hard drive

  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    The world's most reliable hard drives

    The world's most reliable hard drives While many consumers have started the switch from hard disk drives to solid-state drives, mechanical disks are still widely used for backups and to store much of the data on the web. Backblaze's quarterly Drive Stats reports provide useful insights into...
  2. S

    Best way to Irreparably Wipe Hard Drives

    I have about 50 PCs that are due to be scrapped from the client's asset system and donated to various NGOs. Before they can be donated, the machines need to have all their data removed. I have done this before using DBAN and a USB, but it can sometimes take a while and I don't want to make a...
  3. N

    2Tb hdd wanted asap

    II am looking to purchase a 2tb hdd asap, my 2tb hdd is dying so i need a drive to clone the contents in it. KZN folks get first preference. Budget is 400-450 and please provide the hdd sentinel drive health report. i do not mind either 3.5inch hdd or 2.5inch
  4. lynxcatz

    Cloning of drive

    Hi all I want to clone my laptop's hard drive and move it over to an SSD. I have an external that picks up on the system but not on the cloning software. I now consider to either seek another cloning software or try and back up all the data on the external and then just do a new installation on...
  5. K

    Hard drive being detected as USB ?

    My laptop recently started giving me issues and I had to reinstall Windows after wiping the drive. However, for some reason the updates for windows do not want to install due to it reading the hard drive as a USB drive instead of a hard drive. I had a similar issue with a different machine about...
  6. NeonNinja

    RoMoss 10,000mAh + 500GB 2.5" HDD (S)

    Item: RoMoss 10,000mAh + 500GB 2.5" HDD (S) Age: RoMoss: 3 or so months old. HDD: 2 years or so, it's a salvage from a bonked laptop motherboard. Bought enclosure (R70) Price: R600 for both. Or R400 for HDD and R300 for Powerbank Warranty: None Packaging: None Condition: Good Location...
  7. mercurial

    Backdoor Account Removed from Western Digital NAS Hard Drives

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  8. N

    Seagate 1TB External Hard Drive - Not Responding

    Hello MyBroadband i have a 1TB Seagate External Hard Drive, i turned my pc on its side twice, last night dropping my hard drive twice. Now its not Responding when i Right Click on it on Windows Ten. it was Bought from incredible connection. What can i do to get it fixed i have over 300 GB...
  9. Sapphiron

    5x 3TB Western Digital RE4 Enterprise hard drives (WD3000FYYZ)

    Item name: 5x WD3000FYYZ Western Digital RE4 hard drives SMART data all healthy used in array for entire lifespan. Drive serial numbers WCC132173724 WCC132182782 WMC130E4H3H2 WCC131086474 WMC130204601 Age and condition: 2-3 years Do you include packaging: Yes/No Warranty...
  10. S

    Hard drive not working

    Hi. This is what happens when I connect the hard drive to the computer. Does anyone know how to fix it or if it can be fixed? Watch this video https://youtu.be/aA0Iw0e6eyY
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    How much you should pay for a hard drive in South Africa

    How much you should pay for a hard drive in South Africa Improvements in HDD and SSD technology have allowed users to continuously increase their desktop storage and performance.
  12. O

    Professional data recovery - Cape Town

    I have a company hard drive that failed. Can anyone recommend a professional data recovery service in Cape Town? It is vital that we get the data recovered so we need the best specialist available.
  13. Rouxenator

    2x Seagate 4TB 3.5" Hard Drives in RCT External USB3 Casings (like new) [S]

    Item name (be very descriptive): Two RCT external 3.5" hard drive cases each with a Seagate 4TB SATA3 hard drive. These drives were never carried around and stayed on my desk in a temperature controlled office. They are very fast, copying between then you can reach speeds well beyond 120 MB/s...
  14. M

    Cloning HDD - Software

    Hoping the community can help on my questions: I have a 500GB hard drive with 3 partitions, which I now want to clone over to a 1TB hard drive (both are mechanical). I'm hoping for it to be a simple a once off drive-to-drive clone. What software (Win 7 based) would you recommend, also taking...
  15. genetic

    Hitachi 1TB OF10383 (x6)

    Item name: I have six 1TB Hitachi OF10383 Internal Hard Drives. 7200RPM. SATA 3.0Gb/s Age and condition: 6 years old (March 2010) Do you include packaging: No Warranty: No Reason for selling: Sitting on shelf Price: R400 each Negotiable: No Location: Cape Town Shipping or collection: Collection...
  16. T

    What's a good external HDD to get? Advice please on Brand/Model

    Hi Guys, I am looking for an external 1tb HDD to backup movies, pics etc. Whats a good brand/model to get? Ive heard that WD Elements isnt too good as per some local reviews so im open to any other brand/model (WD, Seagate, Verbatim, Toshiba, Transcend) Thanks in advance
  17. NomNom

    Coolermaster Enforcer hard drive rails

    Hi, does anyone know where I can purchase hard drive rails (3.5inch) to mount hard drives into the Coolermaster Enforcer case, or if anyone is willing to part with some for a price? In Durban Top right of this picture...
  18. R

    [S] 2 x Seagate 2TB 3.5'' (1st Batch)

    Item name: 2 x Seagate 2TB 3.5" ST32000542AS Age and condition: Bought 2011, Excellent Do you include packaging: Anti static bag Warranty: 3 weeks Piece of Mind Reason for selling: Migrating my 46TB's to 6 x 8TB's Price: R750 Negotiable: Yes if both taken Location: Joburg or Centurion/Brooklyn...
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    Here is what happens to hosting server hard drives when they get old

    Here is what happens to old hosting server hard drives Hard drives used in hosting servers in data centres often contain sensitive information. Here is what happens to these hard drives when they become redundant.
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    8TB hard drives now shipped by Seagate

    8TB hard drives now shipped by Seagate Seagate said that its 8TB hard drives offer ultra-high capacity, energy-efficiency, and the lowest total cost of ownership