Author Topic: Informatio Request before buying  (Read 2110 times)

HSH

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Re: Informatio Request before buying
« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2010, 07:50:16 am »

it's the list of parameters that try to predict when your internal disk is going to fail


CapnSmith

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Re: Informatio Request before buying
« Reply #16 on: November 18, 2010, 02:56:48 pm »

HSH,

 

To my knowledge, there is no way to access the SMART data on the internal HDD of the LS-XHL.  None of our units have that feature, unfortunately.


daoswald

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Re: Informatio Request before buying
« Reply #17 on: November 18, 2010, 03:31:21 pm »

If SMART is going to lull you into a sence of security as to whether you should be vigilant with backups, you're better off without it anyway.  My 2TB LS-Pro (LS-XHL) backs itself up with incremental backups nightly to an attached 2TB USB drive that cost me about $100.  That's worth a lot more than SMART.  SMART only predicts with a degree of probability.  It doesn't guarantee.