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Posted 19 May 2016 - 11:12 AM
Posted 19 May 2016 - 11:19 AM
You're buying one of these from your local computer store, correct? If yes, ask which drive appears to have the best manufacturer warranty. I've had a couple of WDs fail over the last few years. HDs are a business gamble as to how long any one will last.
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Posted 19 May 2016 - 12:39 PM
1TB hard disks generally offer much better capacity/price ratio and are much faster.
Posted 19 May 2016 - 02:43 PM
RETAIL (comes in a pretty box) WD drives generally carry a 3 year warranty and Seagate's carry 2 years. OEM or bulk drives (comes in an antistatic bag or plain box) give you a one year warranty from that store. So, what you buy and where you buy it matter.
Posted 19 May 2016 - 08:01 PM
Posted 19 May 2016 - 09:01 PM
In that case, for me it's a no-brainer: if Seagate = 2 years warranty, and WD = 3 years, but Seagate = 7200 RPM and WD = 5000 RPM, l'd go for the Seagate.
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Posted 20 May 2016 - 06:37 AM
Drillingmachine i can only afford to 500gb hdd and i don't so much money to buy 1tb. So please which should i buy and another thing seagate have 7200 rpm speed whereas wd have only 5000 rpm speed.
Really? Price difference is very small http://pcpartpicker.com/p/FVVMf7
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