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    Quote Originally Posted by SHimmer45 View Post
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    i also wouldnt touch Maxtor with a long pole, regardless if they have been brought out by seagate they dont seem to have improved at all, they are just a cheap drive
    It's a shame too, they used to be a good drive until about the time they bought Quantum. After that it was all done hill from there. I remember opening a brand new 10GB Maxtor drive on Christmas only to find a re-branded Quantum in its place. It died four months later...

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    the early quantums were decent enough....

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    I had a Quantum 5 1/4" drive in my old Cyrix 233 PC... first one I installed XP on

    Are Fujitsu drives still a nightmare these days? I've noticed some servers still come with them and I don't have much faith when I see them in the spec...



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