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  • July 26, 2023 Jon Zasowski

    NAS hard drives vs. enterprise hard drives

    Depending on the market, one class of drives might be better priced than the other. This raises the question if you can use NAS drives in a server or enterprise drives in a NAS. Long story short, yes, you can...

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  • July 26, 2023 Jon Zasowski

    What are power disable hard drives?

    The power-disable (PWDIS) feature is now standard on SAS interface hard drives. This feature allows the host to reset the hard drive if necessary. Usually Seagate with part numbers ending in "0G" and Western Digital as "04" will have this...

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  • July 26, 2023 Jon Zasowski

    What are drive writes per day or DWPD?

    Drive writes per day, also known abbreviated as DWPD, is an endurance measurement for solid state drives (SSDs). Typically, it is measured at 100% random writes and over a period of 5 years. While some drives in the past featured...

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  • March 28, 2022 ServerPartDeals Staff

    Best High-Capacity Internal Hard Drives of 2022

    As the time of this writing, going into April 2022 brings not only the 2nd quarter but also spring. It’s still early in the year but many new technologies when it comes to mechanical storage are arising. On the market...

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