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Old February 22, 2012, 10:38 AM
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I had a rage moment right before HDD prices went up and bought a bunch of Hitachi drives for my home server. I did this because I had recently had a 50% failure rate on Seagate drives 3 years old and WD angered me with their green drives. But I will say I have always had quick service from both companies, but I would say WD wins on the service with cross shipment. My issue is I would rather not have the drives fail in the first place so I thought I would try something else for a change. I will comment on their failure rate in a few years, but so far they have been great.
Yup I too went through 100% Seagate failure (as in the drives died, I RMA'd them, they died again). At that point I said "f*** this" and replaced them all with Samsung F3's. Running great ever since.

Hard drives are all hit and miss though. I typically use WD in things and haven't had any of them fail yet.
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