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I use 2 green 1tb drives for backup.

Besides slower transfer, which doesn't matter to me for backups, I have no issues with them at all. I like the idea of a slower, more efficient drive for long term storage.

You may want to check reviews though, I thought that some 2tb drives were having issues a while ago.
    
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I have a green drive from a few years ago. Personally I will be avoiding them from here on out. With all of the issues that drive gave me I would never buy another one. Just my two cents.
Edited by A-E-I-Owned-You - 3/28/11 at 5:30pm
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Originally Posted by dan†e View Post
It seems like the WD Caviar Green drives are having some kind of issues

http://community.wdc.com/t5/Desktop/...ime/td-p/15731
Holy crap, is this bad i had my drive for a month and i just checked as well and this is the number i get for load time cycle: 5186 :O
post #14 of 14
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I use 2 green 1tb drives for backup.

Besides slower transfer, which doesn't matter to me for backups, I have no issues with them at all. I like the idea of a slower, more efficient drive for long term storage.

You may want to check reviews though, I thought that some 2tb drives were having issues a while ago.
The Samsung 2TB F4's had an issue that was corrected via a Firmware Update. The update is only required on drives manufactured in 10-2010 and earlier. Any with a manu date of 11-2010 already have the newer firmware.
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