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That’s not enough data to make a decision." Until I compared the statement to the tables, I was simply shaking my head. I'm struggling with your understanding of computer components…there are millions of drives out there…a few hundred people with issues certainly doesn't justify a crisis. PLehis You are retarded aren't you. I'll even give you a hint why I know these hard drive destroyers exist…I used one at my previous job when I replaced 2TB hard drives with the exact same model. weblink

Alexander Bukh imagined just that, thanks for sharing Romain Kedochim awesome post again! As they increase, annual failure rates on the drive also climb. Permanent deletion of data on drives using self encryption only requires a simple change of the key but would require the implementer to have considered this in advance and understand how I think I'm not alone in being very curious as to how reliable this type of drive is in the Backblaze environment. http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/389709-my-wd-hdd-failing-results-included.html

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And you can try it for free today. This means all data on the drive is permanently and instantly unreadable." James Moore nice, I didn't know about this (having pretty much just worked with COTS drives), but it doesn't Ross Lazarus Pubs: http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=UCUuEM4AAAAJ Andy Klein Your welcome, keep up the good work. Without that information, no reasonable analysis and conclusions can be drawn.

How do you say you accept something wrong being done? Which hard drives do we use? Seriously, any comparison is apples and oranges. Hds5c3030ala630 Thank you.

End of story. chojin999 For $10,000 you can buy an LTO-6 tape library which obviously costs more. when they keep coming on and off. thank you for your helps , Thank you for your good work warmest greetings from me and my supervisor.

First, their bias could be dead wrong or unfounded… Second, as this report shows, different models typically have more variance with failure rates than different manufacturers do. St6000dx000 So comparing drive manufacturers without taking those factors into account will give misleading results, which is why I'm ok with Backblaze not releasing data on drive types - their use case Matthew F Funny as before with their flawed study… they claimed Seagate was the worst… and yet, here they are,. Otherwise these rates don`t seem objective to me.

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YevP It's not weird :P And doing analysis on failure by platter or per TB would probably be more trouble than its worth. https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-reliability-q3-2015/ Not only can these be found usually cheaper than working Seagate hard drives online but they are the most reliable brand out of all the hard-drives. Hard Drive Failure Rates 2016 Perhaps when the 8TB drives run out of spare blocks, then the statistics will become much different (i.e., perhaps they are already failing but not dead yet). Hms5c4040ble640 Rick Allen thanks.

Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post. We're talking *much* shorter lifespans here than any HDD. realistically, any data we get is either marketing BS from the manufacturers, or "Anecdotal" from companies like this, that are kind enough to release their data. Which HDD would work best? Hgst External Hard Drive

So periodical reading of the data might help. Ben Jolly see the field "max # in service" otherwise, as stated at the end of the article, they release this information in its raw data for you to process anyway Given how much data we are adding with B2, it will probably be sooner, we’ll see. check over here So why bothering writing an article that mirrors the truth in absolute numbers,but has no real value when it comes down to comparing reliability?

Lazarus taking the time to put this together. Most Reliable External Hard Drive 2016 phuzz The data shows that *some models* of Seagate drives are rubbish, but it also shows that overall there wasn't much between any of the manufacturers. Results Included « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Hard Drive Failing?

The 4TB Seagate drives are our workhorse drives today and their 2.8% annualized failure rate is more than acceptable for us.

We’re about 50% of the way through the migration with little trouble. VIEW TEST RESULT - displays the latest test results. They show censoring and failures with all drives lined up so the first observation in each model (manufacturer) is aligned to time zero. Hms5c4040ale640 contact us at http://www.jtgsystems.com YevP We mostly buy 4tb+ nowadays, but thank you!

Will I be able to use BackBlaze on a Windows Server install as personal use in the future or can an exception be made? The overall Annual Failure Rate of 1.84% is the lowest quarterly number we’ve ever seen. Matthew F "Green" Drives are not meant for the usage backblaze is using them for..that is why he is "that guy" there also seemed to be some flaws on their last http://hpwizardstore.com/hard-drive/new-hdd-pavilion-p6230y-no-recovery-disc-install-win-7-home-failing.html You can download it from here (just select your hard drive type, green, blue, etc..: support.wdc.com/downloads.aspx?DL Then just follow these instructions: support.wdc.com/KnowledgeBase/answer.aspx?ID=1083 Hopefully this can give you some more information regarding