Do you use a Seagate hard disk drive? If so, read Seagate hit with class action lawsuit over defective hard drives. Seagate’s drives are failing at an unreasonable rate, but the scary statistics go beyond Seagate. In fact many manufacturer’s drive suffer non-trivial failure rates, according to a recent report from Backblaze. Failure rates for different drive models in this report range from under 1% to more than 10%. Rates this high are certainly a reason to be concerned, especially if you are relying on hard drives to back up your data.
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