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Re: [vox-tech] WD HDs take X



I ditto myself with Pat and Foo.  I'm never getting another WD again...

-Mark (I reserve the right to depricate this e-mail.)

On 13 Nov 2001, Ricardo Anguiano wrote:

>
> 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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