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Thread Starter 
Hi, I'm currently looking for a new storage drive that is 1tb big, has great reliability and warranty if it ever fails.

Could be from newegg or tigerdirect.

Any suggestions? pls
Edited by CpBoy - 3/4/11 at 2:02pm
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post #2 of 13
seagate barracuda 7200.12
or samsung spinpoint f3
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post #4 of 13
Samsung spinpoint F3 ( sammy f3 ) I have two of the 1tb drives and use them for storage. Fast, reliable, quiet, 3 year warantee.
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post #5 of 13
Thread Starter 
whats the failure rate of the Samsung spinpoint F3 like?
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post #6 of 13
F3 1tb for sure... its the best mechanical hard drive around.
    
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
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whats the failure rate of the Samsung spinpoint F3 like?
from what i've read around it's been low but, being mechanical it can go bad just like anything else. I've seen one month old drives die and same model drives live forever. It's just luck.
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post #8 of 13
i second the spinpoint ive bought almost every other drive ive owned as seagate for some reason but i just bought a wd drive and the spinpoint f3 for another build seeing much better speeds and almost always see the f3 getting recommended !
    
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post #9 of 13
spinpoint....
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post #10 of 13
Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB for speed.

WD Caviar Green 1TB for silence and power savings, but lack of speed.

Both are good choices.

Stay away from Seagate; they tend to fail.
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