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Kinda think this link deserves a sticky, the work this guy has done is fantastic. Specially for Western Digital hard drives, as they vary greatly in performance on the last -XXXXXX of model number.

For instance, I just bought this WD7501AALS without knowing it was a WD7501AALS-00E3A0 which is a 2x500GB platter, 3 head version smile.gif Much better then the possible 3x250GB or 2x375GB platter. It gets 60-126MB/s sequential read speeds, perfect for short stroking.

Hard Disk Drive Platter Density Database:
http://rml527.blogspot.com/
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That's all I really gotta say is REP+
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interesting nice link, looking up my HDDs now and +rep smile.gif but IIRC to become a Sticky the infomation, review, database of reviews/product comparisons and guides etc must be compiled here by a member and done on OCN.. i asuume thats correct.. thumb.gif
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post #4 of 11
the blog now is closed ? need an invite !?!?
post #5 of 11
The HDD Platter Capacity Database (http://rml527.blogspot.com/) is a great resource but it now seems to be closed or set to private. Anyone know how to request access from the Blog owner??
post #6 of 11
Thread Starter 
Thanks for bringing it to my attention I'll get in contact with the author
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Thank you @kevinf!
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Quote:
Hello,

I loved your blog for several years. It appears to be under member only access. What happened? Can I be of help (software engineer here)....

Thanks for your hard work!

Cached Contact us page, uses JotForm apparently. "Thank You! Your submission has been received."
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Threadripper 1950x Alienware Area-51 TR edition Radeon Pro Duo (aka R9 Fury x2) HyperX 32GB DDR4-2400 
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Intel 600p NVME Samsung NVME Windows 10 RS3 Dell P4317Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cooler Master QuickFire Cherry Brown Dell 1500W Alienware Area-51 Logitech MX5500 
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AMD FX-8350 (Vishera) Gigabyte GA-990XA AMD 285X (unreleased) AMD 285X (unreleased) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (996679) Western Digital WD10EALS 1TB Blue Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F180GBGT-BK 180GB Intel 530 Series SSDSC2BW240A401 240GB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Sony 20X Sata DVD-RW Scythe Mugen 2 rev B (3) Scythe Slip Stream SY1225SL12H-P Antec Tri-Cool 140mm 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Antec Tri-Cool 120mm Scythe Ultra Kaze DFS123812-3000 Windows 7 Pro 64bit ASUS PA248Q 24.1" IPS 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Coolermaster Storm QuickFire Stealth Cherry MX ... Antec Earthwatts EA-750 Antec 300 Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
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Opteron 6386 SE TYAN S8236-IL el crappo onboard vga 48GB RDDR3-1600 ECC 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Seagate IronWolf Intel 200G DC S3710 SATA SSD Seagate Pulsar.2 ST200FM0002 SAS SSD VMWare Esxi 6.0 + Freenas 9.10 
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550W 1RU Tyan Mellanox ConnectX-3 Dual 10G SFP+ 
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post #9 of 11
thanks, keep us informed
post #10 of 11
any news?
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