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Seagate NAS HDD vs. HGST Deskstar NAS HDD

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I can't decide which one to buy, the Seagate or the Hitachi. This drive will be used on a personal computer for storage/downloads/etc. (ie. no program installs). Someone mentioned the Seagate had 4 platters whereas the Hitachi has 5 (I am assuming less platters equates to better performance). Thoughts? Maybe even suggest a different drive? Obviously I value reliability firstly and performance secondly.
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Just tweaked the title to make it a bit easier to understand. smile.gif

ST4000VN000 vs. H3IKNAS40003272SN isn't really a suitable title!
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Thanks! Was just trying to be as specific as possible. smile.gif
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