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So there are 1 tb Black drives after all, but they aren't any faster it seems and some suffer from higher access times. http://www.overclock.net/t/1446170/how-good-is-this-drive

Funny enough the replacement drive I got has a Black sticker on it... but still shows up as WD10EZEX on HDtune (so it's still a Blue...). They are probably exactly the same drives anyway besides the warranty (and the Black is supposed to have some extra features but I haven't even seen proof of that)
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Here are my benchmark results for my wd10ezex! The drive is super quiet, too: http://imgur.com/a/4vb9A
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How's the performance with 500GB and 750GB filled? I'm sure someone has said something about it, but there's 28 pages to sift through. rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by stn0092 View Post

How's the performance with 500GB and 750GB filled? I'm sure someone has said something about it, but there's 28 pages to sift through. rolleyes.gif

The info you're looking for can be found on the first post...
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Thought I would give an update on my drives. Had them in RAID-0 now for ~1 year 4 months. Haven't had a single problem with them. Used for games partition (350GB) and storage partition.

Just updated AMD RAID driver from 2012 to latest 2013 version, here's an HD Tune.




This is from Dec 26th 2012 when I first got the RAID-0 running, no data on the drives yet.



Edited by M3TAl - 4/4/14 at 4:05pm
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Got one of these drives to replace my dying F3. Did a full format, nothing on the drive currently. Going off other people's benchmarks, doesn't seem terribly impressive does it?

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    Is it plugged into a SATA III port, or is it plugged into a SATA II port?
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Can't believe this, it's my second blue and it seems to be going bad as well. Performance is fine but odd constant rattling noise on idle... What the hell, SMART shows nothing but this noise is annoying as hell (it's quiet though, can only hear it in a quiet room with nothing covering my ears). This can't be happening lol, I got a spare one but this still sucks. Backing it up on the spare drive now :/
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Has anybody benched the 1TB/platter Blacks yet?

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