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#1 Bosco

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 06:32 PM

Need a 4TB HDD? Check out ccokeman review of the Seagate Constellation ES.3 4TB and see it its what you need :)

 

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 06:47 PM

Wow that perform surprisingly well given its size and being a harddrive.


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 07:04 AM

Very nice! Great review! 

I could definitely use this! 


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 09:28 AM

But I can get two 2TB drives for cheaper... :unsure:


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 01:14 PM

But I can get two 2TB drives for cheaper... :unsure:

 

It's an enterprise drive meant for businesses, but it won't stop consumers from getting it if they want that kind of speed. Otherwise there's a consumer 4TB drive for under $200 but only 64MB of cache, which is what Frank says in the review.


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 01:41 PM

 

But I can get two 2TB drives for cheaper... :unsure:

 

It's an enterprise drive meant for businesses, but it won't stop consumers from getting it if they want that kind of speed. Otherwise there's a consumer 4TB drive for under $200 but only 64MB of cache, which is what Frank says in the review.

 

Hmm I didn't notice the enterprise fact. I actually prefer enterprise drives for there very low failure rate. Only 2 of my drives are not enterprise.


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 06:35 PM

 

 

But I can get two 2TB drives for cheaper... :unsure:

 

It's an enterprise drive meant for businesses, but it won't stop consumers from getting it if they want that kind of speed. Otherwise there's a consumer 4TB drive for under $200 but only 64MB of cache, which is what Frank says in the review.

 

Hmm I didn't notice the enterprise fact. I actually prefer enterprise drives for there very low failure rate. Only 2 of my drives are not enterprise.

 

The costs are higher but you get a 5 year warranty and an enterprise feature set. Its a matter of what you are comfortable with.

I have been fortunate and have only had one mechanical drive fail on me in the past 10 years.  SSD's are another story.....    


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Posted 07 May 2013 - 03:23 AM

I think I'd rather have two consumer 4 TB drives for less money...but the results are impressive for a HDD.

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:10 AM

I think I'd rather have two consumer 4 TB drives for less money...but the results are impressive for a HDD.

In RAID 1?


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Posted 07 May 2013 - 05:44 PM

RAID 0


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Posted 07 May 2013 - 06:16 PM

RAID 0

No i meant for him, to ensure extra reliability


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Posted 07 May 2013 - 06:18 PM


I think I'd rather have two consumer 4 TB drives for less money...but the results are impressive for a HDD.

In RAID 1?
Yeah of course. :lol:

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