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Disk drives suck less than they did a couple of years ago. Which is nice

phuzz Silver badge

I use whatever consumer drive I can buy cheaply, so that includes a couple of older Seagate drives, one of which has been making some nasty clicking noises for a few years now.

However, I'm not worried about data loss because I'm using RAID, and don't forget that the 'I' stands for 'inexpensive'.

If you want uptime, use some form of RAID, if you want your data, have backups, but you only need enterprise drives in a server that's run hard 24/7.

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