Hard drives continue to advance by storing more information with faster read/write capabilities, but how long do hard drives really last?  Several new studies have surfaced lately which attempt to answer this question. Usenix.org released a study in titled, Failure Trends in a Large Disk Drive Population listing the AFR (Annualized Failure Rates) of common hard drives.  While storagesearch.com released a study of many of the new SSD’s (Solid State Drive) on the market today, read the article here.  For Dallas Data Recovery Services by Certified Computer Examiners, contact DrDataSaver.com today.