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Barracuda or spinpoint f3

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Need a new 1TB HDD and there is a sale on at a local store at the moment.

http://www.playtech.co.nz/afawcs0139235/CATID=235/ID=15549/SID=136717346/productdetails.html

or

http://www.playtech.co.nz/afawcs0139235/CATID=235/ID=6611/SID=1051025654/productdetails.html

Whats the better choice, don't mind the price its a NZ site not US.
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post #2 of 10
Get either a Caviar Black or a Spinpoint F3.
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post #3 of 10
I have to say that I have had no issues with either of my Samsung Spinpoint F3 drives.

I would also say that many people on this site feel the same way.
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post #4 of 10
f3 is known for its performance and its reliability. Cant go wrong with it.
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f3 is to hardrives as seasonic is to psu's = )
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same as already stated. the f3s are great drives, no problems what so ever... which is new to me, i usually transfer 200-800gbs a week on and off of them, usually my drives have a very short life.
    
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redface.gif ur from nz? biggrin.gif

oh and f3's all the way smile.gif
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post #8 of 10
Either will be fine, I prefer barracudas myself as they seem to perform somewhat better than other drives in the same category.
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Originally Posted by XAslanX View Post

Either will be fine, I prefer barracudas myself as they seem to perform somewhat better than other drives in the same category.

Yea my 320gb Barracuda was pretty good.
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post #10 of 10
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I guess ill grab another F3 then, reason for a new one is that my current spinpoint F3 is dieing.

Just wanted to see if the other alternatives were worth getting over it. Thanks all =p
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