[Wolves] Laptop SATA drive recommendations?

Mark Harrison Mark at yourpropertyexpert.com
Thu Jul 5 10:59:20 BST 2007


I needed to go to one of the "disk recovery places" a couple of years 
ago - they charged about £700 to recover the data off an 80Gb HDD - ouch.

I did, however, ask them what manufacturer they recommended to avoid 
major problems, and the answer was "I can't give you an official answer, 
but since working here I only use Seagates!" :-)


Lee Parkes wrote:
> Hi,
> My MacBook hard drive failed this week. Although it's still under extended
> warranty I want to get another drive for it anyway. So, 2 questions:
> 1. Any recommendations for HD manufacturers or ones to avoid? Probably going to
> put a 160Gb drive in there.
> 2. Have any of you recovered a failed HD? I put it in another laptop and booted
> Knoppix but no joy. I'm guessing that means it's completely broken.
> Luckily I managed to back up the important stuff but it's still annoying :(
> Cheers,
> 	Lee

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