Drive Type Comparative Reliability Statistics Tags: Hard Drives Sas Sata Storage Last response: April 13, 2010 1:58 PM in Storage Share SteveMarcy April 12, 2010 3:35:28 AM Can anyone point me to a statistical comparative analysis of drive type (SAS vs. SATA, for example) reliability based on empirical field data (actual failure rates) as opposed to theoretical MTBF figures? Thanks! Steve Marcy More about : drive type comparative reliability statistics | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove buwish April 13, 2010 1:58:28 PM The best study that I have seen to date is by Google (it's not too specific though in regard to SAS vs. SATA): http://static.googleusercontent.com/external_content/un... Another place to look: ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/products/servers/proliantstora... | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Drive Type Comparative Reliability Statistics> Related ressources: ForumAny router reliability survey statistics ? ForumHard Drive Reliability & RAID-0 ForumDRIVE RELIABILITY ForumRAID0 reliability on ASUS P8Z68-V PRO vs ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 ForumIS WD MORE RELIABLE THAN SEAGATE? ForumLooking for statistics & gaming build ForumTeamspeak vs Ventrilo, REAL statistics , not opinions ForumWhat is the best HDD in terms of Reliability /cost? ForumWD drives have reliability problems? ForumHard drive reliability ForumA new, reliable metric for analyzing past climate conditions ForumWhich is The Most Reliable Hard Drive Brand? ForumLaptop hard drive reliability -- the bigger the poorer? ForumHard Disk Drive Reliability ForumNew build to handle statistics and video editing ForumSSD - larger drives vs. RAID 0. More chips = less reliability ? ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumMy computer won’t recognize any DVD drive ForumSecond drive not recognized ForumTransfer of hard drive data to new one More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !