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post #11 of 14
The Caviar Black is a great hard drive, but it can be loud, but it doesn't bother me. However it will most likely bother you.
post #12 of 14
I put another vote Caviar Green. Always been a WD fan and I have a 2TB drive green, which can be had for around $90, and it's dead silent.
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post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by Epitope View Post
My Caviar Green 1TB is silent. It is not a true 5400 rpm drive. It can still spin up to 7200 rpm when under load. It makes a great storage drive for me.
I do not believe that is correct they are always at 5400 RPM but this is probably one of the quietest drive and its cheap too! so +1
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post #14 of 14
SpinPoint F3 man, you best option.

I've just bought one for 59€, and jesus they rock! Fast, silent, and power-savvy. Faster than my 7200.12 Seagate, but not as quiet. Take into account that a 7200.12 is as quiet as a Caviar Green.
   
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