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NewsThailand's HDD industry fear contraction as demand for mobile devices and SSDs soars Pin
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My own experience has been similar.

Last time I came into possession of some Seagate drives Dead | X| a few years ago was when someone gave me a machine that was headed for the trash heap. It had a pair of dead Seagates set up in a RAID configuration. One of them was still under warranty and I managed to get it replaced. I only bothered because it cost me nothing to send it back. In the end, even the replacement died after a few months.

Not that my mind hadn't been set already--I stopped buying anything with Seagate's name on it over a decade ago. This particular experience did nothing to convince me it may be time to take another look at them.

In contrast, I've purchased (for myself) over 50 hard drives in my lifetime. Of this bunch, all of the Western Digital ones (70% of them?) were still working by the time I stopped using them, because they just became too small to be practical. Of the Seagates I've owned (20% or so)...all of them have died.

If "that's just me", then I must have the worst luck possible with Seagate hard drives. The law of averages however makes me wonder how they can possibly still be in business.
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