I have an Areca 1880 with 12 drives. I believe I'm having power issues as occasionally I'll have drives "fail" randomly. There appears to be nothing wrong with the drive based on the SMART data. My guess is a faulty power connector.
My question is, every time a drive "fails", it comes back...
Ideally I would like to clone my existing HDD system drive to an SSD and slide the newly cloned SSD into my laptop and have everything working . Is this possible? What software (hopefully free) should I look at?
The HDD is 380G so if I were to get a 400G SSD could I clone them in this manner?
I have a few extra items that I will no longer be needing after a few brand new laptop upgrades. I have three Western Digital 1TB Blue 2.5" Laptop Hard Drives. I also have a nice set of Team Vulcan 2x8GB 16GB Kit of DDR3 2133 CAS11. Awesome Desktop RAM but all of my desktop platforms have moved...
So just got my Brix Pro i7 yesterday. I installed the following:
-Kingston HyperX 2x8gb DDR3L
-Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA 250gb SATA 3
-Hitachi 1TB 7200 rpm SATA 3 HDD.
-USB keyboard and mouse
-connected via HDMI to a 32" HDTV
I have a Windows 7 Pro bootable USB ready to installed, but when...
Seagate say that HDD have MTBF of 2M hours. By math, 2M h = cca. 228 years. Does this mean that drive will last 228 years working 0-24h?
Seagate also say that HDD have AFR of 0.44%. So, if I get this right, for first year is 0.44%, for second 0.88% and so on. By this "half-life" of HDD when...