[TUHS] Irwin 285

Wilko Bulte wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Fri Jan 22 20:46:38 AEST 2010

Quoting Jochen Kunz, who wrote on Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 11:15:57AM +0100 ..
> On Fri, 22 Jan 2010 10:34:09 +0100
> Wilko Bulte <wb at freebie.xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > recoverable read error rate I presume.
> No. NON-recoverable read error rate: 1 per 10^14 bits.

Hm.. ;)

> And this is for light desktop use. Heavy IO on the disk may increase
> failure rate. At least this is written in the technical data sheet of
> the drive. WD drives are not that much better: 1 per 10^15 bits.
> For sure: High end SAS drives have better numbers. But they cost much
> more EUR / GB and require a SAS adapter...

SAS is the heir to the parallel SCSI throne, and similarly (premium) priced

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