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Hello every one,
i am new on this forum and i really like it here
actually i was willing to buy a new hard drive for my pc
But the facts which are in my minds are:
My brother have one hard WD Black 250GB since 2008 and its even now working very fine
I have samsung 400 Gb dont know which model in my pc right now and its also working fine since 2010
And now peoples are keep telling me that:
Those are old and push out from branded PC so thats why they have Good build quality.. and i guess i have no reason for not believing because i tried 5 seagate hard drives and every hard died in like 1 year or maybe in 1.5 year(MAX)
Now i dont want to start a fight between WD or Seagte choice making
but you know i am spending bucks so i need your guys experienced opinions
i already told you my own personal experience with WD black,Samsung, and Seagate Also
But some peoples are also saying that WD Black nowadays are not so good as it was use to in past
Please suggest me something i am really confused right now
post #2 of 10
Take a look at the new Western Digital Blue HDDs. Just as fast as a Black but not as expensive.

The only thing that changed recently with WD is their warranty- went from five years to three years but they still make great drives.
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Take a look at the new Western Digital Blue HDDs. Just as fast as a Black but not as expensive.
The only thing that changed recently with WD is their warranty- went from five years to three years but they still make great drives.

so you are saying that i need to try WD,actually budget is not a problem but i need a stable hard drive for atleast 2,3 year min
post #4 of 10
WD hard drive provide great stability for a long time. Caviar blue comes with a 2-3 year warranty, and the Caviar black come with 5 year warranty.
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Originally Posted by thepoopscooper View Post

WD hard drive provide great stability for a long time. Caviar blue comes with a 2-3 year warranty, and the Caviar black come with 5 year warranty.

Ah thanks. Good to know. Didn't know the WD Black kept the five year warranty.
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so you are saying that i need to try WD,actually budget is not a problem but i need a stable hard drive for atleast 2,3 year min

Western Digital is your best bet then.
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Ah thanks. Good to know. Didn't know the WD Black kept the five year warranty.

and the funny thing is in my country it still gets 1 year warranty and then after that you are on your own
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and the funny thing is in my country it still gets 1 year warranty and then after that you are on your own

Ah that's no good. I guess we're spoiled here in NA.
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actually in my country i think shopkeepers are getting more profit from seagate every other mall or shopkeeper have seagate and WD green in their list but they dont sale WD black here and if some one need that they need 5 days to arrange it from other city or something like that
post #9 of 10
Get any of the WD blacks. You won't have to worry about your HDD's again.

It's almost the same over here in India. Local shops just want to sell Seagates and WD Greens.

I'd say place an order for a black. You won't regret it.

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Get any of the WD blacks. You won't have to worry about your HDD's again.
It's almost the same over here in India. Local shops just want to sell Seagates and WD Greens.
I'd say place an order for a black. You won't regret it.
Where are you from?

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