Backblaze HD Stats w Enterprise Drives & Disk Drive Life

Discussion in 'macOS Sierra (10.12)' started by HDFan, May 9, 2017.

  1. HDFan macrumors 6502a

    Jun 30, 2007
    Backblaze has just released their Hard Drive Status for Q1 2017. What is interesting is that they purchased several thousand enterprise drives (they normally use consumer drives). It is too early yet to tell how they will perform, but they do have some initial comments about the 2 drive types.

    They have an earlier article from 2013 which is useful as it discusses "How long do disk drives last".
  2. saudor macrumors 6502a

    Jul 18, 2011
    ha. looks like those seagates still top the charts for failures.
  3. seagate_surfer macrumors newbie


    Mar 31, 2017
    Cupertino, CA
    Hi, this is the official Seagate forums team! We are currently establishing and expanding the team to be closer to customers and deliver an even better customer experience.

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