Originally Posted by jameyscott
Woah! You're killing the performance of your drive. You might want to off load some of that somewhere. You should keep at minimum 10-20GB of a drive unused.
Isnt this irellevant for a mechanical harddrive?
Originally Posted by Murlocke
The first 5TB drives are going to have 5 platters, i'm almost certain. I would not touch them unless you have a real time backup or are storing data that can be replaced. Get 4TB drives with 4 platters, or wait for the 4 platter 5TB drives.
Well, I've had a 5 platter 2TB drive for ages and its still running like it was brand new
WD. Had several Seagate 3TB drives with 1TB platters that failed. So does this matter really?
I'm running RAID1 tho.
I'm considering two of these