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Old 12-01-2007, 08:42 AM   #1
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Help me decide if I should upgrade the HD

I bought a TivoHD and lifetime service for it so I already put a lot of $$ into it. I'd like more recording space. I'm thinking it might be best to upgrade the internal HD rather than go with the external options.

Questions:

1. Will Tivo "get mad"? I upgraded my S2 years ago and it's worked pretty well. I'm assuming this would not be an issue.

2. I would probably upgrade to a 750GB or 1TB drive. Any suggestions? I need SATA, right? I usually prefer Seagate due to their 5 year warranties. What drives are recommended for this?

3. If the drive ever goes bad or Tivo "gets mad" then I can put the old drive back in and it should be OK, right?

4. Any other important things to consider?
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Old 12-01-2007, 09:12 AM   #2
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What about this drive? Looks nice and relatively inexpensive.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136151
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Old 12-01-2007, 09:26 AM   #3
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What about this drive? Looks nice and relatively inexpensive.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136151
There is a whole thread on that drive.

You may want to avoid the OEM version though. The jury is still out.
http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...24#post5734124
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Old 12-01-2007, 10:59 AM   #4
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There is a whole thread on that drive.

You may want to avoid the OEM version though. The jury is still out.
http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...24#post5734124
Thanks for the pointer. Looks like there was a great deal on this drive a few days ago from Newegg with a coupon and 20% off with PayPal. I would have tried it for that price. Also, it seems the problems may not be with the TiVoHD.
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Old 12-01-2007, 11:46 AM   #5
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Also, it seems the problems may not be with the TiVoHD.
You may be right. That thread is a lot to digest.

http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...42#post5744242
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