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Hi guys, before posting i have read alot of the other "Help slow HDD" threads but none of the advice given would work, I recently installed a new WD 2TB green into my Existing PC and all of the sudden one of my existing WD 2TB green has slowed down dramatically, when I do file transfers, the transfer rate doesn't exceed 1.10MB Per second, even extracting Winrar files on this HDD is slow. I am hoping that this isn't a Sign of failure as I have tried, Crystal Disc info and shows all my HDDs as "Healthy" i can post pics up if required, i tried to do a defrag, i also tried the diskcheck and that litereally took 3 days before it would even hit the quarter mark.. any advice would be great, ATM I am removing all my media files which is taking forever so i can try to reformat it.
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Hi guys, before posting i have read alot of the other "Help slow HDD" threads but none of the advice given would work, I recently installed a new WD 2TB green into my Existing PC and all of the sudden one of my existing WD 2TB green has slowed down dramatically, when I do file transfers, the transfer rate doesn't exceed 1.10MB Per second, even extracting Winrar files on this HDD is slow. I am hoping that this isn't a Sign of failure as I have tried, Crystal Disc info and shows all my HDDs as "Healthy" i can post pics up if required, i tried to do a defrag, i also tried the diskcheck and that litereally took 3 days before it would even hit the quarter mark.. any advice would be great, ATM I am removing all my media files which is taking forever so i can try to reformat it.

Try holding the SATA cable in place and then start a file copy.

Please do post a screenshot. I'd like to see that SMART info. smile.gif
     
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