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New Hard Drive to me!!


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#1 silverpl105

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Posted 04 May 2010 - 02:16 AM

Hello, everyone, i got a new hard drive, instead of my old one, this is the first time i use this one--Hitachi 0F10381 500GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive ,now i have used one week, feel it is good ,and by the way, the price is very pretty, only spent $40 for it, do you think so ??
Which brand are you using??How does it works??

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Posted 04 May 2010 - 02:31 AM

I use a variety. Right now in my primary system I have a 500 gig WD cavalier and a 500 gig Hitachi Deskstar in a Raid 1 array, and in my linux box I have a single Hitachi deskstar. Im happy with all of them.

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Primary system: Motherboard: ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3, Processor: AMD Phenom II x4 945, Memory: 16 gigs of Patriot G2 DDR3 1600, Video: AMD Sapphire Nitro R9 380, Storage: 1 WD 500 gig HD, 1 Hitachi 500 gig HD, and Power supply: Coolermaster 750 watt, OS: Windows 10 64 bit. 

Media Center: Motherboard: Gigabyte mp61p-S3, Processor: AMD Athlon 64 x2 6000+, Memory: 6 gigs Patriot DDR2 800, Video: Gigabyte GeForce GT730, Storage: 500 gig Hitachi, PSU: Seasonic M1211 620W full modular, OS: Windows 10.

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#3 hamluis

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Posted 05 May 2010 - 02:24 PM

The pricing is about right...1TB and 2TB drives are pretty cheap now.

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Generally, vendors charge more for smaller drives than they are worth, IMO...1TB probably gives the best price point versus capacity.

I hope this is a new drive, rather than refurbed or used. I think that the chances of failure are the same, but the warranty periods are different (and worth considering).

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I also use a variety of HDs :thumbsup:.

Edited by hamluis, 05 May 2010 - 02:25 PM.


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Posted 08 May 2010 - 08:06 AM

Price is usually my determining factor I have not had bad experience with any drive.

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