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by eldoctor.Sylvain
Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:09 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung HD501LJ
Replies: 123
Views: 138228

Hello. Does anyone know how to manage seek noise on this drive?

I tried to use the HD501LJ HUTIL available on Samsung web site, but run from a dos7 it does not detect my sata adapter...
by eldoctor.Sylvain
Fri Jan 19, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung HD501LJ
Replies: 123
Views: 138228

Hello. I couldn't find any usable tool for ide to sata in UBCD. It works well for ide to ide, but in my case... ;)

I found a tool called HDClone, there is a free version, and it does the job.
I just had to resize the partition with qt_parted and it was done... :)
by eldoctor.Sylvain
Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:31 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung HD501LJ
Replies: 123
Views: 138228

So I just received my HD501LJ. It is pretty silent, but not as much as my previous DM+9 160GB: a litte high frequency noise can be heard. Anyway I think it's a good value. I have a formatted capacity (NTFS with block size 512) of 465.76GB? Does it seem correct to you? Do you know a good tool to chec...
by eldoctor.Sylvain
Sun Jan 14, 2007 4:59 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung HD501LJ
Replies: 123
Views: 138228

Thanks everybody.
I just ordered the 501LJ.
by eldoctor.Sylvain
Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:39 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung HD501LJ
Replies: 123
Views: 138228

Thanks... Since I'm in France, I'll PM you. I've listened to your samples. No doubt, between the 3 I would choose the HD501LJ. But I could also buy a HD400LJ. Would it be the same noise level as the HD401LJ? If the only difference is cache, then in idle, it would be the same... ;) Is the HD321KJ the...
by eldoctor.Sylvain
Sat Jan 13, 2007 5:09 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung HD501LJ
Replies: 123
Views: 138228

Hello. I'm pretty confused while choosing a new silent drive (I have a fanless PC). The last winner in the "official" articles on silentpcreview.com is the HD400LJ drive, with 133GB plates. I can today buy this drive, but also the HD401LJ or HD501LJ. Has anyone an idea about the difference in noise ...