Perhaps i've just been a bit unlucky, but I've had a couple of hard disks go bad on me recently. One is an almost new Seagate, the other is a two year old Maxtor. Both are SATA drives. So I was wondering if there's any particular brand that stands out in front of the rest in terms of reliability? I know they're both still covered under the warranty but that's not the point.
Also, is there any difference in reliability between SATA and IDE drives?