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"WD caviar blue sata 3 HDD's", which will be fast ?

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Hi ppl

i want to buy WD sata 3 HDD for my boot drive, which will be the fast option among these coz buffering n storage size varies ?

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AALX 750GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard.

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard.

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive.

all are caviar blue, i thing not much performance diff.. from WD black ones.
so smart choice rather than an SSD will be the blue ones.

plz don't suggest any SSD's i knw they are awesome but expensive.
HDD's mentioned above range from 45 to 65 USD$.

plz its urgent.
post #2 of 12
Why not grab this instead?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Spinpoint%20F3

Fastest 1tb drive you can get for the price AFAIK.


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Edited by LiLChris - 5/18/11 at 10:21pm
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why not grab this instead?
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...spinpoint%20f3

fastest 1tb drive you can get for the price afaik.


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Why not grab this instead?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Spinpoint%20F3

Fastest 1tb drive you can get for the price AFAIK.


Also click here and add your system info, it really helps when asking questions.
I third this.
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I third this.
I would fourth this, but I like my WD Caviar Black over the Spinpoint that I had... just saying
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I would fourth this, but I like my WD Caviar Black over the Spinpoint that I had... just saying
Is there any for $65 though?
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post #7 of 12
So there's still nothing faster than the F3? I checked the HDTune list and there doesn't appear to be.

I'm putting a 4x1TB RAID10 setup together (VM datastore). Microcenter has them for $60.
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It scares me that you want only SATA 6GB drives. It won't make any differance with SATA2 or SATA3 for mechanical drives. If you are installing it on the Marvell 9128 controller, you'll see your performance drop. Your better off getting a SATA2 (3GB) hdd and running it off of the Intel Rapid Storage driver.
I like the Cavair Blacks over the F3's. MY Samsung's that I tried were too noisy.
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post #9 of 12
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guys i need an sata 3 6gb/s HDD.

doesn't matters if its 500gb or 1tb but i am looking for an small capacity as a boot drive.

i can use sata 3 hdd's in future too.

plz send any link if you have for performance benchmarks sata 2 vs sata 3 HDD's
Edited by crazy.wingman - 5/21/11 at 5:13am
post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by LiLChris View Post
Why not grab this instead?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Spinpoint%20F3

Fastest 1tb drive you can get for the price AFAIK.


Also click here and add your system info, it really helps when asking questions.
+1

i bought mine yesterday and im very happy with it
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