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wsxedc It is true that the bit-error rate is reduced dramatically if you use ECC, according on English Wikipedia it is reduced by a factor of about 10^7 for ECC DRAM Andrew Lanz-O'Brien It's about time. Anonymous  Seagte referred only to the dektop market in this announcement, Laptop-HDDs use less poer in general and the difference between 204.6 minutes and 180 minutes is a 13.7% incrrease, which Instead of helium, Seagate uses a technology called shingled magnetic recording (SMR) to increase the capacity of its drives beyond 4TB.

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