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    The Most Reliable Hard Drive Models, According to Backblaze

    Backblaze has put out thier Q2 HDD reliability report. There is a link at the bottom of this Lifehacker article to take you to Backblaze to see their charts.
    http://lifehacker.com/the-most-relia...ckb-1784754285

    We’ve looked to cloud storage company Backblaze for recommendations on the most reliable hard drive brands before. Now the company is back with some data on the best specific models that they use in house to store your data.

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    I guess only HGST drives come looking not so bad from the report. Not that encouraging...
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    Hardware fails, what is news there?
    Backup is your friend, that's why we mention it a lot.

    cheers, Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul T View Post
    Hardware fails, what is news there?
    Backup is your friend, that's why we mention it a lot.

    cheers, Paul
    True, but it's nice to know which brand seems to fail the most/fastest. Backups are our friend.

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    I must be lucky. I can only remember one hard drive failure since the DOS days. And I did have a backup. I have used a variety of hard drive vendors.

    Jerry

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