what hdds are considered good nowadays?

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  1. D1G1T4L

    D1G1T4L Active Member

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    i heard western digital JB series are good
    true? false?

    what other hdds are good?
     
  2. Aimless

    Aimless Resident drunkey

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    True, because I was going to recommend them before I saw that you were asking about them
     
  3. crotchfruit

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    amen. i have a WD800JB and give it :bigok:
     
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    I've always had luck with WD drives.
     
  5. D1G1T4L

    D1G1T4L Active Member

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    not me, i had 2 wd and 1 ibm die
     
  6. BlazinBlazer Guy

    BlazinBlazer Guy Witness to The De-Evolution of Mankind.

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    I've always had great luck with maxtor drives.
     
  7. Rob

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    I gave up listening to others recomnedations of drives. You will have one person tell you they had 2 Maxtors fail, then one person say they have had 2 WD's fail. I have Maxtors, Seagates and WD's and have yet to have any of them fail. :eek3:

    The only person who is correct is the one that said "I have had 400 IBM deathstars die on me" :big grin: :big grin:
     
  8. JimboJones

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    I have had one WD 45 GB hard drive fail, but it was almost three years old. I RMA'd it to them and they sent out a 60 GB drive as a replacement. I've got no qualms against WD.
    I have also built with Maxtor and Seagate without any trouble as well.
     
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    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    I have a WD800BB(came w/retail comp) and a WD1200JB. No complaints.
     
  10. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I've never had a hard drive die :dunno: Maybe I'm not trying hard enough or something.
     
  11. D3aC0n

    D3aC0n Vesa ToskaLOL OT Supporter

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    Unless it's a fiasco like it was with the IBM 75GXP series... hard drive failures are usually the cause of poor shipping .. so Maxtor, WD, and Seagate are all great brands to buy.
     
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    :werd:
     
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