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jschell14-Apr-23 12:15
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I see reports like the following pop up every once in a while. I think have seen them show up from different sources but the number of drives covered is always amazing to me.

Notice 171,000+ drives.

Hard Drive Failure Rates for Q1 2021[^]


honey the codewitch wrote:
Seagate's commercial stuff is supposedly good


I think the following from the above suggests they agree with you.

"...that the 18TB Seagate drives...Customer development units are mechanically complete, but the firmware is considered non-production and as such the drives are considered test drives."
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