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i would go western digital black 1t 64mb cache. you don't need the re series though and that can save you a lot of money. this one is $90 usd so it should be in your price range if my conversion is right are pounds worth 2 X usd or is it 1.5 X usd.
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i would go western digital black 1t 64mb cache. you don't need the re series though and that can save you a lot of money. this one is $90 usd so it should be in your price range if my conversion is right are pounds worth 2 X usd or is it 1.5 X usd.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136533
It wont cost the same over there. Parts are usually a bit more expensive than they are in US/Can
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Why not got Samsung 2TB F4 for storage, and tansfer everything from the 640 over and keep your 640 main?
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It wont cost the same over there. Parts are usually a bit more expensive than they are in US/Can
yes different places have different prices but i didn't think it would be a really big one. if i am wrong i apologize.
    
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I think I've just decided on the Samsung F3. That drive is FAST!

Plus price-wise its much better value than the WD Black.
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I think I've just decided on the Samsung F3. That drive is FAST!

Plus price-wise its much better value than the WD Black.
Yes for sure. Congrats and have fun with it! They say "Once go Black, don't go back." but I think I may go to F3 as my next HDD choice.
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post #17 of 24
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i would go western digital black 1t 64mb cache. you don't need the re series though and that can save you a lot of money. this one is $90 usd so it should be in your price range if my conversion is right are pounds worth 2 X usd or is it 1.5 X usd.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136533
Just purchased one of these tonight at Best buy. Its packaged in a 32MB Cache package, but inside is a 64 MB Cache drive. Price at my best buy was $109.99, but they price matced the internet price at bestbuy.com and got it for $89.99 plus tax.
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I think I've just decided on the Samsung F3. That drive is FAST!

Plus price-wise its much better value than the WD Black.
I ordered an F3 yesterday too. Anyone have a link to benchmark's with the F3 vs competing 7200 RPM's?
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post #19 of 24
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Hmm from what I've gathered about the Samsung F3 and the WD Black is the following:

Samsung F3 is best for sequential throughput, but average for Random read/write.

WD Black is best for random read/write, but average for sequential throughput.

Oh decisions

Which will be fastest loading Windows and Games?
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post #20 of 24
For games, the sequential is what matters, for Windows, i'm not sure. 2x500GB F3 in raid 0 is an awesome setup btw.
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