5900 RPM drives

TJ Varghese tj at tjvarghese.com
Sun Aug 15 04:18:47 UTC 2010

On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 11:42 AM, Ryan Coleman <ryan.coleman at cwis.biz>wrote:

> I was actually looking at the Seagate Barracuda model... I'm upgrading my
> RAID 5 of 8x1TB  to something larger. $135 each:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148487

If it's for a personal NAS, it's fine, but if it's for production use, well,
it might be rather chancey. One dead drive and your entire array will likely
be hung w/o TLER. Kind of pointless to have RAID-5/-z and not have it work
when you need it to.


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