3TB Drives Gotchas

Maybe you noticed that 3 TB drives are on the market. They come with a few gotchas. If your are a seasoned server guy you have probably come up against some of them in the past but single 3 TB brings hurdles for people in the massive consumer space. So what are they. GUID Partition Tables GPT – Once you hit the 2 TB limit on on Master Boot Record (MBR), GPT is required for larger drives. This format is not available on Windows XP 32bit and was introduced with Windows XP 64bit and future 32bit and 64bit operating systems. … Continue reading 3TB Drives Gotchas