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Western Digital

Forum discussion tagged with Western Digital.
  1. bruhballs

    Question M.2 ssd not recongized in BIOS

    Hi, bought a new 250gb M.2 SATA SSD, installed it in the SATA M.2 slot in my mobo, and it is not recognized in both the BIOS and disk management. Mobo is the Aorus b450 pro wifi, other drives is an A400 boot ssd in SATA0, as well as an WD external hard drive via USB 3.0, connected in the...
  2. user.anonymous

    Question Can I use two storages at once?

    I recently built a PC with a functioning M.2 Samsung Evo 500 GB card and Western Digital 2 TB Storage HDD. I want to be able to use both at the same time so that I can maximize the most storage out of both drives. Before, I attempted to make a storage pool but I'm unable to do so for unknown...
  3. Rhaemond

    Question Would a WD Purple or Seagate Skyhawk be good for gaming, editing, and general storage?

    Hi, I've been wanting to add some additional storage for some time now since I've been practicing video editing and wanted to create more videos in the future. I also play a lot of games especially open world ones. Would a WD Purple or a Seagate Skyhawk be good for storage? I know they are...
  4. H

    Question Western Digital 4TB HDD vs WB Blue 1TB 7200 RPM?

    Hi guys, I already have 2 HDDs in my PC, both of them Western Digital Blue 1TB 7200 RPM. Due to needs of more storage space, i decided to get myself Western Digital Blue 4TB HDD, will be used for gaming only. But there's speed differences between both types of HDDs (7200 RPM vs 5400 RPM). I...
  5. tuxedoandex

    Question WD Blue 1TB - dead on arrival, or is my system killing drives?

    My younger brother has an Asus G11CD prebuilt system with a Toshiba 240GB SSD installed. I bought him a WD Blue 1TB HDD for his birthday, but after connecting it to SATA/power, it wouldn't show up in diskmgmt or BIOS, and I couldn't hear or feel the drive spinning. Now I would assume the drive...
  6. M

    Question Issues retrieving data on (possibly) partitioned WD MyBook Elite 1.5TB HDD

    Hi. Hoping someone can help please. I have a Western Digital MyBook Elite 1.5TB external drive that had a mishap courtesy of one of our cats whilst I was using it. Result being the USB interface came off the board while it was going, and the drive is now RAW. Now when I first bought it, it was...
  7. L

    Question M.2 SSD not showing anywhere

    Hey guys! M.2 SSD: WD Blue 3D NAND SSD 1TB M.2 Motherboard: ASUS X99-PRO/USB 3.1 I am a newb in building PCs. I have 2 SSDs and a HDD in my computer, but the other day I bought a M.2 SSD. I installed it, and tried to install Windows 10 on it but it doesn't show up in the installer. I started...
  8. M

    Question Monitor doesn't boot when install new SSD

    First off, here are my specs: CPU: Ryzen 7 2700X GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super PSU: Corsair CX 550W Mobo: MSI X470 Gaming Plus Memory: 2x8GB Team Group 3200 DDR4 HDD: 2TB Hitachi (HUA7222020ALA331) Here is my BIOS version: A.90 My SSD that I'm trying to...
  9. P

    Question Why WD Blue HDD doesn't work with HDD caddy in Lenovo B50-80

    Hi! I bought HDD caddy to put my old HDD(replaced by SSD) to my Lenovo B50-80. The problem is that I have tried 2 caddies and no one work with my WD Blue disk. I've tried to use different combinations: WD Blue in Lenovo caddy in another Dell laptop - works. Three different HDDs in my Lenovo...
  10. P

    Question Loud HDD, sounds almost like a case fan?

    So, I recently installed some new fairly silent case fans in my PC. After doing so, I started hearing what I thought was just the CPU fan being loud, or maybe a case fan that wasn't quite so silent after all. Instead, I discovered that the noise is coming from at least one, possible several, of...
  11. N

    [SOLVED] WD Green M.2 not showing

    Bought a 240GB M.2 SSD (2280) for my Asus Z97A Usb3.1 motherboard. It did not show in the Bios or Disk Management. I have tried: Updating Bios Reseating Changing Bios setting to M.2 mode Updating drivers I assumed the product was DOA as it did not show up in another computer either (that pc had...
  12. L

    Question Have I killed it? Western Digital Raptor X WD1500AHFD plugged in both molex and sata power connectors by accident

    Hi all, dont laugh I did something stupid. I had an external hard drive that was taking ages to transfer files so I took off the side of the pc and plugged it into the sata. However as I disturbed some cables I ended up taking all the hard drives out and re routing the cables tidy it up...
  13. R

    Question 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...
  14. 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...
  15. T

    [SOLVED] SSD Choice

    So I have a question regarding the choice of SSDs, especially in a System with two drives. Scenario: Both drives are SSDs, one would be a good SSD (Samsung Evo, Sandisk Ultra, Crucial MX500, WD Blue, ...) while the other would be an entry Level SSD (Samsung QVO, Sandisk SSD Plus, Crucial...
  16. A

    Question WD Gold or WD Ultrastar for RAID6?

    Hi. What is the best 2Tb HDD for large RAID6? WD Ultrastar DC HA210 HUS722T2TALA604 OR WD Gold WD2005FBYZ
  17. S

    Question External Drive Showing as Unallocated

    Hi guys, Hope you guys can help me out, so I've got a 5tb WD Elements External Drive that was plugged into my pc, however I've changed my setup around and put my desktop under my desk, I've re-cabled everything back up and now the external drive is showing as unallocated, I have quite a bit of...
  18. Y

    Question HDD Rescue [WD10EADS], before I do any irrecoverable mistakes

    Hi helpful people, I have a HDD that wouldn't spin up and it wouldn't be recognized when plugged in to PC. It's a WD Caviar Green packaged as External HDD 1TB. I've done the following checks: SATA/USB Converter: tried with other HDD so that's not problem, and used another SATA/USB Converter too...
  19. Josh_harris

    [WTS] processor, motherboard, case, power supply, harddrive

    Good day all. I've got half a computer I purchased, and decided I didn't want to build it. All parts are still in the original packaging. I dont have photos as they are sealed back up in the Amazon boxes they came in. Here's a list of what I've got. Thermaltake Smart RGB 500w Power Supply...
  20. D

    Question WD hard drive on dock station goes sleep mode

    I have Orico docking station for Internal Western Digital 4TB Black hard disk drive . If i don't use the disk for 2-3 minutes the disk goes to sleep mode . I have disabled in power management setting ,set hard drive to turn off to "Never" and usb selective suspend setting to "Disable". I am not...