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[Discuss] The perpetual question: current "best" HDD?

On Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:53:45 -0500
Dan Ritter <dsr at> wrote:

> Possibly, but other disks have worked well and lasted to more
> expected lifetimes, including Samsung, Seagate and WD Black.

WD Greens don't suffer 70% failure rates after 1 year of service. That
your handful did suggests that you have a systemic fault in your
servers that affects some disks more adversely than others. Or you had
UPS deliver the WD Greens and FedEx deliver the Seagagtes.

Rich P.

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