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The only thing i tried on dead HDD was change the Logic Board. It did not work. Lost 2TB of Data.
Oh no! D:
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post #62 of 65
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Yeah, sadly that doesn't always work frown.gif
You don't need to do that. There is a link you can click on their sight that gives you a list of codes for an RMA. I put in the code the drive does not even show up and then just RMA the thing. Works fine. Did that with about 5 drives so far no issues. I have RMA'd around 30 with seagate - no issues. 

You have had to RMA 30 drives with Seagate and you are still buying them?
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I have been using Seagate for the past 5 years and I work at a computer store. I have had to RMA 3 of my own drives and the rest are through work from customer's machines. I have done an equal amount with WD, hitachi, samsung, etc. 

 
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post #64 of 65
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I have been using Seagate for the past 5 years and I work at a computer store. I have had to RMA 3 of my own drives and the rest are through work from customer's machines. I have done an equal amount with WD, hitachi, samsung, etc. 

Seagate for me has been the most reliable older drives tho i have 2 320s and a 750 still working great that are 5+ years old iv rmad a few wd and a hitachi never any seagates tho.
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We get about 200 customers a week, so that is almost 800 people a month. Ever that time, we do about equal for WD, hitachi, samsung (fewer than the rest) and seagate. 

 
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