Yes money is an issue, and it is real waste of money when I have
the purple drives lying around, doing nothing, except gathering dust
and eventually end up in the dump.
I don't mind the purple drive is running at 5400 rpm.:)
I have got lots of 2TB of WD purple as spare drives kept in my storage box.
I want them to be used for my NAS system.
No hardware RAID is used for my project.
Does anyone recommend it for data storage? (I don't see why I cannot used the
purple drives for storing data)
I know the WD...
@Wasmachineman_NL , thanks for sharing.
Your comment will be a sound of relieve to me.
I had concluded there is nothing wrong with the HDD:
WDC WD2003FYYS-70W0B0 [Serial No: WD-WMAY05176664]
which I recently bought.
Thank you for your response so far.
Yes, I did a search on the ATA8-ACS in wikipedia, it is just another communication standard.
I am going to buy some more of these drives from my local seller later......
but I am hesitated since I saw the difference in the amount of SMART attributes being...
When I bought WDC WD2003FYYS-70W0B0 [Serial No: WD-WMAY05176664] recently, I ran it
with WD DATA Lifeguard Diagnostic Tool, this hard disk was not installed in the chassis, but left outside the case, with no fan blowing, the temp spiked up to 51 c.
So, there is nothing to worry about? You think?
Recently I bought a WD 2TB Black Enterprise RE HDD from an IT warehouse online seller,
the model is: WDC WD2003FYYS-70W0B0 [Serial No: WD-WMAY05176664]
1-2 years ago, I also bought a WD 2TB Black Enterprise RE HDD from an online 2nd hand seller,
the model is WDC WD2003FYYS-02w0B1...