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My case has 4 HDD hot swap bays! So I store the HDDs in VHS video cases, smile.gif
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post #12 of 15
I am paranoid, because I've lost everything once already during a power surge. The whole computer and hard drive just got fried. Thus I have everything on a slave drive on the computer, which gets backed up onto two separate portable drives. Another portable drive is then backed up with a laptop that isn't plugged in, and is then stored in a safe. I also have bits of the backups stored on older and smaller drives that are rarely used. Again...just in case
post #13 of 15
I keep one hard drive with stuff that I don't want to lose due to a drive crash unplugged. It just sits on a shelf. Every now and then when I want to add something to it I just slip it in my hot-swap bay, add a few things, and take it back out and put it on the shelf again.
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post #14 of 15
backup up the data to 2 drives both go in antistatic bags one in a fire safe (good for 1 hour keeps inside under 100 i think?? other goes to relative's house in a fire safe as well.... This is only for critical data... The other marginally important stuff goes on backup hd's and is left in the case but the cables are pulled so no power or sata to the drive. call me paranoid but some of the data i have ( about .5tb CANNOT be lost this includes pics home videos and important documents.)
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Pretty much what I do with all my spare parts. Just stuff 'em into a box.
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