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Old 4th October 2004, 11:33   #1
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Which harddisk to choose?

I'm considering buying a new Harddisk since my current one is silently dying (old maxtor 40gb).

Which of these 3 brands can you recommend?
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WD
but check warranty, the more the merier
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i concur:
Western Digital, definately

very positive on the speeds, durability, sound production ...
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seagate, also reliable, but also silent.
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Ordered me a nice WD 120gb with 8meg cache.
/me is happy
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Price/service/rma - and return warranty turn around time: WD beats them all.

The worst IBM or now Hitachi Global.
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Seagate is the one for me.

WD has this very high pitched noise that drives me nuts. But it's above the hearing range for most people (sucks for me).

Maxtor is close second best, if price is a higher concern.

Seagate is quiet, reliable, just not as fast as the rest. But it comes close enough.
 
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