Question Basic Internal Hard Drive Question

Hello All,
I need a new internal hard drive just for some archival storage. Because I have one file that is approx. 4 terabytes large, I would like to buy one single 6 terabyte drive. This file will be mirrored with other external drives, but I would still like a durable, dependable and fairly fast drive for my internal storage solution. Presently I have 3 SSDs and one Western Digital Black one terabyte hard drive in my computer. It is presently configured as such;

C: drive is a 500 GB Samsung SSD

D: drive is a 500 GB SSD that is strictly used for downloads only

E: drive is 250 GB SSD that is used to store Macrium images and a couple of VHD files

F: drive is a Western Digital black 7200 RPM hard drive that I use as my daily work space

Externally I am running a Western Digital My Book Duo with two 6 terabyte hard drives run in RAID for redundancy of my data

So my question is, should I buy a 6 terabyte Western Digital blue or a black hard drive, or a Seagate Ironwolf Pro? I don't need speed really, but I would like dependability because my files do tend to grow and I need to keep my data safe. This is just a regular home PC, it is not a NAS or any other type of storage device.

Thanks in advance,

Rocky
 

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They sell actually archival class drives, but it sounds like you backup constantly, so standard drives will do. Just do what I do and get paranoid every few years and replace all of them.

Speaking of which I've had my 3TB drives about 3 years now...
 

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