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I have three of them, they are excellent drives. Just make sure you do the firm ware update.
Does the firmware update wipe out data that is currently on the drive?
     
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Does the firmware update wipe out data that is currently on the drive?
No. I updated one of mine when it was nearly full. All the data is still there and in tact. I play movies off of it all the time and have never run into any problems.
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So this drive is good for storing stuff like docs,pics, vids? Because I have an SSD so my documents, music, videos, and download directories are all on my spare HDD (so it'd be D:\\documents instead of C:\\username\\documents).

Is this a good HDD for that? I understand it's slower than your average 7200rpm HDD but that sorta doesn't matter if you don't boot off of it or install programs to it right?
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So this drive is good for storing stuff like docs,pics, vids? Because I have an SSD so my documents, music, videos, and download directories are all on my spare HDD (so it'd be D:\\documents instead of C:\\username\\documents).

Is this a good HDD for that? I understand it's slower than your average 7200rpm HDD but that sorta doesn't matter if you don't boot off of it or install programs to it right?
Yes, this is a magnificent storage drive. Buy it with confidence.
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wait, they don't ship it to you? Or did I read the older post wrong?
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wait, they don't ship it to you? Or did I read the older post wrong?
They do ship, you just need to select Webstore from the location drop down menu, instead of a local store.
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I have a whole stack of 2TB F4s, no problems. Newegg had a pricing mistake on these earlier in the year but this is great price if you have a Microcenter nearby.
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Do these drives have the bad latency like the WD green drives?? I know they are both 5400rpm, but doesnt the Green have really bad latency because of some power conserve thing??
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