Be careful with Toshiba drives. Still seeing a high failure rate on those here at work and from friends who buy systems with Toshiba drives. The Samsungs are OK however.
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Originally Posted by toothpaste
I thought about what could be causing this and it might be that the drive is too fast for the laptop
This isn't possible. Mechanical Hard Drives are still the slowest
part of any PC today. That's changing with SSD (Solid State Disks) but even then, they still aren't fast enough to totally saturate what modern PCs can do.