It really depends. I've heard of people using Maxtors and never having trouble. The only brands I would go with would be Seagate, Maxtor, Western Digital, and Hitachi.
Windows XP Home
P4 1.6 GHZ
nVIDIA GeForce 2 MX 200
Viewsonic 19" a90F CRT
I have had this rig since December 2001. I'm working on a new gaming machine that will dominate ALL!