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Re: [SLE] IBM hard drive
  • From: babu walad <vyav@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2004 09:59:26 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <20040903165926.26480.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I have Seagate, Maxtor, and Western Digital in my PC
and I have have ALL fail from time to time.
Fortunately
I've had free warrantee replacement (I paid shipping
to
the respective facilities) from all vendors.

I think they're about the same. When they run they
are fine. When something breaks, well that's that.

Babu

--- Danny Sauer
<suse-linux-e.suselists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Jerry wrote regarding 'Re: [SLE] IBM hard drive' on
> Fri, Sep 03 at 06:47:
> > On Thu, 2 Sep 2004 16:28:48 -0500
> > Danny Sauer
> <suse-linux-e.suselists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > After I replaced all 6 of the 75GXP drives that
> we had here, some
> > > twice, I decided that there would never be an
> IBM drive in my computer
> > > again. I'm presently using Seagate, as they join
> Fujitsu in my "I've
> > > never had a problem with them and I have several
> of them" list.
> > >
> > > --Danny, expressing personal preference as if
> it's scientific fact :)
>
> > Most of my drives have been Western Digital. I had
> a problem with a WD
> > drive a while back, called WD and they sent me a
> replacement free of
> > charge. I have had zero problems since.
>
> I used to work at a large community college where I
> supported several
> hundred Gateway 2000 machines, both in labs and as
> instructor workstations.
> They all used WD drives. I replaced a hard drive
> about once every 2-3
> weeks (not to mention the other crap hardware
> Gateway uses).
>
> I will never own a Gateway 2K computer or another WD
> drive. Others may
> have different experience, but my unique background
> formed *my* unique
> opinion. :)
>
> --Danny
>
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