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Some observations from Backblaze Q1 stats. by Percival P. Cassidy
https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-failure-rates-q1-2017/ 1. Seagate ST6000DX000 6TB "desktop" drives -- seem to be significantly more reliable than...
August 28th 17 08:19 PM
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how to get my 8 TB bare drive out of the WD 8 TB USB external drive by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
I just figured out how to get my 8 TB bare drive out of the WD 8 TB USB external drive to work in a pc as a backup drive. The drive was formatted exFAT which...
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August 25th 17 09:31 PM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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"200 Petabytes of Customer Data and Counting" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"200 Petabytes of Customer Data and Counting" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/200-petabytes-of-customer-data-and-counting/ Amazing! Lynn
August 24th 17 09:49 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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WD1600YS is not 160GB by [email protected]
I have a WD1600YS disk, and try to clone it to another WD 160 GB disk, but Clonezilla tells me that it is 165 GB! So look at the label, it says 160 GB, but...
August 19th 17 01:40 AM
by Robert Nichols[_2_] Go to last post
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new WD Blue SSD 500 GB drive for $150 by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Has anyone tried the new WD Blue SSD 500 GB drive for $150 ? I have a WD 1 TB Caviar Black at home but I am ready for SSD speed. ...
August 13th 17 01:53 PM
by Mike Tomlinson Go to last post
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Where 2 get small capacity, quality USB flash drives online ? by bilsch
Where can I get small capacity, quality USB flash drives online? I want ten or twenty of about 4GB capacity. I want quality ones that can be over-written...
July 21st 17 08:05 AM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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NAS supplier who releases regular firmware updates by Udo Freitaeger
I am searching for a NAS supplier resp. NAS model that releases firmware updates with security and bug fixes on a regular basis and as fast as possible and...
July 20th 17 10:08 PM
by Percival P. Cassidy Go to last post
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Somebody is selling white label WD 8 TB bare drives on Big River for$195 by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Somebody is selling white label WD 8 TB bare drives on Big River for $195: ...
July 17th 17 10:31 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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"Hard Drive Cost Per Gigabyte" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Hard Drive Cost Per Gigabyte" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-cost-per-gigabyte/ "For hard drive prices, the race to zero is over: nobody won....
July 13th 17 12:14 PM
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WD Green sleep timeout by Tom Del Rosso[_6_]
The WD Greens used to have a timeout of about 10 seconds, and they only had a DOS utility to change it. What's the state of their Greens now? --
July 11th 17 05:30 AM
by Neill Massello[_3_] Go to last post
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WD 8 TB red drive dropping by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"WD Red 8TB NAS Hard Disk Drive - 5400 RPM Class SATA 6 Gb/s 128MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD80EFZX" ...
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June 14th 17 11:27 PM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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SSD questions by Noob
On 15/05/2017 17:20, bit-naughty wrote: I have a desktop AND a laptop which are missing hard drives - I wanna know: is it possible to buy an SSD which I...
May 20th 17 04:27 AM
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"Hard Drive Stats for Q1 2017" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Hard Drive Stats for Q1 2017" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-failure-rates-q1-2017/ I am going to stay with WD drives, the Seagates look...
May 17th 17 08:29 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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USB stick leaking by Linea Recta[_2_]
I used a Lexar USB stick yesterday to boot a computer. I haven't used the stick intensively, but now I noticed that it is leaking sticky stuff from the seam...
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April 28th 17 06:33 AM
by Paul[_26_] Go to last post
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Seagate SeaTools versions by Percival P. Cassidy
I had SeaTools 1.2.x for Windows and did the "check for update" thing, which told me that there was no later version. When I searched online, however, I...
April 16th 17 11:52 AM
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Usb 3.0 pendrive speed no good on Synology by Freejazz
Hi, I have a DT MicroDuo 3.0 usb pendrive and I wonder why if connect my pendrive to usb 3.0 port of my Synology Ds215j i get a speed rate until 6-7Mb/s...
April 8th 17 01:55 PM
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Why on earth would anyone... ? by Percival P. Cassidy
.... pay $688.99 for an HP-relabeled (now-discontinued) Seagate ST4000NM024 drive? NewEgg Item# 1Z4-000P-001N6 (Zoom in on the picture to see the Seagate...
April 2nd 17 12:13 PM
by Shadow[_2_] Go to last post
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WD Purple 8TB Surveillance Hard Disk Drive - 5400 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 128MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD80PUZX by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
WD Purple 8TB Surveillance Hard Disk Drive - 5400 RPM Class SATA 6 Gb/s 128MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD80PUZX ...
March 31st 17 06:28 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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"A Day in the Life of a Data Center" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"A Day in the Life of a Data Center" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/day-life-datacenter-part/ "A data center is part of the “cloud”; as in cloud...
March 29th 17 08:46 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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floppy drive turmoil by Linea Recta[_2_]
Some time ago I mounted a new SATA hard drive in my PC, as I mentioned in this group. The hard drive is working fine. However, yesterday I wanted to read a...
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March 28th 17 03:07 PM
by Joe Pfeiffer Go to last post
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