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The 2TB Black FAEX and FASS HDDs I have now are plenty snappy for me. The newer Black FZEX should also be pretty fast, even at 4 TB, plus I need the capacity. In theory, the SE should be more reliable but, after comparing the specs that Sean provided (btw, thanks, Sean), I'm thinking the Black FZEX might be better suited for my needs. Price isn't an issue since they are usually within $10 of each other; yesterday, they were the same price at the Fresh Henfruit company.

That's probably true. I think they have slightly better (~10-15%) access times than Blues IIRC. FZEXs should be better, and the warranty is a bonus if, or more accurately for HDDs, when, you need it. I just wish they would make Blacks with Reds' firmware or something like that. I guess that Raptors fulfill that purpose in a way as uber-fast server drives.
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A wise man once said; "If it doesn't exist in three places, then it doesn't exist."

Sorry for your loss.
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That's probably true. I think they have slightly better (~10-15%) access times than Blues IIRC. FZEXs should be better, and the warranty is a bonus if, or more accurately for HDDs, when, you need it. I just wish they would make Blacks with Reds' firmware or something like that. I guess that Raptors fulfill that purpose in a way as uber-fast server drives.

The five year warranty is a huge bonus.

I'm not so sure I would want the Red's firmware on a Black. On ScrewEgg, the Reds have been getting worse reviews than the Blacks, or even the Greens.

Even though I will eventually be warehousing huge amounts of data, I don't really need a server. And backing up individual drives is much simpler.
     
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A wise man once said; "If it doesn't exist in three places, then it doesn't exist."

Sorry for your loss.

I ain't lost nothin'! ... except a couple drives tongue.gif
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