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  1. #1
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    8TB Hard drive on a VII Formula

    Looking at buying a formula VII and im also looking at 2 8TB hard drives, 8TB Seagate Archive HDD SN Z8408NKP ST 8000AS002 PN 1NA17Z-568 FW AR15 DOM 08/2015

    (that's how described on site)

    looked on the site but cant see anywhere that may suggest yes or no.


  2. #2
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    Your post is a little vague, just what are you asking?

    Do you want to know if the M7F will support and 8TB drive?

    Are planning to use RAID_1 with these two drives?

    Please be more specific...

  3. #3
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    Sorry, I'm hoping that the drive is just a normal HDD for a PC. I'm not going to run RAID just 2 separate storage drives. The seller said that they are norpal pc, not server (I hope) but he said not all motherboards support a drive that big.

    He is selling 2 and I was going to swap them for my 5*2 TB to save room in my case.


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    So, did you buy those 2 Shingled Magnetic Recording drives ?
    Not a good choice, even more for Raid.
    I Just found out Seagate released a firmware update, did you update ?

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