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How good are Maxtor compared to Seagate? I could get a cheap Maxtor but I'm not sure how reliable they are.
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Seagate own Maxtor.

I have an old 40gb maxtor that i run windows on. Its great and runs silently.
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post #3 of 27
Seagate bought out maxtor, and maxtor is now the brand of seagates lower end drives.
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seagate or western digital is the only way top go
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post #5 of 27
Oh my god...go search the forum. This question has be proposed a million times.

Seagate > Maxtor
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post #6 of 27
also search maxtor rma j/k i dont like maxtor much ive had v bad experiances with the bigger drives. My 4 in raid atm seem ok but one of them has been replaced 4 times. The smaller drives are quite good but i think WD are the best
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post #7 of 27
I remember having a whole bunch of issues w/ Maxtor, but that was years ago. I stick w/ either WD or Seagate.
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post #8 of 27
I've had horrible experiences with WD, haven't owned a newer one from them though. Seagate's the way to go, although I have two Maxtors right now that are doing just fine.
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I don't think I'll be taking a chance so I'll be getting a Seagate next week. Thanks all.
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Seagate FTW!
    
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