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Are the Enterprise drives more reliable in the sense that they can sustain more hours of operation, or even for archival purposes as well? (i.e. sitting idle for years with a drive full of data.)

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Anyone?
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Absolutely, these drives are built for 24/7 reading and writing so I don't see why it won't do the same for idling.
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re is for raid edition. So you can have like 5 drives in raid 5 or 10 and have reliability the normal ones u cant raid so wd says .
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Despite for all of the hysteria going on over the internet, data corrupting is very unlikely right? I just checked the md5 sums of files created months ago, burnt onto DVDs and moved to other hdds, and they all matched.
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