USB HDD on last legs ?

  c4rm0 19:52 23 Apr 12
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Got a Maxtor 3200 External HDD i have noticed really bad Read/Write performance in the past couple weeks. Copying a 600MB file from it to my 10K RPM Raptor HDD i am getting 900KB/S when before i would get 6-9 MB/S. If i power of the drive and turn it back on i then get 6-9 MB/S for 1-2 hours which is strange

Ran a test via HDtune as you can see below and you can see it is averaging 0.9 MB/S my Raptop drive averages 100MB/S !!!

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/12/hddvn.jpg/

Things i have tried

Reinstalled driver via USBDeview Reinstalled USB Controller driver Tried different USB port/Cable Enabled /Disabled Write Caching

Any ideas ?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:22 23 Apr 12

Run some diagnostics on the drive here

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