Title: Simple Tech?
Description: Anyone have experience with these HD's
fridgetime - September 22, 2006 10:46 PM (GMT)
Anyone have experience with Simple Tech Hard Drives?
I know they aren't Seagate, Western Digital, or Maxtor but they do have a three year warranty ...
Andrew - September 23, 2006 12:39 AM (GMT)
They don't make Harddrives, they just make enclosures for them and bundle other brand drives like Hitachi (IBM).
_Z_ - September 23, 2006 02:54 PM (GMT)
That's what I thought. I looked breifly, and couldn't find any mfg info on SimpleTech. If I'm not mistaken, I don't think they make their memory cards either- they're just an OEM marketer. (?)
Andrew - September 23, 2006 03:56 PM (GMT)
I've never personally dealt with their products but their website says they do:http://www.simpletech.com/
_Z_ - September 23, 2006 09:41 PM (GMT)
Andrew - September 23, 2006 11:52 PM (GMT)
Ah Z, sorry about that, I read your post wrong. No I think you are right they most likely rebrand memory cards too. I misread you post to mean "do they also sell memory cards."
_Z_ - September 24, 2006 05:55 AM (GMT)
Well, they say they do mfg, they may assemble their own memory cards, but I KNOW they don't mfg semiconductor devices (i.e.- ala Samsung).
I always thought of them as a 're-labeling' house. I could be wrong.. :shrug:
Andrew - September 24, 2006 06:42 AM (GMT)
They sound like a re-labeling house to me.
As for the original question, either way they definitely don't make their own HDs. I don't like going through additional middle men with computer products so I would recommend buying some made directly from the big boys: Seagate, Western Digital, Hitachi (IBM) or Samsung.