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    Age of newly purchased disks

    Thanks for the responses, the disks are definitely brand new and unused (power on hours = 0). I got them from Scan, a well respected supplier in the uk.
  2. I have just taken delivery of two 4TB HGST UltraStar 7K4000 drives that I purchased this week, all good except when I cut them out of their anti static bags I was shocked to see that the sticker on the drives says "JAN-2014". If I'm not mistaken (?) that's the month/year of manufacture. Every other drive I've purchased in the past was made at least in the same year, this is the first time I've had 3+ year old drives delivered, should I be concerned about the reliability of these drives? The model comes with a 5 year warranty, but still...