[mythtv-users] Hitachi 3T drives - reliable?

Calvin Dodge caldodge at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 02:10:38 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 7:05 PM, Doug Lytle <support at drdos.info> wrote:
> Calvin Dodge wrote:
>> I'm curious, Doug - were your drives retail (in Hitachi boxes), or OEM?

After a recent bad experience with OEM Hitachi drives (possibly due to
poor packaging - out of 8 drives, 2 were DOA, 1 failed a couple of
days later, and another a week later), I'm now buying only retail
boxed ones (so none from Newegg). Time will tell if this change
results in happier drives.

Calvin Dodge

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