Perhaps Doraemon could back me up on this, if she kept up on competitor practices such as this. It’ll be interesting to see if Seagate continues that practice or not. There were no ribbon cables to deal with, as the board connects to the drive with self-aligning contacts. Show More Show Less. If it weren’t for the fact that it’s a raid array, I would have ditched them all already.
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The Maxtor drive electronics may be fragile with respect to power surges a Western Maxtof drive survived the same calamity but swapping requiring just a standard Torx wrench. It’ll be interesting to see if Seagate continues that practice or not. If it weren’t for the fact that it’s a raid array, I would have ditched them all already. Reliability on Maxline drives is pretty good.
In the end, I was pleased to recover my data at a low cost, and would go this route again to recover my data. About this product Product Information The Maxtor MaxLine Pro hard drive provides facilities like storage of email archives data warehousing snapshot clones and remote applications. It sounds like they’re still doing that. Sep 22, Posts: I haven’t been able to find much on temperature data for the MaxLine drive.
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There was a marked increase in performance after the 20th power-on. Who knows, but I’m avoiding them now.
Perhaps Doraemon could back me up on this, if she kept up on competitor practices such as this. Tue May 22, 2: We don’t see retail boxed units here for obvious reasons, so we wouldn’t be aware of that They have a 5 year warranty, just like the Seagate consumer drives.
It could also have gone away completely, during the time period of the acoustic management patent enforcement for hard drive manufacturers. Is this ‘enterprise’ drive any better?
Mon May 21, 7: Yes, I tried that and it made no difference. My motherboard, power supply, and hard drives had died in a mysterious power calamity.
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Perfect Amazing condition, especially for such an old drive. Mon May 21, This have big warranty time and you confiability.
The average latency of a mere 8. I was also happy that my drive mechanism spun up and I was able to access my data with the new drive electronics; otherwise, I would have paid too much to buy a used and obsolete hard drive.
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Most relevant reviews See all 8 reviews. Show less Show more. Nov 14, Posts: Easy to Recover Data By Swapping Drive Electronics I bought this used hard drive so I could swap the drive electronics onto a dead drive of the same model, to recover GB of backups.
Generally speaking I prefer fewer platters when possible, but that’s about it. See all 4 refurbished listings. That sounds like some bad luck I use it, by hard works in my computer. Madwand Ars Praetorian Registered: