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Month: September 2020

Re: [trinity-users] Re: data recovery - recommendations & strategies

From: "BorgLabs - Kate Draven" <borglabs4@...>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 18:43:56 -0400
On Thursday 10 September 2020, Mike Bird via tde-users wrote:
> On Thu September 10 2020 11:19:35 William Morder via tde-users wrote:
> > I always knew that, if Seagate somehow stays in business, then they must
> > have some customers somewhere. You must be the one.
> Seagate shipments for 2019 were just ahead of Western Digital shipments
> with Toshiba trailing well behind.
> Over the years it goes in cycles.  Manufacturers cut corners until they
> get a crap reputation and then they have to invest to build their
> reputation back.
> We've got Seagates, Western Digitals, and even some Maxtors.  Some
> of them must be twenty years old.  If you protect them from heat
> and physical shock and power surge the MTBF can be over a century.
> --Mike
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Yeah you're correct about all of that.
I have a maxtor 750G that's 18 yo and still going.
Always on a surge suppressor, always in a cool dry environment, never moved.