Summary: I use these in a RAID. I had one drive fail after 4 years of continuous use, a second failed about 6 months later. The other two have a few reallocationsso they are about due after 5 years of use. I am happy with 4+ years of continuous use. I suppose they would last longer as a normal desktop drive.
Purchased two - one fine, second was (unusual) DOA
John, B&H Photo
3 September 2015
Excerpt: Using in Linux Server. These drives usually are no-brainers to install and configure. Had one drive that was DOA. BH immediately issued RMA and arranged for a replacement. Coincidentally had several 2TB Seagates that failed at about the same time, however these had been in heavy use for about 3...