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Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

100% Positive Reviews

Posted

Pros: Stability

Cons: none

Can't say much other than these drives are rock solid. I swear by these things. Own 3 at the moment. NEVER had a problem with them. Highly recommended. thumb.gif

Posted

Pros: Fast, reliable, cheap

Cons: NONE

I have three of these in RAID 0 and they are very reliable, been running these for the last 8 months and they are excellent.

Here are a few benchmarks:


Samsung F3's in RAID 0 with a 64kb stripe size.


Here are my results.

Full raid 0 without shortstroke:

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Now with a 150gb shortstroke:

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AS SSD benchmark without shortstroke:

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Atto benchmark without shortstroke:

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Overall I would say these drives are fantastic and I highly recommend them. thumb.gif 10/10

Posted

Pros: Very stable, quiet, good price (when I bought it at least).

Cons: None, except maybe it's not some raptor but who cares at this price.

I no longer own it since I gave it to my friend, no issues for him there. His brother also purchases one too. At the time of writing this, the price has gone up due to the 2011 Thailand flood, but in the future when people are reading this it won't matter.

I purchased the product in early 2010 I'd say.

Posted

Pros: Solid.

Cons: None

This drive is in my LAn rig and works like a charm. Plenty quick, tons of storage, and reliable. I am going to pick up a few more of these to go in my desktop soon and raid them.

Seems to be the best drive on the market for the price at the moment that I have found.

Posted

Pros: Fast, reliable, cheap, RAID works

Cons: none

I got 2 of these in 2010 and after countless terabytes of data they are still going strong.

They have ~115MB/s read and a 14.0ms seek time for me.

Also, you can actually put them in RAID and they won't fall out of the array unlike the WD drives.

I would highly recommend these to anyone!

Posted

Pros: Fast, 1TB, Reliable

Cons: Not as fast as a WD Black

Bought two of these bad boys for RAID0 a year ago. I still have yet to have a problem with these drives at all. They're absolutely solid performers. They're not too loud, they're extremely fast (I'm almost always the first to load into a game), and they're 1TB obviously.

Only problem now is the prices, but that's hopefully going to come down sometime soon. I wouldn't buy them until they drop back down to around $80 each or cheaper. But once that happens, I'd happily buy more of these.
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
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Cache: 32MB Average Seek Time: 8.9ms Average Latency: 4.17ms Parts: 3 years limited Labor: 3 years limited

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