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WD1001FALS or WD10000LSRTL

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Which hard drive would be better and why?

WD1001FALS or WD10000LSRTL
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post #2 of 7
Can't really see a difference.
Would go with the WD1001FALS since it seems to be a bit newer.
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post #3 of 7
I running on the FALS right now. Very good hard drive.
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If there is no performance advantages with the FALS then I will pick up the SRTL tomorrow just because I can grab it at best buy for the same price but I wont have to wait for shipping, but thanks for the help.
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post #5 of 7
black editions have *slightly better performance & 5yr warranty vs the 3yr warranty of the greens.. FALS is a lil old iirc as they are replaced by FAEX (64MB cache & SATA3)
post #6 of 7
One is a retail part number the other is the drive part number from several sites I found.

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0292091

You can see it hear also. Found same infor on other forums. One users bought the retail version and found the 1001 inside the box.
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post #7 of 7
The only difference between the two linked drives is the packaging. The FALS number is the bare oem drive, and is whats located inside the retail box of the other part number.

The only difference is packaging, they are in fact the same exact drive.

EDIT: For $2 more you can get the sata 6 equivalent, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136533
Edited by Mattb2e - 12/26/10 at 8:26am
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