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Lookinng for a drive for w7 OS. At the moment its on a 1tb hdd along with my other stuff but wanting storage drive seperate and a bit of a speed boost. Cant afford a SSD (they're really expensive in AUS). Im thinking of a seagate 500gb shortstroked to 60gb. Anyone got a idea on how fast that'd be?
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Lookinng for a drive for w7 OS. At the moment its on a 1tb hdd along with my other stuff but wanting storage drive seperate and a bit of a speed boost. Cant afford a SSD (they're really expensive in AUS). Im thinking of a seagate 500gb shortstroked to 60gb. Anyone got a idea on how fast that'd be?
Believe it or not, a couple of superior options are the Western Digital Caviar Black series and the Samsung Spinpoint F3 series. Every single time I see one of these drives mentioned here on Overclock.net, it is always a post with nothing but praises. Although, sometimes the post is saying that the Spinpoint F3 series is superior to the Caviar Blacks.
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+1 for the Samsung F3, never go back to Seagate again as it failed me. Either the WD Caviar Black or Samsung F3 would be your best choice here.
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how fast is a samsung f3 short stroked? would i get faster boot speeds?
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Hope it helps:
Avg. Transfer Rate: 107.9 MB/Sec
Access Time: 13.9 ms
Burst Rate: 163.8 MB/Sec
And yes I did notice it boots faster than my old Seagate.
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F3 is only 69.99 for the next day or so on newegg. Link

If you're one of those people set on WD, WD10EALS is a great choice as well.
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i can get the samsung. Travis yours isnt shortstroked right?
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i can get the samsung. Travis yours isnt shortstroked right?
No mine is not, but I'm quiet happy with its performance regardless and I'm sure you won't be disappointed.
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