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Noo, RIP Spinpoint F3s ..

Guess ill pick up a caviar black in the future (along with ssd)
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This is not good. But I guess we will see a bump in quality with Seagate, lol.
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The most common failure cause for the 7200.11 was faulty firmware.
This was a known issue and Seagate's only fault thus far causing them negative press and attention. Its like saying "Oh my god I will never buy a Toyota again, their cars are unreliable and unsafe" because of their gas pedal issues that have since been fixed.
    
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post #54 of 210
Been running 4 Seagate 7200.12's for years while I've had both of my WD and Samsung drives die.

Also my Samsung drive is really noisy, I have to disconnect it often because its annoying.
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This was a known issue and Seagate's only fault thus far causing them negative press and attention. Its like saying "Oh my god I will never buy a Toyota again, their cars are unreliable and unsafe" because of their gas pedal issues that have since been fixed.
If I were to buy a new Toyota, the first mod I would do a a cable throttle conversion. Unfortunately, you can't improve the reliability of hard drives with mods.
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Perhaps you omitted a Key detail.
I didn't. Even if the majority were 7200.11 instead of 7200.12, if they didn't include 7200.10 and instead 7200.12 along with 7200.11, the results would've been largely the same. If they don't include 7200.11 series the studies would be completely flawed, since then they'd be cherry-picking based on the most reliable series the HDD manufacturer made. The point is simply to obtain the most recent data on reliability over a long period, and currently that can only be tested for 7200.11 and 7200.10. Again, 7200.12 is too new to obtain reliability data over a long period.
    
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Been running 4 Seagate 7200.12's for years while I've had both of my WD and Samsung drives die.

Also my Samsung drive is really noisy, I have to disconnect it often because its annoying.
*sigh*

I'm tired of repeating this. Your personal experience is not always what will determine the results for others.

Again, look at the reliability data. Whether you want to admit it or not, Seagate is the least reliable Hard Drive manufacturer. This is a study based on samples of thousands.
    
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post #58 of 210
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This was a known issue and Seagate's only fault thus far causing them negative press and attention. Its like saying "Oh my god I will never buy a Toyota again, their cars are unreliable and unsafe" because of their gas pedal issues that have since been fixed.
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.
    
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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.
I have several 7200.11's that are still just fine :-/
    
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I have several 7200.11's that are still just fine :-/
Read this:

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*sigh*

I'm tired of repeating this. Your personal experience is not always what will determine the results for others.
Don't mention the same crap again, please.
    
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