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Yep. These drives were faster than existing 1TB Caviar Blacks when they came out.
It will definitely be an upgrade from your older drive.

These are great media drives IMO, Greens are good enough for storage but I wouldn't use them to play games on or anything (not sure what your needs are, just saying).

the 640GB Black is my main workhorse actually for Games, etc :/
I hope changing to this 1TB Blue would make things better

1TB Green is getting a little too slow :X
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My old 640 gb AAKS (before blue/black but it became a blue) got around 95 mb/s sustained read, the 1 tb ezex gets over 150
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the 640GB Black is my main workhorse actually for Games, etc :/
I hope changing to this 1TB Blue would make things better

1TB Green is getting a little too slow :X

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My old 640 gb AAKS (before blue/black but it became a blue) got around 95 mb/s sustained read, the 1 tb ezex gets over 150

Yep had an AAKS as well.

Willflare it will be a good + cheap upgrade for you.
Highly tempting for me (using a 500GB RE4) too, but I'm holding out for a 1TB SSD...if I can lol.
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Yep had an AAKS as well.

Willflare it will be a good + cheap upgrade for you.
Highly tempting for me (using a 500GB RE4) too, but I'm holding out for a 1TB SSD...if I can lol.

thanks guess I'll just go ahead and order...
so that I can stop worrying about space... and get better performance!
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post #15 of 19
Crap. Just bought one of these two weeks ago for $67. Definitely a good value if you need alot of storage space.
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Crap. Just bought one of these two weeks ago for $67. Definitely a good value if you need alot of storage space.

the price just went up again :/
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post #17 of 19
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the price just went up again :/

Still cheaper than what I paid. I'd said get it if you need some extra storage. Been using mine for storing all of my games.
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if i buy this drive can i clone my wd black faex1002 (1tb 6gb) with my exact windows 7 ultimate intstall and be able to use it in case my current drive fails or is their somethign cheaoper for this? btw my used space is only like 500g
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You should be able to do so. Although most would do a fresh install of windows on the new drive and then move over the files you want to copy.
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