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Old 12-02-2004, 01:41 AM   #31 (permalink)
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I almost bought a Hitachi cause it had a five year warranty, but realizing I upgade every year or so, went with WD.
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Old 12-02-2004, 09:56 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Seagate without a single doubt. Maxtor might be faster but I don't want to count the number of Maxtor drives that died on me.
yeah thats the same here, i'd rather have a slightly slower drive than a fast one that will die in a year
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Old 12-02-2004, 09:58 AM   #33 (permalink)
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Maxtor for sure....but also Seagate. i've received 6+ years on both and most head seek problems can be rectified by placing the HD in the freezer for a couple of hours.
the freezer?
Ive never heard of that before... how does that work?
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Old 12-02-2004, 10:03 AM   #34 (permalink)
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Freezer ..lol... thats a good tip. .Anyz , my opinion is 'Maxtor'
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Old 12-02-2004, 10:31 AM   #35 (permalink)
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seagate. had 2 for couple of years no problem. bought a western digital and it died on me in a couple of weeks. maybe i got the bad apple, but thats just my experience. never had a maxtor, so don't really know how reliable they are.
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Old 12-02-2004, 10:41 AM   #36 (permalink)
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Western Digital is the best because it is fast and its reliable.Better than Maxtor and Seagate!
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I have had a seagate fail on me. So I haven’t gone back to them. I have a maxtor drive as my system drive, no problems at all. No crashes or problem. It runs 24/7 most of the year. I have two samsung sata drives that perform perfectly. No problems, quiet, and three year warrantee. I have never tried WD but don’t see a need, because of no problem with maxtor or samsung.
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Old 12-02-2004, 10:52 AM   #38 (permalink)
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My WD crashed really bad about a year ago.
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All will fail at some point, but I know that people think that Maxtors fail more often, and they are the ones who make the magazines about them failing.
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Seagate is the only hd that has ever failed on me. Maxtor has been doing well running 24/7 most of the year.
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