Speeding things up

Matthew Burgess ca9mbu at hermes.sunderland.ac.uk
Sun Jul 27 06:02:40 PDT 2003

On Sun, 27 Jul 2003 13:48:15 +0100
Ian Molton <spyro at f2s.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 27 Jul 2003 11:23:53 +0100
> "Andy Bennett" <andyjpb at ashurst.eu.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > > they are *SHIT*. I'm never buying one again. vive le maxtor et.
> > > al.
> > 
> > Why do you think they are not good? When I bought it it had the best
> > access and seek times on the market. And 8MB Cache. - Everyone here
> > was raving about them, so I got one.
> Everyone anywhere was raving about them, which is why I got mine.
> unfortunately, there is a tendency for clueless raving in the PC
> world.
> This is the THIRD one, and they (WD) refuse to replace the drive with
> a new one (they insist on a 'refurbished' replacement (no thanks!). Im
> having a very hard time getting a refund out of them, too.

Sounds exactly like how Maxtor screwed me over too.  Having said that my
Fujitsu drive wasn't much better - I went back to Maxtor and haven't had
a problem with my current drive (a 40GB 6L040J2).

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