Windows 10: Multiple Hardrive failure over the course of a year

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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
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       10 Jan 2016 #31

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    Here is the sticker on psuif you need other infor let me know

    When I get my computer running again I will post ny specs on a thread
    I will eventually look into that setup idea using w10. But I would like to fix my underlying issue.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
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       11 Jan 2016 #32

    Computer Type PC/Desktop
    OS Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
    CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz
    Motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Base Board Z77X-UD3H
    Memory 16.00 GB
    Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
    Sound Card NVIDIA High Definition Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays Vizio 52 inch LCD LED HD TV
    Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080 x 32 bits (4294967296 colors) @ 60 Hz

    Keyboard Ttesports by Thermaltech
    Mouse Logitech M305
    PSU ATX ILG-600R2 600W
    Case NZXT Phantom 530 Red ATX Full Tower Computer Case Includes 1 x 200mm Front, 1 x 140mm Rear 2 x USB 3
    Cooling (Air) 6x 6inch fans
    Hard Drives Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB Fixed internal 3 partition OS Disk WD Black 1TB Fixed Internal 1 Partition RAID 0 Disk 1 WD Black 1TB Fixed Internal 1 Partition RAID 0 Disk 2
    Internet Speed 94.48 Mbps Down 4.48 Mbps Up
    Browser Chrome
    Antivirus Windows Defender

    This is my system specs
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  3. Posts : 51
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
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       11 Jan 2016 #33

    Ok so I have it up again and its running

    I unplugged the two WD blacks while setting up windows (For safety I don't want to install on wrong drive) got windows running shut it down and plugged in the two WD blacks restarted it and windows wont recognize the hard drives as being plugged in. (It wont let me browse them in explorer, its like they aren't even plugged in)

    HOWEVER, BIOS recognizes them as being healthy and so does the RAID utility.
    So they aren't bad but I do not understand what is going on here.

    Also i posted a picture of my PSU on the forum a few posts ago but it is also available in my system specs.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 51
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
    Thread Starter
       11 Jan 2016 #34

    Before I go all gun ho and replace my PSU I wanted to get all of yours take on it.
    When I got it I was told it was a "Mid Quality one that will handle my build". However I have added a different Video Card and also changed the Hard Drives in it since that statement was given to me.

    Once I get help getting windows to recognize the drives I will get the aforementioned Drive utility and monitor the details given by that and post them here.

    Again Thank You all for your continued help, I would be no where on my own.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    11 Jan 2016 #35

    Etetherin said: View Post
    Ok so I have it up again and its running I unplugged the two WD blacks while setting up windows (For safety I don't want to install on wrong drive) got windows running shut it down and plugged in the two WD blacks restarted it and windows wont recognize the hard drives as being plugged in. (It wont let me browse them in explorer, its like they aren't even plugged in)
    Try this to see if Windows is seeing them at all: right click on start, then left click on Computer Management, and then in the new window left click on Storage>disk management. This will show the drives that Windows sees on the right hand side. See if the other drives are showing up in the right hand side of the window. If so, you can click on them to find out more info. You may have to click on them and assign a drive letter for Windows to use them (don't ask me why this sometimes happens).
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
    Thread Starter
       11 Jan 2016 #36

    I tried that and I didn't see them
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  7.    11 Jan 2016 #37

    Etetherin said: View Post
    I tried that and I didn't see them
    Have you checked Device Manage to see if there are any problems there?
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
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       11 Jan 2016 #38

    spacecon said: View Post
    Have you checked Device Manage to see if there are any problems there?
    Just looked, im not getting any of the exclamation points indicating an error or problem.
    Do they still do that in 10?
    my drives dont even show up in device manager
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  9. Posts : 51
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
    Thread Starter
       11 Jan 2016 #39

    OH wait do i need a software RAID manager to let windows see the raid array?
    Which should i use, I have always just used intel but that could maybe be the problem?
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  10. Posts : 51
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10586 Multiprocessor Free
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       12 Jan 2016 #40

    Ok well I am going to go ahead and install Intel RST until someone else tells me otherwise
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