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Old 03-06-2005, 04:59 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Both are good HD drives...
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Old 03-06-2005, 05:23 PM   #12 (permalink)
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My one and only WD hard drive crashed on me after 2 yrs. That's the only HD I've ever owned that actually crashed. But, you know it really doesn't mean anything in the big picture . "Someone" is gonna defective part eventually. All the "top" companies like Seagate, WD, etc. have good products. Otherwise, they'd be bankrupt.
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My wd failed after 6 years, then i got a Maxtor to replace it, it failed after 1 year, now i have another Maxtor because thats all they sell around here....
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Old 03-06-2005, 06:26 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Seagate and WD are both very nice brands, i think maxtor sucks.
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Old 03-06-2005, 06:30 PM   #15 (permalink)
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My wd failed after 6 years, then i got a Maxtor to replace it, it failed after 1 year, now i have another Maxtor because thats all they sell around here....
You are never supposed to keep a hard drive over 5 years, because eventually they all fail.
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Old 03-06-2005, 06:40 PM   #16 (permalink)
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My HD in my 486 still works man . Bought it it '94!..
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Old 03-06-2005, 06:47 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Western Digital and Seagate are the best. Maxtor is another story.
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Old 03-06-2005, 06:47 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Thanks for your replies guys. I will go with WD and see what happens.
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Old 03-06-2005, 09:24 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Just leave me alone about my poor Maxtor The only reason i dont have a WD or something else is because my HDD usualy fails when i least expect it, and they only sell Maxtor with in 50 miles of my house and i dont get around much...
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Old 03-06-2005, 09:45 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Go with either, I doesn;t really matter, theres the same amount of chance of getting a bad HDD. Good luck.
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