[mythtv-users] Fast Quiet Sata drive?
drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 14:54:16 UTC 2011
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 10:52 AM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 10:46 AM, Calvin Harrigan
> <charriglists at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>> On 3/15/2011 10:28 AM, John Drescher wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Ken Mandelberg<km at mathcs.emory.edu> wrote:
>>>> Right now I'm running an Hitachi 2TB drive ( Deskstar 7K2000
>>>> HDS722020ALA330) over usb on my living room backend/frontend. This is a
>>>> really noisy drive.
>>>> I would like to replace it with something quieter, but I do record as
>>>> many as 4 HD Mpg streams at once, and can't afford to lose much performance.
>>>> Any suggestion on a 2TB drive that would be significantly quieter but
>>>> still have sufficient performance?
>>> Samsung F4 or Hitachi 5K3000. They both spin at 5400 RPM instead of
>>> 7200 so they will not make as much noise. They also have only 3
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>> I've always wondered about that. Most if not all noise I get from hard
>> drives is from head access, not rotational. So how does the slower
>> rotational speed help on noise?
> I find it just the opposite. Very little noise from heads but
> sometimes rotational noise.
Also the head noise is I find generally not bothersome but the high
pitched noise from the spinning goes right through me.
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