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    Question best 160gb hdd????

    i want a second hdd and it has to have 8mb cache and perferably be ata 133... between 120-160gb. any suggestions?i was thinkin weston digi...maybe maxtor?seagate?
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    Samsung SpinPoint p80 range

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    Samsung or Seagate (now that they've gone to 5 year warranty)

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    I personally would try a Maxtor, I've never had a problem, good performance for your pound:

    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...duct_uid=45632

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    I'll second the Maxtor vote. Put one in my PC 3 months ago and it has been great: fast, quiet and cheap. Having said that, I'm sure the others mentioned will do the job just as well.

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    Just got a Maxtor 200GB and it's pretty good. I'm a long time Seagate user too. Their drives are good and in the event that one does fail their RMA support is fantastic. I've also heard good things about the Samsung Spinpoint drives...
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    Having 5 WD JBs I can vote for them i think that only the maxtors are ATA133 all the others are ATA100 but it doesnt matter as all 7200rpm drives max out at ~80.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GAteKeeper
    Having 5 WD JBs I can vote for them i think that only the maxtors are ATA133 all the others are ATA100 but it doesnt matter as all 7200rpm drives max out at ~80.

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    Samsungs are ata 133 or sata 150



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    I'd go for the Samsung SP1614N , should be about 65 squid

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apex
    Samsungs are ata 133 or sata 150
    /me bows down to Apex's supreme knowledge

    A friend of mine (mojo) had 2 maxtors die on him on the weekend not that it should affect your decision.

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    kewl....i have a maxtor 120gb seems fine....u got prices and links plz...no ebuyer as hey're shi#e!hmmm maybe overclockers may have em

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    I like Seagate - I find them reliable, and they have a five year warranty.
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    What ever you do, don't buy maxtor, you will regret it !



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    I'm with Buff and Mike_w, Seagate make excellent drives, quiet and very reliable - with the added bonus of a 5 year warranty.

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    seagate! enough said!

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