[mythtv-users] Quiet, reliable hard drives
caldodge at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 20:59:09 UTC 2017
Backblaze.com still seems to have the best luck with HGST drives, so
that brand would be my choice.
On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 2:48 PM, Mark Wedel <mwedel at sonic.net> wrote:
> Any recommendations for a quiet & reliable hard drive for mythtv? SSD
> would fit the bill, but at 2 TB capacity (what I'm looking at), still a bit
> I'm currently running 2 machines - a system with enterprise quality HD that
> stores the data in a far way room (drives going on 5 years of operation and
> still strong) and a frontend/main linux computer with all SSD. Ideally, I'd
> like to consolidate, but those enterprised HDs are quite noisy, and I like
> the relatively quietness I have now.
> Mythtv pretty much never records more than 1 thing at a time. The storage
> is also used for zoneminder & other minor storage use.
> I'm tempted by the 2.5" lap top drives - those generally seem quieter &
> lower power, but I'm not sure if they'd be up to long term use. Though the
> Firecuda comes with a 5 year warranty, suggesting some degree of robustness.
> I currently mirror all of my data, and I'd probably want to do that with
> the new setup. I'll probably free up an SSD, so can use that as read/write
> Looking for thoughts/suggestions.
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