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Want a reliable hard drive? Why this matters: Hard drives aren’t sexy anymore but a failure means expensive recovery fees or simply the loss of one’s precious memories. BackBlaze’s annual survey of a large sample of drives has come to represent a way for consumers to discern what brand and what model to buy. Advertisement Advertisement You can check out the full report at the source link below. http://openfeedback.org/hard-drive/reliable-hard-drives-where-s-the-qa.php

Sorry There was an error emailing this page. BackBlaze’s hard drive report shows lowest number of drive failures in a quarter ever for the cloud storage company BackBlaze’s numbers aren’t quite straightforward, though. Potential problems BackBlaze’s methods haven’t been without controversy either. Latest BackBlaze survey claims to know Seagate's reliability improved dramatically, but Hitachi still rules the roost.

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To find out more and change your cookie settings, please view our cookie policy. And rather than order 1,000 drives directly from a manufacturer, the company in the past has said it sourced hard drives by buying consumer external backup drives and “shucking” the hard drives In September 2014, I reported that "the three least reliable drives tested are all Seagate Barracuda models.

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  3. Backblaze says: "Their average age is nearly 5 years (58.6 months) and their cumulative failure rate is a meager 1.55 percent.
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