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[ale] 2017 Backblaze HDD Failure Report



On 02/01/2018 05:16 PM, Alex Carver via Ale wrote:
> On 2018-02-01 13:16, DJ-Pfulio via Ale wrote:
>> https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-stats-for-2017/
>> Fun reading for anyone buying consumer HDDs in the 4T-12T size.
> 
> Good timing, the project later this year was to get some drives and
> build up a NAS.  I was planning on some WDC Reds which appear to do
> reasonably well.

When I looked at the data, I saw that WD-Reds were not so great and the
HTSG 4TB were the best for failures.  There are a number of different
charts in the article. Best to carefully check the captions.