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I see, well i guess if i get a DOA from any company i won't hold it against them.
This was the hdd i was planning on getting, look good?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-304-_-Product
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I see, well i guess if i get a DOA from any company i won't hold it against them.
This was the hdd i was planning on getting, look good?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-304-_-Product
Both of mine are that model, and they've been fine so far.
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Samsung is the best but after selling their HDD division to SeaGate, I'm expecting much more from SeaGate, making WD a little more nervous even though they have Hitachi.
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ive had about dozen WD and never had any issues
    
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post #15 of 35
I had one of the dreaded 7200.11 die on me... I hear seagate makes great server drives but are less than stellar on the consumer front



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post #16 of 35
my 2sentz = Western Digital.
every hard drive that isnt a WD is my collection has died after some point.

EDIT: bar my OCZ SSD. hehehe
post #17 of 35
Going to hop on the anti seagate "bandwagon" I have had 4/5 seagates die on me in short amount of time.

Mean while I own 9 Samsungs and 2 WD that have been going strong for years. My 500gb Samsung F1 has been in constant use since the day I got it (torrent box) and that was 3 years ago.
    
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WD would be my first choice, but I've heard around that the Samsung Spinpoint series should be quite ok too
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WD would be my first choice, but I've heard around that the Samsung Spinpoint series should be quite ok too
Just be warned... seagate has bought out the samsung HDD drive division

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I used to be all Seagate but I got a few bad ones in a row. Now I use WD and haven't had one problem with them.
    
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