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post #51 of 94
I would love to see how your WD blacks stack up against my setup:

Storage (1tb F3):



Games (2x 150gb WD Velociraptors):



OS (120gb OCZ Vertex 2):



I am not sure what you did that you couldn't notice the speed difference from an SSD... I see a HUGE difference in just how quickly things like chrome load or how fast microsoft word pops up after I click it... it is quite pleasant.
post #52 of 94
Caviar Blacks only have a longer warranty and the only reason everyone has CB (like me) is because the Samsung is harder to find (bought all my stuff at Canada Computers.

But it doesn't matter. You can't go wrong with either drive.
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Again, WRONG.

The Blacks are ONLY faster once you reach the 1TB and bigger drives. The smaller Blacks are slower than the F3's. Even then, the F3's are STILL faster with sequential read and write speeds. The Blacks are only faster with access time, and that is ONLY with the 1TB and higher drives.

Your opinion above, doesn't change facts .
vouch all day erryday

F3's are better than Blacks

and F4's are better than Greens

get mad kids
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post #54 of 94
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vouch all day erryday

F3's are better than Blacks

and F4's are better than Greens

get mad kids
i watched jeopardy and if watson says it it must be true!
    
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post #55 of 94
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Originally Posted by kevingreenbmx View Post
I would love to see how your WD blacks stack up against my setup:

Storage (1tb F3):


Sorry, but he's right. Or it could be my crappy chipset. nVidia 980a
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i'll post a full size picture so you can see it better


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i'll post a full size picture so you can see it better


vs
And that right there, still proves it yet again. The F3 is faster with sequential read and write speeds. The WD Black is slightly faster with access times.

But notice, that's the 1TB WD Black. Not the 500GB. The 500GB is significantly slower (as I proved about 10-12 posts ago).
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I also had two F3s and they were faster. Even faster than the RE4s, that I now have. The Samsungs have a vibration noise that drove me crazy, so I got rid of them. Here are my two WD RE4s, 500Gb in RAID0 short stroked to 500GB.
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Not sure why performance is a significant argument since the OP actively chose to switch to a lesser performing platform than to simply use the SSD which can process orders of magnitude more IOPS.
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