deals1tb 7200 rpm 32mb cache sata 6.0gb/s 3.5…

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This is a terrific price for a 1TB drive. I actually purchased a Seagate drive this past summer for my first home build, and I considered it somewhat of a gamble, as my research consisted of finding a lot of mixed reviews. My drive has been nothing but great, though. It's quick and huge and they have a great warranty.

If you're in the market for a HDD, there are few with this capacity you'll find so cheap.

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In for 1. Great price, thank you for the post!

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Price was showing wrong in the cart. I have let New Egg know and they are working on fixing the price to show up correctly.

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@Magus517707 Showed up just fine for me. $49.99 through listing, into cart, and on receipt for purchase, wonder why it's showing up differently for you.

Also receives free 3-day shipping, which is always nice!

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It initially showed as 49.99 for me and when I added it to the cart it changes to 84.99. I came back less than 5 minutes later and it was back to 49.99 for me. I added it to cart and purchased it at 49.99 and since then I have seen it switch back and forth a few times.

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In my experience as a computer technician, I stay away from Seagate like the plague. I have seen more bad Seagate hard drives in my life than I care to count. There's a reason Newegg's selling this drive so cheaply.

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Good price, though I am a bit hesitant to buy Seagates myself right now. But the 2-year warranty is a plus.

Not that it matters for me. I just picked up 4x Hitachi 1TB drives ($60/ea) from Newegg two days ago to use in a RAID10 array. In hindsight, maybe saving $40 would've been nice - but the Hitachis also have a 3-year warranty and I found more positive comments about them in a RAID environment.

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@maccally: and I've heard various computer technicians say that about Hitachi, Toshiba, and even WD at some point.
I have 2 Seagates running 8 years strong now. One might be getting some problems as of last week.

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This is a fantastic price.. I wish I wasn't so broke, or I'd get another just because of the price.

I have a 3TB Seagate in my Media Center/Gaming PC. I have a CableCARD tuner that can record 3 streams at once. After a good 6 months of almost continuous uptimes, with over 10PB of IO (yes, that's 10 petabytes of reads/writes), the drive is still going strong. I was a little hesitant about buying a Seagate, but this one is working out fine.

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how does this compare to a 1TB WB black?

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Gotta love newegg. Just received shipping confirmation.

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I stay away from WD drives i bought one and it died just over a year after i bought it and i have Seagate and Hitachi drives that have been going strong for years. I bought one, it is a really good price and free 3 day shipping is nice.

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@johnt007871: how does this compare to a 1TB WD black?

oops

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thanks
gave me the reason to upgrade my computer.
q6600.. still going strong.. running 24/7 never turn off.

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@fat50strat: If you look at the most recent comments over the last couple of months, almost nothing but complaints or comments about DOA/dead in 1-2 weeks. I was tempted, but like the OCZ SSD drives they were pushing a while ago that had tons of problems, there's a reason why these drives are priced so cheaply.

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@johnt007871: The 1TB WD Black has double the cache at 64MB and has a 5 year warranty on parts/labor compared to this drive's 2 year parts/labor warranty. Performance-wise, I'd think the WD drive would be better with the additional cache, but you'd better do your own search for those kinds of reviews.

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@greenblaster: Nice. Thanks for your reply. I wanna buy one for my old brother.

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@fat50strat: Agreed. Everyone has their horror stories. I've had WDs and Maxtors die, while my Seagates and Samsungs live; I try not to lt this cloud my judgement. People avoid brands irrationally for years rather than check reviews for specific models.

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Bought one. Could someone link some simple instructions to install? PLEASE?!

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I don't think I'll buy another new Seagate again. My 1TB failed a year ago and it lasted me 3 years. My 2 320GB Seagates though, are still going strong at 6 years. Crazy how the old ones are lasting longer than the new ones.

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@morriea: Hard drive installation will vary depending on the Make and Model of computer you have. However, there are some installation basics. Most desktops will have a hard drive caddy or a hard drive mount that the drive will slide into or screw too. Once the drive is mounted into the case you will need to plug in the power and SATA cable. The power cable of course will come from the power supply and the SATA cable will plug into the motherboard. If you are just adding an additional hard drive you your current system just look at what is already there and copy that. If you are completely upgrading and removing your old hard drive you will need to reinstall your operating system. Before you take apart the system make sure that you have unplugged the power cable and press down the power button to drain the power out of the capacitors. You can always take it to a local computer repair shop and they can install the drive for you too. Shouldn’t be more then $35 dollars.

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@pentester101: wow. It sounds simple enough. Thank you for taking the time.

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Deal is dead now. Pulled the drive right out of the basket.