Time Capsule Server Grade Hard drive???

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  1. jackback52

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  2. eighteen_psi

    eighteen_psi Active Member

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    Nothing makes it server grade really, that's a clever moniker applied to desktop 7200 rpm disks these days...some with different firmware, some with better warranties, some with no changes whatsoever :hs:
     
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    "server-grade" drives in a Time Capsule are the same 7200 rpm drives used for Apple's Xserve servers, and they have a higher mean time between failure (MTBF) rating than consumer drives. The MTBF for server-grade drives is often 1 million hours (114 years), which is a measure of probability; in this case, that out of a set of drives with similar properties, an extremely high percentage will still be fully functional after several years.
     
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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    but mostly, just marketing BS. :p
     
  5. TheWeasel

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    Kinda. Still a slightly better drive as it's had more testing.
     

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