Disappointing Back-up drive

Discussion in 'Storage' started by cluckeyo, May 9, 2016.

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    cluckeyo

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    My back-up drive by Seagate has been a big disappointment. It puts a load on my laptop and slows it down significantly. Is there a work-around for this, or can you recommend one on the market that will not bog down my laptop?
     
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    Corzhens

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    Why did you suspect that it is your drive that is slowing down your computer? Is it because you ONLY experience a slow down when you access it? You may be right but don't be quick on the draw. I would suggest that you borrow a back-up drive similar to your Seagate and do a benchmark just to be sure. And if it's your back-up drive that is the culprit then it may need to be defragmented. Other than this, you are bound to buy another external drive for your back-up storage.
     
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    I have never used Seagate. I use WD My Passport Ultra and my storage device has never given me any problem. If you are transferring a huge data from computer to the device and from device to your computer, it may slow your computer. Your computer also slows down if you are transferring multiple files at a time.
     
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