WD Black

Forum discussion tagged with WD Black.
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    Question Sn770 Issues, read-only/doesnt exist

    Hello, I've got quite a problem at my hands, I've got a WD Black SN770 500GB SSD to upgrade my computer, the specs are: -> i3 8100 ( running with the iGPU) -> 16GB DDR4 @ 2400MHz -> MSI H310 Gaming Plus -> SATA SSD 240GB -> Wi-Fi PCIe x1 Card, form china -> XFX TS 600W 80+ Bronze The issues...
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    [SOLVED] Western Digital: Black or Ultrastar?

    I'm looking to replace my Toshiba 8TB large storage drive. It contains media & backup files, no programs. I see that WD's Ultrastar is better priced than the Black. I have to assume it's built for better longevity, possibly lower performance even though it's still 7200RPM. I know it's WD now...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for the "best" HDD (2021) - Any recommendations?

    Hi there! My old WD Black internal harddrive from 2013 just went toast and I need to replace it. I'm considering replacing it with and SSD, but I have to check compability with my motherboard first. In the meantime I'm wondering which HDD's are the fastets and most reliable on the market today...
  4. _dawn_chorus_

    [SOLVED] WD Black false marketing? Did I get the right drive?

    Just got a WD Black 4tb and they have this fancy look in all the pics on every retailer site. See: https://www.newegg.com/black-wd4005fzbx-4tb/p/234-000G-000W6 Mine definitely just looks like a plain old HDD. Not that it matters what it looks like but I want to be sure I wasn't sent an old...
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    Question WD BLACK P10 5TB Game Drive for On-The-Go! is this good for console & pc gaming?

    hi, some say it is and some say its got super slow write speeds etc, so i have no idea lol as i thought black drives were made for gaming in mind so it cant be that bad! was going to buy 2, 1 for my xbox1 console and another for my pc as my steam gaming drive or would it be better having...
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    [SOLVED] My System won't recognize 4TB Hard Drives

    My System recognizes all sorts of HDD's and SSD's, but won't recognize either the WD Black/WD Gold (4TB) HDD's. I tried all SATA-Cables and i dont know any further... When starting my PC Intel Rapid Storage recognizes the HDD, but when i'm checking my Storage in BIOS, all drives except the 4TB...
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    [SOLVED] Best SSD - ASRock B450 Pro4

    Good evening. I'm looking to add a new storage drive to my PC, an M.2 SSD preferably (mostly to transfer my games to, from my primary drive). I've just been having a bit of trouble choosing which drive to pick. My motherboard is an ASRock B450 Pro4 (not the B450M version that a lot of the other...
  8. yullbarez

    [SOLVED] Best 70$ 120mm Liquid Cooler For I5-9600KF?

    I've built new Mini-ITX PC. I thought that CPU came with stock cooler but it didn't came with stock cooler. Now i'm only have 70$ for the cooler and it probably be 120mm Liquid Cooling one. I can't use my new PC right now. There's too many coolers in market so i don't know which one is the best...
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    [SOLVED] Hard drive makes a clicking sound every time I save

    I recently (a week or so ago) bought a 2TB WD HDD Black. I did some searching and apparently the WD HDD Black is supposed to make some clicking noises. It has been doing so regularly and consistently, without any kind of issues whatsoever. I also read about some drive heads doing lubricant...
  10. endlesssss

    [SOLVED] WD Black Laptop Hard Disk not working

    Hi folks I have a WD Black Laptop Hard drive which has suddenly failed. Its a Alienware OEM drive hence warranty doesn't applies any more. The device gets detected in Bios, in device manager. I could earlier see all the partitions as well with correct size and free space (My Computer in Windows...
  11. yullbarez

    Question WD Blue 1TB Vs WD Black 500 GB

    I'm not sure which HDD i should buy. WD Black 500 GB expensive than WD Blue 1 TB in my country. If Black worth to buy it i would get Black. I really need a fast drive. 500 GB storage is enough for me. I don't know how much read and write speed difference that 2 drives. Thanks. Sorry for my...
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    SSD and Formatting when moving to another location on same PC

    Do you always need to format your existing SSD when you just want to move it to another location on the same pc? I want to install a PCIE SSD card that fits a 2.5" ssd and would like to move my boot drive to the PCIE card instead of the SATAIII drive, on the same PC. I want to do this because...
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    Double click instead of one

    So i am going crazy about now, somehow a setting from my laptop came to my pc which someone in my family changed to... when i click on any folder or in a file in a folder it double click when i single click. and yes i checked alot of times, it is only 1 click... i checked online and nothing...
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    Dell n 5040 laptop

    ADATA 4GB DDR3L RAM 1600Mhz... Is it compatible dell n5040 or not?
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    Can I replace my GPU?

    Hello, Currently I have on my Desktop an GT 740 GPU. I friend of mine looking to upgrade made me an offer to sell his GTX 1050 really cheap. But my question is, can I simply remove my GT 740 and replace for the GTX 1050? Does it require an connection from the Power Supply like some cards...
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    Ryzen 5 1600 incompatible with some ram?

    Hi, I just received all my component for my new pc. I have these for my main components: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/4fphRG When I open my pc, the red light next to the cpu problem lights up. I have read a lot of people saying theres some compatibility problems with some ram. Do I have...
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    Unusual i7 6700k temperature

    So i've been using the intel i7 6700k for a while now, but never really monitored temperatures until i decided to upgrade my case to make my system look more flashy. But since 3 days ago, after doing some cable management and giving monitoring a go, i've noticed in CAM (nzxt software) that...
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    CPU running 100 celcius

    Hello, I built my PC a couple years ago and it ran perfectly, but after I came back from college for Thanksgiving break the CPU started to run really hot(screenshots below). I tried to reapplying thermal paste and reseating the cpu cooler, but nothing seems to work. Any help is appreciated...
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    [HELP] HDD Format Help [HELP]

    Ok so, I have my PC up and running but I need to partition my HDD in order to use it. So i went onto the Disk Management thing and right clicked on the 1TB and I've got up to the bit where I need to select an Allocation Unit Size. I have no idea what this is. Just incase you need to know I am...
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    gtx 970 for streaming or upgrade ?

    in building a new pc to stream games. basically every popular game. I'll be using an i7-4790k, and was wondering if a gtx 970 would be sufficient to stream games, or if it would benefit me to upgrade to a 980/980 ti
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    Upgrading from GTX670 2GB SLI*2 on a budget

    Dear most excellent THW community, What is the most cost effective way to upgrade a GTX670*2 SLI? These are 2GB vram cards. I game at 1440p with an i5 3570K. But I'm also interested in CUDA for scientific distributed computing, such as through BOINC. I'm not looking at upgrading immediately...
  22. masterhashi

    Can i install a Single 8GB Ram in a ASUS P7P55D-E PRO mobo?

    can i install Kingston HyperX FURY Blue 8GB (1 x 8GB) Memory Module 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL10 Memory on a ASUS P7P55D-E PRO mobo? or do i need 2x4GB kit? because it has 4 slots but only support upto 16GB. my specs are i7 870 and GTX750Ti, Kingston 4GB 1333 DDR3 with Corsair GS500 PSU if...
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    Laptop slow at everything.

    So first of all, information about my laptop: Model: QOSMIO X775-Q7380 (Qosmio X775-Q7380 Support | Toshiba) Specs: (more can be found here: Toshiba Qosmio X775-Q7380 17.3-Inch Gaming Laptop - Fusion X2 Finish in Red Horizon by Toshiba at Amazon.com) Processor 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 RAM 6 GB...