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best setup for ( WD Blue 1TB WD10EZEX + seagate barracuda 7200.14 1TB + 60 go ssd ) ??

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i have 2 drives The seagate barracuda 7200.14 1TB and The WD Blue 1TB WD10EZEX in a addition to a 60 go ssd , i play i lot of games mainly mp fps , i was running bf3 on my ssd with windows on it and every thing was super fast but with bf3's updates the ssd got filled so i bought an WD Blue 1TB WD10EZEX and a friend gave me the seagate barracuda 7200.14 1TB so what is the best setup for these drives and ssd ? thanks in advance
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Not enough information.

Seagate is faster but (historically: far) less reliable then the WD Blue.

If you have a Z68 or better Mirror (RAID 1) with the 60 as a turbo cache.

If you can return the WD blue and get a 7K1000 or the Toshiba re-badge.

7K1000 ~ 140 10ms Reliable (very sensitive to impact do not use with hi power sub-woofers like used in a RnB/rap recording studio)
Baricuda ~ 150 13ms Unreliable
Blue ~ 130 17ms Reliable
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I'd have the OS on the SSD
Games on the seagate
Personal data on the WD
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Originally Posted by arddrea View Post


Seagate is faster but (historically: far) less reliable then the WD Blue.
7200.14 seagate drives are similar to WD blue reliability.
Quote:
7K1000 ~ 140 10ms Reliable (very sensitive to impact do not use with hi power sub-woofers like used in a RnB/rap recording studio)
Baricuda ~ 150 13ms Unreliable
Blue ~ 130 17ms Reliable
the barracuda being unreliable is false.

What are those #'s supposed to mean?

If they are max/average speed then average ms latency then you are way off on your information.
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Wrong on the specs for the Blue. Actual specs: 195-210MB/sec max R/W, 160-175MB/sec avg R/W, 13.8-15.4ms AccessTTime.
   
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