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Old 01-10-2005, 10:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What hard drives do you recomend. I was planning on getting a WD but someone told me they are renowned for going wrong. Ive heard bad things about Maxtor too. Are seagates anygood ?
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Maxtor = Kak
Seagate = Relaible, Sata=fast and reliable<<Go for a seagate
WD= Fast, quite reliable
Samsung= Dunno
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i shall take a look at the seagates then
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i shall take a look at the seagates then
Yea the seagates are nice drives
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I had a 160 GB Seagate SATA harddrive.

After installing Visual Studio .NET (a 4 Gigabyte programming tool), I had a harddrive failure.

Seagate's customer service and warranty is amazing. They have extremely easy to use tools online to test if your harddrive is bad. If the results come up as a bad harddrive, seagate automatically takes you to a quick form for you to get a new replacement for your harddrive which is guaranteed under their five year warranty.


At my work, about half of ourharddrives in the PCs are seagates while the other half are maxtors, and there is far more maxtor harddrives failing than the seagate PCs.
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All of them are good but Seagate is the best. IMO
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I had a 160 GB Seagate SATA harddrive.

After installing Visual Studio .NET (a 4 Gigabyte programming tool), I had a harddrive failure.

Seagate's customer service and warranty is amazing. They have extremely easy to use tools online to test if your harddrive is bad. If the results come up as a bad harddrive, seagate automatically takes you to a quick form for you to get a new replacement for your harddrive which is guaranteed under their five year warranty.


At my work, about half of ourharddrives in the PCs are seagates while the other half are maxtors, and there is far more maxtor harddrives failing than the seagate PCs.
Thats exactly why i posted

Maxtor = Kak
Seagate = Relaible, Sata=fast and reliable<<Go for a seagate
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Seagate or Samsung. I have two 160gb sata samsung for a year and a half with no problems at all.
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Seagate's customer service and warranty is amazing. They have extremely easy to use tools online to test if your harddrive is bad. If the results come up as a bad harddrive, seagate automatically takes you to a quick form for you to get a new replacement for your harddrive which is guaranteed under their five year warranty.
thats reasuring (dont think ive spelt that right).

I think im going to go with the seagate, its only a tenner more than the WD.
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