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What hard drive should I get?

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I need something with a good amount of storage (1-2TB). I don't want it to be slow, either. I am going to use it for storing plenty of music, movies, and games. I recently put the Samsung F3 in a computer I built for my uncle, and it seems pretty good so far. Is there anything you guys would suggest? My budget is around $100, but preferably less.
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Samsung F3 1TB and Crucial C300 64 GB Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Viewsonic vx2433 Corsair TX650 v2 
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Cooler Master CM 690 II 
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Spinpoint f3 is the best bang for your buck right now. Only other hdd I would get is a caviar black which are a bit faster but cost more.
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For all kinds of media, just get the cheapest 2TB drive you can find.
If you want to put the games on it and want them to load fast, you're probably better off with a Samsung Spinpoint F3
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Storage = samsung F3
Speed = samsung F3
Price = samsung F3
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CRUCIAL 64GB SSD 1-VR300 4X F3 1TB SAMSUNG 22X SATA DVD BURNER WINDOWZ 7 64BIT 23'' ACER P235H WS 
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