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SSD life self monitoring question by Mark F[_2_]
Do any SSDs use any pages to monitor the expected life of the product. Pages in various physical locations could be set to known values. These pages would not...
October 17th 14 07:15 PM
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SSD how much faster than standard hard drives with a large cache? by Joe[_23_]
I'm planning to purchase a new Dell PC. I'm a fairly typical user- I use MS Office, Paintshop Pro for some amateur photo stuff, and I now enjoy amateur video...
October 16th 14 09:24 AM
by Yousuf Khan[_2_] Go to last post
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hard disk replacement by Linea Recta[_2_]
I need a new cheap hard disk (not SSD) for my old desktop PC. The broken drive was a MAXTOR STM380211AS (80 GB, 7200 RPM, SATA-II) on mainboard Asus P5L-VM...
October 10th 14 05:28 AM
by Mark Perkins Go to last post
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RAID disks = PITA in more ways than one by [email protected]
I tried to install Centos 7 on an old PC that had Vista on it. But installer did not detect any disks. Drove me mad for hours. Eventually I found out this PC...
October 9th 14 10:37 PM
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"IBM wants to kill the hard drive it invented" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"IBM wants to kill the hard drive it invented" http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/04/ibm-wants-to-kill-the-hard-drive/ Lynn
October 9th 14 10:30 PM
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Portable ext. HDDs without power AC? by Ant[_3_]
Hello. I know some people prefer to use portable external HDDs, with their power AC connection enclosures or adapters, for reliability and stability. Some...
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October 5th 14 01:23 PM
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DVD tray opening unintentionally - solved by Linea Recta[_2_]
Quite some time ago I wrote about the DVD tray of my notebook opening unintentionally, when I hit D: accidentally in Windows Explorer. Virtually nobody on line...
October 3rd 14 08:30 PM
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New test program for Windows by Cristiano[_2_]
I wrote a free Windows program (tested on Win7 SP1) intended to test the speed of any storage device (HD, SSD, USB flash drives, ...). This is an image of...
September 28th 14 03:01 PM
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how can BIOS boot priority settings change all by itself?? by Linea Recta[_2_]
I have been installing a PC for someone, mainboard Asus P5L-VM 1394. New hard drive...
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September 24th 14 08:45 PM
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Is 2.5 inch disk drive suitable for desktop? by Rod Speed
John Doe wrote Ed Light nobody nobody.there wrote: Except that SSD's sometimes quit without warning. Unlike hard...
September 16th 14 08:36 AM
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"Seagate Ships World’s First 8TB Hard Drives" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"Seagate Ships World’s First 8TB Hard Drives" ...
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September 16th 14 08:28 AM
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how to disable auto play, auto run definitely by Linea Recta[_2_]
What is the best way to disable auto run, auto play definitely for ALL devices in Windows XP SP3? The auto-interference is very annoying... -- |\ /|
September 15th 14 04:32 PM
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Asynchronous writing on USB 2.0 flash drive by Cristiano[_2_]
I'm trying to asynchronously write several USB 2 flash drives under Win7 as explained...
September 15th 14 03:19 PM
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Is this external Seagate 500 GB HDD dying? by Ant[_3_]
Hello. Earlier today, I tried to do a weekly back up (Time Machine) but Mac OS X 10.8.5 refused to mount its MacHFS partition (FAT32 was OK). Its Disk...
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September 7th 14 08:56 PM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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Mukii TransImp enclosu HD upside down by [email protected]
I am using a Mukii TransImp enclosure for a 2.5" laptop drive. Other than the gray lettering, it is identical in appearance...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
September 5th 14 04:03 AM
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What possible use for an HD with many bad sectors? by [email protected]
I recently found that the 2.5" 600MB HD on my laptop had 269 reallocated sectors, which I'm told is obscenely high. So I backed up to another HD and am now...
September 3rd 14 08:14 AM
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Windows 7 optimizations for Momentus XT SSHD by [email protected]
I purchased a 500GB Momentus XT 2 years go, just recently migrated to it (original laptop HD was dying), and upgraded to the current firmware SD28. According...
September 3rd 14 04:59 AM
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SMART Reallocated Sector Count 269, Reallocated Event Count 20 by [email protected]
I have an approximately 2-year Toshiba MK6476GSXN HD on my laptop (my only computer). Recently, I plugged in a faulty SD/USB converter, which caused all sorts...
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September 2nd 14 11:24 PM
by Arno[_3_] Go to last post
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Seagate 1.5TB HD showing as 500GB by LoBatt
Hello all, sorry if this has been covered, but I have not been able to turn up a thread on this subject. I can use some help installing my new Seagate 1.5TB...
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September 2nd 14 01:39 PM
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SCT Error Recovery Control onj Seagate? by Grant[_6_]
Hi, Running a RAID6 array, noticed the drives were set to minimum timeout for error recovery. I suspect this is being done by the newly installed IBM...
August 24th 14 07:14 AM
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