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by Yacho
Sun Oct 15, 2006 4:45 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: 300GB (ish) Recommendation
Replies: 24
Views: 11708

i recently Went for 2x HD300LJ - what can i say - two those raided0 drives make half of barracuda10 noise - yes they are audiable but i find their seeks hell lot nicer than barracudas - also i have them totally undumped - they are just put into chieftec case (wich resonates like hell Preformance Wis...
by Yacho
Sat Oct 14, 2006 2:35 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: SMART Readings behind RAID0 - wich proggie ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1884

Re: SMART Readings behind RAID0 - wich proggie ?

Wich program should i use to read SMART values from Raid0 drives ? controller (ich8r) afaik is capable of passing SMART readings but i dont know wich tools to use. In Windows? Speedfan? Nope speedfan cant do it :/ Sent question to gigabyte -As this is my MB manufacturer - we'll see what they will h...
by Yacho
Sat Oct 14, 2006 10:38 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: SMART Readings behind RAID0 - wich proggie ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1884

SMART Readings behind RAID0 - wich proggie ?

Wich program should i use to read SMART values from Raid0 drives ? controller (ich8r) afaik is capable of passing SMART readings but i dont know wich tools to use.
by Yacho
Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:12 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: samsung spinpoint t vs seagate barracuda 7200.10
Replies: 5
Views: 3829

steer away from Barracudas ! 500 gb model could make you hearing imppaired person ;p
im waiting for 2 spinpoints also
by Yacho
Mon Oct 09, 2006 10:20 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung Spinpoint T - 300 & 400 GB
Replies: 74
Views: 64180

Ive decided to buy 2x320 samsung's i got experience with 500 gb barracuda 10 and i guess you could torture child murderers with those disks in raid0 setup sweet god...
by Yacho
Sun Oct 08, 2006 6:15 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung Spinpoint T - 300 & 400 GB
Replies: 74
Views: 64180

ye- i also tought about 400 GB models but seems that they are beyond my reach - here you can get 320 GB model at below 100$ while 400 GB is at least 180$ I seriously would like to see how 320 gb model compares with 300gb one... might be that it uses 3 platters with 2 on full capacity.... at 320 gb s...
by Yacho
Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung Spinpoint T - 300 & 400 GB
Replies: 74
Views: 64180

Do you guys consider Samsung to be high faliure rate drives ? im having hard time to decide if ill go 2x320 gb samsung T series or 2x32gb Barracudas - samsung hits the spot in terms of silence but as i ran trough some forums pepole consider samsungs not to be realible - can you guys tell your experi...
by Yacho
Mon Oct 02, 2006 9:10 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Seagate 7200.10 Series
Replies: 80
Views: 36380

I bought the 400GB 7200.10 Perpendicular drive from Outpost, and WOW is it loud! I feel just like the above poster, reminds me of old 10GB maxtors (I have one laying around here which still works and makes loud noises!).... I took the drive out of my PC and the noise was 80% gone! So the sound does...
by Yacho
Mon Oct 02, 2006 9:05 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Seagate 7200.10 Series
Replies: 80
Views: 36380

thanks MakaveliReturns, now i know that 3 platter baraccuda's are simply loud as hell - fortunelly i sold mine - ill ship it tomorrow and ill get 2x320 samsungs in raid0 in exchange.... still im very dissapointed with seagate 10 series... :/
by Yacho
Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:11 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Opinions on [HD320LJ] by samsung
Replies: 0
Views: 1437

Opinions on [HD320LJ] by samsung

Hi ?
anyone got any experience with this drive ? - i kinda hoped that seagate 10 would be ok by means of silence but i was waaay dissapointed - i dont want to make same mistake twice ... i plan to use 2 of those drives in raid0 matrix so could you give some feedback on loudnes/realibility >
by Yacho
Mon Sep 11, 2006 5:05 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Seagate 7200.10 Series
Replies: 80
Views: 36380

well i bought 320 GB drive like a week ago but unfortunelly i dropped it right after i got it from store so i decided to RMA it directly to Seagate... i got it replaced by 500GB model - i should be damn happy about it but im NOT. FAQ reads that seagate may ship refurbished drives as replacements - w...