Re: 1.44 MB Floppy in an XT

By Ray Smith on Wed Jan 12 21:11:49 2022

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Is this very old slow original 2008 15" Intel MBP's HDD?

By Ant on Wed Jan 5 16:01:07 2022

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"How Long Do Disk Drives Last?" by Andy Klein

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"Backblaze Drive Stats for Q3 2021"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Nov 2 13:31:22 2021

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Beware Barracuda drives

By David Lesher on Mon Nov 1 23:29:55 2021

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"Drive Failure Over Time: The Bathtub Curve Is Leaking"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Oct 26 14:24:35 2021

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"Are SSDs Really More Reliable Than Hard Drives?"

By Lynn McGuire on Thu Sep 30 20:43:34 2021

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"Western Digital unveils 20TB OptiNAND hard drive, pledges 50TB to foll

By Lynn McGuire on Fri Sep 3 16:11:07 2021

Latest reply by Pedro Valdez on Tue Sep 28 02:56:22 2021

There are 2 TB thumb drives for $40 now ???

By Lynn McGuire on Thu Sep 23 17:41:19 2021

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By Lynn McGuire on Thu Sep 9 17:48:52 2021

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What's the best data recovery service in/near So. CA, USA?

By Ant on Wed Aug 4 03:09:13 2021

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By Lynn McGuire on Tue Aug 3 18:30:21 2021

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By Lynn McGuire on Thu Jul 15 17:56:24 2021

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Forget those hard disks and SSD: 580TB on a tape cartridge!?

By Percival P. Cassidy on Wed Dec 16 11:39:54 2020

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What has happened to the price of external hard drives ?

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Jun 22 16:50:27 2021

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"Backblaze Drive Stats for Q1 2021"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue May 4 16:39:00 2021

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"Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2020"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Jan 26 13:09:50 2021

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What's a good external portable huge drive and disc burner to get these

By Ant on Sat Dec 26 01:29:56 2020

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"Western Digital Changes Its Reported Drive Speeds to Reflect Reality"

By Lynn McGuire on Sat Nov 14 15:00:51 2020

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Comparison of the hundred dollar Costco Seagate 5TB USB & 8TB USB HDD o

By Arlen Holder on Fri Nov 13 00:22:38 2020

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"Backblaze Hard Drive Stats Q3 2020"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Oct 20 13:01:11 2020

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Is there really a problem, or are they being super-careful, or is t

By pedro1492@lycos.com on Thu Oct 15 04:58:37 2020

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"Seagate Confirms World's Largest Hard Disk Drive on Track for December

By Lynn McGuire on Mon Sep 28 12:51:11 2020

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which solid-state drives have QLC?

By pedro1492@lycos.com on Fri Sep 4 17:12:37 2020

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Does anybody have a Helium drive more than 5 years old?

By Lynn McGuire on Mon Aug 24 16:00:01 2020

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SAS drive permanently "busy"?

By Percival P. Cassidy on Thu Aug 20 21:44:43 2020

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"Backblaze Hard Drive Stats Q2 2020"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Aug 18 13:45:00 2020

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"Confirmed: Garmin received decryptor for WastedLocker ransomware"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Aug 4 13:10:29 2020

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"Western Digital releases new 18TB, 20TB EAMR drives"

By Lynn McGuire on Thu Jul 16 16:39:16 2020

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"Floods, Viruses, and Volcanoes: Managing Supply Chain in Uncertain Tim

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Aug 4 13:44:02 2020

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Screw you IBM. IBM to cut thousands of jobs as coronavirus plays out.

By Bradley K. Sherman on Tue Jul 14 10:42:10 2020

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who would buy Exo 15E900: 15,000 RPM only 900 GB

By pedro1492@lycos.com on Thu Jun 25 03:52:57 2020

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By Lynn McGuire on Fri May 29 20:23:44 2020

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Do you think the days of the hard drive is finally over?

By Lynn McGuire on Wed May 13 19:35:03 2020

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"Backblaze Hard Drive Stats Q1 2020"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue May 12 17:27:45 2020

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By Lynn McGuire on Thu May 7 21:11:42 2020

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What is "AC" with old hard disk?

By VanguardLH on Sat Apr 25 17:57:32 2020

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Don't get Shingled by SMR

By David Lesher on Wed Apr 22 22:55:29 2020

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Do SSD's lose performance as they age?

By Yousuf Khan on Thu Apr 9 02:41:48 2020

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"How Reliable are SSDs?"

By Lynn McGuire on Thu Feb 21 16:19:12 2019

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"Exabyte Unlocked"

By Lynn McGuire on Thu Mar 26 15:44:32 2020

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By Lynn McGuire on Mon Feb 10 12:56:26 2020

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"Hard Drive Stats for 2019"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Feb 11 14:39:27 2020

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"Drive Stats Update"

By Lynn McGuire on Thu Jan 30 15:58:37 2020

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SeaTools Bootable USB *NOT IMPRESSED*

By pedro1492@lycos.com on Sun Jan 26 22:59:45 2020

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IS this the normal shut down sound a Seagate Barracuda HD makes

By Sam on Thu Jan 9 23:26:54 2020

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Where is everyone especially Rod Speed?

By Sam on Thu Jan 9 23:28:28 2020

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By Lynn McGuire on Tue Dec 10 14:35:53 2019

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By Lynn McGuire on Tue Dec 10 14:01:42 2019

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Should I Secure Erase my SSD before sending it back for warranty?

By Yousuf Khan on Mon Dec 2 10:13:33 2019

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Xpost from cctalk: Disposing: IBM Microchannel cards, for free

By Grant Taylor on Sat Nov 23 08:22:56 2019

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Seagate plans 50TB spinning rust by 2026

By Mark Perkins on Fri Nov 8 10:45:33 2019

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"Backblaze Hard Drive Stats Q3 2019"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Nov 12 16:26:09 2019

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"The Life and Times of a Backblaze Hard Drive"

By Lynn McGuire on Wed Oct 16 17:03:11 2019

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"Interview With the Podfather: Tim Nufire on the Origins of the Pod"

By Lynn McGuire on Thu Sep 26 12:56:06 2019

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By Lynn McGuire on Tue Sep 17 12:26:09 2019

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"Petabytes on a Budget: 10 Years and Counting"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Sep 24 14:51:02 2019

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By Lynn McGuire on Tue Sep 17 12:22:37 2019

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By Lynn McGuire on Sat Jun 22 14:18:21 2019

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"An Inside Look at the Backblaze Storage Pod Museum"

By Tom Del Rosso on Sat Aug 17 02:59:46 2019

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"Backblaze Hard Drive Stats Q2 2019"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Aug 6 14:14:37 2019

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By Lynn McGuire on Thu Jul 11 13:22:50 2019

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S.M.A.R.T. reports bad sectors, but badblocks no errors?

By Percival P. Cassidy on Tue Jul 2 12:41:05 2019

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"When Ransomware Strikes"

By Lynn McGuire on Fri Jun 28 13:50:06 2019

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External drives may contain refurbished drives!

By Percival P. Cassidy on Tue Jun 4 20:44:47 2019

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What's inside a WD Essentials external drive?

By Percival P. Cassidy on Tue Jun 18 15:08:40 2019

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So many online reviews are a mess

By Percival P. Cassidy on Sat Jun 15 12:28:53 2019

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(Un)Reliable vendors of "renewed/"refurbished" drives?

By Percival P. Cassidy on Fri Jun 14 21:15:29 2019

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My latest Seagate HDD longevity report

By Percival P. Cassidy on Wed May 29 20:31:45 2019

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By Lynn McGuire on Fri May 31 16:59:14 2019

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"Backblaze Hard Drive Stats Q1 2019"

By Lynn McGuire on Tue Apr 30 14:06:44 2019

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"Ransomware: How to Prevent Being Attacked and Recover After an Attack"

By Lynn McGuire on Thu Apr 18 13:03:41 2019

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By Percival P. Cassidy on Fri Mar 15 12:29:10 2019

Latest reply by Lynn McGuire on Fri Mar 15 20:48:15 2019

Which drive would you get?

By Computer Nerd Kev on Sat Feb 16 00:33:43 2019

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