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Well, that makes the decision much easier. Enjoy!
 
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BTW Can you RMA A HDD even if you buy it from another store?(Retailer?)
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WD > Seagate this is common knowledge
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BTW Can you RMA A HDD even if you buy it from another store?(Retailer?)
The only drives you can't RMA are drives in name brand systems, such as HP, and Dell. You'll need to go through them for the replacements. This actually sucks and here's why. Most drives carry either a 3 year or 5 year warranty. Drives in these systems only carry a 1 year warranty... I've encountered this a few times, and is a real buzz kill for the client...
    
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We have used both Seagate and WD drives in a large array for media storage here at my job. The Seagates have had a much worse track record with regards to failure, and our IT department strictly uses WD drives now.

It seems to me though, that WD drives tend to be a bit noisier and they tend to get noisy after shorter periods of time. That doesn't necessarily mean they are bound to fail, it just means they tend to be louder in my experience. I still have a WD 120gb IDE from 2003 that has had about 35,000 hours of operation. It whines like a turbine engine, but it still works just fine.
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WD all the way. Never had a single failure, hell I still have a 40GB running fine from close to 7 years ago.
I have a Western Digital 200MB Drive that still works
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post #68 of 71
i would stay away from seagate
ive had 0 problems from my wd drives
and all sorts of then with seagate im no fanboy
i like what works
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Noise does not really bother me..

After buying the HDD's, I'm going to be saving up for a E5800, Or should i just go with a Q Series CPU's?
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