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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Web Application Security and Firewall Solutions Vijayawada by [email protected]
Cloudace is the market leader in offering Web Application security and Firewall Solutions in cost effective manner in Vijayawada and Hyderabad cities...
January 17th 17 01:12 PM
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System News: The hard drive is 60 years old! by Ant[_3_]
http://mobile.pcauthority.com.au/Feature/447662,system-news-the-hard-drive-is-60-years-old.aspx from...
January 17th 17 01:41 AM
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Should I be concerned about this old Seagate SATA 320 GB HDD withits spin retry counts? by Ant[_3_]
After an extended self-test, and using the machine too like using the Internet, which passed: smartctl 5.43 2012-06-30 r3573 (sf-5.43-1) Copyright (C)...
January 14th 17 06:44 PM
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Should I be concerned about this old Seagate SATA 320 GB HDD with itsspin retry counts? by Ant[_3_]
Hi again. My newly installed HD Tune v2.55 (still valid from 2008?) showed a yellow highlighted line for "(0A) Spin Retry Count" row in my old Seagate SATA...
January 14th 17 06:48 AM
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Seagate is closing Chinese factory by [email protected]
The old Maxtor plant has stopped production and last worker will be shoved out the door next week. It still has another factory running in China.
January 14th 17 03:03 AM
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why is the cheapest WD 8 TB bare drive on Big River $303 ? by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Why is the cheapest WD 8 TB bare drive on Big River $303 ? https://www.amazon.com/Red-8TB-Hard-Disk-Drive/dp/B01BYLY4DM/ Do I need to buy an WD 8 TB...
January 13th 17 10:54 PM
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installing HD by Linea Recta[_2_]
I bought a cheap replacement for my dying system drive, in my old PC. New drive is refurbished WD1600AWS. (SATA) But before I start tinkering: I can't find any...
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January 13th 17 02:46 PM
by Robert Nichols[_2_] Go to last post
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