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Old 06-26-2004, 01:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default SATA: Which Should I Get: Seagate Or Western Digital

Which is better? Is Seagate as reliable as Western Digital?
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Old 06-26-2004, 02:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Seagates are pretty fast and quiet, I dont know about Western Digital though.
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Old 06-26-2004, 04:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Seagates normally get f__ked up after about 18 months.
And to make matters worse they offer only 1yr warranty.
Here in India, we prefer Samsung.

Btw, my HDD is the second one.
Well I bought the first one when they USED to offer 3yr warranty.
Yeah, I got the replacement.
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I have a 30gb seagate that has been used, almost abused for 4 almost 4 years (i think...)

I completely trust Seagate.
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Well, Seagate has changed over the years.
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What good is a HD if it doesn't deprives u of ur peace of mind by offering only 1yr warranty?
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Most things either break within the first month or last you a while.
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I agree completely. Usually computer parts dont really have any performance curve or wear down that much, especially hard drives.
I have a few 400mb drives that still work great.

They have 3 year warranties also....
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Old 06-27-2004, 03:30 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I have never gone wrong with western digitals. I have about 5 or 6 of them now. Never a problem. ALso i know my shop has maxtors in its p.o.s. computers that run 24/7 and never have had problems either even with like no circulation of air and like constanly running hot because of dust. But i say go wd
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ok thx everyone... i now own a Western Digital Caviar (SATA) 120 Gb. Thx again!
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