3 tb hard drive only shows 2 tb. Whats the problem? Tags: Hard Drives Computer Storage Last response: November 24, 2012 5:39 AM in Storage Share cyclotroncs30 November 24, 2012 3:15:12 AM Hello, I just bought a 3tb hdd but my computer only see it as a 2tb hdd. About .7tb hdd reads as unallocated space. I want to use this hdd as data, not OS. Please help. More about : hard drive shows whats problem Emerald a c 95 G Storage November 24, 2012 5:39:14 AM you need to format the HDD with GPT http://www.petri.co.il/gpt-vs-mbr-based-disks.htm m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved3 tb hard drive only shows 2 tb. Whats the problem? Forum Solved3TB Hard Drive only show 1.99TB in my computer. Forum 3TB drive only shows 2TB Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive only get 2tb out of 3 Forum Solved3TB hard drive now only recognized as a 2TB hard drive cannot find the missing TB Forum SolvedI installed windows 8 on a 3TB HDD but it only registers as a 2TB hard drive Forum Need Help. New Build and New Hard Drive thats supposed to be 3TB that Only has 2!! Forum My 3TB Hard Drive Only Uses 2TB Forum Solved*Repost*what is the best notebook hard drive for a HP Pavilion G6 Notebook PC?2 Or 3TB? Forum I have a 1TB external hard drive but my laptop shows it only has 10GB of space. How do I resolve this? Forum 3tb drive only shows 371 mb Forum Solved4TB hard drive only noticed as a 2TB hard drive (?) Forum Hard-drive=320gb, some folder on drive show 3.2tb. actual data = 51gb. Forum Formated my primary disk, now my 3tb secondary disk only shows 2tb Forum 4.0TB GPT WD hard drive only showing as 1.6TB Forum Solved4TB Hard drive and I can only use 2TB Forum Western Digital WD30EZRX (3TB) shows as 2TB only in Windows 8 x64 Forum SolvedWD Hard Drive My Book Essential 3 TB Problem Forum SolvedLaCie d2 USB 3, 4 tb thunderbolt series hard drive won't turn on Forum SolvedHardrive only showing 2tb out of 3tb Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !