What is the best hdd for < 80 $

By Ibet ยท 4 replies
Nov 23, 2007
  1. Guys ,
    i want to buy a hdd ,
    what is the best hdd for under 80 bucks ?
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    None and Any. Anything you can buy now under $80 is going to be as good as the next. Look for storage space and warranty.
  3. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Agreed. Almost all HDD today are of the same quality.

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  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    HDDs are old, stable, and consistent technology. Any brand you buy is going to be fine. Most new drives come with a 5 yr warranty against failure. Save your receipt.
  5. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    3 most common
    Western digital
    Maxtor owned now by Seagate

    I would opt for Seagate first ,but these days failure rates have increased
    so maybe a retail WD then Seagate then Maxtor.
    heat is killer
    keep them cool
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