Longevity of Seagate Momentus XT ST750LX003 Hybrid 750GB

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  1. custom90gt

    custom90gt Dellerator Super Moderator

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    Sadly drives are hit and miss. I've had some poor luck with Seagate, but that's what we used for our customer builds. Just had a rash of them dying sadly.

    I've been pretty happy with my 8TB WD (Hitachi) Red helium drives in the desktop. I only have 15k hours on them, but no issues so far.
     
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    Vasudev Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Tell me how you calculate MTBF or hrs left(Is it POH readings from SMART?)
    For me its complete opposite Seagates lasted longer while WD died just after warranty twice. For my clients, Seagates were horrendous and they stick with WD.
     
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    custom90gt Dellerator Super Moderator

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    The 15k hours is power on hours.
     
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    Vasudev Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Thanks.
     
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    kojack Notebook Virtuoso

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    I think those are the ones I am going to be using actually. 4x4 tb in a raid 10 setup.
     
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    Vasudev Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Which one? WD or Seagate?
     
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    kojack Notebook Virtuoso

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    I saw a 1 TB 2.5" true SSD on NewEgg for $99 yesterday. I'd invest in that over a spinner any day of the week...
     
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    kojack Notebook Virtuoso

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    I have 2 Kingston SSD now. I paid 94.00 Canadian for my 1TB drive and 78.99 for my wifes 500gb version. They are great. I am ordering another 500gb for my son's acer S3 along with a new battery. His will be a great little computer for another few years.
     
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