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this refurb. 1.5tb seagate hard drive is the best!
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My problem really isn't with their reliability, but with their real-world performance compared to similar HDD's.
     
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post #193 of 210
Quote:
Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel View Post
NNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO O!!!

/Buys Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB while he can.
You're using a Seagate? Why are you bashing on them? Your making no sense.
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post #194 of 210
Quote:
Originally Posted by mechtech View Post

If you want true statistics, look at the newegg reviews.

500gb F3: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-181-_-Product

WD 640gb black: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-319-_-Product

7200.12 500gb: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-395-_-Product


I'd say that the 640gb WD black drive is a gold standard of what a drive should be, and the fact that Samsung put out a drive thats currently the highest rated drive on newegg really speaks for their design team, and certainly backs the praise that Samsung has been getting in this thread.
Newegg reviews; i go there to get some entertainment when i'm bored
with samsung gone guess my next drive will be WD again.
post #195 of 210
Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

looks like im switching to western digital :/

edit: my avatar is perfect for the original post
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Why did they sell? It's not like they needed the money..
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Whats with all the Seagate hate? I've bought both Seagate and Samsung drives and only the Samsung failed on me. (Logic board crapped out.)
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Seagate makes great drives
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel View Post
Thing is, they were never fixed. The new firmware that Seagate issued for the 7200.11 series did nothing to stop the Hard Drives from dying, so your analogy is flawed.
All this coming from some one that has never heard of the muti quote. Yeah that's right there is such a button.

See the one with the quotation mark with the + sign right next to the quote button?
Use it! You have obviously been here long enough, I can see that due to your rep count.

As a bonus your DATA Proof is flawed beyond belief:

1) In the graphs provided, they show the 7200.10 and 7200.11, not a mention of the 7200.12.
2) It was also said that it was a firmware issue, what they cant be revised or updated?
3) You ask for proof of the 7200.12 improved failure rate, but you don't provide proof that they are still failing ?

You can't expect to be given proof to counter an argument that you haven't yourself provided fact's to suggest that the 7200.12 is failing at the same rate as the 7200.10/11 that those graphs portray.
So I will say this once and once only, "proof/pics or it didn't happen"

also I have 3 Barracuda's 2 of which are over 2 years old none have failed, only another 3 years and they are over their MTBF. But I suppose that's because it's an individuals results.

lets put this to rest and have an OCN wide poll of seagate drives
Edited by smash_mouth01 - 4/23/11 at 9:05pm
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the final reason NOT to buy Seagate.. WD win
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