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Unread 12-05-2012, 03:17 AM   #3
Terry Kennedy
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Default Re: Seagate, warranty period, unknown.

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Originally Posted by Phoenix32 View Post
While there may (or may not) be a standard base warranty for a given drive, tech support will need to know what batch the drive came from to know for sure on any given drive.
True. But Seagate does a miserable job of telling people what the warranty on retail drives is. This page says "Our warranty periods are 1 year, 2 years, 3 years or 5 years from the documented date of purchase, depending on the type of product and where it was purchased."

On the other hand, Western Digital has a list of every product family they sell, stating what the retail warranty period is for each.
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