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What are your guys thoughts on the Caviar Black 1TB WD1002FAEX? Going to Micro Center tomorrow morning and from looking at all the 7200RPM 1TB drives, this seems like the best choice.

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0331606

If you'd like to reccomend something else, please make sure it's available through Micro Center. I'd like a drive over 500GB.

Thanks! (sorry for all my HDD threads lately :/)
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post #2 of 27
As far as I'm concerned, it's one of the best drives out there.

You can't do Newegg? I waited a little while and then last week picked 2 of the 1.5TB Blacks for $79 each. They are running really good daily deals and I'd expect them to continue for awhile because of back-to-school folks. You could save a little if you're willing to wait a bit.

Just my 2c worth...hope it helps,

Rich
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post #3 of 27
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I'd buy off Newegg however my F3 500GB is dying and I want a new drive ASAP. I can get a good deal from Micro Center, as they'll price match.
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post #4 of 27
Makes sense. Either way, the WD Blacks are solid. I have the one you're looking at getting in my rig now.

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post #5 of 27
I've had two WD Black 1tb and many other WD drives and none have failed on me yet. I've had a few Seagate drives fail. Go Western Digital!
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Nice. I appreciate your feedback smile.gif
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I have 4 right now, 2 of which have been used for quite a while and no issues with them.

The other 2 are waiting....patiently.
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I got one ... LOVE IT ... HIGHLY recommend over Seagarbageate
   
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Great drive so far.

Using 24/7 for 4 months at this time.
    
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Got 2x1tb's and 2x2tb's. Have had the 1's for prob. a couple years now and maybe 8 mo. or so on the 2's.....all running solid so far, no complaints.
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