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    WD's raptor

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    Western Digital. Period.

    Got no love for Seagate anymore, they've refused at the fence once too often, but they used to be my first choice.

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    All of my drives are WD atm apart from a single 300Gb Maxtor which will be replaced by a 500gb WD when I get time.

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    western digital then seagate

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    Samsung, Hitachi, Seagate then WD

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    I won't touch anything other than a Western Digital at the moment.

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    Western Digital for me. Second choice would be Seagate/Maxtor. I will never, ever buy a Hitachi. I've had 4 fail on me back when they were using the IBM name. One was a replacement and started clicking within a couple of months. It died a couple of years later after very little use.

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    Purely bang for buck, although I did go brand specific on the 7200.10, and currently operating a swerve on maxtors

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    Hard question mate

    I always used to buy Maxtor - everytime. I had one fail on me, but that was my fault, so I cant knock them.

    Currently I have:

    2 * 200gig Maxtors
    2 * 80gig Samsung on RAID0
    And a Fishgate .10 320giger

    Too hard to pick one, they are all running fine.
    The Samsungs are quiet, but the Seagate feels so fast for a non RAIDed drive.

    If I HAD to pick one....Id probably go with the Samsungs at the moment. They are fairly nippy on RAID0 (ive seen faster though), but the noise is a winner, plus, they are cooler than the Fishgate (which matters when watercooling - less airflow in the case usualy)
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