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The WD 640GB drives use two 320GB platters. While the WD 1TB uses two newer 500GB platters. You CAN NOT enable TLER on any newer WD drives anymore, unless they're enterprise drives. WD removed TLER from all other drives. Which also brings the comment that the F3's are the best mach. drives. The WD RE4 drives are enterprise drives with TLER enabled. They are also more realiable, faster and much more expensive than Samsung drives.
Newegg has them for $10.00 off right now.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136697
I have two of them in RAID0, shortstroked to 500GB total.
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by ski-bum View Post
You CAN NOT enable TLER on any newer WD drives anymore, unless they're enterprise drives. WD removed TLER from all other drives.
I had heard this before. Unfortunately it means that I won't be buying any more WD drives. I say unfortunately because WD has good quality drives and top notch support. Except, apparently, for this.
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Oh wow thanks for the heads-up
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Oh wow thanks for the heads-up
Thanks for the rep!
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