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Old November 27, 2012, 11:11 AM
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If you have proper backups it shouldn't be that much of an issue. My newest drive is 2 years old, the oldest is 25 and still in use.

On the other hand (though it is a rare happenstance) you can get drives that last 2 days or are DOA.
Obsolescence is just a lack of imagination.
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