[mythtv-users] How is this pricing possible?
clifford at snowandsnow.us
Tue Feb 22 20:48:31 UTC 2011
On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 12:55 PM, Matt Emmott <memmott at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 2:45 PM, Brian J. Murrell <brian at interlinx.bc.ca>wrote:
>> On 11-02-22 02:41 PM, John Drescher wrote:
>> > Most current SATA drives on the market are flawed. I the expectation
>> > is 1% to 7% of all your drives will fail each year.
>> Does this number have any scientific study behind it or is it just your
>> own finding?
>> Because if it's just your own finding then it could be entirely
>> environmental and nothing to do with drive quality.
> Not to mention that consumer-grade HDDs and server-grade HDDs are different
> animals (although I guess I don't know what you're running). We go through
> somewhere between 2 and 4 hard drives per week at my work out of I don't
> know, 2000 drives. And that's in a temperature / humidity / power controlled
> data center.
Wow - That is nearly an 8% failure rate (assuming 3 per week) a year. I
would have figured a much smaller number.
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