Are the HD's in this module Enterprise level HD's? Such as the Seagate Constellation series drives?
- Asked by Anthony M from Etobicoke
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I called Promise Tech support and they verified that the drive in their module is a consumer class drive. If you want to upgrade your drives to 3TB yourself, you can buy a Seagate Barracuda Model ST3000DM001. It is approved according to a the "Pegasus R4 / R6 First Release Compatibility List, Version 1.5" I found on Promises support site. They list two 3TB drives (both the same model number above). One is a regular Barracuda Firmware CC4H, the other is a Barracuda (Blackpoint) Firmware CC43.
- Answered by Thomas M from New York
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Definitely not which is somewhat surprising. I have an R2 6 configure with 6 2TB Drive (raid 5). Less than two years later I have replace two of the drives. Unfortunately there are no choices out there for reliable raid drives with a thunderbolt interface. I have a newer MacPro so internal expansion is impossible with the only choice being attached storage.
- Answered by Thomas S from Cedar Knolls
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Can this unit use SSD's instead of 2.5" HD's?
- Asked by Pete T from Smyrna
- May 23, 2014
- Flag as inappropriate (Can this unit use SSD's instead of 2.5" HD's?)
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