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So, which one.
WD Caviar Green WD7500AARXSATA 6 Gb/s
or
HDD Seagate 1TB ST31000524AS.
or
HDD WD Caviar Black 1Tb, 1002FAEX , SATA 6 Gb/s, 64MB Cache 1002FAEX

or suggest me something other. 1TB is must.
Edited by Shame486 - 8/3/11 at 11:23am
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post #2 of 16
I prefer the WD Green, as I have 3 of them right now and not once have I ever had any issues with them.
Why 750GB, the 2TB ones are like $75

This is in canada
WD Green 2TB $75

US
WD Green 2TB $80
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post #3 of 16
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Originally Posted by Sp33d Junki3 View Post
I prefer the WD Green, as I have 3 of them right now and not once have I ever had any issues with them.
Can you tell me what is read/write speed of it please?
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post #4 of 16
Green are meant for storage/back ups.
Whats the purpose of the HDD?

Well I moved a 1.5GB files got about 80-120MB/s. Depending on where I transfer to, coming from the WD green.
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post #5 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sp33d Junki3 View Post
Green are meant for storage/back ups. Not really that important.
Whats the purpose of the HDD?
Okey thanks, looking for more . Maybe I made little misspoint title.
I'm going to use games/movies other things on it. Maybe Caviar Black is better for that operation?
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post #6 of 16
Also check out the Samsung F4´s , fantastic drives for storage.
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If its games, then you want the WD Balck 1TB for your OS/Installs.
Get the Green your movies/music/files.
    
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post #8 of 16
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Thanks a lot on help :d. They are all around same price point.
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post #9 of 16
WD1002FAEX. or if you can afford it look at the WD1502FAEX or WD2002FAEX.
The black drives are fast and have a 5 year warranty.


Black spec Sheet

Also check out the Blue drives, at 1TB they are about the same speed as the blacks.
Blue Spec Sheet

Green Spec Sheet
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post #10 of 16
If you're in the US definitely get a Samsung Spinpoint F3. They're very fast and have a good reputation. Plus they're under $60 for 1TB.
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