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I am in the market for a 1tb drive and found this one in the ads this morning: Samsung 1tb HE103UJ on sale for $50. Is is worth the extra $10 to get the F3? I have been reading reviews and can't quite decide. Any of you used the F1's? I know either of these will be a significant increase in speed from my WD160 blue.
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post #2 of 8
Everyone praises the F3 so you should probably look into getting it. I mean the F3 is really good, don't get me wrong!
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post #3 of 8
I own both... Spend the 10 extra bucks, its worth it
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post #4 of 8
The F3 is a better drive and faster as well.
F1 = 3 platters 333Gb
F3 = 2 platters 500Gb
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post #5 of 8
Here is some F3's in raid-0 vs my intel x-25 80gig ssd. And i will also include a single drive f3.

post #6 of 8
Get the F3, hands down.

Don't blow $60 on it though. They're regularly on sale for $55.
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post #7 of 8
I just recently bought 2 F3's for $55 each and put them in RAID 0:



For $110 2TB worth of storage at those kind of throughput, I imagine its the best bargain I've found for my PC.
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Cool, F3 it is then. I will only be running a single for now though.
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