Forum discussion tagged with 8TB.
  1. DV4PER

    [SOLVED] Which to choose for large capacity (8TB) media storage?

    Over the years I've gone from 1TB to 2TB to 4TB HDD, etc. I now have stacks of the things. I'd like to get rid of the last of my 4TB HDDs and get some 8TB HDDs, but I'm not sure which to get. (I will not be using them in any sort of RAID configuration). From reading here, I see that it's ok to...
  2. demarktos

    Question 8tb Ironwolf partitions not recognised internally, works fine with dock

    I purchased a Seagate 8tb Ironwolf to be used as a desktop hdd Put it on a USB docking station, made one full partition, formatted it with NTFS and copied 5,5 TB of data. Everything going as it should. Installed it internally now, as was the plan (removed one hdd and put this in its place)...
  3. E

    [SOLVED] Seek And Read Error Rates - Should I Be Worried?

    https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-External-Desktop-Photography-STEL8000100/dp/B01HD6ZLQ6 I bought these drives something like 3 odd years ago or so and although I fully understand these drives are only for backup proposes only, which is what I do. I sometimes, quite often, on a weekly basis upload...
  4. W

    [SOLVED] Seagate Exos 7E8 vs 5E8

    Hi, I'd like to know some relevant differences between this drives besides MTBF. 7E8 model ST8000NM0055 (MTBF 2,000,000 hr) 5E8 model ST8000AS0003 (MTBF 800,000 hr) 5E8 model is formerly known as an Archive HDD, both are 8TB so obviously I want to use them for archiving purposes. 7E8 seems...