Reliable 3.5" SATA 1TB Hard Drive For Data and Data Backup?

Started Nov 25, 2008 | Discussions thread
blackhawk13 Veteran Member • Posts: 4,742
Re: Reliable 3.5

Vernon D Rainwater wrote:

blackhawk13 wrote:

Vernon D Rainwater wrote:

blackhawk13 wrote:

StPaulus67 wrote:


I would suggest you check out the Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB
It's listed at for $120 and it comes with a 5 year Warranty.

I just bought 2 for a new system. I also considered Seagate because
they offer 1.5TB, but they recently reduced the warranty on their
non-enterprise drives from 5 to 3 years, so I went with WD.

Hope this helps,

I have been looking at Hard drives since I now need 2 of from 750GB
to 1 TB size. I am familiar with WD since I use their 24/7 drives
but little to NO knowledge of the Hitachi drives. In fact,
yesterday, I could not find the Warranty and related information at
their site and sent an email but not enough time to get an answer
from them. I viewed their Warranty processing for failed drives but
did not find the Warranty period as well as which are the 24/7 heavy
duty drives.
Perhaps you can advise where to find the above data and which of the
drives (at the above link) are 24/7 5 year drives.
Thanks for your help.

I still buy WD, but only their
enterprise class hhds like the Raptors.

Thank you. I also received a reply from Hitachi Support last evening

Your welcome. Hitachi gives very good support, and US based phone support. Hard not to like them and their products.

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