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3TB is the sweet spot. New Seagate 1TB plater are very good. I have 2 of them.
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Originally Posted by dr/owned View Post

This. There's always a lot of people to say "I have a Seagate and it's fine", but it always seems to be Seagates having all the failures.

Please stop the constant hate. I've had both WD and Seagate drives and failure rates are very comparable.
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I've yet to fill up my 1TB storage drive... Am I doing something wrong? confused.gif

my 1tb is almost filled mostly with music i dont listen to anymore and Steam games that i find my self buying more and more of and never playing any of them. A simple solution would be to just delete the ones you dont play but its not that easy I always think I'm gonna magically play all of them!!!
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hahaha Steam, if I had so much cash with all those summer, winter discounts I could bought all the games and try to play them all and die at age of 81 and I wont even finish half of them rolleyes.gif
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Nice, we ordered quiet a few of these for the office server.

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Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post

WD gives refurbs too. Industry standard. Sucks, but it';s the way it is. There's actually nothing really wrong with Seagate (well... nothing MORE wrong than other manufacturers anyway). Failure rate is actually better than WD too, before someone spouts that nonsense.

Yep they both give refurbs, just how it works. And I have to agree about the failure rate being better than WD. I've had more WD drives fail personally and out in the work place.
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Please stop the constant hate. I've had both WD and Seagate drives and failure rates are very comparable.

Yep, they are precision mechanical devices with the same basic principle of how they work. Only difference is the platter density and how fast they can read, write, and output information. Neither company is better than the other, both brands can fail at anytime it all comes down to what day of the week they are made.
post #36 of 74
My seagate drive is very nice. Performs well and cost less than any WD drives that were the same size.
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As far as RMA both are good. For me Seagate is faster. Also Refurb drivers are not bad.
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post #38 of 74
I have been a WD buyer for a long time but decided to jump on the 1tb per platter train when the 3tb's came out. I have been pretty impressed with the performance of the seagate drive, the cost/size ratio is way better than wd blacks as well. I don't run any sort of raid on my system but I have been lucky enough to only lose 1 drive to failure and I think that was just age. Hopefully this will drive down the cost of the 3tb drives and I can pick another one up and retire my 2tb wd blacks.
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I've yet to fill up my 1TB storage drive... Am I doing something wrong? confused.gif

Start converting your DVD and Bluray library for streaming to your TV's instead of using the discs and you will find you have an immediate need for large storage drives.
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Mmmmm, I going to have to keep a eye out for these drives when I get some extra money.
My dang 1TB WD and 3TB Seagate are getting closer and closer to being full.
And I still have yet to backup all my music, photos, movies, and artwork yet. tongue.gif
     
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Damn, i wanna get one!
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