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Topic # 62469 8-Jun-2010 10:45
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Hi, anyone own one of these ?

Im looking at getting one but have read reports that they tend to go into power save mode a lot even if youre actively using it (copying files etc).

Else Im looking at the WD equivalent which is a little pricier but if dosent fall asleep all the time will be a better choice...




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  Reply # 339448 8-Jun-2010 17:07
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I have one and it was attached to my media server. I hated the fact that it went into power saving mode so I removed it and replaced it with a WB and now use the Seagate as a backup drive so I don't care about power saving.♠




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  Reply # 341113 13-Jun-2010 02:58
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Never had one go power save when using it, but the delay on spinup means opening windows explorer is very very frustratingly slow with a 5-6 second delay before you can choose the drive you actually wanted to go into while it waits on the powered down ones to spin up.

I tried unticking stuff to do with power saving on the properties in device manager but no effect on the problem.




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  Reply # 341118 13-Jun-2010 08:29
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Yes that what is was - going into power save mode. I found it really irritating and so as I noted, I replaced it with a WD drive which doesn't do that. Fine for backups - not so good when hold your server video content.




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