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post #31 of 41
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Oh, nice avatar sean XD
Boss sloth FTW. cool.gif
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You know, for a thread with such a harsh name, the conversation has been surprisingly pleasant in here. Am I still on OCN?? biggrin.gif
It's cause I'm here. No one wants to debate me on this stuff. biggrin.gif

...and this isn't the news section where people go crazy.
post #32 of 41
Well from all my mates and a few in the computer industry, over the years Seagate sucks cockrel in my back garden wake me up in the morning with their crowing.

So yep, thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif to Seagate
post #33 of 41
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Boss sloth FTW. cool.gif

Just me, but I would use this so it blends in better with the website whistle.gif

 
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Seagate does suck.

I'm not going to say their drives suck, because they really don't, both manufacturers have terrible failure rates.

The difference is Seagate's RMA process is kludgy and awkward, whereas WD has a really good RMA policy.

Not only that, but both times I've RMA'd stuff with WD, they've given me better drives in return (NEW no less!).

RMA'd with Seagate, and I got 2 remanufactured 7200.9 drives(I Rma'd 7200.9 drives from '06, this was a few years ago). Not only that the website they use sucks and it's hard to track your RMA.

So the drives aren't really better than 1 or the other, but Western Digital's support is far better, and RMA requests are much easier to track and deal with. That makes Western Digital better in my eyes.
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post #35 of 41
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So the drives aren't really better than 1 or the other, but Western Digital's support is far better, and RMA requests are much easier to track and deal with. That makes Western Digital better in my eyes.

Exactly. When reliability goes out the window, all you can hope for is decent customer service and RMA procedure.

I agree, compared to Seagate, WD is the better choice in this regard.
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post #36 of 41
Think my cuda has outlived its time...Have had it for quite some time and it still running..for the most part.

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How old?
 
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How old?
If your talking to me.I've been living back in Louisiana for about 5 years and i purchased it at a best buy in Georgia about a year or so before i moved back here.So roughly 6-7 years id say i know ive been using it for years.
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Wow, that lasted long, I don't think I could ever hold on to a desktop hdd for more than 5 year max.
 
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I have a seagate drive from 2006 still working(Not for long i fear)
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