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|11-18-2012 01:16 PM|
|11-18-2012 11:48 AM|
|11-17-2012 09:43 PM|
|benheezy||i just bought this. i've never had problems with seagates or western digitals. i think it varies between users because some hdds will always have DOA drives and others will work for 5+ years. in general expect hdds to last for only 2+ years|
|11-16-2012 07:25 PM|
this is why you keep your data separate from the OS partition and have backup(s).
|11-16-2012 05:16 PM|
|captxenon||I bought a Tandy 1000ex in the late 80's. I have built many others and bought many others. I have NEVER had a hard drive die. Use Spinrite to check all sectors from time to time.|
|11-16-2012 02:37 AM|
|joako420||I just bought a 320gb Seagate from Newegg for the same price!|
|11-15-2012 02:37 PM|
I have had more WD Black's fail than Seagates in the last 3 years. 2 Seagates and 4 WD blacks.
Just my own small sample size, but what I have found to be true is that no hard drive is reliable.
|11-15-2012 01:51 PM|
|jae70888||Wouldn't touch this. Be wary to all those that buy.. Seagate has had problems with their hard drives for the last few years. Make sure you have a back up important data.|
|11-15-2012 01:34 PM|
|captxenon||Dell tech said yes. In 4 1,|
|11-15-2012 05:34 AM|
|11-15-2012 04:19 AM|
|11-15-2012 03:09 AM|
Dell Inspiron 530
Will this drive work in a Dell Inspiring 530?.
|11-15-2012 03:05 AM|
|xyyz||okay... someone has to ask, if someone hasn't already, but how are these for NASes? how well do they work for ZFS? are they 4k drives that advertise as 512k drives?|
|11-15-2012 02:53 AM|
Eh I grabbed one. My current 250GB is running out of space so I'm in need of a new drive.
I figured there are more 5* ratings than 1* so I'll just give it a whirl. I wanted to wait until BF, but oh well. If there's a deal for a drive during BF that has better ratings than this I'll pick that up too and just eBay the Seagate
|11-14-2012 10:03 PM|
|MehdiAnis||Ordered 2! Thanks OP. Just sold my 2 years old 2x Samsung 500GB on eby. Perfect timing!|
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