WD 14TB CMR

LunarMist

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WD 14TB CMR

WTF is CMR and how does it differ from PMR? Obviously it does not suffer from the dreaded shingles.
 

sdbardwick

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Looks like WDC is using CMR to mean Conventional Magnetic Recording, or not using heat/microwave/laser assisted writes. Specifically mentions that the drive is PMR and not SMR (shingled).
 

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I suppose nobody remembers those dancing magnetic domains anymore. :(
 
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