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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.

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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.

http://static.googleusercontent.com/...k_failures.pdf

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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDacjrSCeq4
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Old 2015-12-17, 01:27   #2
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Backblaze regularly releases similar stuff:

https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-...ility-q3-2015/
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