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HDD Manufacturers Lowering Warranties

| Storage News | Posted: Sep 27, 2002 4:46 pm

Apparently Seagate, Maxtor, and Western Digital will all be lowering warranties on all of their hard disk drives from the original 3 years to just one.

 

"We're following the trend in desktop PCs, where they've all switched to one-year warranties," said Stephen DiFranco, vice president of marketing at Maxtor. "This should have no effect on consumers because we hardly ever get returns in the second or third year and it frees up cash that we have to reserve to cover the warranties.
More information @ C|Net News

 

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