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 buwish a b G Storage 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... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Any router reliability survey statistics? Forum SolvedWhich drive offers the best reliability and value for 4TB of RAID1 storage? Forum SolvedHard Drive Reliability Forum SolvedDell-Brand Hard Drive Reliability Forum SolvedHard drive reliability Forum Solvedreliability hit going from 3.5" to 2.5" drive? WD Black in desktop computer running 24/7 Forum COMPARE & CHART 1TB HARD DRIVES INTERFACE TYPE SEEK TIME SPINDLE SPEED Forum SolvedWhat type of 4TB drive should I get for movies and music? Forum SolvedAccidentally changed a hard drive partition type during ubuntu installation Forum SolvedMy parents computer gets an a type of error message stating something about how the hard drive is failing and that they should Forum SolvedWhat type of Optical Drive do I need? Forum Solvedwhat type of hard drive connection is this? Forum Solvedconnection type in a toshiba external hard drive ? Forum SolvedIBM Intellistation Z Pro Type 6221 Hard Drive Size support Forum SolvedHard drive reliability Forum SolvedReliable laptop hard drive Forum SolvedSeagate notebook drive reliability Forum Will this type of hard drive work on a laptop? Forum SolvedChanging hard drive type from dynAMIC TO BASIC AGAIN Forum Solvedcomparing 2 types of ram, simple question, help :) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !