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Hdd MTBF

Posted on 2002-03-13
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Hdd used to be rated something like 20,000 hrs Mean Time Before Failure ( MTBF ). Nowadays, I don't hear this terminology being used. Has the term being changed to something else.

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Kyle Schroeder earned 10 total points
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Its still used, but the marketing people at harddrive companies have buried in the back of the manual, and wouldn't even *think* of putting it on the box!  You can't let people know that eventually, the drive is going to fail!

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You make my day.
Cheers..
Heng
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