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post #12 of 26
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Originally Posted by Digikid View Post

Seagate is crap compared to Western Digital. I would highly recommend that you stay away from Seagate.
If it is just for storageget a WD Red drive or a Green drive. You do not need a black as they are noisier.
Hey! They have improved in recent years.
 
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the seagate 7200.14 does not have any problems ow and seagate bought samsung HDD.

I have not noticed any problems and price performance is perfect.
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post #14 of 26
What about a plain and simple WD 2TB Green 5400rpm?
Only $109
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136891
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Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

Hey! They have improved in recent years.

I am sorry but I get to seen any proof of that. I work in a computer store and Seagate hard drives are returned more than Western Digital. We are looking at 3 to 1 ratio here.
post #16 of 26
the OP already ordered the Seagate btw

the green hdd are slow which will introduce stutters in games because of running at 5400rpm; you would only save a few cents a year by using green which is not worth it.
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Originally Posted by Digikid View Post

I am sorry but I get to seen any proof of that. I work in a computer store and Seagate hard drives are returned more than Western Digital. We are looking at 3 to 1 ratio here.
For the 7200.14 drives?
Quote:
Originally Posted by MerkageTurk View Post

the OP already ordered the Seagate btw
the green hdd are slow which will introduce stutters in games because of running at 5400rpm; you would only save a few cents a year by using green which is not worth it.
No he didnt, I did awhile ago, it gets here tomorrow.
 
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post #18 of 26
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the OP already ordered the Seagate btw.

Dumb move on his part then.

OP keep the packaging. You will need it when you RMA that thing in a month or two..
post #19 of 26
7200.14 had no problems i had it over 6 months and price performance is good.
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Originally Posted by Digikid View Post

Dumb move on his part then.
OP keep the packaging. You will need it when you RMA that thing in a month or two..
Tell me why this is rated so good? http://ncix.com/products/?sku=66010&vpn=ST2000DM001

Its rated horribly on newegg though, shipping is bad from there.

And are these customers upgrading the firmware? Because some of them are shipping with older firmware that makes them chirp and such.
 
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