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Re: [vox-tech] WD HDs take X




Ditto.  I have a 20G WD Caviar Drive and it has been working fine for
about 1.5 years.  Mostly on all the time, not 24/7 and I don't recompile
the universe every day on it.  No problems for casual storage.  Maybe
you had bad luck Foo :)

-Ricardo

Joel Baumert <kender@geeksource.net> writes:

> I installed the HD in a machine that is up 24/7 and I haven't had any
> problems yet... I also haven't seen my $100 :-).  They still have another
> four weeks.
> 
> Joel
> 
> On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 12:11:46PM -0800, Foo Lim wrote:
> > Ok, WD HDs suck!!  A few weeks ago, I complained about a clicking Western
> > Digital HD, which was replaced by WD.  I put it in a new machine with low
> > usage, and the new one is freaking out also!  It hasn't even been used for
> > more than a few weeks!  I do have it on 24/7, but it should be able to
> > handle it.  My advice: skip WD.
> > 
> > FL


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