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by judelaw
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Most Silent HDD I can buy in 2019, even small ones
Replies: 9
Views: 12486

Re: Most Silent HDD I can buy in 2019, even small ones

An SSD has less likelihood of failure than a mechanical drive
Here's a debate about it : https://www.reddit.com/r/DataHoarder/co ... your_data/
I don't know what to think, I haven't got any knowledge.
by judelaw
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Most Silent HDD I can buy in 2019, even small ones
Replies: 9
Views: 12486

Re: Most Silent HDD I can buy in 2019, even small ones

I don't know what is safer to store data between ssd and hard disk. I have backup of course. I will need two drives, one for intensive writes/rewrites (torrents and downloads, a lot of them), another one for data I don't want to loose (mostly word documents, pictures ).
by judelaw
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Most Silent HDD I can buy in 2019, even small ones
Replies: 9
Views: 12486

Most Silent HDD I can buy in 2019, even small ones

Hi everyone ! What is the most silent hard drive I can buy today in 2019? Even if it's 1TB or even 500gb.
No ssd.
by judelaw
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: With helium drives, anything above 6TB = noisy?
Replies: 26
Views: 28969

Re: With helium drives, anything above 6TB = noisy?

Hi ! I just bought a 12tb seagate drive st12000dm0007 and it's indeed terribly noisy compared to the current drives I'm using (I don't even hear them). I'm yet to find a 6 tb+ reliable silent drive, and have absolutely no idea what to choose. Many say smr drives should be avoided.
by judelaw
Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Silent 6tb drive
Replies: 1
Views: 5420

Silent 6tb drive

Good evening everyone, I registered on this forum to know what is the most silent 6tb hard drive and if this drive is indeed silent. I don't mind so much the noise when it's turning on, although I don't like it too much. I mind only the noise while reading. I want it to be dead silent like the small...