Originally Posted by strollin
I've used Seagate drives (and many other brands) since 1985 and have never had an issue with them. I have 2 Seagate 1.5TB drives that are 6 years old and still running strong and purchased 2 5TB Seagate drives earlier this year. I think if you stick with any of the name brands you should be ok. However, that doesn't change the fact that an hdd is a mechanical device and can fail at any time.
IMO, they're all pretty good these days. I don't think any of the drives I've purchased in the last 10 years have failed.
It's true! But at this point I'm just trying to go for the best brand to price point comparison! I have found Seagate to be tried to true aswell!!