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Old 07-05-2004, 12:14 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I have a Western Digital and I love it, no problems what so ever.
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Old 07-05-2004, 02:30 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I love Seagate drives
they're quiet, fast and very VERY reliable
I like WD also, if I couldn't get Seagate, I'd get WD

I can't really say a lot about Maxtor, I haven't had any experience using them, but I'd say they are good from what I've heard about them

if I were you I'd get a Seagate 160GB ($99) or 200GB ($138) SATA drive
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My WD is VERY quiet, if i take the side panel off my case and listen REALLY closely when doing HD intensive stuff i can hear some tiny clicks...but with the panel on i can't hear anything

but my case is kinda loud.....4 80mm fans running FULL blast
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I say seagate. no problems yet, and ive had it for about 3 years. I think it's getting a bit old now.
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i was actually going to go with a WD, but at Fry's while i was lookng at a WD HD, this guy goes "i've built a lot of computers, and i've had nothing but problems with those." i just took this guy's word for it, he suggested teh Maxtor, so i went with it. hadn't had any probs yet.....
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If u r going for SATA then..........Seagate
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you can get a 160GB harddrive for $70 at either best buy or circuit city. that's how i got my WD. WD's got 8.9 ms seektime, which is better than the average of 11. but then again there's the raptors that run 10,000RPM, w/ seek of like 7. but they're damn expensive and dont run as big as 160. just go WD 160.
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thats the thing that i find with most of my HDDs, no matter wat brand they are, they are all very efficient and dont give me any problems, i would suggest either Maxtor or Western Digital
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Old 07-05-2004, 07:41 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Maxtor:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-322&depa=0
$107.99



Western Digital:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-203&depa=0
$99.50


Seagate:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...148-018&depa=0
$117.50

There's some good hard drives

Before I used a Seagate and never had problems with it, now I use a 80 gig Maxtor and it runs fine.
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Western Digi & Seagate are the top I would say.
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