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Recommend a good 6.0GB/s HDD

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I am looking for a good 500GB to 1TB 6.0GB/s HDD to record game plays on. I already have a Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB for Windows 7 to run on. Would this be a good setup or should windows run on the 6.0GB/s HDD. All input appreciated!
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If you want a good separate HDD, a lot of people including myself will tell you to try a Western digital or that very Samsung my preference being the WD
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I'm pretty sure a 6gb/s HDD is a gimmick and that it can only read and write at 3gb/s speeds. If you want fast, get an SSD.
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Dont waste your money on a 6GB/s drive.
We havent saturated 3GB/s yet.

A Samsung Spinpoint F3 or a WD Black would be perfect.

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Originally Posted by critical46 View Post
I'm pretty sure a 6gb/s HDD is a gimmick and that it can only read and write at 3gb/s speeds. If you want fast, get an SSD.
Not really a gimmick.
More like suckering people in for higher price and no gain.
So...Fraud...I suppose.
+1 for knowing that.
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Well if you already have a 1TB hard drive, have you though about getting a 90-120GB SSD as your boot drive? It'd be the best/fastest setup
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