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WD Red drives or Seagate equiv for Drobo S

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December 2, 2012 12:53:15 PM

Hello,

I have a Drobo S populated with Seagate Barracuda drives.

As I increase storage should I continue with the Barracuda drives or would it be best to start using the WD Red drives or the Seagate equivalent to the red drive {are there any?}

Also if I use these new drives would it be okay to use them along with the Barracuda drives?

If I do use these drives is the extra the cost worth it?

Thanks
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December 2, 2012 1:31:27 PM

Mixing hard drives in a RAID configuration isn't recommended. Since they are supported, you should simply add more Seagate Barracuda drives.
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