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Because the current Blacks are slower and noiser than the Blues.

The EZEX Blues I'm running in my rig were more silent than my greens. They don't have that awful whine blacks have.

The only plus point blacks have over the blues is warranty and access times. I used to only use WD Blacks but when the EZEX came out, I haven't bought a single black.

Okay, I've seen a WD Blue EZEX 1TB for £45.20 so going to buy it and I should see a huge difference over 7200.9 noise and speed?
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Okay, I've seen a WD Blue EZEX 1TB for £45.20 so going to buy it and I should see a huge difference over 7200.9 noise and speed?

Absolutely. Why dont you post a screenshot of a bench in HDtune? I can post one of the EZEX if you want. You'll get an idea.
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Heres an EZEX bench.

Edited by chip94 - 1/12/14 at 12:19pm
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Absolutely. Why dont you post a screenshot of a bench in HDtune? I can post one of the EZEX if you want. You'll get an idea.

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Heres an EZEX bench.
Well, looks like I'll be going with the EZEX biggrin.gif thanks for the help
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Great! Glad I could help smile.gif
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post #17 of 19

ive had western digital hard drives  fail same with segate both in laptops desktop stuff seems to just last longer is day segate but I'm sure there will be fans of team western digital that will say come to us it relay comes down to who you like

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Heres an EZEX bench.

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Well, looks like I'll be going with the EZEX biggrin.gif thanks for the help

Seagate will be faster, here are my results:

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benchmark on a half full 2tb barracuda

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