2.5" vs 3.5" reliability
Posted 23 July 2013 - 11:22 AM
Also, does the orientation of the drive play any part in its performance (for instance placed flat vs on its side like a book on shelf)?
Posted 24 July 2013 - 09:59 AM
Orientation has no effect on modern hard drive performance.
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Posted 24 July 2013 - 10:01 AM
Even modern 2.5" 7200 rpm drives however like the 1tb Travelstar 7k1000 seems to lag behind the better 3.5" 2tb drives which I've had a look at not long ago. http://storagereview...r_7k1000_review
If you are interested in 3.5" then there is at least two writeup which might be of interest. 2TB http://reybasti.hubp...-Drive-For-2013 Worth to mention which he not did is that the 2TB Barracuda only have one year warranty.
And the 3TB http://reybasti.hubp...-Drive-for-2013
Posted 29 July 2013 - 08:48 PM
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