1. EAZ1964

    22TB Seagate disk presented, but it is SMR As it is SMR it will surely be on the incompatibility list, so beware.
  2. Phone Guy

    SMR drive as single drive not RAID

    I've got a server (not a "nas") that has some age on the internal drives. This "server" is a windows computer that is on 24/7 and pretty much runs the media duties of the house. It's drives all have age on them, and I'm in upgrade mode ;) Any reason why a WD SMR (EFAX) drive(s) can NOT be...
  3. EAZ1964

    preliminary settlement approval in case WD SMR - consumers

    A small settlement for the consumers that felt mislead by the WD SMR marketing:
  4. WST16

    WD WD addresses SMR controversy with new Red Plus hard drives
  5. Telos

    WD Here come the ambulance chasers !

    Join the class-action suit (keep our lawyers healthy and wealthy)... 🙈 🙊 🙉 Western Digital Lawsuit For Shipping Slower SMR Hard Drives Including WD Red NAS
  6. jeyare

    Seems to be - something happened in HDD vendor's product descriptions (CMR/SMR)

    from my 2 days research I have better overview, what HDD was created with CMR and what with SMR technology (not only for NASes). Seems to be two main HDD vendors - Seagate and Western Digital have prepared new NAS product white sheets with clear information about used technology for a magnetic...
  7. jeyare

    HDD basic for all. Simple guide when SMR HDD is useful and for whom

    You can start with reading of these blogs in our forum: User article - Panic around the SMR HDDs. Or just well thought out marketing (from/for whom)? Part No.1 (2) User article - Panic around the hard drive. Or just well thought out marketing (from/for whom)? Part No. 2
  8. jeyare

    Toshiba Official: Use of Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) technology in Toshiba Consumer Hard Drives

    April 28, 2020 Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation The introduction of Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) technology has enabled HDD manufacturers, such as Toshiba, to increase the capacity of their spinning platter drives beyond that of existing approaches. SMR technology is...