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Setup Seagate Barracuda 510 512gb Solid State Drives

Seagate Barracuda 510 512GB Solid State Drives Setup

Scroll down this page to know how to perform the Seagate Barracuda 510 512GB solid state drives setup.

Want to speed up your computer’s performance? Then try Seagate’s Barracuda 510 512 GB SSD (Solid State Drive). This drive will take your data storage experience to the next level of reliability, efficiency, performance, and more. It is suitable for ultra-thin and ultra-small laptops, PCs, and desktop computers. 

Step 1: Prepare For The Setup

  1. Make sure that you have unpacked the SSD properly.
  2. If the drive is damaged, then contact your dealer to replace it.
  3. Back up the important files stored on your computer because there is a chance for data loss to occur while installing a new drive.
  4. Refer to your desktop or laptop documentation and shut it down. Also, drain its power completely.
  5. Get a screwdriver that is suitable for this purpose.

Step 2: Remove The Existing Drive

  1. Unscrew the screws on your computer case and remove the case.
  2. Look for the existing storage drive and remove it. 
  3. Make sure to remove the drive properly.

Step 3: Access The BIOS Setup

  1. Turn on your computer.
  2. When the PC starts to boot up, you can find some keys displayed on the screen.
  3. Press the button that helps to access your computer’s BIOS setup. (Note: Refer to your computer documentation to know the exact button to access the BIOS setup).
  4. Once you have set the BIOS boot sequence, shut down the computer.

Step 4: Insert The SSD 

  1. On your computer’s motherboard, locate the M.2 PCIe slot.
  2. Now, install your Seagate Barracuda 510 512 GB SSD in the located slot properly.
  3. Make sure to mount the screws properly.
  4. Close the case of your computer.

Step 5: Install SSD Software

  1. To use the Seagate Barracuda 510 512 GB SSD as a primary drive, you need to install its software on your computer.
  2. You can install either the SeaTools or DiscWizard software. 
  3. SeaTools will help you to monitor the health status of your drive and offers the following options: health monitoring, drive maintenance, and overall monitoring. 
  4. DiscWizard ensures the security of all the information stored on your computer. This software helps you to back up data easily. It also offers essential tools that help you to recover data that are lost. 

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