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Re: [ted@psyber.com: Re: [vox-tech] WD HDs take X]

On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Takashi Ishihara wrote:

> : > 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.
> look at the specs. modern hdds're usually expected to last 100 of years.

Another point of fact on the HD: the manufacturing date on the drive was
in 2001 (early half of this year, March-ish, I think).  Maybe they create
a whole bunch of platters and parts all at once, then slowly put the
drives together.  Or maybe they want me to buy another drive.  :(


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