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    What larger capacity hard drives would you recommend?
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    i like seagate
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    Id have to go with Hitachi. Never had problems with them at all


    Fast, Smooth and Quiet. Except mine has been making some louder load noises but not too bad.

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    Seagate

    Very quiet and reliable, but not as fast as western digital. I find hitatchi's very loud.
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    i've had two hitachi's fail on me, right now i'd grab a seagate 7200.10, they are meant to be good drives.

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    Hmm seagate, ok. What about some of the Samsung drives, I read some reviews and their drives seemed to be quiet and pretty fast in most tests. Anyone ever have a Samsung drive?

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    My list will be..

    Hitatchi - Fast, quiet, never once failed on me.
    Western Digital - Lasted 7 years but failed last weekend. That model was noisy and slow, but it was old technology.
    Seagate - Slower than hitachi, noisy (in the Pavilion A1330n)
    Toshiba - Quiet, slower than Seagate.

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    I prefer Seagate for the same reasons mentioned above. Unfortunately Seagate have be bought by Maxtor, I never used to like Maxtor drives because they used to be very unreliable and noisy, however more recently they have stepped up there act and I would say are now the most 'creative' HDD manufacturers with some of the 'fastest' products.

    However Seagate still gets my vote.
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    have some extra cash and have decided on the Seagate 320GB perpendicular recording drive Have 2 OS on one 74GB PATA drive so it will be nice to have the extra drive space

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    i've been thinking exactly the same as you but then i bought the Asus P5W DH, but i wll still get one sometime before xmas. now i've got to find a home for the DFI...

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    what's wrong with your DFI mobo, or did you just want a new board different features?

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    im stuck with this 36 gig hard drive, i wonder if i had more mabe myt games would run faster?

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    I doubt it would speed it up dramatically, a higher spinning hard drive will speed up the write/seek/read timings. But I noticed you have a Pentium IV 1.7GHz, a faster processor will improve gaming

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    ya i know, but id have to get a bunch of stuff, luckly my friend is buying me a new $3,000 comp ( i berly know anything about computers but he told me more stuff about comps and then i looked at the specs i pooped my pants)btw this is the luckyest thing thats ever happend to me

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    What are the specs in this new rig your expecting?

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    also curious to know just incase we can help you with some hardware suggestions.

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