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Time to go raid MicroCenter for some F3s.
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They could have gone to Western Digital instead. I like Western Digital better than Seagate. This is the worst thing that's happened to me so far.
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Oh, what a sad day indeed. Wish I had the money to buy some F3's.
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What's with the Seagate hate? The only disks that have failed on me are a WD and a Maxtor...

I'll still be buying Seagate drives as long as they're less expensive than other brands.
Edited by quaaark - 4/19/11 at 6:50am
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Wimps! I haven't had a Seagate drive die on me yet. My oldest one in active service is nearly 5 years old Also, I miss my Momentus XT (Sold it) :'(

Interesting market activity to say the least.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
This right here. Once Seagate puts their name on the drives...they'll be tainted with problems.

Unless of course, if Seagate could somehow actually produce a quality hard drive. Then we'd have at least two contenders to make decent drives (WD and Seagate).
^This.
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Wimps! I haven't had a Seagate drive die on me yet. My oldest one in active service is nearly 5 years old Also, I miss my Momentus XT (Sold it) :'(

Interesting market activity to say the least.
I have 3 seagates in a raid and none of them have failed over about 2 years. I think there is much hate in this forum lol..
post #78 of 210
I just don't like Seagate's RMA. I had to RMA a HDD and they sent me a temporary replacement. The HDD I bought was about $60 and they ended up charging me for the replacement (because I kept it) for $110(?).
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post #79 of 210
Quote:
Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel View Post
Did you read it? As previously stated.... every company has bad series now and then. In addition, this is only a sample of the last few years. You need to look at the last decade or two.
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Seagate's results stem mainly from the 500 GB to 1.5 TB Barracuda 7200.11-series. These products comprise over 65% of all failed Seagate drives received by Storelab. Most drives failed within the first one and a half years, and thus were still covered by the warranty. In comparison, the older Seagate 7200.10-series is much sturdier and only accounted for 35% of failed Seagate drives.
In addition, server farms and datacenters use Seagate HDDs. If you want to talk about thousands of units in use.... why do they still continue to use Seagate HDDs?


EDIT: I see everyone already commented on this.
Edited by DuckieHo - 4/19/11 at 7:05am
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You have GOT to be kidding me. Oh well, gone are the dats of mass-buying 5400RPM F4's.
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