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> >>> I've had 2 failures amongst 4 samsung HDDs in the last year.
> >>> HD501LJ. Anybody else had problems, or is it just bad luck?
> >> Had an HD103UJ (1 gig) fail after 3 days four weeks ago (massive
> >> number of unreadable sectors). Credit to Novatech they collected it,
> >> tested it and replaced it within 5 days, so far the new one seems to
> >> be ok.
> > HD103UJ (1 tera) actually.
> Oh gawd! I've got one of those as well. :-(
I've got a couple running in a FreeNAS server box which is now showing
an up time of 118 days. Mind you, it does rather help that they don't
suffer temperature cycling on a daily basis. They're running about 9 deg
C above ambient so don't suffer any thermal stress to speak of so I
don't expect trouble with _any_ make of drive in this situation.
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