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I'm looking for a some additional storage - somewhere between 500gb and 1tb. What are some of the best deals on drives right now? Also, recommendations on quiet drives would be appreciated.



Edit: Currently considering this 750gb Samsung for $120. Also this WD 640gb for $110.
Edited by tehpwnerofn00bs - 5/19/08 at 8:21am
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There was a Samsung F1 750GB on sale for $120ish recently... just search the Deals section!
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There was a Samsung F1 750GB on sale for $120ish recently... just search the Deals section!
Yup, just found that one on the Egg. Aren't those 320gb-platter WD's really fast?
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Yup, just found that one on the Egg. Aren't those 320gb-platter WD's really fast?
Yep, they use 320GB platters, better platter density than 250GB platter drives increases performance. Order $200+ from compusa and get $20 back if you pay with paypal, so 2x WD6400AAKS for $200 + S&H.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tehpwnerofn00bs View Post
Yup, just found that one on the Egg. Aren't those 320gb-platter WD's really fast?
I know the 1TB version of the F1's are faster.
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Yep, they use 320GB platters, better platter density than 250GB platter drives increases performance. Order $200+ from compusa and get $20 back if you pay with paypal, so 2x WD6400AAKS for $200 + S&H.
That's not bad, but I don't need that much storage.

Oooh, Provantage has the WD for $5 less with shipping.
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post #7 of 9
The WD6400AAKS drives are pretty good drives, they are fast, quiet, and not terribly expensive.
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Well if you are just looking for cost/gigabyte not performance, newegg is selling 500gb 7200.10s for cheap with free shipping.
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That one day fry's sale had 500gb for $80 and 1tb going for about $160. Too bad having lots of extra space isn't my thing, I'd of gotten one.
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