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Not a bad deal really. Never heard of thier Green series but guess its to compete with WD Green line.
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well the after rebate pretty much is the deal breaker for me
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5900 RPM for a 3.5" - terrible
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5900 RPM for a 3.5" - terrible
I'm only posting because these posts really bother me. 5900 RPM is just fine for a green drive and they've gotten a lot faster than they used to be.
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I'm only posting because these posts really bother me. 5900 RPM is just fine for a green drive and they've gotten a lot faster than they used to be.

You have the right to your opinion as do I; I've tried installing operating systems and copying to and from 5400 and 5900 drives and they've always been a disqualifying deal-breaker.

Essentially "Green Drive" means slower. I have 9 hard drives running in this house, and I gotta say that 3tb for $150 in the topic list looks pretty good - It's just too bad this one spins slower, otherwise I would have bought it as I'm in the need for a new backup drive for my Raid 1 Mirror.
Edited by ElectricPrism - 12/16/12 at 12:50pm
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You have the right to your opinion as do I; I've tried installing operating systems and copying to and from 5400 and 5900 drives and they've always been a disqualifying deal-breaker.
Essentially "Green Drive" means slower. I have 9 hard drives running in this house, and I gotta say that 2tb for $150 in the topic list looks pretty good - It's just too bad this one spins slower, otherwise I would have bought it as I'm in the need for a new backup drive for my Raid 1 Mirror.

$150 for 2TB is good? How bout you buy two of these and RAID 0 them for the same price? biggrin.gif
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Because i'm sure two Seagates in RAID 0 is absolutely bulletproof....
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$150 for 2TB is good? How bout you buy two of these and RAID 0 them for the same price? biggrin.gif
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Because i'm sure two Seagates in RAID 0 is absolutely bulletproof....
sarcasm /off

Well you were the one that posted the deal for $150.
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Caviar Red 3TB, also a really fast (and much, much more reliable) 5900RPM drive smile.gif

You will find they are pretty much the standard these days as they are a lot faster than they used to be and SSDs seem to have slowed down the high-end HDD market significantly
Edited by claes - 12/16/12 at 1:00pm
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