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Poll Results: Samsung or Seagate?

 
  • 20% (5)
    Seagate
  • 80% (20)
    Samsung
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post #1 of 11
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I just got a new hard drive for my birthday.

Its the 2TB Barracuda LP

Checked newegg and the reviews aren't the best.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148413&cm_re=seagate_2tb-_-22-148-413-_-Product

Should I exchange it for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB?


The only different between them is that the seagate is 5900 and samsung is 5400, but the hard drive will only be used for storage.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152245&cm_re=samsung_2tb-_-22-152-245-_-Product
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post #2 of 11
If it's for storage then it won't matter which performs better. What I can say is the F4s are good drives, too; I have 2 of them and they're cool and quiet.
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post #3 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by n1helix View Post
I just got a new hard drive for my birthday.

Its the 2TB Barracuda LP

Checked newegg and the reviews aren't the best.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-413-_-Product

Should I exchange it for the Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB?


The only different between them is that the seagate is 5900 and samsung is 5400, but the hard drive will only be used for storage.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-245-_-Product
remember that most people giving reviews have problems.

people usually dont review a product if it works perfectly, so just keep the seagate drive.
Edited by kyle7412 - 2/14/11 at 2:14pm
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post #4 of 11
I have a 1.5TB F4 and it's been great. I am actually using it as a primary disk currently.
post #5 of 11
I love my F4 it's been great to me (plan on getting another), but unless there's actually a problem with your Seagate I wouldn't bother, I'm sure it's fine.
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post #6 of 11
I voted Samsung. However, ensure you grab the latest firmware for the Samsung before you put it to use. Details are found here.
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post #7 of 11
Seagate have a horrible warranty and their drives are more prone to failure, from experience with two of their older drives..
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by kyle7412 View Post
remember that most people giving reviews have problems.

people usually dont review a product if it works perfectly, so just keep the seagate drive.
not true and u know that...
i have f4 and no problems so far...
+ i got it new cheaper than 89$
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post #9 of 11
Thread Starter 
Looks like I'll be keeping the seagate.

5 year warranty is better than a 3 year.

Ok, gotta go RMA my external 1TB seagate now. biggrin.gif
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post #10 of 11
False. If the product is outstanding and sells, the reviews will come in.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136218

Quote:
Originally Posted by kyle7412 View Post
remember that most people giving reviews have problems.

people usually dont review a product if it works perfectly, so just keep the seagate drive.
    
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