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St332062 I have 2 pc's and bought 2 new st332062 hard drives for more storage. Both are fitted via a pci card not direct to the mother board. They both now and again disappear. If i reboot they come back, sometimes for a week other times only a few minites. I've changed the cables to the pci cards and that seemed to cure them. But they are both at it again on a regular basis. They tend to drop out now when they are under stress rendering video Drives me nuts any idea's, if it is the cables or bad connections any idea's? Before i bounce them into the bin and return to the old styles drive!

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Hi, I am inclined to think it's not the HD nor the PCI card interface that's the issue in this case. It is possible that it's your motherboard or even maybe your power supply or a combo of both. Pls post back brand/model/version/ of your PC/motherboard and the wattage of your power supply. Cheers.

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