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Re: Hard Disk Drives

Post by iistapp on Mon Dec 12, 2011 9:40 am
([msg=63281]see Re: Hard Disk Drives[/msg])

So..

What we can conclude with is that harddrives fail now and then and there is nothing we really can do about it?

I run my PC for 6-8 hours each day, I bought two harddrives of the same kind, my OS drive failed after 2-3 months, got a new one, and have been running my computer on and off each day for 6-8 hours since then (about 1 year now).

So as long as you don't keep it running 24/7, there is no real way to estimate how long it actually will run before it will die/fail other than the x-amount of hours the producer have listed?

Or do they test the drives for 24/7 periods?
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