[ubuntu-uk] HDD drives... which brand(s)?

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Thu Feb 7 18:27:48 GMT 2008


On Tue, 2008-02-05 at 23:50 +0000, Daniel Lamb wrote:
> Personally i always stick to western digital, as was said before they
> do fail but so do others, warranties on a drive usually arent worth it
> from my experience, as it would cost more than half the amount of a
> replacement drive to send off the faulty one. As far as externals are
> concerned dont buy lacie, and my suggestion would be western digital,
> or if you are really worried about it buy something which is in a raid
> 1 array.
> 

Actually I've managed to send drives back for less than a tenner.  If
the drive is big enough (say over 160GB) it's worth it!

Rob





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