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. EXT64 April 14, 2010 2:49:37 AM What do you mean by 'second time'? Do you mean it is now always slow? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer JackNaylorPE a b D Laptop a c 94 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUSB Ports Transferring Extremely Slow ForumWestern Digital Caviar Green 1TB extreme bottleneck ForumExternal 1TB hard drive not being recognized... ForumSeagate 1tb external drive failing? ForumExtremely slow HDD - New gaming rig ForumToshiba external hard drive 1tb problems ForumCan't open my toshiba 1tb external hard drive ForumNew external HDD, slow transfers (Firewire) ForumExternal Hard Drive all of a sudden very slow and crashing windows exp Forum1TB External USB HDD not recognized in Windows ForumSlow usb 3.0 external hard drive . wtf? ForumExternal hard drive 1TB ForumMy Buffalo 1tb external hard drive will not turn on. Tried other power leads as ForumTransfer rates Extremely slow (from mobo ethernet port) ForumBest 1tb External Hard Drive ? ForumHELP!!! Dropped my 1tb external hard drive now wont work ForumExternal drive extremely slow ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumSATA drive works fine IDE drive slows down my system Forum[Solved] ReadWrite Errors on External WD 1TB drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !