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Looking for some info on these two hard drives. I recently purchased http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136544 for a new build. But I recently was given via a friend (2) of these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136490...

If its any help, 128GB of SSD is going to be my primary drive on this build. Also, it's going to be used for mainly gaming, the HDD is just going to be used for mass storage.

So my question is...Do I RMA and return the caviar black back to newegg and keep the 2 greens. Or do I keep the black and sell the two greens. the black is 64mb cache @ 6.0gb/s the greens are 64mb cache @3gb/s.
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Well if you plan on putting all your programs on your SSD then use the other drives for mass storage, I would just keep the 2 Greens. If you do plan on putting some programs on the other drives then keep the Black.

For my setup I put my main programs like Adobe/Maya on my SSD and all my games on my Black, then for videos and such they are all on my Samsung F4 2TB which is pretty similar to the WD Greens.
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Is there much of a difference between 3.0 gb/s and 6.0gb/s in terms of basic storage use?
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No difference since you cannot achieve those transfer speeds on a mechanical hard drive.
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