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Old 11-27-2004, 03:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK now I know how to install a hard drive, I'd like reccomendations as to what to get.
I'd like about 80 GB space, what makes and models can you people reccomend? My main priority is reliability, as it's gonna be used for data storage mostly.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 11-27-2004, 04:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Get a SCSI for reliability or put 2 IDE or SATA drives i RAID1.
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Hmm, i don't really want SCSI or RAID stuff. I know you say SCSI for relaibility, but it's a tad pricey. I'd like just a basic IDE hard drive.
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It's 120 GB but not expensive and it's a great HD.
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-118&depa=1
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^^I agree^^
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i have had many "GREAT" dealings ith the folks over at maxtor , i only run maxtors now ! yes after a while they "DO" crash and i have shorted a couple out. Maxtor took very good care of me and i have no problem letting every one know that i recomend them.
im running a couple of big one now! any one want my old ones?
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personally I like Seagate drive's best, they're fast, very reliable and virtually silent
http://www.toolspcs.com/frgrshst1272.html
120GB with 5 year warranty
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I use Western Digital. Recently bought myself a Western Digital Caviar SE 160 GB HDD for $30 (Black Friday) and it runs like a charm.
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Quote:
Originally posted by millerhighlife_
It's 120 GB but not expensive and it's a great HD.
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-118&depa=1
This is the HDD I have and it ROCKS!
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Old 11-28-2004, 06:13 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Alright thanks for the info. One last question, do I need any drivers for an IDE hard drive, or do I just plug it in and it works?
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