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Hey all ...

I am looking at purchasing a 2TB drive, a Seagate ST2000DM001.


A while ago I heard that these *.14 drives had teething problems is this still true ? ...

Would I be better off going with a WD drive ? ...


All advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Go with a WD drive.. I bought 2x 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 SATA III and the one came broken and i couldnt RAID from BIOS
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post #3 of 5
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7200.12 are quite old so I am not sure if I can compare their build quality/reliability with the *.14 drives


Seagate is on special, that's the only reason I am looking at them now
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i find people either love or hate seagate drives. i am one of those people who believe that when it comes to HDD's any brand has a chance of failure. So go with the best cost effective solution and as long as you have a back up you are fine.

PS: I love Sean's rant which turned into a discussion lol
http://www.overclock.net/t/1387587/rant-seagate-haters-shut-it
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post #5 of 5
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Thanks for the link, will read it now ...


The seagate is going for around 600 bucks cheaper which is why I am looking at it ...


From the serial it seems like this seagate is the 4 head model

SN: Z1E3YJ0L
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