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Michael Watterson wrote:
> It does take long to do it right.
>> If you are reusing yourself, don't bother.
>> If dumping, use an Angle Grinder or join local gun club (fun target
>> If giving a disk with important stuff to 3rd party, I'd be very unhappy
> if 40G didn't take about 4 times the time to write 40G at least.
With the price and reliability of todays disks, I would opt for letting
the other party get a new disk and simply using the old disk as target
8x seems to be the norm nowadays from what I understood for 'correctly'
wiping a disk. And then still apparently some companies can recover bits
of the disk which you wished where not there.
As such, even when using it as target practice, you might want to end
with trying out if that old M1A1 from WWII still works, which should
make sure that nobody can't recover any more data from your disk :)
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