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    great, still and flash.
  • Our engine has detected that Amazon has altered, modified or removed reviews from this listing. We approximate total reviews altered up to 14.
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  • Our engine has analyzed and discovered that 68.7% of the reviews are reliable.
  • This product had a total of 3,413 reviews as of our last analysis date on Jun 22 2020.
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Very happy works great and is fast.

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Thanks!! Arrived as described


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    No matter how much you pay for a harddrive they will fail.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Had an issue after the warranty ran out where the hd died.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Not sure if it was due to the forced win 10 upgrade where the hd was corrupted of not.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    No smr no mtc (the drive doesn't do weird shingled writing, doesn't write cache to other parts of the platters and move it later).


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I don't know what seagate is trying to do with other drives they make that are newer than this, but smr belongs in archive drives (and maybe not even there).


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Possible smr/mtc read paths:direct from the plattersfrom the platters (cached in ram)from the platters (cached somewhere else on the platters)from the platters (cached in flash memory if drive includes flash)possible smr/mtc write paths:to the platters (but first we need to read* up to ~256mb and write* it somewhere else, then write* it all back with the changes)cached (and maybe consolidated for a more efficient write) in ram, then written to the platters (possibly needing to do the above line)cached (and maybe consolidated for a more efficient write) in flash*, then written to the platters (possibly needing to do the first line)data sitting on the drive (platters) which you aren't changing at all may be read*, re-written* somewhere else, then re-written* back to where it was.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Each of these reads/writes is subjected to the 1 bit per 10^14 read/write error rate every time.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    You may need to lookup how to get windows to recognize a greater than 2tb volumed hdd, however seagate software will help with that.

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