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    New Hard Drive suggestions Please

    Hi all,

    its time for me to upgrade my Hard Drive from a 20gb to 150+ gb.

    However b4 i jump in and buy one i want your opions please, i looking for something at least 150gb, it must be ide, a standard 3½" size and most of all i want the fastest possible drive as my office will be paying for it.

    Any model numbers etc please.

    Thanks All
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    So far i have seen

    Maxtor Diamond Max Plus 9
    Ultra ATA/133 Data Transfer Speed, 8mb cache
    7200rpm
    or
    Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 Plus
    Ultra ATA/100
    8mb cache



    7200 rpm
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    CHECK your warranty info G. Some places will NOT extend the standard 3 yr warranty you would expect to find on retail drives. If you find on say on pricewatch for less it might be b/c it is OEM. Also is this drive for carputer?

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    Cheers mate,

    i'll check that info,

    yup, for a carpc, its a HP E-PC,

    any idea's on what the best fastest ?

    will be used for all pc apps and not forgetting mp3's





    Quote Originally Posted by techeros
    CHECK your warranty info G. Some places will NOT extend the standard 3 yr warranty you would expect to find on retail drives. If you find on say on pricewatch for less it might be b/c it is OEM. Also is this drive for carputer?
    [SIZE=6]Join Date: Aug 2003
    Location: London, UK
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    HP-Epc, 512mb Ram, 250gb hd, Lilliput, GPS.
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