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Which would be better? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148144 or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144701 ? Please tell me ur views and why which 1 is better. Thanks
post #2 of 17
The WD has less latency, and I cant compare the rest as newegg did not show all specs on the seagate. I say WD.
    
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Thanks ^^ Much appreciated
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I would get the Seagate, i just bought one used, it flew 3000miles, cought rain , and it still works!!!!!!!!!!!!
Those are some though HD'S!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
post #5 of 17
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I would get the Seagate, i just bought one used, it flew 3000miles, cought rain , and it still works!!!!!!!!!!!!
Those are some though HD'S!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My friends seagate barely hit the corner of his desk and it broke


Plus according to specs that WD is winning by a lil teeny bit
    
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Well, if the WD one is better , then get it.
Maybe he had already messed up with the drive?Let it fell or something like that?
post #7 of 17
their both pretty close spec wise,

Wd latency - 4.2 ms
Seagate latency - 4.16

WD Average seek times - 8.9 ms
Seagate average seek times- 8.5 ms
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post #8 of 17
They are both very good Brands of HDD. However i would get the Seagate one if it has Perpendicular recording.
post #9 of 17
Seagate, the beneficial part is perpendicular recording. Plus, ClaytonCallihan, what are you talking about? The latencies are better for the Seagate. 4.16 vs. 4.2.
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post #10 of 17
You'd be happy with either drive, but I love my WD's. Whisper quiet, stay MUCH cooler than my old Maxtor and they're pretty fast in a RAID array. Though the Seagate has perpendicular recording.
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