Why does it take so long to format 1800gb drive Tags: Hard Drives Format Storage Last response: October 11, 2012 4:22 PM in Storage Share pmac_62 October 11, 2012 4:01:21 PM Hello, how long to format a 1800gb external drive More about : long format 1800gb drive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove hang-the-9 October 11, 2012 4:22:16 PM 1.8tb drive is pretty big, if you are doing a full format and not a quick one will take more than a few seconds. How long have you waited? Is is moving up in % completed? | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Why does it take so long to format 1800gb drive> Related ressources: ForumWhy does it take so long to format 1800gb drive ForumHow long does it take to format a 16gb flash drive with quick format ForumHow long does it take to format a 1 5tb drive ForumHow long does it take to load files from a boot disk ForumWhy does it take my brandnew custom built computer so long to load up? ForumHow long does it take to format a 1 terabyte sandisk ForumWhy does my OCZ Vertex 2 SSD take a long time to optimize (help Plz) ForumHow long does it take to formatt a hardrive????????? ForumWhy does it take so long to load facebook ForumWhy Does It Take Me So Long To Install Windows 7 ForumWhy does XP take so long to display a long list of files -.. ForumShould a card format take this long ? ForumWhy does it take so long to get connected to ISP Forumupdating bios via floppy- how long should it take ? ForumHow long it will take to render 1h10min avi file to a DVD .. ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumHow to use my iomega external hard drive ForumComputer crashed-questions about old hard drive in rebuild ForumHard Drive Formatting issue ForumHard Drive Formatting issue More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !