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Seagate Barracuda Green 2*2tb Raid 0 HD Tach - nice

Jun 18, 2005
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Hi All

I recently got two of these drives -
Seagate Barracuda LP 2TB ST2000DL003 Hard Drive
and set them up in Raid 0 with Intel RST (on a P67 mobo - using the P67 PCH)

Obviously I put them on the Sata 6gbps ports - I don't have any other devices that can use them to their full potential. Now before you see the scores, I want to mention something else.

There seem to be more then a few cases of these hard drives bricking themselves after days/weeks/months and becoming undetectable at BIOS. So I can't recommend the drives themselves. I bought them without doing enough research. Still, i will have my data backed up (most of it!) and can always RMA them if this happens to me.

Still, here are my HD Tach results. This is after dumping ~2Tb onto the raid, I didn't test before, unsure if it makes a difference:

Now that burst speed shouldn't even be possible! and the sustained is just amazing. Cool hey?

Just a heads up for those of you who (like me) were beginning to fill 2tb. There are other options, and this one looks good!
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Apr 7, 2011
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Looking good, I have one of those myself.
About the "undetectable in BIOS": Seagate released a firmware that fixes the issue, so I suggest you check if you have the newest firmware ;)