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hey guys...
i am looking for a good hdd 2 TB for gaming..there are so many i dunno what to choose right now i am using this one
http://ksp.co.il/hmain.php?now_snif=KSP03&uin=8118
but i am gonna give it to my brother.
so can anyone tell me which HDD should i take?
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post #2 of 10
Grab a quality 7200 drive. Something like a Caviar Black or a Spinpoint F3 would be good. Better yet, grab two and RAID 0 them.
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post #3 of 10
Grab 2 1TB F3s and put them in raid0 - great performance, 2TB storage, and still cheaper than a 60gb ssd.

Or if you must have a 2tb single drive, go for the 2tb F3.
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post #4 of 10
One that works is ussually good. Hard drives are pretty much hard drives when it comes to gaming...which normally doesn't have a large amount of writes, just reads...

If you want to spend a lot you can get a larger SSD and that will drop your load times alot, but most people just install software to a regular hard drive.

You could research the RAID 0 option for increased perfromance too.
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hey guys...
i am looking for a good hdd 2 TB for gaming..there are so many i dunno what to choose right now i am using this one
http://ksp.co.il/hmain.php?now_snif=KSP03&uin=8118
but i am gonna give it to my brother.
so can anyone tell me which HDD should i take?

Cav black or spinpoint F3/F4
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post #6 of 10
arguably Vertex 3 max iops but if you are look at mechanical and price is not an issue as said above 2 spinpoint f3's (7200rpm) or could even go for a raptor drive.

do you have a budget because if you can tell us it then we can help you greatly
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post #7 of 10
F3 is the fastest 1TB drive... IN THE WORLD!
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sorry but what is raid 0 and how do i put them on raid 0?with raid 0 its better performance?
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SSD's clear up those stutter issues and give fast response times for gaming. I can feel a big difference using an SSD.
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