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Difference on price is quite small.
then go full steam ahead and buy the 500GB.
    
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Will do

I will buy it on Sunday

Tuesday right now, 11:26AM

Do you think it will come in some sort of fancy packaging?
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post #53 of 71
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Will do

I will buy it on Sunday

Tuesday right now, 11:26AM

Do you think it will come in some sort of fancy packaging?
maybe a anti-static bag, but no I dont think it would come complete with all the tools you need, a case to put it in (ATX case) a power supply to supply power to it and a motherboard to connect it to. I also do not think it would come preinstalled with Windows 7 Ultimate.
    
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I've had nothing but good luck with Western Digital Black edition drives... I had 3 Seagates fail on me. But, I also had a cheaper WD fail on too.
    
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Seagate just refused to admit my RMA'ed HDD was DOA....
How can it not be DOA? I plugged it in, loud clicking and doesn't work.
Plugged in other HDD's etc and they work :I
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maybe a anti-static bag, but no I dont think it would come complete with all the tools you need, a case to put it in (ATX case) a power supply to supply power to it and a motherboard to connect it to. I also do not think it would come preinstalled with Windows 7 Ultimate.
I mean is, will it come in a box or something..
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Seagate just refused to admit my RMA'ed HDD was DOA....
How can it not be DOA? I plugged it in, loud clicking and doesn't work.
Plugged in other HDD's etc and they work :I
How many times did you try to RMA it?
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I mean is, will it come in a box or something..

How many times did you try to RMA it?
This is my second DOA
First one went smoothly, now this is....
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I've had nothing but good luck with Western Digital Black edition drives... I had 3 Seagates fail on me. But, I also had a cheaper WD fail on too.
Well i had absolutely 0% Experience with WD Bare Bone Drives..

I have 2 Seagate Barracuda 7200.Something and they are still working (IDE Drives)

Using it in my sig Rig ATM
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Well, now you are making things even more complicated.

You do not need 2 hard drives. You can partition 1 drive into 2 partitions and use one for your system and the other for storage. Then you can buy 1 larger drive.

or

You could buy 2 drives and set up a RAID. That would make your speeds much faster.

or

We can give you more options and confuse you even more.


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I can't delete them..
Is the drive broken? You can, you just do not want too. lol

As far as what comes with the drive, it is most likely an OEM so it comes with just the drive. You will need 2 SATA cables and also make sure you have enough SATA power cables available to plug the drives into your Power Supply.


As far as which to go with, I agree that the WD is the best choice in this case.
 
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Originally Posted by BWG View Post
Well, now you are making things even more complicated.

You do not need 2 hard drives. You can partition 1 drive into 2 partitions and use one for your system and the other for storage. Then you can buy 1 larger drive.

or

You could buy 2 drives and set up a RAID. That would make your speeds much faster.

or

We can give you more options and confuse you even more.




Is the drive broken? You can, you just do not want too. lol

As far as what comes with the drive, it is most likely an OEM so it comes with just the drive. You will need 2 SATA cables and also make sure you have enough SATA power cables available to plug the drives into your Power Supply.


As far as which to go with, I agree that the WD is the best choice in this case.
Well i the 1TB is full with stuff i don't want to delete..

I don't even have an on-board raid controller..

I might buy 2 500GB and buy another one in the succeeding months, and setup raid 0
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