BigMonkey wrote:Thanks Boba_fett, I'm thinking about placing an order.
The warranty is great but I need a drive for backup storage in an external device. Anyone know if this is the old IBM line or did Hitachi improve the drive series?
Boba_Fett wrote:Since IBM backed out of the HDD business, Hitachi bought the rights to IBM's HDD trademark "Deskstar". These are still the highly dependable Hitachi drives that were available before Hitachi adopted the Deskstar monker.
...the problem was that the head was not stable when fixed in the parking zone for long time (no activities for long time), so what ibm did was to move heads in certain period of time; this is very annoying as my desk star is making head moving noise for every about 15 minutes or so.
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