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what is this maddness? 7200rpm

Discussion in 'Storage & Backup' started by fad, Sep 5, 2020.

  1. fad

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    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    Although it needed deciphering It very much sounds (pardon the pun :p ) like they are using 7200 drives (or parts?) in their 5400 series.
     
  3. drunkntigr

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    This is commonly done in the manufacturing industry.

    Why bother keeping two different templates/machinery/extra labour and lines to make separate parts/cores when you can just make e.g. 1 million of 1 mould and just change a setting software-wise, instead of keeping two separate factory lines making 500k of each product requiring extra space, staff and resources.

    I would be very pissed off if my 5400rpm hard drive put out as many dB as a 7200rpm but i doubt that is that case in this instance, only the 'acoustic' profile at startup, not the loudness level when running. Would assume they have simply set the motor to run slower with 5400rpm drivers.
     

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