All well and good but it's not really about "you". That article basically states these are next to useless for anything other than storage of large files that won't be modified and that's about it. (low write, high read scenarios) No NAS, which by defenition implies RAID/ZFS. No Database ...Great, a 6 month delay for? Not best pleased with Seagate especially after having already ordered an 8 bay nas enclosure. Of course only have myself to blame as after actually researching this in more depth instead of taking the Seagate blurb data sheet as any indication of performance it's painfully obvious. Oh well....more cost or more wait are the current option for people who have actually been waiting for consumer 8TB drives it seems.