Large capacity HDDs (12TB-14TB) in Mac Pro

PowerMike G5

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Has anyone tried using some of the latest HDDs in their Mac Pros?

I've read past threads here with some people having issues with 8TB hard drives mounting properly. I haven't had any issue with 6TB Black or 8TB Red Pro drives.

Any insight would be appreciated!
 

PowerMike G5

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Looking for use internally at the moment.

I have 64TB externally between several external backups. And another 24TB internally at the moment.

I try to get the largest drives I can so I can consolidate these arrays over time.
 

Alex Sanders74

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Don’t the larger drives have issues lining up with the holes on the drive sleds? I’m sure they work fine, but having them fit is another animal.

Thought I had read that on here in another thread.
 

PowerMike G5

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Thanks guys! Yes, I currently have the OWC sleds that accommodate these drives for mounting. Just glad to know people are having success with 12TB drives.