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Hard Disks having many problems. Not sure what causing those problems.

My problem is little bit complex so I am trying to explain it part by part.

1. Pc suddenly getting very slow, opened task manager and saw disk usage was 100% all the time.

2. At this point sometimes the hdd didn't get recognized by bios, after several tries it gets recognized.

3. Tried to swapping the the cable's to different sata ports. No help.

4. Tried meny hdd checking tools. No error was found.

5. Decided to remove everything and clean install Windows.

6. Windows installation was way slower then usual, it took almost 3 hours to complete.

7. Even after fresh installation of Windows, the problem didn't fixed. Thought the hard disk must be dead.

8. Bought a new hard disk. First time it also didn't get recognized but second time it did.

9. Tried to install Windows on the new hdd but Windows installation gives "unable to create new partition" error.

10. Tried 2,3 times but no success. I don't want to damage the new hdd so didn't tried to much.

Now I don't think it's my hard disks fault. So I want to know what causing the problem. Is it the motherboard? Or the psu?. I dont have a secondary machine to test the parts separately. Please give me a solution. Thanks.

Specification:
Os: Windows 10 pro
Processor: i3 2100
Ram: Kingston hyperx fury 8gb.
Motherboard: Asus h61m-d (under warranty period).
Hard Disk:
Old: Seagate barracuda 500gb.
New: Wd caviar blue 1tb.
Psu (smps): 550w.
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  1. Try a different SATA cable. Make sure you only have the new hard drive in the system.
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  2. hang-the-9 said:
    Try a different SATA cable. Make sure you only have the new hard drive in the system.


    Already tried with 3 different sata cable's. Results are same.
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  3. Nirmalya1997 said:
    hang-the-9 said:
    Try a different SATA cable. Make sure you only have the new hard drive in the system.


    Already tried with 3 different sata cable's. Results are same.


    Did you try a different SATA port also? Try contacting WD and let them now what is going on, you can probably exchange the drive to try another. Could be a motherboard issue.
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  4. hang-the-9 said:
    Nirmalya1997 said:
    hang-the-9 said:
    Try a different SATA cable. Make sure you only have the new hard drive in the system.


    Already tried with 3 different sata cable's. Results are same.


    Did you try a different SATA port also? Try contacting WD and let them now what is going on, you can probably exchange the drive to try another. Could be a motherboard issue.


    Yes I've tried all 4 sata ports and I dont think it's hard disks fault because I've tried my friends hard disk but it also didn't get recognized at first time. Is it possible that smps causing the problem? because I dont have a well branded smps. If not then probably it's motherboard.
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    Nirmalya1997 said:
    hang-the-9 said:
    Nirmalya1997 said:
    hang-the-9 said:
    Try a different SATA cable. Make sure you only have the new hard drive in the system.


    Already tried with 3 different sata cable's. Results are same.


    Did you try a different SATA port also? Try contacting WD and let them now what is going on, you can probably exchange the drive to try another. Could be a motherboard issue.


    Yes I've tried all 4 sata ports and I dont think it's hard disks fault because I've tried my friends hard disk but it also didn't get recognized at first time. Is it possible that smps causing the problem? because I dont have a well branded smps. If not then probably it's motherboard.


    A bad power supply can cause issues, but a drive uses so little power compared to other components it would be a really low chance it's the power supply. Since you tried other hard drives from your friends, see if you can borrow a power supply from one of them to test with.
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  6. hang-the-9 said:
    Nirmalya1997 said:
    hang-the-9 said:
    Nirmalya1997 said:
    hang-the-9 said:
    Try a different SATA cable. Make sure you only have the new hard drive in the system.


    Already tried with 3 different sata cable's. Results are same.


    Did you try a different SATA port also? Try contacting WD and let them now what is going on, you can probably exchange the drive to try another. Could be a motherboard issue.


    Yes I've tried all 4 sata ports and I dont think it's hard disks fault because I've tried my friends hard disk but it also didn't get recognized at first time. Is it possible that smps causing the problem? because I dont have a well branded smps. If not then probably it's motherboard.


    A bad power supply can cause issues, but a drive uses so little power compared to other components it would be a really low chance it's the power supply. Since you tried other hard drives from your friends, see if you can borrow a power supply from one of them to test with.


    Let's see if I can manage one. The problem is no one wants to experiment too much with their pc's. Anyway thanks for answering.
    Reply to Nirmalya1997
  7. I am having the same problem, can you please tell me if you found a solution to it? it would be very appreciated.
    Reply to Amr Muhammad
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