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Whats the BEST HD I can buy for under $65-70? I have old ATA hds, that are very slow, so I just want a decent sized SATA hd, to run windows, and my games from.
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Numerous sata drives out there approx 250gbs in that price range.
Im partial to WD250KS 16mb buffer, 3.0.
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Get a 74 gig raptor from ebay!
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i'm using a Maxtor Diamondmax 10 SATA ,Cost me $70 at directron.com & it's a 200gb.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lenzo View Post
Numerous sata drives out there approx 250gbs in that price range.
Im partial to WD250KS 16mb buffer, 3.0.
Ditto. I got mine on sale for $60, love it. I'll get another one in a couple months for RAID.
post #7 of 9
If you're willing to go $5 out of your budget I reccommend this one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148142

If you want to accept Open Box items, this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16822148144R

within your budget, retail:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144417
edit: ^ that one is 74.93 with shipping costs.
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Ditto. I got mine on sale for $60, love it. I'll get another one in a couple months for RAID.
Agreed, but Im also hearing good stuff about the newer Seagates, may need to get some for my next build.
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post #9 of 9
best drives out (imo and many other peoples) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148142
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