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Old 05-05-2006, 10:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I need another hard drive to store my ever growning collection of junk. Im thinking a 250 gig will do for now. Anyone know what is popular right now or good.
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Old 05-05-2006, 10:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Try to stick with SEAGATE or WESTERN DIGITAL drives, theyre great.

Look into the Western Digital 250GB 2500KS or something.
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I agree with adam. WD and SG seem to have made quite the name for themselves in terms of quality. I actually have one of each in my computer right now. Not to mention 250GB HDs seem to be giving the best bang for your buck.
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I think Seagate have the lowest failure rate of all drives, followed by WD
but try to aviod Maxtor
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Ok which one of these two should I get.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148111

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144701

Im thinking the Segate is the best choice.
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WD has more cache and its cheaper!??
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I would go for the WD drive in this case. It's cheaper, more cache, and has a faster seek time.
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Yea, from those, WD.
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I used to use WD, but I got Maxtor in my last build and I love it... Im now a Maxtor HDD person.
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western digital is the most reliable/stable drives there are

go with the WD
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