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Samsung Spinpoint F4EG HD155UI 1.5TB 5400 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Reviews

strych9

Samsung Spinpoint F4 1.5TB

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Pros: Lots of space, 2 platters

Cons: 5400rpm, gets a bit hot

Bought this drive for my ever increasing collection of movies, games, music, tv series, etc. before the HDD price hike, so got this for a very low price. This drive is fast, well, the other HDD I have for storage, the F1 250GB 7200RPM (8MB cache) has the same read speed as this one, but a faster access time, 7.74ms, where the F4 has an access time of 9.7~11ms. So this isn't that bad compared to the 7200RPM F1, although this has a higher cache. The temps get a bit high, without the side panel fans in my Phantom, temperature lurks between 35~37C and sometimes reaches 43C. With the fans, they stay within 35C. As for the F1, the temps never cross 35C, even without the side fans in the...
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Bonz(TM)

Not bad storage drive

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Pros: 2 platter, keeps cool

Cons: Slow 5400rpm

Not a bad storage drive. There are way better drives for the price out there now, but this came free with my Norco 4220 case on special. Used it as my C: drive for a month, couldn't bear it so I bought an SSD. Now this houses my Steam directory. It keeps cool and does what it needs to do. No problems.
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