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Old 03-22-2009, 05:03 PM   #1
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Hey! I'm looking to get a new hard drive, the one I have now (Maxtor) is getting pretty old, bought it awhile ago when I was a little nublet. Should I grab myself a Seagate or Western Digital? Most of the SeaGate I noticed have really good reviews, large space for a cheap price. Looking for something under $70 and around 400+ GB. So if you have a nice HD, fill me in on what to get! =)
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Old 03-22-2009, 05:07 PM   #2
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You can't go wrong with a Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

For a bit more, you could get the Seagate ST3640323AS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

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Old 03-22-2009, 05:24 PM   #3
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Yah, thats a great price, and it has lots of great reviews. I think I'll grab the 500gb, should last me a long time. Thanks =D
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Old 03-22-2009, 06:45 PM   #4
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Seagate are a good drive manufacturer from my experiences never had a drive go bad
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Old 03-22-2009, 06:53 PM   #5
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Yah the tests n such that I saw on tomshardware were really great, especially compared to a 10k RPM Veloci. I got the Seagate 640gb..it was only a few bucks more and shipping was free for UPS 3 day. =)
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Old 03-22-2009, 06:55 PM   #6
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I was generally just talking about reliability my drives are a few years old now so they prolly wouldnt be as fast as the latest technology
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I have a Seagate Barracuda myself I believe... or have I got a Samsung... either way, I know they are reliable
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Old 03-23-2009, 01:48 PM   #8
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The most reliable hard drive I've ever had, was an 18.6 GB Samsung. I think it cost a little over 450 ($658) Try here, hopefully you'll find a better deal than I did 14 years ago.
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Here are 3 Options, all these drives are great, All are 500GB, All are under $70

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148395

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136320

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152112


If i had to choose, I would probably get the Caviar Black...
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