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    Anyone ever used Excelstor HDD's before?

    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...=51435&_LOC=UK

    Anyone ever used these before? I am fixing a computer for a friend who's HDD b0rked and he wants it done as cheap as poss.

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    i've used one and from what i can tell its an ibm/hitachi...nice fast drive and it hasn't died yet,still for an extra £8 i'd probably get the wd 80gb for £43

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    I had a few die at work aftera bout 2 years...

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    Thanks for the replys. I think I'll advise him towards the WD.

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    iirc excelstor don't manufacture hard disks - they sell refurbs of all the other brands. look at whichever drives are geting the high failure rates atm, that's probably what you'll get

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    actually excelstore do manufacture the drives ,they manufacture them for hitachi and also have a thing where they sell hitachi drives under there own name

    3 year warranty as standard on these aswell remember

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    I have a 30gb drive, noisy and slow but reliable and cheap.
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    I have an excelstor it died after 3 months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spazman
    I have a 30gb drive, noisy and slow but reliable and cheap.
    oh gawd....with respect...if thats the best review so far......

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    Yeah - someone brought this up on CPU3D, the general concensus is ... run away

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    Cheers guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trash Man
    Cheers guys.

    /me pushes HDD away with a barge pole
    /me also does the same!

    (cheers )

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