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WD Caviar Green (WD20EARX) slowing my pc down

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December 25, 2012 8:38:33 AM

Hello,
I have built a system recently and it was running fine with an old seagate 500 GB & Windows 8 - 64 bit.

Now today I connected WD Caviar Green 2 TB (WD20EARX) & problems started. My pc generally took nearly 10 seconds to boot but now it takes 90 seconds. I partitioned it in 3 parts (500+600+leftover). It took nearly an hour for partitioning. :??: 
It also took so much time transfering music from an sd card (I finally cancelled the transfer)
I disconnect it and everything is fast again.

Am I doing something wrong?
I am preety sure it can't be this slow.
December 25, 2012 8:51:14 AM

I've asked a couple friends and tried searching around for some information for you, but I wasn't able to find anything conclusive, regarding something like this..

Hopefully you find a solution soon. If you do, please share.
January 4, 2013 2:03:40 AM

The harddrive was faulty.
I have replaced it with another one and now it is working fine. :) 
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February 8, 2013 4:43:57 PM

mine earx is giving click noise whenever i access and then stop accessing it,otherwise working fine did your do anything like this?

a c 748 G Storage
February 10, 2013 12:57:49 AM

sumitd it sounds like yours is failing, Send it in for warranty repair.
February 11, 2013 3:20:25 AM

okay thanks ,doing it
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