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i just bought a used Velociraptor 300GB and it arrived today and i installed it on my computer.


when i boot my computer, it says it found a new device and says it is installing drivers and after that it says the device is now ready and ask me to restart my computer which i did.


the problem is, i do not see the drive on my computer, the drive is present on device manager and when i right click it there, it says the device is working properly


could the drive be DOA?
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512GB Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe SSD 8TB Western Digital Red Nas Drive EK Supremacy Evo Acetal Copper CSQ Swiftech MCP 655 Vario 
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2x HWLabs Black Ice GTX 360 Windows 10 x64 Professional Insider Preview Acer XB271HU 1440p 165Hz G-Sync IPS Logitech G710 PLUS Cherry MX Brown, White LED 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic Prime 750 80 PLUS Titanium Phanteks Enthoo Primi SE Orange Logitech G502 Proteus Core Optical Razer Hardmatt 
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No. you need to format and label it.

right click My computer>Manage>Disk Management

right click the drive and choose format. Perform Quick format.

NOTE: make sure you pick the right drive.
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