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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...
  4. 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...
  7. mdifonzo1301

    Question How do you know if a new storage drive is compatible?

    I was trying to upgrade my storage for my desktop since I was running low, and was thinking about going with a 4tb internal hard drive. Thing is I'm new to this, so I was wondering how you're supposed to tell if a drive is compatible with my build? A " WD - Blue 4TB Internal SATA Hard Drive for...
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    Question NAS problems

    This is catastrophic and I am freaking out, Removed. I had a 10-second power outage last night, and now my Seagate Business Storage 4TB NAS which contains my entire life and business’ worth of every single imaginable thing seems to have big problems. The fans are running at a super high RPM...
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    [SOLVED] Intel Optane + 5400rpm/7200rpm for games/data?

    I'm about to plan my storage and there was a lot of option to consider and I refused the SSHD option for my gaming/data storage. M.2 NVMe will be my system boot drive so we don't wanna talk about that but instead my data storage needs. I think I've come to my last option: should I use Intel...
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    Question Is this a good system for 1150$?

    CPU : Ryzen 5 2600 GPU : Radeon RX 590 PSU : EVGA P2 750W MOBO : Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming RAM : G.Skill Trident Z 2x8 GB 3200 CASE : CoolerMaster MasterBox Pro 5 RGB HDD : SeaGate Firecuda 2TB SSD : Kingston A1000 240GB COOLING : CoolerMaster MasterLiquid ML120R, I`d use it as the rear fan
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    Question Seagate Barracuda ST3500630NS 7200RPM 500GB failure, no powerup, not detected in BIOS

    I own a ST3500630NS Seagate Barracuda 500GB hard drive that suddenly failed. It has absolutely no power, does not show up in bios and I have tried multiple different cables, interfaces and power supplies. It is my understanding that because there is absolutely no power-on and no detection by...
  12. ayazam

    Question Ironwolf or Barracuda

    so... i need a new hard drive i have a pc that mostly turned on 24/7 from 2014, only turned off when moving or a power outage (less than 20 over the past 5 years) right now i have 5 internal hard drives with 3 more slots in the case from top to bottom ST4000NM0033 (2016) (media) Constellation...
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    Question 12TB HDD Recommendations - WD or SG?

    Hey Everyone! Toms Hardware forums have been a great help to me as I get my first PC build going. I do not game. I do a lot of photo and video shooting with my DSLR and slowly have accumulated 10-15 external hard drives full of data over the years. I really want to get them all added to one...
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    Question need advice on correct USB cable or enclosure for old internal HDD drive

    I have an ancient 2.5 Seagate Momentus 5400.3 internal HDD (model ST9160821A) from a laptop that I got rid of years ago. I'm looking for the right USB cable or enclosure to purchase to see what data (if any) is on this drive. Can you help me determine what the right equipment would be to do...
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    Question 4TB Seagate Skyhawk for NAS/Hypervisor use?

    Is it ok to use a 4TB seagate skyhawk hard drive for this use case? I heard that it has a lower read speed versus the ironwolf or traditional hard drives, since it is designed for 24/7 writing. Is it really that detrimental for my specific use case? Or is it not what they say it is? Considering...
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    Question Seagate BarraCuda HDD high pitched clicking noise

    Hi all, New Seagate Barracuda 2tb bought only a few weeks ago is making some interesting noises. The drive is not the OS drive and currently has nothing stored on it. This is a link to an audio hosting site so you can all listen: You should be able to hear the noise at...