Which Hard Drives to Buy?

Backblaze has shared reliability reports from the thousands of hard drives that it uses and it’s results are #1 Hitachi, #2 Western Digital and #3 Seagate.

hard-drive-prices

As you can see from the prices on Amazon, Hitachi prices are almost 50% higher than both Seagate and Western Digital, but for peace of mind the extra $50 seems reasonable. If money is tight, Western Digital seems a pretty good second choice.

 

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