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well...as like many DATA junkies...i store a lot of data......
so,tell me guys how do you keep the HDD's? i mean how do you store them to protect from anything and everything?
i need some help guys.....tell me.....
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I have 4 in my old server. Pretty much just get put into another case.
    
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if your really paranoid put it in a ziplock and a shoebox or something
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u mean i shud just make an file server out of it?
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post #5 of 15
A stored HDD is un-utilized space.
All HDD's just get absorbed into my RAID server.

Storing one would consist of, if you're paranoid, an antistatic bag and some foam wrapping.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sumonpathak;12703270 
u mean i shud just make an file server out of it?

They are just IN my server case, some arent even connected, but that isnt a bad idea. Find a board with 6 SATA ports and a decent controller card.
    
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^^^THANKS MAN.......time to find my ol E4500:D
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post #8 of 15
I store most my data in an unRAID server (JBOD + parity protection).
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post #9 of 15
Just stuff it inside a box. Not like it would get damaged by just laying there..
    
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post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by tryagainplss;12704409 
Just stuff it inside a box. Not like it would get damaged by just laying there..

Pretty much what I do with all my spare parts. Just stuff 'em into a box.
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