New Seagate ST3000DM001 keeps 'ejecting'?I successfully swapped out the original Seagate 1Tb drive in my 27" iMac for the above 3Tb drive (and a Samsung EVO 250Gb SSD...
Answer to: New Seagate ST3000DM001 keeps 'ejecting'?I think I've answered my own question... I've temporarily put the original drive back into the machine and that works as it did before so logically that proves the SATA Cable isn't broken or damaged? Then I've put the new unresponsive 3tb drive into a USB/SATA caddy and although your hear it 'spin up' it doesn't 'mount' to the iMac desktop. In my mind that means for what ever reason the new drive has prematurely failed...I've checked all connections and fans etc and everything's good so it's not a thermal failure induced by something not cooking it even though the shell was quite hot when it first came out...