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July 27, 2011 6:19:09 AM

Hi, wondering whats your absolute storage capacity.

All your currently operable media capable of storing data combined, excluding read-only medias.

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July 27, 2011 11:55:48 AM

dontknownotsure said:
Hi, wondering whats your absolute storage capacity.

All your currently operable media capable of storing data combined, excluding read-only medias.



what do you mean? how much space a drive can ACTUALLY give when u first buy it?
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July 27, 2011 1:19:49 PM

somdow said:
what do you mean? how much space a drive can ACTUALLY give when u first buy it?


I mean your total storage capacity, all your Hard drives (and possiblly all flash drives)combined.
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July 27, 2011 1:39:33 PM

i have about 3.5-4 tb all together more or less

a 1.5 tb
a 1tb
a 600gig
a 500gig
and a 90g ssd
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August 8, 2011 6:18:21 AM

internally: 8.5TB
externally: 16TB
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August 8, 2011 10:54:29 AM

Internal: 1.6TB
External: 8TB
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August 9, 2011 9:18:56 PM

Internal: 2 x 80gig
1 x 40gig
External: 1TB
18gig in my phone ...lol

And the parts are on there way for my new PC so there is a 1TB internal coming, almost doubling my storage ...lol
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August 10, 2011 11:04:26 AM

4x3TB - 12 TB
2x2TB - 4 TB
2x1.5TB - 3 TB
6x30GB SSDs - 180GB (OS)

So...a little over 19TB - at least in this system - my others only have a 6 or 8 TB.

Oh...that's all internal. External makes my head hurt.
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August 30, 2011 10:16:54 AM

goodgod 20tb is that home theater library?

I usually don't designate my drives as internal or external because with exception of OS drive I use 3.5 and 2.5 in. sata bay and swap them as if they were thumb drives.

How much does your rig weight lol.
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August 30, 2011 10:33:57 AM

dontknownotsure said:
goodgod 20tb is that home theater library?

I usually don't designate my drives as internal or external because with exception of OS drive I use 3.5 and 2.5 in. sata bay and swap them as if they were thumb drives.

How much does your rig weight lol.



I actually put it on the scale - it's in a large Corsair 800D case with SLI, etc. 81lbs. So no LAN party with it.
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August 30, 2011 10:59:31 AM

In working condition:

2x2000000MB external
2x1000000MB external
2x500000MB 1 external, 1 internal
3x320000MB 2x internal, 1 external
1x120000MB SSD internal
1x80000MB SSD internal

Flash
32000MB
16000MB
8000MB x2
4000MB x2
2000MB x2 (retired)
1000MB x4 (retired)
512MB x1 (retired)
256MB x1 (retired)
128MB x1 (retired)
4MB x1 (retired)

Broken one doesn't count, there could be some more flash drive, ide or older sata drives lying somewhere in working condition in drawers somewhere in my room but I am too lazy to find out. I feel guilty for not putting them in use, they were once my fastest/biggest (like toy story 3).

Total=8240900MB

Sadly, non of the flash drives are usb 3.0 so the fastest portable external storage is the 500000MB 2.5 portable HDD on usb 3.0 enclosure. :( 

Also, I don't know why people saying the caviar green drive fails a lot, my terabyte drives for storage are green drive and non fail so far.
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August 30, 2011 11:38:32 AM

Pyree, is there a reason you used MB instead of GB or even TB? It's too early to do math.

As for Green drives failing, I like them. I have four 3 TB greenies and 1 2 TB greenie. However, I would caution - from my own experience of using them in RAID.
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August 30, 2011 12:02:46 PM

I have to include the 4MB flash drive from like maybe 2001 so they are in MB. Still in my study desk drawer and working (I actually think it is a 1.1 drive. It is sooo slow).

Yes, the green drives are slow so they are prone to drop out in raid but there is a firmware fix for it.
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August 30, 2011 12:46:14 PM

I don't think there is a firmware fix - at least for the new drives.
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August 30, 2011 12:52:02 PM

ok, may be I didn't use the proper term because I don't remember the exact term. I google for it again, it's the "time limited error recovery utilities" to change the timeout threshold. So the utility doesn't work anymore on the newest green drive?
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August 30, 2011 12:59:48 PM

Unless there's something new, my latest research showed the WD disabled that a few years ago. Now, all Green Drives suffer from the TLER problem when put in a RAID array.
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August 30, 2011 1:17:57 PM

Ok my WD10EADS was before that so that's why. Well, if they die, I just have to be careful not to get the new green drive for raid then.

***! That leads to big problem because someone asked me whether they are ok for raid and I said they are and tell them to use tler......fail
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