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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 makes hard drives for dell, hp, ect
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Watch Samsung get flamed for this I've owned drives from Maxtor to Toshiba and everything in between, and the only drive that's ever failed was a 1tb Samsung. Doesn't mean I've shut them out though. That's a lot of money though, I just hope prices don't go up.
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BUY spinpoint! Now watch this news is a hoax and their shares go up 10% because people are buying all the drives they can.
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^This. You can talk about your personal experience as much as you want, but that doesn't mean much against statistics with huge numbers of samples. Seagate has the least reliable Hard Drives, at least when it comes to desktops.
Link?

All HDD manufacturers have about the same failure rate. Some may be better/worse for the short term.

IF one actually had a worse failure rate, the pattern would be noticed in data centers running 10K units over the years and eventually removed as a supplier.
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Your guys' reactions are totally different than my experience. ALL Samsung drives I've ever owned (Owned about 5 since 2008) have died on me, ALL of them. But both the Seagates are still going strong. Weird...

EDIT: I can add that my personal favourite brand of HDD's is Hitachi, I have two of them too, and they've been through a beating both of them, but they just shake it off.
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Here's the article I was talking about. Seagate drive has the highest failure rate according to Storelab.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...elab,2681.html
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Link?

All HDD manufacturers have about the same failure rate. Some may be better/worse for the short term.

IF one actually had a worse failure rate, the pattern would be noticed in data centers running 10K units over the years and eventually removed as a supplier.
A Look at Hard Drive Reliability in Russia
    
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One thing the Intermet has taught me is that in Russia, everything is backwards.
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Here's the article I was talking about. Seagate drive has the highest failure rate according to Storelab.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...elab,2681.html
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August 13, 2010
I've noticed alot of Bias and brand-hate in this thread towards Seagate. Let me tell you this I've had alot of their Hard Drives from their earlier series to the current 7200.12 which I am utilizing in my main system. My experience has been nothing but positive. Their customer service during the 7200.11 Crisis could have been improved but I have had no issues with either of my Seagate drives.
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But... I like Samsung Hard Drives and only buy them ... what now?
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