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Why are external drives cheaper than internal? by Percival P. Cassidy
How come Seagate -- to name just one manufacturer -- can sell an external 6TB drive in a case with a USB 3.0 adapter and a cable for less than they sell any...
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June 4th 16 10:57 PM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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Onstream ADR50 tape backup drivers anyone? by [email protected]
I have some archives on ADR50 tapes that I need to access. The company went out of business years ago and I have lost my Windows 2000 drivers. I have the...
June 4th 16 01:27 AM
by Computer Nerd Kev Go to last post
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Seagate 7mm 2TB notebook drive by Percival P. Cassidy
I've only just realized that Seagate has a 2TB notebook drive only 7mm high. The downside is that it uses SMR technology, so writes may not be very...
May 29th 16 02:19 AM
by Percival P. Cassidy Go to last post
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Backblaze pods harder on Seagate / Lawsuit by Ed Light
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/seagate-hdd-failure-lawsuit-3tb,31118.html -- Ed Light Better World News TV Channel: http://realnews.com Send spam to the...
May 26th 16 03:57 AM
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"One Billion Drive Hours and Counting: Q1 2016 Hard Drive Stats" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"One Billion Drive Hours and Counting: Q1 2016 Hard Drive Stats" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-reliability-stats-q1-2016/ Very interesting and...
May 22nd 16 07:30 AM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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should brand new drive have 'power on hours' = zero? by [email protected]
If a drive were tested before being stuffed in a retail box, that would be at least an hour per terabyte. So is POH reset by manufacturer?
May 12th 16 06:32 PM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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"Storage Pod 6.0: Building a 60 Drive 480TB Storage Server" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"Storage Pod 6.0: Building a 60 Drive 480TB Storage Server" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/open-source-data-storage-server/ Wow! Half of a Petabyte in a...
May 12th 16 01:00 PM
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"Don’t Trust the Cloud Alone: Think 3-2-1" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"Don’t Trust the Cloud Alone: Think 3-2-1" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/dont-trust-itunes-match-alone/ Lynn
May 11th 16 06:31 PM
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Help: PC partially boots into bios: Asus P6X58D-E by Sam
I have an older Asus Model P6X58D-E mobo. Over the last few weeks, the PC would randomly lock up when doing normal things eg. browsing, working etc....
May 9th 16 11:53 AM
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"Should I use an external drive for backup?" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"Should I use an external drive for backup?" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/external-drive-backup/ "If you’re already using Backblaze or another cloud...
April 15th 16 10:42 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_2_] Go to last post
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Can I install a UEFI hard drive as the main (boot) drive in a legacy(BIOS) Windows 7 system? by Sam
I understand that you can get Windows to show the drive if it's connected via external enclosure, but is there a workaround to have the larger UEFI as the main...
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April 15th 16 10:22 PM
by Sam Go to last post
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POST: Why to never buy 3.5" external HDD's by flo-rate
Interesting post. Is he right not to buy external 3.5 HDDs? ++++ http://forum.piriform.com/?showtopic=37513 Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:15 PM Why to never...
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April 4th 16 04:04 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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"Introducing Catblaze Cloud Backup" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"Introducing Catblaze Cloud Backup" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/catblaze-backup/ Lynn
April 1st 16 10:00 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_2_] Go to last post
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"automotive grade" hard drives by [email protected]
We have specialty AV, NAS drives et cetera. I see Toshiba has automotive disks. The maximum capacity is 320 GB, so I presume these trade off density to cope...
March 27th 16 10:04 AM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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Study Finds That Humidity Has More Effect On Drive Failures Than Temperature by Ant
http://0b4af6cdc2f0c5998459-c0245c5c937c5dedcca3f1764ecc9b2f.r43.cf2.rackcdn.com/23104-fast16-papers-manousakis.pdf from...
March 20th 16 07:49 PM
by DaveC[_4_] Go to last post
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"Hard Drive Reliability Review for 2015" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"Hard Drive Reliability Review for 2015" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-reliability-q4-2015/ "By the end of 2015, the Backblaze datacenter had...
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March 19th 16 08:56 PM
by Rod Speed Go to last post
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A dying HDD in a very old 15" MacBook Pro from 2008? by Ant[_3_]
Hi. I noticed a client's 15" MacBook Pro responding slowly, locked up with Firefox and couldn't kill it, and shut down. Even booting up after doing a force...
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March 15th 16 01:35 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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WD 8 TB external drive by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
There is now an WD 8 TB external single drive for sale for $250: ...
March 14th 16 08:33 PM
by Mark Perkins Go to last post
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"Ransomware Visits Backblaze" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"Ransomware Visits Backblaze" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/cryptowall-ransomware-recovery/ Chilling, welcome to the future. This is why I backup our...
March 12th 16 04:49 PM
by Edward Diener Go to last post
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Cloning Encrypted C: Drive? (Kind of an OT questtion) by Cornelis Tromp
In article Anonymous wrote: Nathan Hale: I have my C: drive encrypted with True Crypt. If I make a...
February 28th 16 06:24 AM
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