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So a 3TB HDD you have to use GPT instead of MBR regardless what OS you use right ?

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Yes, GPT.
OEM means you can buy it only with new computer.
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You have to use GPT if you want a partition over 2.2TB, you can partition a 3TB into 2 partitions and use MBR on both if you wish as long as each of them are under 2.2TB
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Originally Posted by Bitemarks and bloodstains View Post

You have to use GPT if you want a partition over 2.2TB, you can partition a 3TB into 2 partitions and use MBR on both if you wish as long as each of them are under 2.2TB

^^^This.

Sean Webster has a thread on how to optimize and install WIndows 7 using GPT. link

To answer your question, both drives should be the same. So, just buy the cheaper one.
Edited by kriios - 2/29/12 at 11:01am
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