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What is the Best Hard Drive?

  1. #11

    Quote Originally Posted by MCPlayer18 View Post
    I'm thinking of ordering a Crucial MX100 SSD 500GB And You shouldn't use hard drives. They don't last as long as SSD's and can even crash before its life period ends. Get SSD's. It'll be worth it
    I guess brand name Is personal choice. But Samsung 10 year warranty is very hard to argue against especial when you look at how many defective drives each company has returned. I stuck with WD and Hitachi for hard drives and I'll stay with Samsung SSD for 2 reasons Quality and Great Warranty service.
    I'll continue to use Hard Drives for DATA for some time. My Notebook does have a 1TB DATA drive buy my work stations will continue to use Hard drive for DATA storage.

    As far as hard drives being unreliable that's a false statement, we have been using hard drives for many many years I have the computer I'm working on right now that has a replacement HD Black 1 TB yes the first one failed within the first month I had it running. The replacement has be running 24-7 since Feb 2009 mmm that 1 year more than the warranty which was 5 years
    Last edited by Clintlgm; 06 Feb 2015 at 11:37.

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  2. #12

    When I built my desktop PC, I payed ~ $55 for a 1TB HDD, and ~$120 for a 250GB SSD. So, by those numbers, SSD storage runs about 8x the expense of HDD storage. For desktop users, I think HDDs make perfect sense.

    Could be a different story for laptops, since a certain amount of 'jostling' (bumping, dropping, etc.) is inevitable with laptops and this can cause problems for HDDs, but I don't think is a problem for SSDs
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    I will appreciate $100,000 to get a good one.
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