Buyer beware—that 2TB-6TB “NAS” drive you’ve been eyeing might be SMR

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  1. ronjor

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    Jim Salter - 4/17/2020
     
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    WD Lists Hard Disk Drives That Use Slower SMR Technology
    April 23, 2020
    https://www.cdrinfo.com/d7/content/wd-lists-hard-disk-drives-use-slower-smr-technology
    Updated (April 21,2020):
     
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    Toshiba Publishes List of Hard Drives With SMR Technology
    April 29, 2020
    https://www.cdrinfo.com/d7/content/toshiba-publishes-list-hard-drives-smr-technology
     
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    It's good they had to fess up. There are other issues I don't have time to discuss at the moment.
     
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    Lawsuit vs. Western Digital wants to end any use of SMR in NAS drives
    The hits keep coming against Western Digital's much-loathed SMR Red disks
    June 17, 2020

    https://arstechnica.com/information...al-wants-to-end-any-use-of-smr-in-nas-drives/
     
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    Western Digital adds “Red Plus” branding for non-SMR hard drives
    June 24, 2020
    https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/202...ds-red-plus-branding-for-non-smr-hard-drives/
     
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