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[Deal] BackBlaze’s Hard Drive Statistics Will Make You Rethink Your Storage Brand Choices: Backblaze is an on...

[Deal] BackBlaze’s Hard Drive Statistics Will Make You Rethink Your Storage Brand Choices: Backblaze is an on...

Backblaze is an online backup and software company that offer unlimited backup space on almost everything on your PC and Mac for a low monthly fee and has dealt with over 27,000 harddisks till date since launch in 2007. Seagate, Hitachi and Western Digital are their most used harddisk brands and they have broken down some interesting statistics on the failure rates of the drives within a year and the survivability rate over a period of 3 years. How did the drives fare? Check out the graphs below: Hitachi drives are most reliable here with Western Digital ones coming a better second Seagate takes the lead (not a good thing) on the highest percentage of failed drives in a year, particularly on their 1.5TB Seagate Barracuda 7200 (ST31500341AS) drives. Hitachi drives are most reliable here with Western Digital ones coming a better second. It’s interesting to note that Seagate ...

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