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 Post subject: Spindown hdd power consumption
PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:48 am 
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What is power consumption of hdd that has spun down?


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 Post subject: Re: Spundonw hdd power consumption
PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 6:48 am 
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In my experience it's 1-2W, perhaps a little less.

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 Post subject: Re: Spindown hdd power consumption
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And is there some difference between spindown and idle?


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 Post subject: Re: Spindown hdd power consumption
PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 7:09 am 
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Yes, idle means spinning but no activity, so the heads are not moving.

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