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Bought an HDD for external storage for Mac. Showing 0KB storage space and won't initialize

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I bought an internal HDD to use as external storage for my Mac. I already have a 1TB that I use and I bought a 6TB because my dock has two slots. When I insert the new HDD into the dock it won't initialize and when I go into Disk Utility on Mac it's showing 0KB storage space and nothing I do either erase or restore will work its just giving me a nondescript error. My 1TB was just plug and play so I'm confused at what I'm doing wrong. The HDD is the WD 6TB NASware 3.0. I tried the HDD that works in both slots of the dock and it works in both. I even switched to my windows machine but neither of the disks are showing up on it. 

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Did you try it one drive at a time? My dual dock sometimes does funky things when both slots are populated, kinda defeats the purpose but...

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GPD Win 2

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Is there any easy way to see if the drive is damaged? It might be a hardware issue at this point I've tried everything

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Best would be to try it on a completely different system/interface.

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Desktop: i7-5960X 4.4GHz, Noctua NH-D14, ASUS Rampage V, 32GB, RTX3080, 2TB SX8200Pro, 2x16TB Ironwolf RAID0, Corsair HX1200, Thermaltake Overseer RX1, Samsung 4K curved 49" TV, 23" secondary, Mountain Everest Max

Mobile SFF rig: i9-9900K, Noctua NH-L9i, Asrock Z390 Phantom ITX-AC, 32GB, GTX1070, 2x1TB SX8200Pro RAID0, 2x5TB 2.5" HDD RAID0, Athena 500W Flex (Noctua fan), Custom 4.7l 3D printed case

 

Asus Zenbook UM325UA, Ryzen 7 5700u, 16GB, 1TB, OLED

 

GPD Win 2

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