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What is the difference between a Segate ES and Regular Hard Drive? I was looking at Seagate Barracuda's and I found some were ES. What does this mean?

-ZOMFG! CAN I OVERCLOCK THEM BETTER?!?!???!oneoneone?!?!!!!!?

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.10 =

Perpendicular recording technology for maximum drive capacity and reliability Ultra-fast performance Superb reliability Whisper-quiet operation Enhanced G-Force Protection against handling damage Clean Sweep calibration and Directed Offline scan diagnostics RoHS (restriction of hazardous substances) compliant

ES =

Perpendicular recording technology for maximum capacity and reliability Native command queuing (NCQ) for enhanced performance Highest reliability rating for 24 x 7 operation Best-in-class rotational vibration (RV) tolerance Multidrive firmware maximizes system availability
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Okay, so, quieter and longer lasting? Like the higher end version? That's funny, the 500GB and 400GB are the exact same price... Oh, and the ES is Retail (which makes me happy).

Damn, a new question, what about RK's and ES's? RK = Retail, FDB (like my Case Fans), and has NCQ. I think that's the one I'm getting. But, the ES, has Perp and 24/7 reliability...

Holy crap! Their are 7200.11 Seagate Barracuda 500GB Hard Drives with PRT and 32MB of Cache...

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