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WDC Blue is faster than my new WDC Black !!!

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As the title says i just got a new 1TB WD Caviar Black i did clean install of Windows 7, installed all drivers and updates but still getting low results in benchmarks and i really don't know how! Isn't the black one supposed for a performance ? So please anyone help me !!\

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post #2 of 11
Lower is better.
post #3 of 11
which caviar blue and which caviar black are you comparing? Post screens of HDTune.
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Lower is better.
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post #4 of 11
Thread Starter 
Nevermind it get failed with bad sectors only one day after i bought it so I'm gonna RMA it, btw thans so much for your fast replays smile.gif
post #5 of 11
Good luck with your RMA. smile.gif
post #6 of 11
I thought Seagates only fail? WD Fanboys


Fail- Meant WD not WB
Edited by m98custom1212 - 4/6/13 at 9:44pm
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can you really compare the results of 2 completely different drives like that??

the black i assume has multiple platters while the blue has one....

short stroke the black and watch it scream biggrin.gif
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I thought Seagates only fail? WB Fanboys
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can you really compare the results of 2 completely different drives like that??
yes, just like with any other benchmark lol.
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the black i assume has multiple platters while the blue has one....
never assume anything! tongue.gif
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short stroke the black and watch it scream biggrin.gif
same with the blue biggrin.gif
post #9 of 11
got the same wd blue, good luck with the rma. I bought 2 of em actually, still going strong. access times higher than the black though.
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post #10 of 11
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I thought Seagates only fail? WB Fanboys
I believe all hard disks can fail. I've had quite a few bad experiences with recent Seagate hard disks, and so I usually buy WD first. That being said I had a 1TB Caviar Blue fail on me without warning a couple of months ago. frown.gif
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