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July 2nd 16 12:57 PM
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useless diagnostics from manufacturers by [email protected]
I wanted to test an old server that actually wasn't used much. It has some WD black 2 TB disks in it. I put in a WD Data Lifeguard CD, and it complains that it can't find the license file. Then tried Seagate Seatools - it set wrong video mode, so just got scrambled pixels. Next Hitachi diagnostic,...
June 5th 16 04:52 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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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 6TB internal drive?
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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 necessary scsi ADR 50 tape deck, but need the drivers. I can't find them online. Anyone have a good copy I could get my mitts on? Curt
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 fast. Perce
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 FTC at
May 26th 16 03:57 AM
by Ed Light Go to last post
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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 scary on those 6 TB failure rates. Lynn
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 single box! Lynn
May 12th 16 01:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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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
by Lynn McGuire[_2_] Go to last post
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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. Sometimes it would be boot properly (go through the normal black bios text screen) other times I would have to reset it several times by pressing...
May 9th 16 11:53 AM
by Simo Go to last post
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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 backup solution, you’re well on your way to bulletproof data storage security. So why clutter up your desktop with an external hard disk...
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 boot drive or must I stick with a lower capacity drive as the boot drive?
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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 buy 3.5" external HDD's? A good number of reasons. But 2.5" are ok. If I haven't warned you guys & gals before then read up!
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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 with operating in a moving car. But would not SSD be better for this?
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 https://it.slashdot.org/story/16/03/15/1319200/study-finds-that-humidity-has-more-effect-on-drive-failures-than-temperature Has anyone these results in your humid areas? --...
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 56,224 spinning hard drives containing customer data. These hard drives reside in 1,249 Backblaze Storage Pods. By comparison 2015 began...
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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 shut down with the power button was slow. I decided to check the internal HDD with SMARTReporter v2.7.3 (green and pass results, but...
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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: http://www.amazon.com/Book-Desktop-External-Drive-WDBFJK0060HBK-NESN/dp/B00KU686HI/ Amazing! Lynn
March 14th 16 08:33 PM
by Mark Perkins Go to last post
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