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Western Digital Announces WD Se Line of Hard Drives

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WD, a Western Digital company and world leader for storage deployed in datacenters, today announced availability of its innovative WD Se line of hard drives, the first designed for scale-out datacenter deployments. Built on an enterprise-grade platform for reliable 24x7x365 datacenter operation, WD Se is tailored to deliver the right combination of performance, reliability and robustness for large-scale replicated environments, mid-sized network attached storage (NAS) deployment, and backup/archiving applications.

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You can also get pretty much the same drives under the Caviar Black series, just look that they offer the same technologies. I got my 2TB with same characteristics as far more expensive RE drive back at the time, only difference was the actual testing done on the drive. It now has loads of operational hours behind and it's still working great (knocking on wood).
 
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You can also get pretty much the same drives under the Caviar Black series, just look that they offer the same technologies. I got my 2TB with same characteristics as far more expensive RE drive back at the time, only difference was the actual testing done on the drive. It now has loads of operational hours behind and it's still working great (knocking on wood).
do they have the time-limited error recovery ?

because that is the main problem with hardware raid ....
 
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I bought WD white label drives b/c of these stupid high prices...and none of the seven in 24/7 use have failed :roll: That's better than buying them new :laugh:
 
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Cause Sammy drives don't fail :nutkick: :rolleyes: jesus, stop being such a fanboy, WD and Seagate are some of the best HDD makers out there, poking fun just makes you look like a Richard ;)
Seagate blows. If you want to RMA drives every 6 months, then you buy one.

Real Sammy drives didn't fail. Too bad they no longer exist. Seagate could have mended their lousy reputation by using Samsung's designs (but I imagine they cost more to produce).
 
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Seagate blows. If you want to RMA drives every 6 months, then you buy one.

Real Sammy drives didn't fail. Too bad they no longer exist. Seagate could have mended their lousy reputation by using Samsung's designs (but I imagine they cost more to produce).
I've owned everything from Sammy, WD, Segate and even Hitatchi over the last 3 years, guess what? none have failed, I have only had one drive fail on me from new over the last 5 years, that was a OCZ 64GB SSD, 2nd gen I think, did it put me off buying OCZ? erm........... no not really because the other 6 I owned performed flawlessly.

"Real Sammy drives didn't fail?"

Yea, that statement is like all the NV fanboys who say that AMD drivers suck.

Sorry to break it to you, just because you have bought something doesn't automatically make it the best... I'm guessing you're like 13-14?
 
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I've owned everything from Sammy, WD, Segate and even Hitatchi over the last 3 years, guess what? none have failed, I have only had one drive fail on me from new over the last 5 years, that was a OCZ 64GB SSD, 2nd gen I think, did it put me off buying OCZ? erm........... no not really because the other 6 I owned performed flawlessly.

"Real Sammy drives didn't fail?"

Yea, that statement is like all the NV fanboys who say that AMD drivers suck.

Sorry to break it to you, just because you have bought something doesn't automatically make it the best... I'm guessing you're like 13-14?
Oh, yeah, totally, I'm only 13 :confused:
 
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Oh, yeah, totally, I'm only 13 :confused:
Yay!!!!! I was right, I had a bet with myself based on your posts and how you come across, you're quite mature for your age.... :toast:

Sorry sarcasm, it's a British trait lol but you can't go around slagging companies without giving any reasonable excuses, all mfr's have issues though on the whole HDD tech is very mature these days and even the likes of Hitatchi and Toshiba can mfr some pretty decent drives, less of the fanboyism and you're there :toast: