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Drives were purchased in March for my file server. Looking to reduce the number of drives I'm using for a smaller NAS build. Drives did not see a heavy workload as my fileserver is basically just used to store my media and some personal pictures/documents.

Is $600 for the 8 ($75 per drive) unreasonable? Here is the link to the drives.
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Yeah that sounds reasonable. Just include all the SMART test results to show prospective buyers that all sectors are okay and that hard drive health is still good.
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Yeah that sounds reasonable. Just include all the SMART test results to show prospective buyers that all sectors are okay and that hard drive health is still good.

Cool. What's the best (more reputable) way to do this?
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http://www.passmark.com/products/diskcheckup.htm

That should provide accessto all the monitoring and metrics you need
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http://www.passmark.com/products/diskcheckup.htm

That should provide accessto all the monitoring and metrics you need

That utility doesn't appear to work on disks in a RAID array (unless I'm doing something wrong).
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That utility doesn't appear to work on disks in a RAID array (unless I'm doing something wrong).


Try one of Hitachi's own

http://www.hgst.com/support/downloads

Not sure if the RAID will still impact it hmmmmm

I suppose Window's built in "scandisk" tool could be just as useful to say "there are no errors"
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