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Old 05-20-2006, 11:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am looking at putting in a SERIAL ATA 150 hard drive into a computer. I would like atleast 60 or 80 gigs. I usually don't shop on Tiger Direct but I saw they haver refurbished hard drives at good prices. I would think they are as good as a brand new one. What is a good reliable brand name to go with also. Any comments would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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I guess no one has anything to say.
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I always stick to Seagate unless it is too good of a deal to miss. I don't have a personal problem with B grade items, as they are usually returned products. If there is a fault with the drive, return to manufacturer and get a new one.
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Assuming having a refurb still gives you warranty coverage, some don't so you'll want to be sure of that. Seagate and Western Digital are both very good brands. I know that Tigerdirect has some specials on Maxtor drives, don't buy them they crap out pretty easily.
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ok. I know to stay away from Maxor. My first PC, a dell, had one.........crapped out of me after 6 months. Second one did the same.
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