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Heikki Siltala
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Heikki Siltala
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 ===== Issue 2: Write performance drops drastically ===== ===== Issue 2: Write performance drops drastically =====
  
-When copying data to the drive with Windows 10 via USB 3 connection the drive first works and performs as expected. At some point, typically after writing about 12 gigabytes (which appears to match to the amount of free RAM on my computer), the write speed drops close to zero and appears not to recover from that.+When copying data to the drive with Windows 10 via USB 3 connection the drive first works and performs as expected. At some point, typically after writing about 12 gigabytes (which appears to match to the amount of free RAM on my computer), the write speed drops close to zero and appears not to recover from that.hard drive
  
 All my other USB hard drives of Seagate and other brands work well. For example a brand new Seagate Expansion Portable 2TB hard drive that also has USB 3 connection works fine. All my other USB hard drives of Seagate and other brands work well. For example a brand new Seagate Expansion Portable 2TB hard drive that also has USB 3 connection works fine.
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   * VeraCrypt: When mounting the drive select Mount options and tick Mount volume as removable medium.Se ​ https://​www.veracrypt.fr/​en/​Removable%20Medium%20Volume.html for more info.   * VeraCrypt: When mounting the drive select Mount options and tick Mount volume as removable medium.Se ​ https://​www.veracrypt.fr/​en/​Removable%20Medium%20Volume.html for more info.
  
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