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Old 12-23-2005, 06:50 AM   #21 (permalink)
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nah I wouldn't say that. you see, Seagate's drives actually work, haha...
Yes, that's true, haha.
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I wouldn't mind making my next HD a seagate one, but the last time I checked a WD 200gb HD was like $90 at newegg and the seagate was $105 or so
The Seagate 250G SATA are $104.50
The WD Caviar 250G SATA are $99.00

Seagate offers a 5 year warranty
Western Digital offers 3 years.

I'm sure it won't be long before WD offers 5 years also.

But, either Seagate or WD is an excellent choice.
I just stick with Seagate because i've probably purchased close to about 50 or so SATA drives or the last 2 years, 120G, 160G, 200G, 250G, 300G and out of every drive i've purchased, so far only (1) drive needed to be RMA'd due to a mechanical malfunction. They returned me a brand new drive in 2 days... IN that 2 year's not one of my clients has had a HDD issue. Well, one did. But that's because he put his 10" Subwoofer flush up against his case. Why? I have no freakin' clue. The drive was never able to retain data on it again...

But, that was his fault anyway... lol dumbie...
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The Seagate 250G SATA are $104.50
The WD Caviar 250G SATA are $99.00
Whoa, 250gb? Where'd you see that? I just checked newegg not to long ago and that's basically the price of the 200gb

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lol I'd assume so with that powerfull *** electromagnet thumping right next to it
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Seagate already is the largest HDD manufacturer by far. Followed by WD and Maxtor.
Where do Hitachi and Samsung line up?
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Old 12-23-2005, 09:20 PM   #25 (permalink)
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i have never had a drive from them but samsung has had it bad with there deskstar series.
i have maxtor, seagate and western digital in my comp and guess which one is dying the western digital go figure. but my seagate is nice and quiet.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148065

seagate barracuda 95 dollars after MIB

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144154

WD 99 dollars

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144338

maxtor diamonmax 93 dollars

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144327

maxtor maxline 95 dollars

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ubmit=Property
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thanks for the link PZERO....course I won't be ordering one anytime soon =/
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You say that now but give it a week of downloading
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that's what the DVD burner with 50 disks and 5 dual layer disks is for. It's taken every effort not to buy another drive

I had 30gb left on my 200gb the other day when I bought my burner...6 days later I had 9gb left lol....I just burned about 8gb last night though.

I've probably filled up well over 500gb but I always delete a lot of shows...atleast once a week I gotta delete something. I think I was averaging around 3gb+ a day lol....muchless now that my computer is in my room and has been on for the last 3 days straight
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Whoa, 250gb? Where'd you see that? I just checked newegg not to long ago and that's basically the price of the 200gb

lol I'd assume so with that powerfull *** electromagnet thumping right next to it
Yeah, it's one newegg.com. I can get them actually for under $89.99 directly from Seagate, i'm a registered member of there OEM Builder / Seagate Partnership Program. The only catch is I need to buy 100 Units or more to get this price.

I'd have to get a lot busier in my business to invest $9000 in HDD's. But, it's an excellent option to have.

To get this deal you have to apply with Seagate and provide proof of a legit business with Company Tax ID # and some other information. You also need to verify a business account.
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