Forum discussion tagged with drive.
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    Question I need advice for recovering a hard-drive? please read!

    About half a year ago I realized that my external hard-drive that I bought on amazon was malfunctioning, I had noticed there was a connection problem even before that, it would connect and disconnect rapidly sometimes, but I didn't think much of it cause my files were still there. then 1 day...
  2. EXCellR8

    Need an External RAID Enclosure w/ USB 3.0

    My Drobo DDR3-A decided it didn't want to work anymore and now I'm without my 8TB volume of priceless memes, YouTube rips, backup archives, photos, and other miscellaneous nonsense I like to use with my HTPC. The hard drives themselves are fine but I don't have a working external enclosure. I...
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    USB drive Corrupted?/Unreadable

    so I tried to make a usb bootable drive but it failed.I used rufus.Now that drive is not read on my pc. It shows up on device manager as usb mass storage But when it shows up on 'my computer'and I try to right click it ,'my computer' starts not responding Same with disk management and diskpart
  4. Dayman1225

    Nvidia announces DRIVE PX Pegasus for Level 5 autonomous driving, featuring Post Volta arch.
  5. yottabit

    Advice for simple home NAS

    Hey guys - I need help scoping out what I need / budgeting for a simple home NAS. Requirements- 4 TB+ storage for storing old family photos/home video methodology for tagging/organizing this kind of content is a bonus. Occasional streaming of HD 1080p video & ripped DVD footage to Fire Stick...
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    hard drive recovery

    I have a 2TB Seagate media drive that, after a power cut, is no longer reporting to the OS. It powers up OK and doesn't make any bad noises so I'm wondering if it's just the board that's gone. Any thoughts on the chance that if I buy another drive the same and swap the boards over then I could...
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    Slow write speed/new USB 3.0 Sandisk 16GB thumb drive

    I just received in 2 USB 3.0 Sandisk Flair drives and the max transfer rate I can get is 9MB/s. It starts at 36MS/s which would be great but within about 15 sec it drops to about 9 the entire transfer. I have an Asus laptop on Win10 that has all 3.0 usb slots. I have tried formatting as FAT32...
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    Reliable Flash drive for OS?

    Looking for recommendations on a reliable flash drive to boot and run an OS off of. A bit of background, this is for a retrofitted point of sale system, and the supplied drives from the vendor die every 3-6 months. The point of sales are used continuously 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. It...
  9. Ketchup

    FYI: Refurbished Drives Aren't Always Cleared

    I bought a couple refurbished drives recently. One of them caught be eye because it was already partitioned: So I spent just a couple minutes looking and sure enough, it looks like some data would have been found: So if at all possible, wipe the drive, or at least the partition before...
  10. EXCellR8

    2TB external drive connectivity Win10

    I have a desktop external drive at home that is finicky when it comes to being detected by the OS. Sometimes it's fine, and my cloud folders sync without issue on startup, but other times I need to turn it off and then back on 2 or even 3 times before I can actually use it. When it doesn't...
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    USB Drives Not Appearing in 'My Computer' - Please Help! (Solved!)

    When I plug a USB flash drive into my computer, it makes the normal sound like when a USB device is plugged in but the USB drive doesn't appear in the Windows Explorer. All other USB devices seem to function properly (headset, mouse, keyboard, bluetooth adapter, etc.). My OS is Windows 7 x64...