Backblaze’s reports on drive lifespan and failure rates are a rare peek into hard drive longevity and lifespan. One of the most common questions from readers is which hard drives are the most reliable. It’s also one of the most difficult to answer. Companies do not release failure data and the handful of studies on the topic typically cloak vendor names and model numbers.
It's why I run all SSDs in my tower and an enterprise grade HDD as an NAS. The price difference is small between consumer and enterprise grade HDDs now thanks to plummeting shipments, but the additional reliability is well worth it.