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Old Dec 4, 2012, 04:25 AM   #1
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Reliable SATA hard drives -what to get?

I need another set of internal 3.5" SATA hard drives (I always have 3 drives with the same content: original, backup and off-site backup) for file-storage and am wondering what I should get (2 or 3TB).
Reliability is my foremost concern, but also noise levels.
I've read countless reviews, recommendations and comments online but I'm just getting more confused about which brand/model to get and stay clear of -everybody says different things.

Another thing: is it a good idea to buy different brands/types of drives within each backup set, or are hard drive issues usually random so that I'll be just as safe with 3 of the same type?

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