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USB 3 drive drops offline and reconnects

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Seagate GoFlex 3TB drive (plugged into front USB 3 port of my XPS 8300) keeps dropping off-line and then reconnecting at random times. The USB 3 drive plugged into the rear USB 3 port does not exhbit this behavior.

Seagate support says the front USB port doesn't have enough power and I need a powered USB 3 hub. This doens't sound right. Is Seagate blowing smoke?

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Re: USB 3 drive drops offline and reconnects

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Seagate is on target this time.  Add a powered hub or use the USB port on the rear.

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Re: USB 3 drive drops offline and reconnects

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Seagate is on target this time.  Add a powered hub or use the USB port on the rear.

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Re: USB 3 drive drops offline and reconnects

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Are you pertaining to USB 3.0? You should have a 3.0 connection for your GoFlex for it to work.

See what I mean?! 

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