1tb external hard drive extremely slow Tags: Hard Drives Laptops USB External Hard Drive Storage Last response: April 14, 2010 3:22 AM in Storage Share jovargs April 12, 2010 2:00:03 PM Hello, I bought 1TB External Hard drive and it's very slow.I have 2 usb ports on my laptop and I tried to use both of them,the first time I open the external HDD it runs perfectly smooth and speed but the second time it becomes slower. More about : 1tb external hard drive extremely slow gtvr a b G Storage April 12, 2010 6:25:13 PM Are they usb 2.0? Even 2.0 is going to be slow for HD access, if they aren't it would probably be horrible. m 0 l EXT64 April 14, 2010 2:49:37 AM What do you mean by 'second time'? Do you mean it is now always slow? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer JackNaylorPE a b D Laptop a c 114 G Storage April 14, 2010 3:22:27 AM USB 2 is very slow....e-sata is by far the better option until USB 3 comes along. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUSB 3.0 External Hard Drive, extremely slow transfer Forum WD Elements external hard drive gets extremely slow after falling down. Forum Toshiba external Hard drive extremely slow Forum Extremly slow external hard drive (write speed) Forum Solved1TB Toshiba External Drive loading very slow/possibly corrupt Forum 1TB External Drive very slow, can't play movies. Forum Solvedi have a Samsung 1TB external portable hard drive 3.0 Forum Solveddroped my 1TB External Hard drive now it cant be recognized, help... Forum Solved2 SSD RAID + 3 1TB HD can you backup everything on 1 4TB external Hard Drive Forum SolvedVerbatim external hard drive USB2.0 1TB Forum SolvedMy seagate 1tb external hard drive is showing up in device manager, but not under disk management or my computer Forum SolvedMy computer is running slow after upgrading from a 500gb to a 1tb hard drive Forum SolvedToshiba 1TB External Hard Drive Forum SolvedDropped 1TB seagate external hard drive. Now it is asking me to format. Help! Forum 1tb seagate external hard drive not being registered on my laptop Forum SolvedIomega Select 1TB desktop external Hard drive is not lighting up nor showing on My computer Forum SolvedCan't access folders via Mac on Verbatim 1TB External Hard Drive Forum SolvedWD 1TB external hard drive, can't access Forum My seagate 1tb external hard drive is not detected Forum SolvedIomega eGo 1TB USB3 External Hard Drive Problems Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !