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Seagate is known for having a high fail rates compared to WD.
But for either one, make sure to back up regularly for raid 0
Apparently a lot of the Seagates that failed in use by BackBlaze were bought on the retail market because of a shortage caused by flooding inThailand, and it included many external USB Seagates that were stripped for their internals. Unfortunately there's no way of knowing how much of an effect that had on the overall failure rate for Seagates.

 

BackBlaze's early data was completely irrelevant. They used the cheapest drives they could source, often being drives that were never intended to be in 24/7 operation in a bulk storage configuration with that many drives in rack environment. Impact on overall failure rate was probably less than a drop in the bucket however.

 
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