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Author Topic: An ode to my failed disk drive  (Read 1560 times)

Josh

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An ode to my failed disk drive
« on: September 06, 2014, 08:36:09 PM »
A drive with bad sectors galore
Won't store data, not a bit more
So I attempt to format
And then toss in my hat
As I throw this damn drive out the door

R.I.P. Seagate Barracuda 3TB Disk Drive - 2013-2014

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Re: An ode to my failed disk drive
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2014, 08:40:08 PM »
 ;D
on a more serious note, it sounds like it might still be under warranty?

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Re: An ode to my failed disk drive
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2014, 08:53:35 PM »
Yes, in fact it is! Time to test out Seagate.

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Re: An ode to my failed disk drive
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2014, 08:56:59 PM »
A drive with bad sectors galore
Won't store data, not a bit more
So I attempt to format
And then toss in my hat
As I throw this damn drive out the door

R.I.P. Seagate Barracuda 3TB Disk Drive - 2013-2014

 ;D A poet right here  :up:

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Re: An ode to my failed disk drive
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2014, 12:27:31 AM »
Yes, in fact it is! Time to test out Seagate.

I had a Seagate drive die of SMART errors. They replaced it zero questions and in record time. I walked up to the desk, said what happened - handed him my drive - he got a new one and handed it to me. I was pretty shocked at how easy and fast it was.
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Re: An ode to my failed disk drive
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2014, 06:33:16 AM »
The Seagate of today is not the same Seagate of old, unfortunately. While they were once my favorite company when it came to hard drives, there has definitely been a drop in quality the last couple years. Also, the way they are marketing their current line of hard drives is atrocious. No specs listed on the packaging, mixing older technology drives in with new & selling them in indistinguishable packaging, etc.

I won't buy another Seagate drive until they mend their misleading ways.