aviationwiz wrote:Maxtor, the best Hard Drives on the market.
More like the worst drives on the market. Three out of four 60GB Maxtors that I bought a couple of years ago have died.
A 540MB WD I bought back when those were the biggest on the market is still going strong. Same for a 120GB, 4 40GBs, a 1.2GB, and an 8.4GB.
Maxtor+IBM are the only HDD's I've had that have died. Seagate+WD only for me, from now on.
Grab a WD and don't look back. Oh, the Lacie's, they're Maxtors.
Keep in mind both Seagate and Maxtor have announced new drives that should push prices down. Seagate will be releasing a 400GB external.
The Lacie drives over 300GB are multiple