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Reading the daily news article about SSD reliability.
While this is an important and useful study, for many of us hard drives will remain primary storage for decades to come. While they are a little less reliable, and use more power, their cost per bit can't be beat.
I didn't know HDD were [measured?] less reliable than SSD. Hmmm.
My own machines have pairs of SSD's - one as a mirror (not raid, I do it manual) coz I thought it was t'other way around (HDD more reliable).
Anyway glad I future proofed and went all SSD - now see it's an even better decision than first thought.
Also noticed on Amazon the 256 G m2 SSD was $40 more then the 512 G.
- curious if caused by entry level laptop demand or losing interest in manufacturing smaller?
...lowest $/G still seems to be around 2TB - still with that quite a large $/G jump from 2T to 4T
6T spinners are cheaper than rocks (incase you're looking at paving your driveway etc),
... how cheap per GB can spinners get?
after many otherwise intelligent sounding suggestions that achieved nothing the nice folks at Technet said the only solution was to low level format my hard disk then reinstall my signature. Sadly, this still didn't fix the issue!
In my experience a good quality spinner (like the Western Digital Black series) is not only more reliable than most SSDs, but when they fail, the data can in most cases be recovered by running chkdsk. When SSDs fail, they tend to fail utterly. In other words nothing can be recovered.
I use SSDs for the speed, but I keep my system drive well backed up by regularly taking an image of the drive (using Macrium Reflect) and I keep my data drive well backed up manually. I keep the backups on an external WD Black spinner.
Nahhh, I suppose there is one (or even a couple of) Seagate in the bunch of my very very (very) reliable hard disks.
Hard disks simply didn't fail, in my experience. I have many of them, and some are pretty dated.
I can realistically only speak for myself. I've only ever owned maybe 8 Seagate drives. Right now I'd say at least 5 are dead, and I can't bring myself to place much faith in the remaining ones.
Every other drive I've ever had (50+, at least), with few exceptions, is mostly Western Digital, and I don't think there's a single one of them I've stopped using because it died. Plenty have been retired because they're now so small they're no longer worth using in any machine - but they were still working the last time they were hooked up to a system.
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