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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822210003

*** is this, and where did the company come from?

Ever heard of them? I sure haven't...
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Never heard of them. I would NOT buy from them. Go seagate or Raptor
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No.
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Never heard of them. I would NOT buy from them. Go seagate or Raptor
No worries, I don't trust new companies.

I'm thinking 2 of these...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148231

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Never heard of them. I would NOT buy from them. Go seagate or Raptor
lol, raptor isn't a company x.x
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Originally Posted by KloroFormd View Post
No worries, I don't trust new companies.

I'm thinking 2 of these...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148231

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Yea, that one is nice, but for the same price you could get a Western Digital Caviar, which performs better.
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Yea, that one is nice, but for the same price you could get a Western Digital Caviar, which performs better.
By how much? I'm also worried about noise, because the 2 WD drives I have now (20GB and 40GB) are really noisy... expecially the 40GB.
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post #8 of 15
They actually are a decent company. They don't offer a competitive warranty which is the reason why I would stay away, but they have been around for a number of years and have made hard drives for IBM and others.

They can't be that bad doing contracting work for IBM.
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post #9 of 15
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Originally Posted by D3DAiM View Post
lol, raptor isn't a company x.x
Yeah, I don't really like WD either, but a Raptor is a RAPTOR! LOL

I really like the seagate barracuda .10 series drives.
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Yeah, I don't really like WD either, but a Raptor is a RAPTOR! LOL

I really like the seagate barracuda .10 series drives.
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