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Western Digital ships 6TB WD Red NAS hard drive and all-new WD Red Pro lineup

The 5TB and 6TB WD Red hard drives are designed for home NAS servers, while a new WD Red Pro drive, available in 2TB, 3TB and 4TB, is for serious business.

By July 21, 2014

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Backblaze: Our bet on consumer hard drives looks good so far

After measuring failure rates for four years, the online backup service is optimistic that buying cheaper consumer-grade hard drives was the right choice.

By November 12, 2013

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WD ships low-cost high-grade 4TB hard drive

The drive uses enterprise-class components and technologies to offer 24-7 reliability for the storage needs of both data centers and consumer NAS servers.

By May 28, 2013

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G-Tech soups up external storage with 7,200rpm hard drives

G-Technology announces at CES 2013 that it now uses high-speed 7,200rpm 2.5-inch hard drives for its G-Drive and G-RAID external storage products.

By January 8, 2013

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How to monitor hard-drive health with DiskCheckup for Windows

Hard drives can fail at any time, but clues can help you avoid data loss. DiskCheckup for Windows monitors hard-drive health to help you predict failures.

By August 23, 2012

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Buying a new hard drive? Expect it to die

The best way to treat a hard drive is as something that's built to fail.

By March 11, 2012

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Get a 2TB external hard drive for $69.99 shipped

That's after mailing in three rebate forms and...kidding! That's actually your out-the-door price.

By October 20, 2011

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Bitcasa moves your hard drive to the cloud

The ambitious new service will give users unlimited storage in the cloud with local speed...we hope.

By September 13, 2011

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Managing overheating external hard drives in OS X

External hard drives can sometimes continually spin and become exceptionally hot. Here are some ways to manage this to help prolong the life of your drive.

By July 13, 2011

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Does Apple's Time Capsule really use a 'server-grade' hard drive?

After a teardown by a French tech site, questions arise as to whether the hard drive in Apple's Time Capsule is really of "server grade" as Apple claims.

By June 27, 2011