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    Question Seagate Barracuda reading sector problem

    So suddenly I got this problem and I've been using this hard drive for about 1 year. Previously, about 3 weeks ago I did a surface test on a sentinel hard disk and there was no weak sector at all, but today I know this problem because when i do reading data, I hear strange sounds like beeping...
  2. nikosmah

    Question Proper UEFI setting for Intel Optane Memory installation

    Greetings everyone! I'm getting a blue screen with the error message "inaccessible boot device" after I install a (non-M and H) 16GB Optane module to accelerate my secondary HDD, a Seagate Barracuda 2TB, which is my gaming library. My W10 boot drive is a Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB NVMe SSD...
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    Question HDD sometimes shortly freezing when accessing files

    My second drive, a Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM006 2 TB HDD is 2 years and 10 months old. Recently I started noticing that every now and then the HDD seems to freeze, or take a little while to access files. This happens when I am browsing file explorer, or when I want to scroll through a PDF...
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    Question Can't Scan 'RAW' Disk - Error Code 1117

    A Seagate Barracuda sata drive has failed on my Windows 10 system and I'm trying figure out if it's recoverable. This situation looks similar to this post. The disk is recognized by the OS and I can see it mounted in Windows explorer. However, the whole disk shows up as a 'RAW' partition in...
  5. okwiBoy

    Question Seagate 8TB harddrive won't format / won't convert from RAW to NTFS: WINDOWS

    Hey Everyone, I bought an 8TB Seagate hard drive from Amazon (BarraCuda Hard Drive 8TB ST8000DM004) and I have plugged it in correctly and it shows up in my disk management as 8tb RAW Healthy (Primary Partition) after a few days of trying and failing. I have read that windows doesn't understand...
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    Question External Harddisk issues- need HELP!!

    I have Seagate Backup Plus 2 TB External Harddisk. So i have this issue: until 2 days back i could copy FROM the external hdd anything without any issues. In the last few months i haven't copied anything to the drive. Now i copied some stuff around 20gb to the drive but in between i got an I/O...
  7. SageWindu

    Question Peculiar PC Lag Issue

    Hello everyone. I hope you all are doing well in these uncertain times. Anyway, I've been having a very bizarre problem regarding my PC lagging and try as I might I can't seem to figure out what's wrong nor how to fix it. So I come to you all for help. Here's the situation: at completely random...
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    Question Companies Not Fixing/Acknowledging SSD Write Speed Problems

    Companies Not Fixing/Acknowledging Write Speed Problems: PCIe 4.0 Phison E16 SSDs & My Slow Firecuda 520 - Help me find firmware? Hey guys I've got a really poorly under-performing PCIe 4.0 NVMe Firecuda 520 SSD. Mine performs just like every other one that has the PCIe 4.0 Phison E16...
  9. Question Seagate Firecuda 520: SMART'S "Percentage Used" is Above "Data Units Written" / Drive's TBW

    I have a Firecuda 520. This is the relevant section of smartctl 2239 hours is 8,060,400 seconds 510 TB is 534,773,760 MB 534,773,760 / 8,060,400 is 66 MB/s, which is roughly what live monitoring reports for MB writes/s, 24/7. The problem: this drive's TBW is 3600. BUt 510 / 3600 is 14.2%...
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    [SOLVED] Is Seagate/Adata any good?

    Hi, I want to know if Seagate or Adata drives are good. I've seen a lot of bad reviews about Seagate having bad build quality, which seems very possible considering the cheap price, and a lot of mixed reviews about Adata SSDs. So, are they any good? I used a Seagate hard drive as my C: from 2015...
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    [SOLVED] Write speed of my HDD is extremely slow

    I bought a 3TB HDD (ST3000DM007) 5400rpm about a year ago and I think ever since I got the HDD it wouldn't work as I wished, so I just put the problem behind me for a while. I decided that I probably installed it wrong so I just redid it. I don't seen any improvement at all. Nothing is wrong...
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    Question Seagate Extenal HD Issues [Considered as Unknown by Windows 10, HD Light Not Functioning]

    Hello there! I am having an issue with my external HD. This happened after my Windows 10 laptop got stucked so I have to force restart by holding the power button of my laptop. After the restart, my HD suddenly isn't recognized by my laptop and its lights isn't turning on but the HD itself is...
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    Question Multilevel problems: PC turned off, undetected hard disk, no signal to monitor

    Here's a puzzler and also my first post here. I'm guessing I know the next step, but I thought I'd also try to get some input from you. 1. My PC had been turning itself off when I played games while having another video/music running in the background. Went on for some month. Temperature was...
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    Question Crazy temps in my case When intake fans are on Temps increase when intake fans are off temps reduce

    Crazy Temps when Intake Case fans are on RX580(PowerColor Red Devil Golden Sample) and HDD(Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200RPM, 128MB Cache) During Gaming temps are 80-85C on GPU and 46-47C on HDD (When intake fans are on Temps increase when intake fans are off temps reduce) Idle GPU on 40C(Fan stops...
  15. msrsuvo

    Question Which 4tb hdd one will be better

    Please check these and let me know which one will be better. And can I use 4tb hdd and 256gb ssd with gigabyte ga-b75m-hd3 mobo? I am using 16gb ram. Toshiba 4TB Sata Desktop Hard Disk (RPM- 7200) Seagate Barracuda 4TB SATA 3.5 inch HDD (RPM- 5400) Western Digital (WD40EZRZ) 4TB 3.5″ BLUE...
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    [SOLVED] Seek And Read Error Rates - Should I Be Worried?

    https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-External-Desktop-Photography-STEL8000100/dp/B01HD6ZLQ6 I bought these drives something like 3 odd years ago or so and although I fully understand these drives are only for backup proposes only, which is what I do. I sometimes, quite often, on a weekly basis upload...
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    [SOLVED] Seagate External hard drive not working

    My Seagate 2tb hard drive suddenly stopped working, the motor is working but the led is not blinking. It's not even showing any trace on disk management or in boot screen. Any help will be appreciated I don't want to lose the data. There was only 50gb left on the drive if it's related to that...
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    Question External Hard Drive Not Loading

    I have a Seagate External Portable Plus 1TB that I got in 2019 and it was working fine until a few days ago. I didn't drop in the past few days so I doubt its damaged. Basically, whenever I try to to open a file, it doesn't load. My laptop starts to reset/lag as well. I have 800gb in the hard...
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    Question Updating files from external hard drive to computer.

    I have my work files backed up on my Seagate hard drive. I work at home using my external hard drive. My question is, can I update my files that I worked on from my hard drive to my computer with all the new changes on it? I found instructions on how to mirror, but that tends to put the files...
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    Question Seagate 2TB HDD making buzzing noises, and not being recognized by any PC.

    Hey all! First post on here, so sorry if poor etiquette. I've had this hard drive for a while now, and it contains quite a few important pieces of data on it, including backups. When I plug it into my PC (Windows 10 x64 Home), it begins beeping approx. every 1 second. This also happens when...