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Old 06-24-2007, 04:09 PM   #11
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Old is still the best, I still have my original HDD from when I got my PC about 5-6 years ago and its still going strong, I don't play many games or use anything that takes allot of memory and graphics so its not getting hammered, its a Excelstor Technology 40gb ATA.

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Old 06-24-2007, 05:16 PM   #12
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5 years is pretty good, I went through a stage of 1 a year!

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Old 06-24-2007, 11:00 PM   #13
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I've been to the tomb of the unknown soldier and have seen the changing of the guards. Awesome stuff I must say.
Me too!! Yeah, it was pretty cool.

Anyway, I hate when hard drives die. Such a pain...good luck with the new one though.
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I've never had any problems with any of my personal hard drives (the one's I use daily and store my stuff on). I have had plenty of old problematic hard drives that would have been used for PCs for sale had they not died. I haven't had much luck with Maxtor HDDs. I think only one Maxtor I've ever owned is still working... One of them makes a weird beeping (best way to explain it) that you could probably add as a beat to a song, lol.

I got a 40GB HDD (Seagate) right now that's got several thousand errors in the first 3% of scanning it... I didn't bother to carry it on any further as it had been scanning for several hours to get to 3%. I had another 40GB (Western Digital) with several hundred errors in all, I'm pretty sure I fixed them all though, and I am happy because I paid $20 for that drive...

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