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http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0098V2B8G/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_9?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A2GZT5WO4CNKKS or http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B008ZBNURG/ref=ox_sc_sfl_image_8?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A2GZT5WO4CNKKS
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I would choose Seagate, personally. Western Digital is even better if possible (in terms of failure rate and customer service)

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I have not used Hitachi before, I have only used Sgate before so I got the seagate, as a final choice. I hope for good performance and reliability... I trust Sgate!
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Which seagate did you get the one you linked or the one I did? The one I linked gives far better performance than the one you linked.

Also, I'd rather the WD i linked due to my experience with WD's RMA service vs Seagate's.
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Which seagate did you get the one you linked or the one I did? The one I linked gives far better performance than the one you linked.

Also, I'd rather the WD i linked due to my experience with WD's RMA service vs Seagate's.
But there are some Sgate drives that begins with ST3 instead of ST1. I got the one I sourced, I thought it was the same as the one you linked, because...
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Which seagate did you get the one you linked or the one I did? The one I linked gives far better performance than the one you linked.

Also, I'd rather the WD i linked due to my experience with WD's RMA service vs Seagate's.
But there are some Sgate drives that begins with ST3 instead of ST1. I got the one I sourced, I thought it was the same as the one you linked, because...
ST3000DM001?

That is 3TB drive, not 1TB.

What was the item code?
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ST3000DM001?

That is 3TB drive, not 1TB.

What was the item code?
This is it, don't tell me it's 3tb http://www.amazon.co.uk/Seagate-ST31000524AS-Barracuda-7200rpm-Buffer/dp/B004HBAGSO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1364598269&sr=8-1
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post #9 of 15
That is the old Barracuda 7200.12, the one I linked was the new Barracuda 7200.14. The new one reaches ~200MB/s seq speeds while the one you got only gets up to ~125MB/s. The 7200.14 will be a lot faster. I'd try canceling and get the one I linked.
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Agreed with the above. The 1TB platters that seagate are now using are fantastic for read speed compared to drives using more platters for the same amount of storage.
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