Re: Hard disk errors?

Patrick F. Eckert (
Tue, 25 Nov 1997 18:58:19 -0500

General Rule OF thumb! :)
I have found that 3 out of 10 HD will go bad prematurely.... mostly in WD

In case you wonder how I know this... I sell the damned HD.
I see more WD with bad sectors or platter or head failures then SEAGATE.

spend the extra and get your self the Seagate Medalist.

Ivo Timmermans wrote:

> > > Western Digital (WDC AC21600H) IDE drive on a PCI IDE controller.
> > ...
> > In this case, I'd wonder if that WD drive is one of the buggy ones
> > that WD recalled last year..
> No, that was the AC31600H. I also have a 21600, and it works fine for
> about a year; no problems at all.
> --
> Ivo Timmermans