I try to format (full) new Velociraptor 600GB.
(SATA-3 controller Marvel)
Formatting was very slow (12 hours to 3/4 and … freeze on 3/4)
Then I had to abort formatting after no moving and keeping 3/4 for 8 hours…
SMART is ideal!
Do you have any idea? How to format 600GB Velociraptor?