2tb WD black HDD doesn't show up after some restarts

Hi,
I've had my build for about a year and a half now and periodically my main HDD has stopped showing up in bios/windows after a reboot. To solve this, I either drain my PSU and restart or I open my case and unplug/replug the power cord to the drive, causing windows to recognize it. The drive is still spinning even when it's not showing up, I've tried switching ports on my motherboard with the one my SSD was plugged into but the problem persists. Any suggestions?
Thanks
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  1. I'd suggest the drive is dying, make a backup and get a new disk.
    Reply to Mark RM
  2. Sometime it is a OS issue. In windows 10, sometime the data bar is not showing, however my drive is fine. Of course, backup what you need.
    Reply to redgarl
  3. Mark RM said:
    I'd suggest the drive is dying, make a backup and get a new disk.


    Hi,
    The drive has been doing it since I purchased it, do you think I could still RMA?
    Reply to Toxic_Cobra
  4. redgarl said:
    Sometime it is a OS issue. In windows 10, sometime the data bar is not showing, however my drive is fine. Of course, backup what you need.


    When it happens the drive doesn't show up in bios either, so I don't think it's an OS issue
    Reply to Toxic_Cobra
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