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[Xbit] 2010 HDD roundup

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HDDs from 320GB to 2TB, 5400 to 7200RPM, some with advanced format, tested aligned and un-aligned.

It's a nice review, many disks from all manufacturers except Seagate. Paints a nice overall picture of the choices available on the HDD market.

Click for review - PF format
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ok
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I don't know about the rest of you, but the print format is annoying.

Here's the original link
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/sto.../hdd-2010.html
    
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I needed this a few days ago...Luckily, I made the right choice in the Spinpoint F4EG.
    
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I wish they had included sound tests.
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post #6 of 41
Hitachi hard drives are underrated. It's almost impossible to mention them without an immature "lol Deathstar sux" comment.
post #7 of 41
Wow WD are still on top for now

still haven't heard any SSD news from them though.
post #8 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post
Hitachi hard drives are underrated. It's almost impossible to mention them without an immature "lol Deathstar sux" comment.
Some die fast, I had a 320GB that did.
    
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post #9 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
Some die fast, I had a 320GB that did.
The 1TB model is amazing.
post #10 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post
Hitachi hard drives are underrated. It's almost impossible to mention them without an immature "lol Deathstar sux" comment.
Agreed. They might have a bad rep, but the new models are good. I have a 320 GB from 2007, I think. The 1 TB is probably about a year old.
Edited by B!0HaZard - 12/29/10 at 4:23am
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