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Seagate 1tb sata 600 HDD Issue

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i got a problem with my new Seagate 1tb sata 600 HDD it keeps connecting and disconnecting to my operating system i tried several different cables, but only got 2 sata 600 ports
is there a way to fix this behavior? or is it doa?
 

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Try it in the other ports. It is a hard drive, so it won't actually use the speed provided by SATA 6G anyway.
 
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no luck so far, wont even see it.. in the bios im sending it back
 
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drive it toast sadly.

faulty logic board sounds like.

try the old fridge trick, leave it in fridge(not freezer) for a hour so gets real cold and then try it. grab as much data as possible before it warms up.
 
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this is getting insane they trade me a new harddisk same type same brand ect
problem is now, i cant get it to work.. it is detected in the bios but i cant get a partition on it and format it
im using hard disk manager 14
and this time its also detected on sata 300

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edite seems to be working fine now for so far..
 
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Try it in some other system or in an external enclosure if you have one. Might also be something funky with your system...
 
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i find it odd that my other 2 disk are working fine and this one giving me a ton of problems
 
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try the old fridge trick, leave it in fridge(not freezer) for a hour so gets real cold and then try it. grab as much data as possible before it warms up.
I don't know why the fridge trick would work - that only (sometimes) works for failing mechanical components such as the motor. His drive seems to have an issue with the controller, which won't be affected by the cold.
 
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i also switched my other 2 harddisk sata ports to different ones still working fine
now this `1tb disk isn't even recognized by the bios..
 
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