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Every week and a half, for the last month or so, I lose my two 320GB hdd's that are in the hot swap bays. I thought they were dying, but all I need to do is pull them out and plug them back in. They are recognized again and I just need to restore my System Profile and all is in working order again.

Has anyone else experienced this issue? I know this is a popular case.


EDIT: I suppose I should add that the two drives that are affected are in RAID0, no data is lost and the array is still good every time I reconnect them.
Edited by _CH_Skyline_ - 6/3/11 at 7:22am
 
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you lsot me dude..it sounds more like a connection problem......

are you using the coolermaster 3 in 4?? or the std hdd bays that are in the case??
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Originally Posted by levontraut View Post
you lsot me dude..it sounds more like a connection problem......

are you using the coolermaster 3 in 4?? or the std hdd bays that are in the case??
Two of the bays allow you to sit the hdd's in them and they simply slide in and connect to a back-wall SATA connector. Power cords are plugged into the other side of the wall.

They were fine for the last 6 or so months, but now randomly they 'lose connection' as you said. I'm wondering if it is really a lost connection or if they are failing and if anyone has had experience with it.

Check out this page. It has pics with more detail about how they connect.
 
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i do not have the haf X yet. but the only thing i can think of, is that there is a bad connection somewhere.

maybe the parts are becoming worn from swopping the whole time?? i really do not know.. i would like to have the case infront of me to inspect it.
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Maybe a RAID driver update can works.
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