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Who is The Best In HD's

Poll Results: Who

 
  • 39% (63)
    Seagate
  • 51% (82)
    Western Digital
  • 3% (5)
    Hitachi
  • 3% (6)
    Maxtor
  • 1% (3)
    Samsung
  • 0% (0)
    Other
159 Total Votes  
post #1 of 104
Thread Starter 
Who?
In my opinion Seagate. My Current Pc has 2x80GB WD Caviars and they are pretty much crap. So slow compared to Newer Drives i think they may be broke(They also are getting slower... (Benching them from time to time shows the speed in a decline)
and going by benches a Seagate .10 is about 4x faster...
Also one almolst died on me but my about 10 year old seagates in my other (Older..) Pc are still going strong. Working well as a server.
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post #2 of 104
Western Digital. Never had a problem.

BTW, how old are those 80GB's? are they even SATA interface?

Also, you should change Seagate. They now own Maxtor.
post #3 of 104
Western Digital. All my past External and Internal hard drives are from them and I have had no problems.
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post #4 of 104
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3 Years/IDE.
Is ide really that much better?
How could get sata for mine?
I want a new HD but dont want ide because its outdated
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post #5 of 104
Western Digital is the best by FAR.

Seagate can suck on my belly button. Maxtor can wash my toilet and Samsung will be my butler.

Get that out of the poll.......if anything Seagate deserves it.
post #6 of 104
Western Digital is my only choice . I have used Samsung in the past and they are fine too.
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post #7 of 104
I wouldn't trust a Western Digital drive as anything more than a door mat.
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post #8 of 104
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Digikid View Post
Western Digital is the best by FAR.

Seagate can suck on my belly button. Maxtor can wash my toilet and Samsung will be my butler.

Get that out of the poll.......if anything Seagate deserves it.
Not in my experience.
Seagate FTW.
Faster then Caviars with the .10's Second only to the hitachi 1tb and the raptor
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post #9 of 104
no....that is Hitachis job.
post #10 of 104
Western Digital, they have the fastest drives for the personal PC, and 2nd fast SCSI drivers, best reliability in the industry, and are just overall more sturdy

seagate, they have repaired there name alot, have decent HD's untill you accidnet drop one, this is where WD owns them, becuase the seagate 9 out of 10 times will die

maxtor, if you could say one hard drive is the worst, this is it

samsung, been around forever, but they are meidocre never try anything new, always base off other tech

hitatichi, owns the quantum and deskstar lines, fastest SCSI interface, but lack luster reliabilty record
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