Longevity of Seagate Momentus XT ST750LX003 Hybrid 750GB

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  1. etcetera

    etcetera Notebook Evangelist

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    I will replace it with the Samsung 1TB Evo, the 850 model.
     
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    Well, my firecuda decided to give up the ghost completely this week. My system pulled a blue screen, then when I tried to re install windows it could not find any drive to install it on. So, like most everyone else, I am replacing it with a new 1tb SSD.
     
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    So how many hours did the HDD accumulated on it at that point when it failed?
     
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    My HDD hit 20,000 hours this week.
     
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    Not enough. I now have an older intel 320 ssd and it’s so fast. I have two ssd coming to replace drives in my devices now.
     
  6. etcetera

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    I read reviews of that "Hybrid" drive on Amazon, they are either very positive or "My drive failed within 6 months, don't ever buy this" type. Really, just like with any other HDD.

    I see Samsung 860 the 1TB model has dropped to $127 price level, shipped, on Amazon Prime. Really, kind of amazing considering it's not much more than this hybrid drive. The price delta is not that great.
     
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    Nope. The price of the full blown SSD has dropped since I bought the hybrid. That being said, I really wanted 2 tb of storage. I may look for a 2 tb SSD and see what I can come up with.
     
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    I would advise everyone to stay clear of Seagate HDDs. They are proven to be the worst in terms of reliability.
     
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    I second that. I had 2 Seagate HDDs (the second one was the replacement for first one - under warranty) and both failed, each after 2 years. My friend's portable Seagate HDD also died with no reason within 2 years.
     
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