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Originally Posted by Ecchi-BANZAII!!! View Post
I haven't had any Seagate problems yet, though I've never had an HDD problems myself to begin with
Same. People are probably just using drives for 10 years then somehow assuming new ones will be problematic.
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I haven't had any problems with my 250gb seagate drive for over 3 years. I guess I'm just lucky.
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post #13 of 125
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You need proof that bonz wont buy seagate? lol!

I guess I will prove to you that I will never buy a seagate by stating I will never buy a seagate.
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In the last year and a half I have bought 3 seagate drives 2 failed. I rma'd one of those and the replacement started getting spinup retry errors within 6 months.
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I have 2 Maxtors that are about 8 years old and still running, a Samsung that is about 2 years old, and 2 Seagates about 1 year old. The only drive brand I've ever had a problem with is WD, and that was like 15 years ago.
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I don't know why all the seagate hate, it's the only hdd manufacture that I don't have issues with.

I have 7 seagate hdd's in my sig rig and they've been running nonstop for the past 3 years.

Not one issue with them.

Also this is awesome, glad to see some storage space is expending unlike ssd's.
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post #17 of 125
Y'all need to take a shower and clean off that "Seagate is fail" stuff.
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Seagate is a great company. There are bound to be failures but that happens to all manufactures. This new leap should make seagate able to offer their hard drives at a cheaper price.
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post #19 of 125
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Originally Posted by Bonz™ View Post
Ok, so make 5TB right now... Why wait?
Engineering. You can't just throw new platters into an existing HDD design and hope it works.

Enough with the Seagate fail... there are only two desktop HDD left now anyways. WD does not have a perfect record either.
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http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/...drives-failing

That should be enough said...

Their 5400.x drives are fine, along with their old 7200.10 and less, their 7200.11 and .12s may be fast - but they suck ass.

Edit, ah and some personal experience, I've had to RMA 54 7200.11's (50 of them were recertified, but still)
Seeing as pretty much everyone already knows the 7200.11 drives failed at a high rate... your point is... pointless. Seagate publicly stated there was an issue and fixed it.
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