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What would be a good 2-4 TB HDD for me to install games and use as storage on it (No SSD suggestion please!)

Im thinking WD black but I don't know if I really need that fancy HDD just to install games on it...

PS: I have a SSD for OS drive

I also have a 2TB WD green that i currently use as storage.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822149396&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL110113&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL110113-_-EMC-110113-Index-_-InternalHardDrives-_-22149396-L0A

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I have gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R MB and I dont think it has 6gb Sata...should I still get this?
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post #4 of 6
Yes, should still get, thats a good price.

Sata3 isn't as important for hard drives at this time to lets say ssd. If you look specifically for a sata2 drive you'll probably find lower caches/lower capacities due to older designs.
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Originally Posted by itsgettingcold View Post

I have gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R MB and I dont think it has 6gb Sata...should I still get this?
doesnt make a difference.
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Thanks guys, ordered one biggrin.gif
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