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post #11 of 28
I've got a 1 TB Green, and I can't hear it. My case is good about reducing vibration thought, and I have 4x 140mm fans and a 120mm running on "quiet". compared to your 580, this shouldn't be too bad. I sit 6 feet away. Hope this is helpful.
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post #12 of 28
Thread Starter 
Would it be a better option to go Blue caviar over Green caviar?
or will this increase the noise too much?
post #13 of 28
Either one of those drives you mentioned would be good for what you want to do.The blues will take a bit more energy and maybe be somewhat faster.If you go with the green drives look into the TLER.I've been running x2 WD green EADS drives in my backup server for a good while and don't have any complaints at all.If needed it will stream movies,music etc to 5+ computers at the same time so.I'd go for whatever is cheaper.
 
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post #14 of 28
Thread Starter 
OK but the Blue caviar dont exist in 2tb right?
post #15 of 28
If you're looking for low-power storage drives, I would go instead with 2TB Samsung F4EG drives. Cheaper and slightly faster.
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post #16 of 28
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I read there was some LCC rotation problem with WD green you had to reset something not sure what.... newever drives should have this corrected... but still that could be a minus in choosing green caviar for me....

so maybe i should go blue caviar insted .... or samsung but... i dont like their custumber service if i have to use it
post #17 of 28
i'm using 5 1tb wd greens without any probs been running about non stop for a year now except for the few days when i moved. ive not had any issues.
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post #18 of 28
I'm running two WD green 1TB drives in raid-0 with no problems for my media drive. I can get up to 140 MB/s with them too. Not bad
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post #19 of 28
Thread Starter 
I was talking with a profesional computer busniess store about WD green
and they said since i already had black caviar i should get a black caviar instead

Reason: if one break down better to have the other similar or something...

Not sure what they meant but is it better to have another black caviar instead of a black and a green.

I told them about the noisy of having another black but they keep on commenting how it was better to have either both green or both black instead of one black and green.

since i already bought a black i cant go 2x green.

So what should i do get a Green or black?
post #20 of 28
No reason getting the greens unless your really "eco" minded.
The Blues are only pennies more and much faster.
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