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Samsung HDD's = Top Notch (IMO)
Seagate HDD's = Break. Allot.

So now what?
All manufacturers have similar hard drive failure rates. Anecdotal evidence on the internet is short-sighted.
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I just thought of something. How does seagate have the money to do this ? I dont know anyone that has bought a hard drive from them in years.
    
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NNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO O!!!

/Buys Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB while he can.
    
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But, but, I love my F3's!

I had a couple of F1's first, then replaced them with F3's more recently, and just got another F3 because I needed more space.

Was also going to get a couple of 2TB F4's for backup and media storage. The F3's are so good though, here in the UK they're pretty much the cheapest 1TB HDDs, but also the fastest.

I'm not sure how any of this merger will turn out well for the consumers, as (currently) I wouldn't buy any of Samsung's SSDs (I know they already make a lot of the NAND, but I'd go for a different company's end product even if it is Samsung NAND), and I wouldn't get a Seagate mechanical HDD...
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I just thought of something. How does seagate have the money to do this ? I dont know anyone that has bought a hard drive from them in years.
Seagate has a large enterprise presence.
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I just thought of something. How does seagate have the money to do this ? I dont know anyone that has bought a hard drive from them in years.
Seagate is a HUGE OEM Hard Drive manufacturer. Most mainstream laptops use Seagate HDDs, while low-end ones use Toshiba. Most OEM PCs use either Seagate or Western Digital HDDs.
    
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I've never had problems with my seagate HDs and its been around 2 years for both of them.
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No!!!


No!
NO!
NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


No!!!!
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No!!!


No!
NO!
NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


No!!!!
This was my reaction, with a few "why would they do that?!"s added in.

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lol.
i never had no problems with seagate
i have a 6 year old one in my sig rig.
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