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Which drive is better?

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These two drives are nearly identical, except for the buffer.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...Tab=2&NoMapp=0

http://www.wdc.com/en/products/produ...uage=en#jump11

I'm thinking of cloning my existing and slower hard drive to one of these.

I think the newer, 8mb cache, larger drive should be the one. If I can clone succesfully, I'm thinking of putting the two in a RAID 0 setup with a firewire backup drive.

What do you think?
    
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The Seagate one is cheaper, has a bigger cache and 90gb more space.

I'd say Seagate.
    
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Originally Posted by Peroxide
The Seagate one is cheaper, has a bigger cache and 90gb more space.

I'd say Seagate.
Yeah...I already own the two of them...I'm gonna go with seagate.
    
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