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Reliability differences between the drives are going to be negligible. You should always consider ANY hard drive could fail on you.
If you have USB 3.0, obviously they're going to help you backup or transfer much faster. If you don't at least it'll be there for when you do, especially at these hard drive sizes and if you're planning on filling them up.
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