For everyday PC boot-drive purposes, this is bad. Good deal for the price I use this in a DVR 4 cam security system and it works now for over 6 months perfectly.. If you like i can give more instructions on using hdparm. The competition So far, so boring. Have you tried Samsung’s drive configuration tool ESTool. But even a slight durability difference is nice to have, and the RPM drive still definitely isn’t actually slow. Given all this, I reckon you might as well just buy whatever’s cheapest.

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This drive is, of course, also compatible with the original version of SATA, which had a ceiling interface speed of only mebibytes samsung hd103ui second. That’s right – for once, it costs slightly less to buy the more-environmentally-sound product!

They’re not samsung hd103ui they’re vented to the atmosphere through a little filter. If samsung hd103ui try to use a normal hard drive in a vacuumit won’t work. But you can’t have everything. This gives the “EcoGreen” version a slightly lower raw transfer rate because less data passes under the heads per secondand slightly worse “rotational latency” the average samsung hd103ui of time the drive has to wait for the data you asked for to arrive under the heads.

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Apparently, the deal is that samsung hd103ui drive doesn’t bother moving the heads at maximum speed if it knows that they’ll just end up waiting a few milliseconds for the spot they’re reading or writing to spin around under them. See details for description of any imperfections. Even after the most famous samsung hd103ui with some particular line of drivesthere’s no evidence that subsequent drive models from the same manufacturer will be any less reliable than anyone else’s.

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The best write seek speed was only 2. And for “1Tb” drives at the moment, that means Samsung. But then, samsung hd103ui this. Web hosting kindly provided by SecureWebs.

Unfortunately, there’s not actually any good way to figure out samsung hd103ui drive brands are more reliable, if indeed any actually are. You may also like.

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It popped its ugly head up when I upgraded from vista to 7.

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Show More Show Less. I still had the test rig from my solid state drive shootout set up, so I plugged the HDUI into it. The average random-access samsung hd103ui time over the whole disk was Samsung seem to be going through a bad patch at the moment; it happens to every manufacturer at some time, I just hope they get things sorted, Samsung used samsung hd103ui be top of the tree for reliability.

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