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SE16 v 7200.10 - 500GB

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Hey everyone, I just wanted to get the professional opinion from everyone here before going out to buy my harddrive. I was solely looking at the 7200.10 before, but I have heard some good things about the Caviar SE16.

Western Digital SE16 500GB SATA2 7200RPM 16MB Cache (http://www.directcanada.com/products...TERN%20DIGITAL)

vs

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 500GB SATA2 3GB/S 7200RPM 16MB Cache (http://www.directcanada.com/products...acture=SEAGATE)


Is there any clear winner? By the looks of the Anandtech review 320GB shootout between the two I will be going with the Barracude, but I just wanted to get OCN's opinion first

Thanks,

Nick
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If you want a quite HD get WD SE16
& If you want a slightly better performer then get 7200.10
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I have that Seagate, and omg its loud lol.
My WD is silent, cant hear a thing.
But I did notice the Seagate to be a little faster, just keep in mind its no where near quiet.
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