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    Best HDD?

    Interesting stats on HDD failures.
    "What is the Best Hard Drive?"

    https://www.backblaze.com/blog/best-hard-drive/

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    The best hard drive is one with a backup. They all die eventually.

    cheers, Paul

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    The failure rate reported in the above article will change: Just as soon as YOU purchase one that's rated with a low failure rate.
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    One should also monitor them with one of the many HDD SMART tools available on a regular basis.
    A spot check once a week will usually do it for me. I don't like to have anymore crap running in the background than need be.
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