How many HDs do you use?

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Post by =assassin= » Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:56 pm

My Dad's PC has two, my old noisy PC has 2, my new quieter PC has 1

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Post by fastturtle » Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:33 pm

Main Desktop = 2x
SO's Desktop = 1x
2x laptops = 2
1x New Build = 1

Total = 6

Do I have enough? Hell No! I need more drives for storage and backups.

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Post by eitheta » Sat Mar 10, 2007 9:44 pm

2 desktops, each with one 7200rpm 2.5" (Hitachi 7k100)
2 laptops, each with one 5400rpm 2.5" (factory stock)
1 noisy server in garage, with 'cuda7 OS + 4x 'cuda10 RAID5
Half dozen or so external drives (USB/etc), archival/occasional use only.

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Post by Techno Pride » Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:19 pm

OS - Samsung P80 160gb
Data - Seagate BarracudaIV 80gb

my drives are too old and slow :cry:

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Post by Nick Geraedts » Sun Mar 11, 2007 5:16 pm

Server - 4
Workstation - 1 (2.5")
Laptop - 1 +1ext (both 2.5")

Total - 7 (3 are notebook drives)

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Post by bonestonne » Sun Mar 11, 2007 6:27 pm

my server has two, which will soon by in RAID1 setup, each is 40gigs
my P4 rig has a single 80GB drive
my linux box [aka DHTB] has a single 20 HDD..

ive got a single external 400GB

and a spare 6GB drive that i use to test new hardware with the server.

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Post by nici » Mon Mar 12, 2007 6:02 am

Just thought of something.. Do USB drives count? Because if they do im using 6-8 drives. They are just off 95% of the time.

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Post by xzorby » Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:07 am

I've got a single 80gb SATA Western Digital Caviar SE (I think), which is more than enough for my music and games.
All my videos are on the network-disk (which is 160gb).

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Post by Sizzle » Mon Mar 19, 2007 1:47 pm

I have two Seagate Momentus 7200.1 80 gig sata 2.5 inch hdd's in a stripe in my rig.

One Seagate Momentus 7200.1 80 gig stat 2.5 inch hdd in my wife's system.

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Post by bexx » Mon Mar 19, 2007 2:25 pm

14, one system.

Well this weekend I actually took two out to build another system but had I answered Sat sometime it would of been 14... and all in a P180 hah!

4 250GB Samsungs in the bottom part
4 250GB Samsungs + 1 500GB WD in the middle in a custom drive holder thing. The case is designed to have 2 drives, that area, took out all the dumb mounting stuff.
1 500GB WD + 2 500GB Samsungs + 2 160GB Samsungs in a 5in3 hotswap cage in the 5 1/4 bays.

System file system:
8 250GB drives in raid2z using ZFS... think RAID6 but not the same.
2 500GB drives in raid0 for work drive... vmware images and temp storage and bittorrent
1 500GB drive for backup images
2 160GBs for nothing really--- what I removed this weekend
1 500GB for os, 250GB of it is a hotspare to the raid6 array.

=D No its not silent, actually buitl a new system so I can put the current system elsewhere.

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