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I have one 1tb 4 platter from seagate with a high failure rate.... Was always well cooled and it still running with 60k hour on it.

Got 2 new 1tb. No issue yet 24/7 and about 10000 hour


Maybe seagate drive need more cooling
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post #142 of 261
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Originally Posted by bonami2 View Post

I have one 1tb 4 platter from seagate with a high failure rate.... Was always well cooled and it still running with 60k hour on it.

Got 2 new 1tb. No issue yet 24/7 and about 10000 hour


Maybe seagate drive need more cooling

I believe because once you get a good one it's good, but when you get a bad one it's apparently obvious.
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post #143 of 261
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Originally Posted by r0llinlacs View Post

Hitachi A/C? I'm starting to get curious about the range of products they produce. It seems like they make everything.
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Originally Posted by nvidiaftw12 View Post

Don't forget excavators.

along with those literal excavators, trucks and trains hitachi manufactures, they also make power tools, chainsaws, lawnmowers, production cameras, projectors, and so on.
and this is just one side of their manufacturing firm!
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Originally Posted by bonami2 View Post

I have one 1tb 4 platter from seagate with a high failure rate.... Was always well cooled and it still running with 60k hour on it.

Got 2 new 1tb. No issue yet 24/7 and about 10000 hour


Maybe seagate drive need more cooling
not exactly cooling, but cooling does have some effects.

its more on the production batch, and the actual models, some multi-platter HDDs have a high failure rate just because it has a bit too many components.
Edited by epic1337 - 2/5/16 at 2:02pm
post #144 of 261
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Originally Posted by Anateus View Post

Smells fishy to me. Last backblaze graph I saw showed Seagate fail rate on par with WD.

Yes it's getting better, i bet the OP news article has one form a year or more ago. we have yet to see if Seagate continues this trend of lower failure-rate ... or increased WD failure-rate, which it is, lol!
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My external hdd from uh dont know who..

Reached 80c on some chip with the back open.


Imagine what happen when you slap 40 hdd in a server without cooling
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post #146 of 261
Didn't seagate have some really high fail rate on the 7200.9 ?

it was a fair few years back now.
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Didn't seagate have some really high fail rate on the 7200.9 ?

it was a fair few years back now.

Think it was 7200.11
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post #148 of 261
I stopped using SEAGATES twice for long periods of time
first was like 5 yrs and recent was 10 years

now its time forever??

it seems hard drive mfr are forcing us to SSD

can't hardly wait for 3d xpoint at affordable price
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Think it was 7200.11

Yep, it was the 7200.11 1.5TB version. 7200.9s were actually OK, at least in my experience. smile.gif
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I'd like to know how they got to those charts/figures.


Because if this is based on recalls or warranty returns, it's probably unfairly scaled in Hitachi's favor - i've no idea how popular their drives are, but i'd wager seagates are commonplace among the private consumer, so of course, Seagate would have a larger occurance of failures simply because they're the most common on the market -- more chances of failure obviously.

Not that i'm defending Seagate, just calling out the potential for how these graphs can be skewed.


I'd wager the vast majority of people here either use (or know others who use) A seagate or WD drive over that of Hitachi, after all.
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