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“Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2018” by Percival P. Cassidy
On 1/25/19 4:22 PM, I wrote: “Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2018” *** https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-stats-for-2018/ “As...
March 16th 19 02:48 AM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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"How Reliable are SSDs?" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"How Reliable are SSDs?" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/how-reliable-are-ssds/ "What’s not to love about solid state drives (SSDs)? They are faster...
February 22nd 19 08:42 PM
by Grant Taylor Go to last post
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Which drive would you get? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
One choice of drives is a 5900 RPM 256MB cache. The other is a 7200 RPM 64MB cache.
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February 21st 19 12:55 AM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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"An Inside Look at the Backblaze Storage Pod Museum" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"An Inside Look at the Backblaze Storage Pod Museum" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/backblaze-storage-pod-museum/ From 45 TB in a storage pod to...
February 15th 19 03:17 AM
by Neill Massello[_3_] Go to last post
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"PC Makers: We Need to Talk About the Boot Drive" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"PC Makers: We Need to Talk About the Boot Drive" https://www.tomshardware.com/news/boot_drive-frustrations,38555.html "Boot drives rarely get the...
February 11th 19 08:23 PM
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Fast way to wipe an external HDD? by Kirk Bubul[_2_]
I have recently acquired 2 new WD My Passport 4 TB external hard drives. I really like their small size, different colors, and the fact that they get their...
January 22nd 19 04:18 PM
by Filip454 Go to last post
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"SSD 101: How to Upgrade Your Computer With an SSD" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"SSD 101: How to Upgrade Your Computer With an SSD" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/ssd-upgrade-guide/ I need to do this at the house pc. Now. Lynn
January 8th 19 10:12 PM
by Lynn McGuire[_3_] Go to last post
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SMART Self-test duplicate logs? by Tom Del Rosso[_6_]
This drive does a long test every 2 weeks or 336 hours, but why does a test sometimes get logged more than once? Model Family: Hitachi Travelstar...
November 19th 18 11:34 PM
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"Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2018: Less is More" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"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...
October 17th 18 01:28 AM
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"Hard Disk Drive (HDD) vs Solid State Drive (SSD): What’s the Diff?" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"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...
September 21st 18 01:50 AM
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"Seagate Announces 14TB Barracuda Pro, IronWolf, And IronWolf Pro" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Seagate Announces 14TB Barracuda Pro, IronWolf, And IronWolf Pro" ...
September 15th 18 07:42 PM
by Neill Massello[_3_] Go to last post
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using SAS SSD - what's best config? by [email protected]
I notice with SAS backplanes, you typically have a cage for 6 drives on one side, and two 4-lane cables on the other. So it is sharing bandwith. Maybe suffices...
August 26th 18 02:26 AM
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"Intel's first 'ruler' SSD holds 32TB" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"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...
August 19th 18 03:07 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Mix SAS and SATA drives? by Percival P. Cassidy
This is now an academic question, since the SAS drive that seemed to be about the same price as a same-size SATA one appears to be a refurb. But maybe the...
August 4th 18 07:13 PM
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ARGOSY - HD363N - Network Storage by BobVal
I have just purchased a Argosy - HD363N Network Storage Enclosure and put in my Maxtor 200 gig drive. This Enclosure connects to your router by RJ45 and...
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July 30th 18 07:48 PM
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What's the best way to fully erase external working USB HDDs? by Ant
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...
July 29th 18 03:52 AM
by Computer Nerd Kev Go to last post
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Is Seagate into the data selling "business" ? by Shadow[_2_]
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 illegal...
July 29th 18 02:44 AM
by Ant Go to last post
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How could 192 TB be squeezed on a half-inch tape? by [email protected]
Perusing the future LTO standards, there is LTO-12 192 TB (uncompressed). Currently at LTO-8 with 12 TB. I believe LTO-10 48 TB will happen, but after that...
July 27th 18 10:12 AM
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"Backblaze Durability is 99.999999999% — And Why It Doesn’t Matter" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Backblaze Durability is 99.999999999% — And Why It Doesn’t Matter" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/cloud-storage-durability/ Shards. Lynn
July 17th 18 08:02 PM
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5.25" floppy drive to IDE to USB? by Anthony K.
Is it possible to get a vintage 5.25" PC floppy drive connected to a modern PC with no floppy controller and just USB/FireWire inputs? Do IDE 5.25" floppy...
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June 26th 18 10:00 PM
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