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  1. Desaxion

    Question Can't access external hard drive after the power went out

    TLDR; I thought I broke my hard drive but now it works again! Hello! I was transferring some data from an external hard drive to my (C:) drive. When I was moving data from the drive, the power in my house went out. When I tried to restart my computer again after the power went out it did not...
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    Question Hard drive spinning but not detected in bios?

    Suddenly when i turn on my pc , something poped up reboot and select proper boot device , insert boot media in selected boot device. I went to bios and hard drive not detected ! I tried to unplug the cable plug it again and same , hard drive is spinning ! I tried to to replace the cable but same...
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    Question Seagate hard drives not powering up!

    I don't know what's going on, but I am having SERIOUS issues with my Seagate hard drive. A regular internal (3.5) drive that I have been using on a VERY light basis will not power on. Thought it was the enclosure, so I put it into another enclosure. Nope. Not working When I unplugged the hard...
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    Question Is there something going wrong with my GPU? or are these two events just coincidental

    So I do freelance vfx mainly on this PC but I do play some games when I have the time. Ok so bear with me here. I was playing minecraft a week or so ago and noticed that sometimes in specific places looking at a certain angle would de-render or unload the chunk, basically I could see through the...
  5. Giveaway! Giveaway Time! WIN a Seagate IronWolf 110 SSD

    Seagate has welcomed a brand new SSD into their Ironwolf portfolio and we have one 480GB SSD to give away in celebration of its official launch! These drives are built for NAS and include AgileArray™ firmware to keep your NAS enclosure maximized for demanding 24×7 and multi-user environments...
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    Question New HDD scratching noise?

    So I recently built a new PC, and after playing on it for about 2 months I began to hear loud noises coming from the hard drive. I figured I had a dead drive, and since Windows is on my 240Gb SSD, I didnt have any issues with replacing it. So I bought a new one and swapped it. This new one is a...
  7. _dawn_chorus_

    [SOLVED] 1/5 of reviews state early failure for HDD's..why?

    Just trying to find an HDD for mass storage in the range of 2 tb. Both the Seagate and WD BLue drives seem to have a large amount of 1 star "failed within a few months" reviews across Amazon and NewEgg. That seems pretty high.. Could this just be an effect of people with a bad product being...
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    [SOLVED] HDD not recognized on PC

    Hello, I just bought a used HDD (Seagate BarraCuda 1TB) but it doesn't work on my PC. At first I thought I was scammed and it was dead but the HDD works perfectly fine in another PC. I can also feel the HDD vibrating when I start the PC so it seems fine. I tried updating drivers, changing...
  9. [SOLVED] SOLVED! - 4TB HDD recognized as 1.63TB Windows 7

    Hello! I installed a new Seagate BarraCuda Pro 4 TB today. Problem is Windows does not see 4TB, but instead 1.63TB. I tried Seagate DiscWizard, but it seems to be missing a part of the application that allows me to extend capacity -__-' I even tried Asus Disk Unlocker, but it won’t even list...
  10. mihajlomiki190904

    [SOLVED] How to mount a HDD?

    So I just bought a new HDD, literally right now. There's a couple of problems. I got no experience with it. Someone please help. It's urgent. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- First of all, can TWO...
  11. ColopiX

    Question Is my HDD/PSU faulty?

    So guys i have 2 HDDs in my pc and DWD/RW 1 HDD (Seagate Baracuda ST500DM02) 500GB SATA 3i-s where OS is installed and some games/programs etc..I have bought this HDD used for decent price in 2017. 2 HDD (Seagate Baracuda ST3160815AS) 160GB SATA 1-im using this HDD for 11 years and did not have...
  12. [SOLVED] What is this device?

    So I brought a PC case, this thing is hard glued on it, the owner has no idea what it is and it’s basically impossible to take it off. I used heatgun/water and managed to take it off. ( slightly damaged both the case and the device while doing so) I dissembled it and found a 500GB drive, seems...
  13. GamingGod216

    Question Brand new Seagate FireCuda 3.5" 2TB drive is not showing up in BIOS, Windows.

    So I just bought a Firecuda on Ebay. Yeah I know, I should have never done that. But it was sealed in the box brand new with the anti static packaging and all. I got it for a good deal. Its not showing up anywhere in the BIOS or in Windows. Anyways, my specs are Gigabyte B360N Gaming Wifi ITX...
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    Question Question About Incremental Backups

    Currently using a seagate dashboard continuous backup. The issue is it's filled up my entire 1tb drive somehow, yet I only have 200gb of data total on my pc. I'm looking into new options. What i'd like to know is if there's a way to back up to a single external HDD, without having to delete the...
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    Question Seagate Seatools USB recover tools won't work - "Missing operating system."

    I'm trying to use Seagate's Seatools for USB to fix a bad hard drive. I've gotten all the data off the hard drive, so I'm just trying to do some diagnostics and fix it up as much as possible. However, every time I try to boot into the USB drive I only get the error message: "Missing operating...
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    [SOLVED] HDD hanging problem

    Hello my HDD has some hanging problems and I want them to get fixed. I tested it on games: GTA V is bad, CS:S runs smoothly, CS:GO has it too, NFS Carbon a little bit and other lighter games too. The point is I hate massive frame and response drops for a 12 seconds period. I tried eith Windows...
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    Question Dual PC Streaming Setup

    This is the current PC I use for gaming and streaming CPU: AMD FX 8350 @ 4.3Ghz Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212X Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Motherboard: Gigabyte AM3+ GA-990X-GAMING SLI Memory: 16GB DDR3 2400Mhz Power Supply: Corsair CX600 80+ Bronze 600w Solid State Drive: 128GB...
  18. kallamamran1

    Question Barracuda - Slow transfers

    Hello, I have searched the web for a sollution, but all I can find is people with similar problems, but no apparent sollution or explanation what's going on... I have two Seagate Barracuda 4TB (ST4000DM004). One (E) of which has been under water for a few hours (turned off) due to water...
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    Question Sea Gate Xbox One Hard DRive Not working

    Quite recently I have purchased Seagate’s Xbox one hard drive. I have had it for about 4 days now and yesterday while i was turning on xbox it would not be recognized nor was the light on. I can feel it running normally but it won’t light up. when i connect it to my pc it connects but it says on...
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    Question Seagate Barracuda 3TB, or 4TB?

    I'm looking into buying a new HDD since my current one just died, it's a 2TB Black WD HDD. Based off of PcPartPicker, the Seagate Barracuda models seem to be the best deal with good reviews. Comparing the 3TB and the 4TB models, their prices are pretty much the same. Yet, I looked at...