OT: Is any hard disk brand better/worse than the others?

Antonio T. Sun mlist.ats-w1QkCcy0X+BxKfgMtfWJuA at public.gmane.org
Mon Dec 1 21:53:17 UTC 2008

On Mon, 01 Dec 2008 12:38:47 -0500, Lennart Sorensen wrote:

>> Curious.  I've been running Maxtor for years with no problems.
> Maxtor DiamondPlus8 40GB drives.  They will fail.  All of them, and all
> catastrophicly.
> So that's a few years ago, but still. :)
> I had an 80GB maxtor die within 4 hours of installing it about 5 
years . . . 

3rd to it. a few years ago, my Maxtor died on me just days after the 3-
year warranty that I bought!

Still, I bought another Maxtor (still going for over 4 years now), 
because it was the cheapest among all brands, and I can't afford much... 

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