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Old 2015-12-17, 01:23   #1
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This is an off topic reply to a posting in the skylake issue thread.

Originally Posted by Madpoo View Post
it was only the WD drives that were dying.
A number of years ago Google did a statistical analysis of which
disk SMART parameters predicted disk failure.

Surprisingly temperature was not correlated with failure rate.
They did find one drive manufacturer had more failures than others
but they did not give a name.

On the other hand, shouting in your data center can affect your disks.
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Old 2015-12-17, 01:27   #2
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