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OS drives on own controller vs being on same controller with data raid5 array (performance?) by markm75
Can anyone comment on whether there would be any real advantage of having the OS drives (mirror) attached to say the motherboard controller (SataII), vs being...
July 3rd 07 11:53 PM
by just bob Go to last post
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Slow SCSI RAID5 Array... by NewMan
Hi, I have a Dell 1600SC running Win2000 Server. This box has a PERC4/SC RAID Card, and 3 x 73 GB SCSI 10,000 RPM drives configured for Hardware RAID5. When...
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July 3rd 07 11:32 PM
by just bob Go to last post
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Western Digital or Seagate (SataII) performance wise? Some benchmark results... by markm75
Another fun questionare... Just wondering what everyone has found regarding this question. I ran some quick benches using HDTach RW (read only tests) and...
July 3rd 07 04:21 PM
by markm75 Go to last post
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scary results after running smartmontools on a MAXTOR STM3320620A by [email protected]
Hi, ~ I recently bought a MAXTOR STM3320620A (the 300Gb one) that was on sale on compusa for some $88 ~ The first thing I did with it was running...
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July 3rd 07 01:03 AM
by No Name Go to last post
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Where are the Terabyte hard drive? by Kelvin
Where are the Terabyte hard drive?
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July 2nd 07 03:28 PM
by Arno Wagner Go to last post
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USB flashdrive not drawing power? by [email protected]
Hi, I've got a USB pen drive that has decided to stop working - it's not being recognised by the computer and apparently has stopped drawing power (light...
July 2nd 07 03:26 PM
by Arno Wagner Go to last post
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Partitions --- installing Linux + Vista by Zico
Hope the subject is on-topic for this NG... I just irreversibly screwed up my Windows Vista notebook while attempting to install it in dual-boot mode ---...
July 2nd 07 04:51 AM
by oogabooga Go to last post
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Worth writing zeros to my used hard drives? by Jax
Home user with XP Pro. I bought some 160 GB hard drives a couple of years ago and they got filled up with data. I have now migrated all the data off these...
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July 2nd 07 04:29 AM
by ed Go to last post
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Failure of brand new drive... possibly due to staggered spinup? by Dan Lenski
Hi all, I've just experienced a mystifying failure of a hard disk that was literally only one day old. It is a Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 (80gb 5400RPM SATA)...
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July 1st 07 01:29 AM
by Hans-Kristian Go to last post
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120GB Maxtor Data Recovery by a12vman
I have a 120GB Maxtor Diamond that I need to recover some data from. The drive failed tonight. It was in an external enclosure attached to my Win2K3 box via...
June 30th 07 01:24 AM
by sykotaboy Go to last post
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Is Blue-Ray and HD DVD Storage Destined To Failure? by John Slade
I was just salivating over the specifications of Blue-Ray and HD DVD disks. It would make backing up and storing information so much easier for me. As it...
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June 30th 07 12:53 AM
by Arno Wagner Go to last post
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Question about old HDD by [email protected]
Hello! I have a strange question about an old hard drive that I pulled out of an old Pentium 1 computer. The hard drive was working fine, and the computer...
June 29th 07 07:49 PM
by Folkert Rienstra Go to last post
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Samsung SpinPoint T166 SMART attribute 187 by Andre Majorel
This new Samsung SpinPoint T166 (HD501L, firmware CR100-10) behaves strangely. I have a program that repeatedly { fills a block device with pseudo-random data,...
June 29th 07 03:47 PM
by Arno Wagner Go to last post
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Maxtor Diamondmax 8 recovery by Tom Del Rosso
I have a Maxtor Diamondmax Plus 8 30GB that appears as 'no drive present' in a few PCs I've tried it in. There are only some files to recover since the last...
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June 29th 07 03:35 PM
by Arno Wagner Go to last post
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RAID Controller using memory by Just D
All, What ATA133 RAID controllers using DIMM memory do you know? I'm trying to look around to find something to improve the speed of my home server that I...
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June 28th 07 11:49 PM
by Folkert Rienstra Go to last post
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HP - xw6400 by [email protected]
It looks quite smart in its grey and metallic silver finish and, measuring just 441 x 165 x 440mm, the case has been designed to fit in a rack as well as on or...
June 27th 07 11:36 PM
by Scott Alfter Go to last post
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Quantum SuperLoader3 DLT-S4 vs Exebyte Magnum 224 LTO3 vs Overland Neo 2000 LTO3? by markm75
The data: Our data size is about 800gb per week (weekly full backups, 4 sets of tapes for a month, 3 of the weeks would be held off site at any given time,...
June 27th 07 09:31 PM
by markm75 Go to last post
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Is there such a thing as a testing Live CD? by [email protected]
that you would just use to boot a pc and diagnose the pc health, including its power supply, peripherals, ... ~ or how could you use an existing live CD to...
June 27th 07 04:44 PM
by Kwyjibo Go to last post
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Seagate eSATA, no power up after power fail! by James Of Tucson
I'm disappointed with the Seagate eSATA drive, because after a power failure, the drive requires you to push the button to restart it, which is a real problem...
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June 27th 07 12:11 PM
by Rita Berkowitz Go to last post
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Vista & External Hard Drive - Not Recognized by Steve-Sanders
I have a new Dell Latitude P520 laptop with Vista Business addition. I have a Simple Tech 250 gig external (USB) hard drive that I moved over from my previous...
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June 27th 07 04:23 AM
by Steve-Sanders via HWKB.com Go to last post
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