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    Backblaze Hard Drive Report 2020

    Already two days old blog entry, but hey ......... https://www.backblaze.com/blog/backblaze-hard-drive-stats-for-2020/ https://www.backblaze.com/b2/hard-drive-test-data.html
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    Drive and RAID configuration questions

    I am really confused about some drive / raid configurations I've seen people have with their homelab servers. Both virtualization servers and NAS servers. Below I put some examples. ------------------------------------------------------------- Configuration 1: Variety of different drives on...
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    FS: (US) Seagate Exos Enterprise 2TB HDD SATA 2.5in

    I have 12 Seagate Exos Enterprise 2TB HDD's 7200RPM SATA. These are 2.5 inch form factor. Looking for $85 per drive + $8 Shipping. Will entertain bundle discounts for people buying 4 or more. For those wondering I ran them all through a SMART check. I will post a SMART here for one of the...
  4. bilbo1337

    Helium 8TB SATA HDD for $157

    Solid drive at a good price for new.
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    Need Advice for SAS 12Gpbs Drives

    I am debating between these three types of drives: 1. HGST HE8 HUH728080AL4200 8TB 7.2k SAS 12GB/s 3.5" https://www.ebay.com/itm/HGST-HE8-8TB-7-2k-SAS-12GB-s-3-5-HUH728080AL4200-FOR-SERVER-USE-ONLY/224010990332 2. Seagate ST8000NM0065 8TB 7200RPM 3.5IN 4KN SAS-12GBPS...
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    WTB Any 2TB HDDs less than 7 years old

    I want to but some 2TB HDDs that are less than 7 years old. They can be any brand and SMR or PMR I don't care. Can be sata or sas. I will buy for $25 each for sata or $20 each sas. I also want some 10Gbe or 25Gbe Ethernet pcie cards dual or quad port I don't care just not single.
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    New harddrives for H700 (Dell R710)

    Hi, so I bought an R710 a while back, and for some reason the drives were not recognised by the raid controller. Initially I had an M1015, but swapped it out for an H700 when the drives didn't work. (The seller thought the H700 would work with the drives). The drives are 4Kn (HP...
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    How to update the firmware for IBM SATA&SAS drives

    Hi, I've been googling this question for a few hours now...and just can't seem to find a straightforward answer. I have several IBM branded drives... I believe they're all Seagates... ST3000NM0033 - SATA ST4000NM0033 x 2 - SATA ST6000NM0014 - SAS All running on a Supermicro server. Does...
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    [WTS] 1U 19" LCD Rackmount Monitors and cases oHGST Ultrastar 7K6000 4TB HDDs (Factory Recert)

    Hi All, 1U 19" LCD Rackmount Monitor,Trackball/PS2. We have these in our warehouse and my manager is basically trying to get rid of them. The RackMount monitors were from a project they were trying to do (before I with the company). They look mostly new and just have some branding on them...
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    SAS HDD-s won't spin up

    Hy! I bought this cable https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B013G4FEGG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and i connected to my Supermicro X9DRi-LN4F+ SFF8087 port. I plugged the cable other end to the HDD-s and they won't spin up. I tried to cover PIN3 on the hdd, still the same...
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    EU WTS - Synology DX510 - 2 Units - 1 with 5 2TB Disk & 1 Diskless

    Hello All I have just moved from a Synology system to UNRAID so no longer need my Synology system. I am therefore selling my 2 DX510 units. Unit 1 - £499 DX510 and 10TB storage - 5 x 2TB Disks - These disks are Samsung HD204UI - 2010/11 in date and all show fine under the Synology system...
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    LSI9211-8i question & NAS configurations

    Good evening Networking gurus :D I'm after advice before the Cyber Monday sales disappear and the lovely savings on HDD's! Currently have 2 NAS devices at home and making decision on new drives to add - 1. Synology 1812+ 8 bay (3TB x6 RAID5 + 2TBx3 JBOD) -> backs up my main NAS weekly...
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    FS: 6TB Seagate Barracuda Compute 3.5" HDDs (QTY 8)

    I have 8 6TB Seagate Barracude Compute 3.5" SATA hard drives for sale, model number ST600DM003. Asking $80 shipped each, or $70 each if you buy all 8. Payment via PayPal. Open to reasonable offers. Free shipping offer extends to the continental USA only. These drives were purchased new from...
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    PSUs for DAS

    Hi everyone, I am building a very simple DAS server and most things are already ordered. I am going to use 2 basic HDD cages, a simple 2 Ports SSF-8087 to SFF-8088 adapter and put all these on a DIY frame. Last ingredient missing is a PSU and I was wondering if there are any PSUs that are...
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    WTB * Seagate Ironwolf / Ironwolf Pro 6TB or 8TB

    Wanted to buy : Seagate Ironwolf or Ironwolf Pro HDD 6TB or 8TB Drives which can pass all the Seagate SeaTools Diagnostic tests.
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    Need Firmware for ST9600204SS (FireStorm) Savvio 10k.4

    Hello Everyone, I need Generic Seagate Firmware (0004/0006) or just LOD file for ST9600204SS that is Savvio 10k.4. Thanks
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    FS: (2019 Update) WD/HGST Factory Recertified Enterprise Drives, Seagate and Toshiba Drives

    Previous post: HERE So last year we had the opportunity to open our over stock of HGST Enterprise and WD drives for sale. I posted here and the reaction was great even though we had some small learning curves and growing pains. We've noticed a lot of our customers are in the server or...
  18. svtkobra7

    FS: SC826A to SC826B Conversion "Kit" (HDD Kit + LP Rear Window + Unsold HDD Cage Frame)

    Offered for sale (or trade) is everything needed to properly convert a SC826A to SC826B model, i.e. supports rear drive kit (more info = Older Supermicro Chassis: Converting Rear-window to Support 2x2.5 Drive Cages?) and includes the following parts: MCP-220–82609–0N: 2 x 2.5" HDD Kit for 826B...
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    FS: Enterprise HGST and Toshiba HDDs/SSDs

    Hi all, I cleared this with the admin. Below is the intro and sale information. Our business, Tekram USA has been in the data storage/controller/RAID industry for over 20 years. Our main products are controller cards and Thunderbolt 3/Type C RAID enclosures. We've built a good reputation with a...
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    Backup and archiving: HDDs or tape?

    I need to backup several TBytes/week, ideally through a differential or incremental strategy. In addition, I need to archive hundreds of very large medical imaging files (500 GByte each). You may have seen the details of my project in the network subforum. My question is: should I use a tape...