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A new Seagate 4Tra drive works really, really slowly


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Peace,

 

 

I purchased a drive New 4Tra, an internal drive that should be used as storage for all the sailing I have on my computer.

Seagate Barracuda HDD 4TB Sata III ST4000DM004

I started backing up all the stuff and noticed that the writing / reading speed is so shocking and slow that the speed goes down to 0 and then goes up to 2 MB and then goes down back to 0.

 

A test of the Mark disk gives 75 megabytes in reading and 8 megabytes in writing. 

 

The drive is connected in SATA3 and all tests of Also showed that everything is fine, the drive is formatted in NTFS.

 

Beyond that I have no idea what can be screwed up and why there is such a shocking speed, maybe the drive is screwed up? 

 

Thanks 

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He may be screwed.

 

There may also be a compatibility issue or bug in the firmware. Some SATA devices in some systems go into a problematic loop of power saving that seems to constantly put it in and out of sleep mode. It causes symptoms as you mentioned (unstable speed, drops to almost zero from time to time).

 

1. Check the tools of Is there a firmware update for this drive

2. (Assuming it is a WIN10 system) Read here how to reveal the AHCI LINK POWER MANAGEMENT setting and turn it off:

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/72971-add-ahci-link-power-management-power-options-windows.html

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Thanks for the comment, I will definitely check out what you wrote.

 

As for the tough update so I have already checked it and there seems to be no update. 

I also contacted support for That does not seem to help so much beyond the basic things.

 

I will try the Power Management interest, if I do not try to return the drive to KSP or replace the new one directly with .

 

Thanks 

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