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ive just had a f3 got bad after 2 months? is there any other hd I can look at for the same price and performance? idealy in uk? ebuyer etc.. thanks!
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I doubt you'll find one for the same price to performance. The equivalent would be a Western Digital Black, but those cost a bit more than a F3 does.
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I've had 2 F3s (500GB ones) for a year now, no problems here.
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RMA the drive or buy another one.
F3's are awesome drives.
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WD Blacks
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Originally Posted by Asus11 View Post
ive just had a f3 got bad after 2 months? is there any other hd I can look at for the same price and performance? idealy in uk? ebuyer etc.. thanks!
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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
I doubt you'll find one for the same price to performance. The equivalent would be a Western Digital Black, but those cost a bit more than a F3 does.
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Originally Posted by Johnny Guitar View Post
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post #8 of 8
You won't find another drive at the same price with the same performance. The F3 is seriously a KILLER bang for your buck. The WD Blue drives aren't THAT bad, but you would take a hit on performance.

Either RMA your F3, buy another F3 (or do both and RAID ), or get a WD Black for a little bit more. The WD Black is actually slightly faster (1TB and up), with the trade off of being a lot more expensive.
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