How long do you hard drives last for?

Cactus Jack

Limp Gawd
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Jan 31, 2003
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I have a 20gb from IBM that is 4 years old and was still running when I took it out a few months ago.

The rest of my drives are 2 years old or younger and are still going strong.
 

kc8apf

Limp Gawd
Joined
Jul 1, 2002
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All my drives are in 24/7 use

8GB WD Caviar - 6+ years
9GB Seagate SCSI - 1 year
18GB Seagate SCSI - 2 years
(4) 23GB Seagate Elite 23 - 2 years
120GB IBM Deskstar - 6 months
 

Mad_Pyro

[H]ard|Gawd
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Jul 16, 2002
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Toshiba 40GB laptop drive - 2 weeks
Toshiba 40GB laptop drive - >14 months*

Seagate Barracuda IV 80GB - >2yrs*
Seagate Barracuda IV 80GB - >2yrs*
Seagate Barracuda IV 80GB - >2yrs*
Western Digital 160GB 8MB cache - >9 days*
Western Digital 160GB 8MB cache - >9 days*


*-still running
 
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