Reply to post: Re: why didn't WD/HGST put a jumper in

Disk drives suck less than they did a couple of years ago. Which is nice

HobartTas

Re: why didn't WD/HGST put a jumper in

I tend to agree back when Seagate announced that they were ceasing production of their 5400 RPM green drives and two reasons I remember they quoted at the time was that the faster drives they had available only used something like 0.5 watts more power which they considered insignificant and also there were too many SKU's, naturally after a month or two's absence perhaps then magically they suddenly had 5400 RPM "NAS" drives available for sale in quantity and of course at a much higher price.

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