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    External Hard Drive Question

    Much to my frustration, it appears that the USB 3.0 port on my new T102HA doesn't supply enough power to run the external hard drive I bought to go with it.
    (so you'll know what to avoid, it's a Silicon Power 4TB A85 - awesome drive, just won't work with the T102)

    Has anyone had any luck with any other external hard drives with these machines? For the sake of simplicity and traveling light, I really need one that doesn't require an independent power supply.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KenDT View Post
    Much to my frustration, it appears that the USB 3.0 port on my new T102HA doesn't supply enough power to run the external hard drive I bought to go with it.
    (so you'll know what to avoid, it's a Silicon Power 4TB A85 - awesome drive, just won't work with the T102)

    Has anyone had any luck with any other external hard drives with these machines? For the sake of simplicity and traveling light, I really need one that doesn't require an independent power supply.
    Hi KenDT, allow us to apologize for the troubles. Have you tested the drive with another device to ensure that it's working properly? What happens when you try connecting your external drive?
    Asus USA is a social support channel for North American purchasers. UK users requiring warranty support should contact their retailer. For other geographic locations, please check your product documentation or the Asus website for your locality and follow the support section instructions.




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