- 60 months ago
I currently have a 1TB WD Blue on my rig to store games and programs. Currently I have a little over half of it full and I've had it for less than a year. I do not want to have to keep deleting games to free up room, etc (part of the reason I got rid of my xbox one). I have a 2TB WD Green that was given to me (I'm guessing it was part of a server) but it is painfully slow and I would use it for nothing other than backing up pictures/videos etc.
The best solution I can think of is getting rid of my WD Blue and making room for x2 3TB Seagate HDDs. That should give me ample room to store games for years I would say. The problem? The horror stories you hear about Seagate, particularly from Blackblaze. I also read articles that discredited blackblaze's claims saying things like they were using consumer drives in 24/7 business arrays etc.
What I cannot find, is solid, concrete evidence that the Seagates are indeed of good quality. Also, WD does not have a comparable solution, at least not at $80-$90 per 3TB drive.
Does anyone have experience with Seagate as of late? particularly the 3TB model? Why are their 3TB HDDs priced so low? no other manufacturer comes close.