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Reddit reviews on Seagate IronWolf 14TB NAS Internal Hard Drive HDD – CMR 3.5 Inch SATA 256MB Cache for RAID Network Attached Storage – Frustration Free Packaging (ST14000VN0008)

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We found 1 Reddit mentions of Seagate IronWolf 14TB NAS Internal Hard Drive HDD – CMR 3.5 Inch SATA 256MB Cache for RAID Network Attached Storage – Frustration Free Packaging (ST14000VN0008). Here are the top ones.

IronWolf internal hard drives are the ideal solution for up to 8 bays, multi user NAS environment's craving powerhouse performanceStore more and work faster with a NAS optimized hard drive providing ultra high capacity 14TB and cache of up to 256MBPurpose built for NAS enclosures, IronWolf delivers less wear and tear, little to no noise or vibration, no lags or down time, increased file sharing performance, and much moreEasily monitor the health of drives using the integrated IronWolf Health Management system and enjoy long term reliability with 1M hours MTBF3 year limited warranty protection plan included; Max. Sustained Transfer Rate OD (MB/s): 210 MB/s

Found 1 comment on Seagate IronWolf 14TB NAS Internal Hard Drive HDD – CMR 3.5 Inch SATA 256MB Cache for RAID Network Attached Storage – Frustration Free Packaging (ST14000VN0008):

u/kaidomac · 5 pointsr/IWantToLearn

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After that, your computer boots into the operating system - typically either a version of Windows, Mac (Apple), or Linux. Most personal computers on the planet run something like Windows 7 or Windows 10. Some people use OSX (Mac), and a few of us nerds use various Linux flavors. Once the system is booted (typically between 30 seconds to 10 minutes, depending on how old & how powerful your computer is), you can open up programs like Microsoft Word, Google Chrome, video games, and so on.

So to recap:

  1. There are 7 basic components in any computer system (required to make it work)
  2. There are another half a dozen accessories required to make the computer functional to human beings (keyboard, mouse, monitor, etc.)
  3. Each piece needs power to operate, and also a connection to the computer itself (connector types vary)
  4. There are 3 basic pieces of software (the BIOS boots into the Operating System, which allows you to run Programs)

    That's pretty much it...the rest is just details. There's a history of development for each component, which is something you can learn over time. Without going too far back in time, the original hard drives in computers used flat ribbon cables called IDE cables. These were later replaced with a faster, thinner connection called SATA cables. Then we started using M.2 connectors, which lets you use a little chip as a boot drive, which are crazy fast. Higher-end computers use a special card that plugs into a PCI Express slot to go even faster. I work in IT & get to play with a lot of neat toys; here are a few examples of different boot & storage drives I've installed recently:

  • 14-terabyte SATA hard drive (massive storage space)
  • 7.68-terabyte 2.5" SATA solid-state drive (SSD) (huge & fast storage size for laptops)
  • 2-terabyte NVMe solid-state card (read/write speeds of up to 3,500/3,300 MB/s)
  • 960-gig PCI Express 3.0 SSD card (read/write speeds up to 750K/55K IOPS)

    You don't need to know all those details yet, just that different parts with different connectors exist, and which one you pick depends on what you want to do & what your budget is. If you need a laptop that boots up super-fast, then you'll want to put a solid-state drive in it. If you do video editing & have thousands of gigabytes of footage to store, then you'll want a big, fat hard drive to store those files in. Having a purpose & a budget are important because you can easily build a $20,000 laptop if you wanted to.

    Once you get the basics down (the 7 core parts, the standard accessories, the three basic pieces of software, and the history/variations/state-of-the-art), then it's pretty easy. For example, monitors used to just come in a single color: green or orange text against a black background. The color monitors came out, then flat-screen monitors, then thinner LED-backlit flat-screen monitors, and now we've got NVIDIA releasing the OMEN X Emperium monitor, which is a 65" LED display with 4K resolution, G-Sync, and HDR:


    But...it's still just a brick (a monitor, in this case), which requires power (an A/C plug) and a data connector to the computer (a DisplayPort cable). Once you understand that all components are just bricks that do something in particular (mouse the cursor, either as a mouse or touchpad, or display a picture, either as a flip-up laptop screen or a jumbo LED monitor the size of a TV) & require power + data, it gets a lot easier. Especially once you get those basic 7 core components & half a dozen or dozen accessories figured out.

    Another example is webcams. Webcams were developed in the early 90's & slowly took off as computers became affordable for home use & high-speed Internet became available. They went from crappy resolution to decent resolution to HD resolution. These days, you can buy a 4K-resolution camera with a built-in ring-light, digital zoom, facial recognition to login to your computer, and nice, smooth 60-frames-per-second operation:


    Buuuuuuut it's still just a brick, with needs power & data connectors. There's nothing inherently magical about understand computers, rather it's just knowing the basics of what's required & then learning what's available. A fun place to poke around at is PC Part Picker, which is a huge database of parts that you can build "on paper" to help you design a computer or just goof around with:


    Another good place to poke around is Newegg - hover over the "Components" link on the left side & a menu system will fly out with various bits & pieces:


    Over time, you'll learn the history of parts (such as Intel vs. AMD, or NVIDIA vs. ATI, and CD vs. DVD vs. Bluray, and Hard Drives vs. Solid-State Drives & hybrid drives, and so on). It really just depends on how deep you want to get into it. Once you learn the basics & get to know the history & the current state of things, then it's super easy to spend a few minutes a day browsing sites like Engadget, Gizmodo, Ars Technica, Anandtech, and Bit-Tech to stay on top of what's coming out. Like say with mice...the original ones had roller balls underneath, then they switched to LED & then laser. Or you can get a "rat" (trackball) or a touchpad (laptop). Or you can get a mouse or remote control or game controller with a tilt-sensor & use that as an air mouse, or use a touchscreen, or use a Leap Motion controller to use the air & your fingers as a virtual touchscreen.

    It's all the same idea - a "brick" with connectors (wired or wireless) for data & power. You can get super fancy & get a Qi wireless charging pad for your iPhone, so you don't even have to plug it in, and then do wireless data backups using iMazing over your Wi-Fi network. So you still have a brick (smartphone running iOS) getting power (coil induction charger) & data (5hz wireless access point), just in a different way than plugging it into a USB cable & doing the data transfer & charging that way.

    Congratulations, you are now a computer expert! The rest is just filling in the blanks as far as the backstory & details go, haha!