Archive to DVD still smart?

Started Jul 28, 2011 | Discussions thread
malch Forum Pro • Posts: 14,273
Re: Excessive Load Cycle Count (>220,000 after 4 months)

Jim Cockfield wrote:

I couldn't resist the price and bought some of the WD Green drives on sale not long ago. One of them is a 640GB WD Green drive with 64MB of Cache. It's also an Advanced Format Drive. I'm living dangerously (using a Green, Advanced Format Drive with Linux).

Interesting. Kinda vindicates my strategy -- Blacks for the internals and Greens for the external backups (which I keep powered off except during backups/restores).

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