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View Poll Results: Which Hard Drives Brand do you go for?
Hitachi 416 21.32%
Maxtor 104 5.33%
Seagate 597 30.60%
Samsung 229 11.74%
Western Digital 1,115 57.15%
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Old 27-05-2006, 06:31 PM   #31
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I prefer Maxtor.

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Old 27-05-2006, 06:33 PM   #32
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I prefer Maxtor.

u like da darkside hor? ppl avoiding maxtor .... u buy maxtor.i prefer samsung ovr maxtor now
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Old 27-05-2006, 06:38 PM   #33
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u like da darkside hor? ppl avoiding maxtor .... u buy maxtor.i prefer samsung ovr maxtor now
I had try Seagate before, the seeking noise and slow access will drive you nuts.

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Old 27-05-2006, 06:41 PM   #34
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I had try Seagate before, the seeking noise and slow access will drive you nuts.

i dun like Seagate either ... its much more noisier during operation as compared to da hitachi one. Even da operating temps r higher. Currently im using Samsung on my spare rig. Its quiet
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Old 27-05-2006, 08:14 PM   #35
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Seagate... had at least 3 to 4 hdds from that brand, all died.
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Old 27-05-2006, 08:15 PM   #36
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Seagate... had at least 3 to 4 hdds from that brand, all died.
LoL .. den try Samsung ... hehe .. still made in Korea juz like LG LCD monitors ..
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Old 27-05-2006, 08:16 PM   #37
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LoL .. den try Samsung ... hehe .. still made in Korea juz like LG LCD monitors ..
Me satisfied with WD for now.
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Old 27-05-2006, 08:24 PM   #38
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Me satisfied with WD for now.
yeah WD is still gd but lately they seem quiet .... i hope dis brand won't b eaten up by da major ones
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Old 27-05-2006, 08:27 PM   #39
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yeah WD is still gd but lately they seem quiet .... i hope dis brand won't b eaten up by da major ones
I hope so too.

I finally found a brand that seems good and reliable, so pls WD... don't die on me.
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Old 03-06-2006, 11:13 PM   #40
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If i want performance and reliability should i go for WD or stay on Hitachi? Cos i tot of switching over to WD for my new HDD
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Old 07-06-2006, 09:58 AM   #41
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Old 07-06-2006, 11:48 AM   #42
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u like da darkside hor? ppl avoiding maxtor .... u buy maxtor.i prefer samsung ovr maxtor now
My experience so far.....WD have failed on me TWICE!!!

Ever since i bought maxtor, both my 80 & 160GB is working fine..for 2 years liao..

Maybe i jus being too suay with WD...
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Old 07-06-2006, 12:11 PM   #43
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My experience so far.....WD have failed on me TWICE!!!

Ever since i bought maxtor, both my 80 & 160GB is working fine..for 2 years liao..

Maybe i jus being too suay with WD...
I also like Maxtor harddisk. Much faster and quite then some other brand. From the poll, many user still did not know how good Maxtor is.
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Old 07-06-2006, 10:07 PM   #44
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I used to like Maxtor too until Seagate came up with the 5 year warranty.
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Old 07-06-2006, 11:41 PM   #45
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Maxtor for me when i switched over to mac.

Been with seagate but dieded on me once after 2 months of usage. RMA was fast and easy.
Seagate sata sat on my G5, very slow read/write. sad to say.

Change to maxtor eversince, happy user of 4 maxtor hard disk

160gb, 3x 250 gb

2 were raided
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