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do it!
I hope they go on clearance, so I can stock up on 4x1tb drives.
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I hope they go on clearance, so I can stock up on 4x1tb drives.
lol, thats pretty extreme_ I wonder who uses at least 2TB of memory in their lifetime, I really don't know anyone who uses even 1TB of storage in their lifetime(Of course unless you have tons of backups of your DVD's)
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They could go on clearance, they could rebrand them... who knows. I think it was a smart move on Samsung, perhaps a bit premature, but SSD's are going to start becoming the mainstream eventually, perhaps this is one step toward the extinction of the HDD.
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lol, thats pretty extreme_ I wonder who uses at least 2TB of memory in their lifetime, I really don't know anyone who uses even 1TB of storage in their lifetime(Of course unless you have tons of backups of your DVD's)
I could easily use that much. How? HD camcorders + lots of photography + my music and games.

My 2 TB External barely holds enough.... and I am just is college. Also, as the years pass, games movies music and photos will all take up more and more space as they become higher and higher quality and resolution.
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Smart move by Samsung. They know HDD is a dead end. SSD is the future yo
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SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB is best hard drive I own ever seriously, quit sound,amazing performance never fail on me unlike other hard drive I own.

sad to see samsung leaving from hard drive market...
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It might just be me, but why would it be bad if Seagate rebranded Samsung drives, as long as Samsung kept making them and the firmware for them?
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Buy up all the HD103SJs while you can@!
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It might just be me, but why would it be bad if Seagate rebranded Samsung drives, as long as Samsung kept making them and the firmware for them?
It wouldn't be bad at all. However, many misinformed people will believe that Seagate is manufacturing them, so they'll most likely lose many customers.
Edited by pjBSOD - 4/19/11 at 2:15pm
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It wouldn't be bad at all. However, many misinformed people will believe that Seagate is manufacturing them, so they'll most likely lost many customers.
Right. Although per the agreements, right now it looks like Samsung won't be making hard drives anymore, just adding manpower to Seagate so they can do a better job, then Samsung can focus on NAND and controllers.
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