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Do you think shop's will have clearances for the spinpoints?
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Samsung HDD's = Top Notch (IMO)
Seagate HDD's = Break. Allot.

So now what?
This is true. And it brings me much sadness.
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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(?).
You know you were supposed to send the broken drive back, right? Its not a temporary replacement, its a full replacement. You send the other one back and they wont charge you for the replacement. Its called an "Advance RMA", they send you the replacement drive first so you can get it into your system right away. Then you send the broken one back and they wont charge you.
    
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I'm actually glad they are getting new tech,I've never had Seagate HDD fail on me(had 3-4 drives 50-500GB),while i changed 2 WDs I have in my current sig-rig while still under warranty.But I guess you could just say I was lucky
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I'm actually glad they are getting new tech,I've never had Seagate HDD fail on me(had 3-4 drives 50-500GB),while i changed 2 WDs I have in my current sig-rig while still under warranty.But I guess you could just say I was lucky
Hard drives fail, period. Its a luck of the draw with ANY company. Its just your personal experience will vary. For me, I just buy what is the cheapest and make backups of important data. Sooner or later you will have a hard drive that fails, regardless of what brand you buy.
    
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Damn. I have like 10 samsung drives in my house and they're all brilliant Time to get a couple more before there gone!
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Really a shame. Oh well, all of my future builds will be SSD + 5400RPM storage drives anyways (and WDs green drives are good for that). I guess it's not as significant as it seems.
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Read this:



Don't mention the same crap again, please.
I buy on my Personal experience not on some study done in Russia that i cant even read
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Shouldn't Samsung still be in charge of all of "their" drives? SO I don't see the issue here.
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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?
Do better corporate deals and redundant arrays have to do anything with it?

90% of all the seagate and maxtor drives i used have died on me and a rma was needed.

I buy them over the wd counter part because seagate drives are always on sale @ the local store in my area with a small 5-10% discount.
ironically, i lose that discount in rma shipping charges.

So I don't know if I'm doing something or Seagate is.
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