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    Scrutiny - Hard Drive S.M.A.R.T Monitoring, Historical Trends & Real World Failure Thresholds

    Hey STH, I've been working on a project that I think you'll find interesting -- Scrutiny. If you run a server with more than a couple of hard drives, you're probably already familiar with S.M.A.R.T and the `smartd` daemon. If not, it's an incredible open source project described as the...
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    WD 10Tb Easyshuck missing screw hole

    I just purchased and shucked 2 WD Element 10Tb drives and found that the drives are missing the middle mounting screw holes on the sides. Its a WD101EMAZ instead of the expected WD100EMAZ model. Has anyone else found this? Does anyone have any suggestions for how to mount this in a drive...
  3. Sleyk

    Seagate ST6000NM0074 6TB 7.2k 12Gb/s SAS SED Internal Hard Drive HOT DEAL!

    Alrighty fellas. I got a treat for you my peeps. However, this is only if you have the use case/need. Please read this whole novel...er...um...post before you do anything. So I normally browse through eBay looking for cheap deals on the things I want, and after a while, this gets boring. Or...
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    Raid5 grow time

    Hi, I have a Rackmount with a LSI-9011-8i. Now I have 2x8TB drives (one of these full) and I'm planning to buy another 4 of these drives (WD80EFAX) to build a RAID-5 with mdadm. (Now the 2 drives are NOT in RAID) If I create a RAID-5 with the new 4x8TB drives, how long will it take to grow, if I...
  5. realtomatoes

    Ultrastar 7K3000 SAS cable question

    i bought some of these for my hp h220 when i realized my SFF 8087 cable had 4 sata connectors. just need confirmation i need a Mini SAS 36 SFF-8087 to (4) SFF-8482 for these drives, right?
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    EU WTB: WD Red/Pro 3.5" NAS HDDs

    I'm looking to fill an 8-bay NAS (FreeNAS) with good quality second hand disks that are not worn down to their last legs. WD Reds are ideal, but if you have anything in good condition I would be very interested too. I'm thinking 6-8 TB each, and 8-12 drives. Some sort of...
  7. realtomatoes

    Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for Q2 2017

    Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for Q2 2017 i always enjoy reading these, dunno why.
  8. spyrule

    What hard drive caddys that will fit a C6100 LFF chassis ?

    I'm trying to find 10-12 3.5" Hard drive caddies for a C6100 chassis however, it seems eBay wants crazy amounts per empty sled. However, I have found deals on other Dell chassis sleds, and I'm wondering if they will fit. I know the stock sleds are Dell 8TV68 / T305P sleds, but I'm wondering if...
  9. Lance Joseph

    6TB Enterprise class HDD - $229 - 5Y warranty

    Hey guys, I almost posted this a week ago when the price was $250 but now the price is even lower! This is an Enterprise class 6TB hard drive that hits a particular sweet spot for those that are warranty conscious. Newegg is offering this drive for $269 plus a 15% mobile discount until 10/16...
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    Lot of 24 SuperMicro 05-SC82708 Hard Drive SATA SAS SCSI Caddy Tray 3.5"

    Stumbled upon this while browsing for PSU's xD Lot of 24 SuperMicro 05-SC82708 Hard Drive SATA SAS SCSI Caddy Tray 3.5" @ 29.50$ For those eyeballing ebay for cheap trays.
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    Raid controller / motherboard incompatibility?

    Evening all, I am in the process of building a home ESXi server and have run into a couple of different issues. Was hoping someone might know more than I (easy enough in this case) and could possibility give me a bit of direction... This is the system that I've put together so far...