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post #1 of 71
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I'm planning on buying a 320GB HDD and 500GB HDD

These are the only choices i have

Western Digital:
320GB:
This Price: $40
And
This Price $:39.9
500GB:
This Price $:43.7

Seagate:
320GB:
This Price: $43
500GB:
This Price $45.3

Or you could find me one here

Going to be using the 320GB for system, and the 500GB For Personal Data...

$80 Dollars is my Budget.. More or Less $10

The site is in Philippine Peso

43 Philippine Peso = 1 US Dollar

Edit: You can change the brand as long as they are in my budget and same size
Edited by Speedster159 - 2/28/11 at 11:36am
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post #2 of 71
Someone on here wrote a huge review on WD vs Seagate. Here, let me find it.

Here it is: http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...-showdown.html

I'd take a look at that When it comes to a hard drive I would definitely want the RMA process to be quick & painless.
post #3 of 71
You'll get conflicting responses by fanbois all over the place. Pick the cheapest is what I'd do.
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post #4 of 71
I would def recommend Western Digital. My raptor is going on 5.5 years of everyday usage right now. They are the king of Hard Drives as well. As far as brand name goes.
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Originally Posted by justarealguy View Post
You'll get conflicting responses by fanbois all over the place. Pick the cheapest is what I'd do.
Well..

Seagate is more expensive by a bit for some reason..
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post #6 of 71
Both are fine. Look at some reviews for performance if you want. Quality differences are negligible with HDDs. No matter what fanboys will say.
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post #7 of 71
I used to always buy seagate but I had bad luck with a couple of their 7200.12 drive and went with a WD cb this time. Still using a seagate green for backup.
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post #8 of 71
WD all the way. Never had a single failure, hell I still have a 40GB running fine from close to 7 years ago.
post #9 of 71
I would get WD over Seagate. I haven't had a failed WD drive yet. My IDE WD1200JB is still alive at 6 years old. It was used as my main OS drive.
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post #10 of 71
As many have said above and after linking the review thread in my previous post, go with WD. I've had numerous WD drives and all of them are still alive, meanwhile my Seagate drive I had for around 5 years bit the dust a few months ago.
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