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    Whats your favourite HDD Brand

    Hi all,

    I'm asking you all what is your favourite HDD Brand, and why you choose it.
    I go for Maxtor, as I use them since several years and never had a problem with them.
    What I can't recommend is IBM/Hitachi. Had 2, and all got broken after some time .

    So whats your choice?

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    Western Digital. I've only ever bought one maxtor and i think its still going..saying that they have way too many horror stories for me to buy another

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    http://forums.hexus.net/showthread.p...oll+hard+drive

    already done

    But heres what it should be

    Samsung
    Seagate
    Western Digital
    Hitachi/IBM
    Maxtor

    In order from the top
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paulm@scan View Post
    http://forums.hexus.net/showthread.p...oll+hard+drive

    already done

    But heres what it should be

    Samsung
    Seagate
    Western Digital
    Hitachi/IBM
    Maxtor

    In order from the top
    Why would Maxtor be your last choice ?

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    Here come the Maxtor bashers
    Quote Originally Posted by Saracen View Post
    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

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    i've heard alot about ppl bigging up samsung, but i've had 2 of their hard drives connected via IDE, and they both broke after a few years, taking with it all my data...(soo angry)
    but to be fair, samsung did replace them promptly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Here come the Maxtor bashers
    Maxtor bashers? Just wait until you read my vote...


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    hitachi or seagate

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Here come the Maxtor bashers
    Maxtor are the ultimate in beastly horridness.
    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by derchris View Post
    Why would Maxtor be your last choice ?
    I have not got all day but everyone I have had has failed and overheated/ produced a lot of heat.
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    I think series 9 were the last maxtor range that had some semblebce of reliability

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    Quote Originally Posted by Supershanks View Post
    I think series 9 were the last maxtor range that had some semblebce of reliability
    Probably,

    Some of the Maxtors still running in systems from years ago.

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    Well, Seagate bought Maxtor a while ago.
    I find them very reliable

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    Quote Originally Posted by derchris View Post
    Well, Seagate bought Maxtor a while ago.
    I find them very reliable
    no one said they have not been reliable for you, but you asked a question and we gave opinions. :-0
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