Category: hard disk

SEAGATE 16GB HAMR DISKS

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Seagate has finally shipped their first 16TB HAMR disks for general data center use. The new HAMR technology has been under development for a very long time. Now Seagate has developed it enough that concerns over the plates being damaged seem to be mitigated enough for general use. Hard disk plates are now mostly made …

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ST1000LM035

ST1000LM035

The ST1000LM035 is a 7mm model for laptop machines. The disk is available in 1TB and 2TB capacities and the ST1000LM035-1RK172 model is reviewed. Spindle speed 5400 RPM Seagate’s highest capacity thin, 7mm, laptop drives at 1TB and 2TB Light in weight to support portable computers Enables drop-in 2TB capacity transition without the weight of …

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ST2000LM007

ST2000LM007

The Seagate ST2000LM007 is a 2TB 7mm laptop class hard disk. The ST2000LM007-1R8174 is being reviewed. 2TB 128MB cache 7mm thick 5400rpm SATA III 6 Gbps 4K / 512 emulated 0.5W average idle power 1.7/1.8W read/write power up to 140 MB/s read/write speed Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Opal protocol. Bitlocker friendly. Stores up to 200,000 photos, 250,000 …

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ST2000DM001

ST2000DM001

The new Seagate ST2000DM001 is high capacity 2TB disk with 500GB on each side of 2 plates. Operating at 7200rpm, the ST2000DM001 manages to reach 120MB/s of bandwidth. Seagate decided that the performance loss of moving to 5900RPM wasn’t justified by the power savings. It believed that by introducing a more power efficient 7200RPM drive it …

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FIXING WESTERN DIGITAL HARD DISKS

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Western Digital (WDC) hard disks are not as automated as we would prefer when tracks become unstable and spare sectors have to be allocated. Stop using the disk immediately and install a replacement. USB 16GB or 32GB sticks are needed for recovery media. If you have not made recovery media for your laptop, do it …

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TOSHIBA DT01ACA300

DT01ACA300

The Toshiba DT01ACA300 is a standard 3TB SATA III hard disk. Toshiba returned to the hard disk business after buying Hitachi’s hard disk unit in a deal with WDC. With the return of Toshiba, there are now three vendors manufacturing 3½” hard disks. Concerns that Toshiba was not committed should be allayed as the DT01ACA300l is …

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BACKUP WITH FILE HISTORY

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File History is the new Backup solution that comes with Windows 8 and above. File history can now transparently backup Documents, Music, Pictures, Videos, and Desktop folders and the OneDrive files.as well. Beware that File History can use a fair amount of storage so its not a bad idea to have a larger capacity disk to …

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ST3000DM001

ST3000DM001

The new Seagate ST3000DM001 is high capacity 3TB disk with 500GB on each side of 3 plates. Operating at 7200rpm, the ST3000DM001 manages to reach 120MB/s of bandwidth. Seagate decided that the performance loss of moving to 5900RPM wasn’t justified by the power savings. It believed that by introducing a more power efficient 7200RPM drive it could deliver …

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ST3750525AS

ST3750525AS

By now the world knows that Seagate Barracuda 7200 drives, from the world’s premier storage provider, deliver years of reliable service and high performance. This is a product family that has been strengthened and refined over 12 generations. It embodies the highest levels of reliability, performance and capacity. And this latest generation is a leader …

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ST2000DL003

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The new Seagate ST2000DL003 is high capacity 2TB disk. Operating at 7200rpm, the ST2000DL003 manages to reach 105MB/s of bandwidth. Seagate was able to achieve 2TB by reducing the speed of the disk and leveraging the extreme number of sectors on each track to compensate. The ST2000DL003 is perfect for media libraries. Ideal for everyday …

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