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nope, the 320gb platters were announced a while back, as was this product. Its no fake.
lol

I'm not believing anything today.
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post #12 of 35
They've been available on newegg for over a week, I almost bought one at work a few days ago.
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Does anyone simply not trust WD drives? In my experience they break the most! I use Maxtor... yes im aware that Seagate bought Maxtor but there are still maxtor branded drives built and I buy them.
Ive been using the same one in my sig now for like 3 years I think.
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Im not talking about speed, Im talking about reliability and product lifespan.
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Does anyone simply not trust WD drives? In my experience they break the most! I use Maxtor... yes im aware that Seagate bought Maxtor but there are still maxtor branded drives built and I buy them.
No I have nop issue with WD. Infact of all the HDD's that Ive used new and used WD is the only ones that I havnt had fail on me.
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Yeah ive had a maxtor and a samsung fail on me , got 3 WDs that have been faultless
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Does anyone simply not trust WD drives? In my experience they break the most! I use Maxtor... yes im aware that Seagate bought Maxtor but there are still maxtor branded drives built and I buy them.
All I use are WD drives. Never had one go bad on me.
    
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post #18 of 35
Use enough hard drives and you'll realise the failure rates for the big brands aren't all that different, barring certain flukes.

Anyway this drive is a few weeks old. WD has a 320GB single platter drive. Sequential transfer rates on them are superb.
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post #19 of 35
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I don't use anything but WD HDD's a couple of reasons,

They have the if not the most quiet drives out there(excluding the raptors)
The reliability on them is phenomenal. Unless a power surge takes them out, they just don't die.
Always up and working on new and improved ways to read/write speed, cooling and reliability.

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Not worthy of news, please move to deals.
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