IBM GXP Problems: The Truth Exposed and Possible Fixes
Author: Cameron Wilmot
For months now users of IBM manufactured hard disk drives based on the Deskstar 60GXP and 75GXP models have been experiencing substantial frequent fail rates and data loss – Cameron "Mr.Tweak" Wilmot recently fell victim himself and suggsts what the problem may be, and possible solutions!
Thank you!! I was thinking highly about IBM, then saw the new Maxtors. Currently I have Western Digitals, and well this will be the second time replacing them within a year. Thank you for saving me a headache of going through crappy hard drives.
its a well known fact that maxtor are the best, and most reliable.
thats all i have ever used i have never had 1 problem,unless you count the time i tried to shove one in a cramped floppy bay. that was my bad......lol
My IBM just crapped out on me the other day. Actually it "developed" a bad cluster, but now I don't trust it. With my luck the next bad cluster will appear on the most important piece of data on my drive.
This kinda sucks too because back when I bought it I did research to find the best preformance/reliability drive on the market (that wasn't SCSI).
Well, I just got a Maxtor 80G so I'll see how that works for me.