WD Raptors

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by ThunderZ, May 12, 2006.

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  1. ThunderZ

    ThunderZ Registered Member

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    Who`s running 1. What do you think. Seems I have heard a pretty high failure rate. At least compared to the 7200 rpm HDDs. Comments? Thinking of getting one as a single master.
     
  2. ErikAlbert

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    I have two WD Raptors, but only a few months :
    WD Raptor WD740GD HDD 74gb 10000rpm SATA 8mb Cache 4.5ms. (= 70896 MB in reality)
    I think 150gb is the latest WD Raptor.

    Didn't notice any failure yet. :)

    I also ordered :
    HDD External Seagate 160GB USB 2.0 7200RPM 8MB
     
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    Thanks for the in-put. I`m just looking at the 36 gig. for my primary system. Run a Seagate 120 gig 7200 for storage.
     
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    Added it to my "tool box". Pretty much had all the standard HDD prep. tools. Missed that one. :thumb:
     
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    I've had the WD360 (36GB, 10Krpm) running in my comp for 3 years. It's been a great performer and it hasn't given me any problems whatsoever.

    Btw, it came with a 5-year warranty. ;)
     
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    I`m liking what I am hearing. I know they have a good warranty....just try to avoid the hassle of an RMA and a reload if I can. They have been out for a while now. Guess they have the bugs worked out and their act pretty much together. Thanks.
     
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    I have a 80gb Raptor. I like it alot, great performer, haven't had any problems with it.
     
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