Recommend a SATA Hard Drive

Lamborghini

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Can anyone suggest a good 2tb sata hard drive. I was looking for p-300 from Toshiba before it got sold out from Prime, mdcomputers. I am not going for Seagate (reliability more important than cost, already lost 2 Seagate drives), Toshiba seems gone. WD offering only 5400rpm.

Can anyone share their experiences with WD? I come from a time when everyone was bashing WD due to their reliability, high failure rates.

Also if anyone knows which other reliable hard drives manufacturers are available in the market?
 

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Internal one wd blue are suppose to be good, better get external wd elements external is good but other offering by wd not great in external

my 2 wd external not.elemnts crashed already !
 
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Lamborghini

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Internal one wd blue are suppose to be good, better get external wd elements external is good but other offering by wd not great in external

my 2 wd external not.elemnts crashed already !
Thanks for your review...
I wanted a drive as an add-on to the one on desktop. It already has 500gb ssd with 320gb Seagate drive. I already have external HDD from HP, Seagate. My experience with external ones has been negative.. my 2 external drives giving up on me. I think due to this lockdown there is going to be shortage in the market for quality hard drives.
 

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Ya I am waiting for external SSD to drop drastically in price, I am need of some more tb sapce too.
 


eriek_halenx

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Can anyone suggest a good 2tb sata hard drive. I was looking for p-300 from Toshiba before it got sold out from Prime, mdcomputers. I am not going for Seagate (reliability more important than cost, already lost 2 Seagate drives), Toshiba seems gone. WD offering only 5400rpm.

Can anyone share their experiences with WD? I come from a time when everyone was bashing WD due to their reliability, high failure rates.

Also if anyone knows which other reliable hard drives manufacturers are available in the market?
ive also lost seagate drives due to not replacing a failing UPS battery fast enough (mea culpa!). My most recent one is a WD Blue. Which hasn't had any issues since the last year. Since you already have a primary 500Gb SSD, the 5400 rpm would not be as noticeable in most cases.
 

Lamborghini

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ive also lost seagate drives due to not replacing a failing UPS battery fast enough (mea culpa!). My most recent one is a WD Blue. Which hasn't had any issues since the last year. Since you already have a primary 500Gb SSD, the 5400 rpm would not be as noticeable in most cases.
I primarily want it as a storage unit for movies and other stuff. Do you have any idea or any link which shows as to how much would be the difference. Any experience with other drives?
 

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You'll get only 5400rpm drives in WD.
7200 rpm drives of Seagate are available but don't even touch it with a 10 foot pole.
I have had too many dead Seagate drives in my life.
Go with wd or Toshiba.
Hitachi drives were also good but they were acquired by WD.
 
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