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I already have a 120gb SSD but i usually have 2nd hdd that i use for installing new/beta os and a backup os just in case my main hdd dies

Currently looking for a 320-500gb drive but im not sure on what to get

Anyone got any recommendations
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640/750 WD Black's

or

Crucial M4 128GB SSD.
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WD Black drives??
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post #4 of 19
They are fast. Also the Samsung drives but I dont think there avalible anymore.

or am I way out of the loop?
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post #5 of 19
SSD for OS/apps... large HDD for everything else...
post #6 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CSHawkeye View Post
WD Black drives??
WD blacks are too big and expensive for what i want to use them for

looking for 320-500gb

the wd black starts at 500gb but in the uk the 500/640gb ones are hard to find so im looking at the 750gb if i want the WD black
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post #7 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cuar View Post
640/750 WD Black's

or

Crucial M4 128GB SSD.
Quote:
Originally Posted by warrior420 View Post
SSD for OS/apps... large HDD for everything else...
do people not read posts before replying to them?
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I think theres a hitachi with 10k rpm
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post #9 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sem View Post
WD blacks are too big and expensive for what i want to use them for

looking for 320-500gb

the wd black starts at 500gb but in the uk the 500/640gb ones are hard to find so im looking at the 750gb if i want the WD black
Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB £44.99
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Caviar blacks and f1
    
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