hdd that make one drive ? SSD and HDD. I have; 465 GB SSD that has windows 10 on it. 1.8 TB HDD and 3 232 GB HDD as dynamic drive (D:) on my tower/windows 10. (some are 8 years old) 2.7 TB HDD and 232 GB...
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    Question HDD showing incorrect storage capacity

    I recently built a gaming PC and installed a 480GB SSD and a 2TB HDD for memory. I booted windows from a USB drive onto the SSD and went to add the HDD as a drive after setting up the computer. When I was inputting settings for the drive (capacity/name/etc.) I must have set the capacity to GB...
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    Question System will no longer boot, SSD/HDD keep disappearing in BIOS

    So for the past 2 hours I've been trying to figure out why on boot up I keep get prompted that my drive needs backing up and and could be failing? After poking around the BIOS and disabling my HDD and rebooting, windows begins to load from my SSD as normal. Now I shut the PC down and in my BIOS...
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    Question HDD Makes odd ticking/rattling noise

    Good day! So I built my first PC, so sorry if I say some dumb stuff, still learning. I bought a 2TB Seagate HDD wich made a little weird ticking/rattling noise. Around 3 ticks after eachother. There's no pattern either, sometimes theres 4 seconds in between, sometimes 30 seconds or sometimes a...
  16. Max_Pare

    [SOLVED] Reallocation Sector Count on hard drive.

    Hello, i've had an old HDD in my build for the past 2 years and a half, and the HDD was already something like 4 to 6 years old, today i ran a health check on it (using a free trusted software named HDDScan) and i got two warnings saying: 005: Reallocation Sector Count Value: 100 Worst: 100...
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    Question Stripped screws on HDDs

    Im trying to move my hdds from my hdd tray so that i could fit a new gpu in but the screws are damaged, any ideas?
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading office computers - SSD vs HDD

    Hello all, Recently my IT team has been assigned with the task of providing a list of upgrades needed for all employee-PCs at my firm (about 20 employees). The PCs are mostly old standard Dell machines with the following specs: i5 34xx 4GB RAM DDR3 1TB 7200RPM HDD In my case, since I only use...
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    Question external HDD data error (cyclic redundancy check) Help!

    hi all! i got this, "data error (cyclic redundancy check)" error message yesterday when i tried to open a folder on my external HDD (and i'm using this one: https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Barracuda-7200-11-Drive-ST31000340AS/dp/B000UC3CN0 ) ofc, i immediately googled the error and tried this...
  20. Question What is up with my hard drive ?

    Earlier this year, I upgraded my old intel system to Ryzen. My old system had just 500GB of Internal storage. That Western Digital HDD is really old. Having 2x1TB of external storage, I didn't really need internal storage much except for OS. So anyway, it was working just fine on my old system...