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Toshiba 18TB MG09 9-disk Helium FC-MAMR Hard Drives Launched

Toshiba MG09 18TB 9-disk Helium FC-MAMR hard drives will help bring Toshiba and its customers into a new capacity tier

WD Red SMR vs CMR Tested Avoid Red SMR

We tested WD Red SMR v CMR drives to see if there was indeed a significant impact with the change. We found SMR can put data at risk 13-16x longer than CMR

Relying Upon Hard Drive Service Contracts or Think Like a Cloud...

We investigate whether an organization should rely upon service contracts for covering hard drive failures or if self-warranty options are viable

Toshiba MG08 Series 16TB Enterprise Capacity Hard Drives Launched

With up to 16TB of capacity and using conventional magnetic recording technology, the Toshiba MG08 series enterprise hard drives offer a choice in the market

HGST Ultrastar DC HC620 15TB and 14TB Host Managed SMR Hard...

Another year, another hard drive capacity. 2018 can now boast it was the year of the 15TB hard drive as the HGST Ultrastar DC HC620 15TB launched. HGST is quick to note that this is now the highest capacity hard drive on the market.

Solid State Drives Are Now Less Expensive than Hard Drives

I had not thought about this in awhile, but Solid State Drives (SSDs) are now less expensive than their hard drive counterparts. Sure, someone...

Internal or External Hard Drives: Are Warranties Worth the Cost?

Internal hard drives usually carry a manufacturer’s warranty, commonly three years. Personally, I believe that after three years, one wants to replace drives due...

Newegg 1TB, 1.5TB, and 2TB Hard Drive Ratings – What is...

This weekend I woke up one morning and decided that I wanted to know if retail packaged drives had a lower DOA rate than...