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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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Format of "Enterprise" drives by Percival P. Cassidy
As I look for a reliable 4TB drive to replace some older drives in an older machine (SB850 controller), I see that some, especially Seagate, come in a...
March 21st 17 12:14 AM
by Neill Massello[_3_] Go to last post
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how long did the "4 TB plateau" last? by [email protected]
It seems to me that it was about 2 and half years from when the first 4 TB drive was released, until we got Helium, extra platters, shingles and so on.
March 9th 17 04:26 AM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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NAS drive for Desktop? by Percival P. Cassidy
I'm thinking about replacing the two 1TB Seagate drives that have outlasted their 5-yr. warranties in a desktop machine by a 4TB drive. A 4TB Seagate...
March 6th 17 04:23 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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A bad sector checker program in Macs? by Ant[_3_]
Hello. Does anyone know of a free program that can check for bad sectors in Macs (e.g., MacBook Pro from early 2008 ) without losing datas? I don't care if...
February 22nd 17 04:41 AM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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Unable to boot up an old 15" MBP (2008)'s Mac OS Xv10.5.8/Leopard (SMART test results) by Ant[_3_]
On 2/20/2017 7:33 AM, Jolly Roger wrote: On 2017-02-20, Ant wrote: Someone asked me to run SMART test on the internal HDD. Here are...
February 20th 17 07:00 PM
by Jolly Roger[_3_] Go to last post
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Anybody got any experience with 8TB "Archive" drives? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
This one in particular: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822178748 Seagate Archive HDD v2 ST8000AS0002 8TB 5900 RPM 128MB Cache SATA...
February 15th 17 10:02 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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"What Rogue One Teaches About Data Backup" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"What Rogue One Teaches About Data Backup" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/rogue-one-teaches-data-backup/ Lynn
February 10th 17 08:17 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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Now WD is selling 1 TB SSD drives by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Now WD is selling 1 TB SSD drives for $260: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LXPENRR/ Good price, less than an Intel 1 TB SSD for $310: ...
February 4th 17 12:24 AM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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"Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2016" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2016" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-benchmark-stats-2016/ More hard drive stats than I have ever seen. Th4...
February 3rd 17 10:12 PM
by Neill Massello[_3_] Go to last post
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WD external 6 TB USB drive DOA by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
I had my first DOA drive on Sunday in a very long time. It is a WD 6 TB external USB drive. Will not even spin up. And I bought it from Big River back in...
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January 20th 17 05:54 PM
by Percival P. Cassidy Go to last post
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How reliable is NTFS crosslinked cluster detection and fix? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
I remember that crosslinked clusters were a major problem in the days of FAT, chkdsk would fix the crosslinking, but it seemed like chkdsk was just guessing...
January 20th 17 11:21 AM
by Yousuf Khan[_2_] Go to last post
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