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Hahaha who is negging me for this? Seriously?
22/10/2020 - 02:21
While I completely understand the sentiment (honestly most stuff I get from Amazon is very poorly protected), I've bought a few dozen...
22/10/2020 - 02:19
Hmm looks like they were available from GG commercial in both June and August for $319...
22/10/2020 - 02:03
Surely there will be a black Friday deal to beat this? There's a lot of discounting going on lately - are retailers trying to move stock so...
22/10/2020 - 01:57
[Exos](https://www.seagate.com/au/en/products/enterprise-drives/exos-x/) vs...
22/10/2020 - 01:22
The quick and the dead around here ;-)
21/10/2020 - 23:05
I have a Lifebook with a 4GHz Core i7, 20GB RAM, 1TB SSD and Intel AX200 that weighs in at 940g. That was last year's model - the current...
21/10/2020 - 22:58
I paid less for the 16TB Seagate Desktop Expansion drives and shucked them for the Exos drives inside, a way better drive for similar...
21/10/2020 - 22:42
Yeah do thorough tests with something like HDTune Pro the moment you get it. I'm also partial to running a few passes with Lowvel. If there...
21/10/2020 - 22:41
Oh yeah, absolutely - that's why I didn't say it was cheap for a 5TB drive ;-)
21/10/2020 - 22:28
Wow that's crazy cheap for a LaCie drive. Not that there's anything particularly spectacular about LaCie products - they're massively...
21/10/2020 - 19:58
The 15" is ~2kg vs 1.6kg for the 14". For someone lugging these things around, that's quite a big difference.
21/10/2020 - 19:22
Seagate have a [helpful list](https://www.seagate.com/au/en/internal-hard-drives/cmr-smr-list/) which shows you which of their drives use...
12/10/2020 - 22:24
Worked for me just a few mins ago :-)
12/10/2020 - 12:35
Actually, as the manufacturer, Seagate is absolutely liable for the quality of their products. Amazon is also responsible for selling...
12/10/2020 - 12:13
The adapter comes with different heads, making it compatible with power outlets anywhere in the world :-)
12/10/2020 - 12:01
Actually Australian Consumer Law applies to any product sold to an Australian, from *anywhere*. There's some relevant section of the Act...
12/10/2020 - 00:07
Haha there's not much point in a data recovery plan for a drive that's part of a multi-redundant array ;-) Interestingly, even though the...
11/10/2020 - 23:50
Hmm, I just tried running through the registration process and only got a single year (registered to December 2021). So I'm not sure what...
11/10/2020 - 20:56
Good to know, thanks for posting that. I can't think of the last thing I actually registered, it's not something I ever think about doing....
11/10/2020 - 20:30
You registered them as Exos drives? What proof of purchase did you use? The original Amazon one? I'll be surprised if they don't reject a...
11/10/2020 - 20:18
Quite surprised by this comment, I've seen a few dozen Exos drives (purchased as bare Exos drives) and they seem really quiet to me. I...
11/10/2020 - 20:17
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11/10/2020 - 20:17
I have some in a NAS with active cooling, they sit around 40-42°C in a six disk stack. During normal operation they don't get much warmer...
11/10/2020 - 20:09
As mentioned above these *currently* contain Seagate Exos 16TB drives...
11/10/2020 - 19:34
Normal-*ish*. It's not an unusual *discount*, but it also isn't always this price, it has been fluctuating depending on availability quite...
11/10/2020 - 19:19
You can check your Ultrastar warranty here: https://support-en.wd.com/app/warrantystatus If you're concerned about the ebay seller, you can...
05/10/2020 - 02:38
We're in the process of replacing a bunch of 6TB HGST Ultrastars with 16TB Exos drives, the Ultrastars run about 15°C hotter and they're...
05/10/2020 - 02:35
That should have said 'needed', not 'need'. An odd omission...
04/10/2020 - 22:33
The 'wring out a towel' exercise doesn't allow you to load up the tendon with significant pressure throughout the eccentric motion of the...
04/10/2020 - 22:31