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160gb SATA HDD

Advantages: fair amount of storage space for price
Disadvantages: Can be a bit noisey at times

with 80gb Hard drives being the norm in most entry level pc's the price of the 160gb hdd is dropping. If you are looking for a reliable Hard drive for storage of MP3s, video or even gameing then the 160gb will be up your street. The space on the Drive ...

njt6 16.01.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Maxtor DiamondMax 10 160 GB

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Steer clear of this Hard Drive.

Advantages: Value.
Disadvantages: Unreliable, Noisey, maxtor's warranty is a joke.

I have just about given up on Maxtor. I bought this hard drive a while back and now it is sitting on a shelf behind me. It is sitting there because it is useless and more annoyingly Maxtor's warranty is practically useless. There wasn't a problem installi ...

JJS77 02.09.2006 · Read full review
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Maxtor Maxline III 250GB, Outstanding HDD

Advantages: 5 year warranty, further testing to insure quality, low sound, fast, can be put in Raid
Disadvantages: N/A

---| My set up |--- I have two of these set up in Raid 0, which allows them to work together, effectively giving me 500GB of storage space, which is outstanding. And 32MB combined buffer speed, which is fast. I am running Windows XP and the install wen ...

andybuck123 02.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Maxtor MaXLine III 250 GB

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A Nice hard disk "non-fullyable"

Advantages: The potency of Maxtor
Disadvantages: It speed continious being 7200 rmp

This is my first opinion on Ciao in English. I was living all my life in Spain, and I hope I have good English...but I need to practice it with IT and other stuff because now I'm in Chicago and I want to start in a good IT store. Well let's go to the ha ...

GianLuigiBuffon 11.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Maxtor DiamondMax 10 300 GB

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Silent ninja

Advantages: Fast, quiet, great RAID 0 performance
Disadvantages: 1 year warranty

I received two of these (60Gb) as replacements for my previous disk (DiamondMax D740X 60Gb, which I also review here on Ciao) which were faulty. I didn't really get off to a good start, as one as of the disks was dead on arrival. It failed to be recogn ...

ponty 30.12.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 60 GB

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