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i'm contemplating buying a Seagate 250GB OEM SATA II Hard Drive 8m cache.

is it worth it? is seagate any good?
    
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i havnt had any good luck with their products infact i have to send in my 180 gig tomorrow for RMA .. they are the same as maxtor i dont really care for them either.. if they are inexpensive enough tho it can be worth the risk.. like i only paid 45-50 bucks for my 180.. and hopefully the new one will work well this time
    
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My seagate 160 was purchased over a year ago and no problems so far...
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Seagate is hands down the best HDD company in my opinion. I wouldnt buy anything else.
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Originally Posted by bigvaL
Seagate is hands down the best HDD company in my opinion. I wouldnt buy anything else.
No love for WD? I have a Seagate 200GB IDE and 250gb SATA and love them both, but the WD Raptors sure are nice. The only company I don't like when it comes to HDD's is Maxtor.
post #6 of 14
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Originally Posted by bigvaL
Seagate is hands down the best HDD company in my opinion. I wouldnt buy anything else.
Absolutely. I totally agree. Seagate is my only HDD brand of choice. I've had an 80GB ATA100 for the last 3 years and its functioned perfectly. I recently got a 120GB SATA150 NCQ HDD and it is also working flawlessly. I once had a Seagate HDD for ten years and it never failed once. In ten years it always worked perfectly; never corrupted a single byte .

Seagate FTW lol.

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i agree seagate is very good. hell my grandfathers old computer running windows 3.1 has a seagate. still boots.
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I bought a Seagate 320GB and I'll never buy anything else other than seagate. Quiet & Great performance.
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post #9 of 14
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cool

i wanted the 300gb, 16 mb cache, but they're out. so i'm gonna go with the 250gb, 8mb cache i guess
    
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by hermit
cool

i wanted the 300gb, 16 mb cache, but they're out. so i'm gonna go with the 250gb, 8mb cache i guess
they are or they aren't.

Becuase 320GB = 300GB... (Different conversions for companies)

So, if you want 300 you should get the one I got: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148140
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