We often get asked the question “What hard drive should I buy that won’t fail?”
Every hard drive will fail eventually, depending on how it is used, the environment it is in and how often it is used. Hard drives can fail within weeks of buying them, or can last many years.
The guys over at extremetech.com have done up a comparison of the different brands of drives available that offers some insight into the reliability of them.
A link to the article follows: