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Forum: Storage (alt) October 16th 18, 11:19 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2018: Less is More"

On 10/16/2018 3:45 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
Lynn McGuire wrote:

"Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2018: Less is More"
https://www.backblaze.com/blog/2018-hard-drive-failire-rates/

"As of...
Forum: Storage (alt) October 16th 18, 06:21 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2018: Less is More"

"Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2018: Less is More"
https://www.backblaze.com/blog/2018-hard-drive-failire-rates/

"As of September 30, 2018 Backblaze had 99,636 spinning hard drives. Of
that number,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's October 11th 18, 07:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
What are your findings with SSDs ?

On 10/10/2018 8:29 PM, wrote:
Everytime my harddisk is slow/taxed I kinda wish and wondering about SSDs... how much would I really like it ?!

What I would HATE :):):):)...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's September 26th 18, 08:17 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 60
Views: 890
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On 9/25/2018 9:08 PM, Char Jackson wrote:
On Thu, 13 Sep 2018 20:20:14 -0500, Lynn McGuire
wrote:

On 9/13/2018 7:56 PM, Paul wrote:

When you look in your PC,...
Forum: Storage (alt) September 20th 18, 07:10 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Hard Disk Drive (HDD) vs Solid State Drive (SSD): What’s the Diff?"

"Hard Disk Drive (HDD) vs Solid State Drive (SSD): What’s the Diff?"
https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hdd-versus-ssd-whats-the-diff/

"If you’re still using a computer with a SATA hard drive,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's September 14th 18, 02:20 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 60
Views: 890
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On 9/13/2018 7:56 PM, Paul wrote:
Lynn McGuire wrote:
On 9/12/2018 9:16 PM, Paul wrote:
Lynn McGuire wrote:
On 9/1/2018 8:36 PM, Ed Light wrote:
On 8/15/2018 12:04 PM, Lynn...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's September 13th 18, 09:33 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 60
Views: 890
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On 9/12/2018 7:47 PM, Ed Light wrote:
On 9/6/2018 3:05 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:

I updated to the last BIOS released.* The mb is old, six years now.

Lynn


Have you tried resetting...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's September 13th 18, 09:32 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 60
Views: 890
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On 9/12/2018 9:16 PM, Paul wrote:
Lynn McGuire wrote:
On 9/1/2018 8:36 PM, Ed Light wrote:
On 8/15/2018 12:04 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:

However, my office pc will not address the 8 TB...
Forum: Storage (alt) September 11th 18, 02:38 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Seagate Announces 14TB Barracuda Pro, IronWolf, And IronWolf Pro"

"Seagate Announces 14TB Barracuda Pro, IronWolf, And IronWolf Pro"

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/seagate-14tb-hdd-ironwolf-barracuda-pro,37768.html

"Seagate's 14TB drives use standard PMR...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's September 6th 18, 11:05 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 60
Views: 890
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On 9/1/2018 8:36 PM, Ed Light wrote:
On 8/15/2018 12:04 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:

However, my office pc will not address the 8 TB internal drive.* It
will address the 4 TB internal drive...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's August 15th 18, 08:04 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 60
Views: 890
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On 8/14/2018 8:55 PM, mike wrote:
On 8/14/2018 3:24 PM, Mark Perkins wrote:
On Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:58:00 -0500, Lynn McGuire
wrote:

On 8/12/2018 12:58 AM, Mark...
Forum: Storage (alt) August 14th 18, 09:08 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Intel's first 'ruler' SSD holds 32TB"

"Intel's first 'ruler' SSD holds 32TB"
https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/10/intels-first-ruler-ssd-holds-32tb/

Good night !

I note that the cost is not stated.

Lynn
Forum: Homebuilt PC's August 14th 18, 07:58 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 60
Views: 890
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On 8/12/2018 12:58 AM, Mark Perkins wrote:
On Wed, 8 Aug 2018 20:37:01 -0500, Lynn McGuire
wrote:

"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's August 9th 18, 02:37 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 60
Views: 890
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/cheap-ssds-are-killing-hard_drives,37563.html

"It’s been years since I was willing to work on any PC that boots from a...
Forum: Storage (alt) July 26th 18, 12:26 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
What's the best way to fully erase external working USB HDDs?

On 7/25/2018 6:14 PM, Ant wrote:
Hello.

What's the best way to fully erase external working USB HDDs? I don't think old
classic DBAN can handle external working USB HDDs? Any others to use...
Forum: Storage (alt) July 25th 18, 07:29 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Is Seagate into the data selling "business" ?

On 7/25/2018 9:31 AM, Shadow wrote:
Bought a 2 TB hard drive. Cloned my offline HD to it, containing all
my personal data. Films, photos, passwords, diary, bank details,
receipts etc. No...
Forum: Storage (alt) July 17th 18, 08:02 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Backblaze Durability is 99.999999999% — And Why It Doesn’t Matter"

"Backblaze Durability is 99.999999999% — And Why It Doesn’t Matter"
https://www.backblaze.com/blog/cloud-storage-durability/

Shards.

Lynn
Forum: Storage (alt) June 18th 18, 06:42 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Disposing of a hard drive.

On 6/15/2018 11:47 AM, Bill Ward wrote:
Most hard drives seem quite indestructible. What is the best method of
disposal ? I do live on the coast with some 500ft high cliffs nearby.
Bill.

I...
Forum: Storage (alt) June 12th 18, 09:03 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
2T SSD SATA - $250

On 6/12/2018 2:02 PM, Paul wrote:
Lynn McGuire wrote:
On 6/12/2018 1:12 PM, Paul wrote:
Flasherly wrote:
Direct Chinese marketing - no warranty, no nothing.
Except, it is MICRON...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's June 12th 18, 09:03 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 335
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
2T SSD SATA - $250

On 6/12/2018 2:02 PM, Paul wrote:
Lynn McGuire wrote:
On 6/12/2018 1:12 PM, Paul wrote:
Flasherly wrote:
Direct Chinese marketing - no warranty, no nothing.
Except, it is MICRON...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's June 12th 18, 07:48 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 335
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
2T SSD SATA - $250

On 6/12/2018 1:12 PM, Paul wrote:
Flasherly wrote:
Direct Chinese marketing - no warranty, no nothing.
Except, it is MICRON branded.
My Micron, I bought, a USA-distribution of their 256G...
Forum: Storage (alt) June 12th 18, 07:48 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
2T SSD SATA - $250

On 6/12/2018 1:12 PM, Paul wrote:
Flasherly wrote:
Direct Chinese marketing - no warranty, no nothing.
Except, it is MICRON branded.
My Micron, I bought, a USA-distribution of their 256G...
Forum: Storage (alt) May 8th 18, 12:49 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"The Helium Factor and Hard Drive Failure Rates"

On 5/5/2018 2:24 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
Mark Perkins wrote:

VanguardLH wrote:

The heads need to fly over the platters. That cannot happen if there is
no gas inside the drive. ...
Forum: Storage (alt) May 7th 18, 08:06 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"The Helium Factor and Hard Drive Failure Rates"

On 5/5/2018 11:36 AM, wrote:
On Thu, 3 May 2018 20:50:21 -0500, VanguardLH wrote:

What are they going to use after the helium is gone?

Depends what they...
Forum: Storage (alt) May 4th 18, 08:31 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"The Helium Factor and Hard Drive Failure Rates"

On 5/3/2018 8:50 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
Lynn McGuire wrote:

"The Helium Factor and Hard Drive Failure Rates"
...
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