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post #1 of 19
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Should I buy this hard drive: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Western-Digita...QQcmdZViewItem

Nice and cheap? 80GB? Good deal or not?
    
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That is a good deal, buy it
    
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Quote:
HOWEVER, THIS DRIVE HAS 20MB BAD SECTORS (OR 0.0025% OF THE DISKS CAPACITY)
I'd avoid anything with bad sectors. It could also continue to get more corrupted
post #4 of 19
I should learn to read, don't buy it

You could just buy it to smash it
    
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post #5 of 19
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I didn't know what they were, hense why I asked..?


http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Maxtor-80GB-6L...QQcmdZViewItem

That one has no faults and is a fiver more, is that safer?
    
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post #6 of 19
Go with the Western Digital Iv already had one Maxtor fail in my friend's computer and never a WD. They are used so be carefull. If you do plan on buying run HDD Health when you get it to see its conditions.
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post #7 of 19
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But the Maxtor has no current errors and the WD does though?
    
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post #8 of 19
Couldn't you buy the WD and RMA it?
    
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post #9 of 19
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Well, it says "This drive comes with a 7 day DOA warranty." so I'm not sure...
    
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post #10 of 19
I would not buy it.
    
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