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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

Yea, here is what I'm talking about: http://www.overclock.net/t/1388454/hdd-configuration#post_19900309

Apparently newer WD10EZEX drives are faster than the original WD10EZEX drives.
ahhhhhh dang it, i have the original ones then. is there really any point of me switching out my old ezex for the newere ones? i mean will i really notice a diffference with large multiple file transfers with the decreased latency?

Don't bother.
 
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Don't bother.

 

Agreed. It's a minimal difference. I'm just debating which is fastest (very marginal difference) because I'm starting anew, might as well get the fastest for the same price. There's not much sense in upgrading though.

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I thought WD Blacks were supposed to be faster than Blues?
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I thought WD Blacks were supposed to be faster than Blues?
Not any more. The new Blues have 1TB platters which makes them faster. When the new Blacks with 1TB platters are released they will regain the speed crown.
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I have two Seagates in a RAID 0 array. Stop hating.

That's great and I am glad that you're happy with them and I hope they give you years of problem free storage.

I am not hating, just talking from my personal experience- or am I not allowed to have an view/opinion different to yours?
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

I have two Seagates in a RAID 0 array. Stop hating.

That's great and I am glad that you're happy with them and I hope they give you years of problem free storage.

I am not hating, just talking from my personal experience- or am I not allowed to have an view/opinion different to yours?
Just don't state opinion as fact. State it as opinion. thumb.gif
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Powermonkey I am considering the same setup using the same disks since the price diff between these and the blacks are leaving me no other choice. Could you please post your experience with the drives? Are there any clicking sounds during operation?
Thank you kind sir rolleyes.gif
Edited by kanaks - 5/26/13 at 8:30am
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Powermonkey I am considering the same setup using the same disks since the price diff between these and the blacks are leaving me no other choice. Could you please post your experience with the drives? Are there any clicking sounds during operation?
Thank you kind sir rolleyes.gif

 

These drives are DEAD quiet. I can't even hear them if I put my ear next to them. Here is a benchmark for your viewing pleasure:



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Thanks. That is all I need to know biggrin.gif that image pretty much seals the deal
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