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I posted a very similar question here less than a week ago. Reference my thread for some decent info, and although I was looking for an OS HDD, the answers are pretty similar.
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Originally Posted by spaceballsrules View Post
Rude and obnoxious. To top it all off, disrespectful of an established OCN member. Unacceptable.
BTW I posted a very similar question here less than a week ago, and I have even more posts and reps. Think I was trolling too?


OP Reference my thread for some decent info, and although I was looking for an OS HDD, the answers are pretty similar.
Thanks. Already saw it but it seems like everyone in here is leaning towards the F3 1TB as well. I just assumed SATA III Caviar Black 1TB would be faster.
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Thanks. Already saw it but it seems like everyone in here is leaning towards the F3 1TB as well. I just assumed SATA III Caviar Black 1TB would be faster.
From what I remember, WD Black 1TB is supposedly better as an OS than the T3.
    
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WD Black 1tb sata 6 are a waste and run the same speed on sata 3 controllers, which is slower than the F3's


IF people claim the WD 1TB Blacks are better "os" drives its due to the slightly lower seek times, which I don't agree with
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Originally Posted by CravinR1 View Post
WD Black 1tb sata 6 are a waste and run the same speed on sata 3 controllers, which is slower than the F3's


IF people claim the WD 1TB Blacks are better "os" drives its due to the slightly lower seek times, which I don't agree with
Yup. From what I can gather, traditional mechanical HDDs don't even use all the bandwidth of SATA II, so SATA III is overkill. Now if we are talking SSD, and who isn't, then it's a different story.
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The fastest HDD is the Seagate Cheetah 15k.7. These things can hit 200MB/s peak.


However, if you want performance.... don't worry too much with HDDs. All 7200RPMs HDDs perform within a few percentage points of each other.
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Western Digital Caviar Black drives are pretty fast, but quite pricey compared to other drives of the same size. I'd go for WD Black or, if you have the cash, a Western Digital Raptor drive with another WD Green for storage. I myself have a Seagate 2TB Green drive, and I'm really happy with the performance of it!
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post #28 of 43
An SSD beats any hard drive in random performance but i've always seen the f3 as fastest 7200rpm drive in benchmarks/reviews
The 1TB F3 is $54.99 on newegg right now with promo code EMCKGHA33
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F3 is still the fastest.
F3s in RAID is faster.
SSD is fastest.

Its that simple.
basically sums it up lol
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Western Digital Caviar Black drives are pretty fast, but quite pricey compared to other drives of the same size. I'd go for WD Black or, if you have the cash, a Western Digital Raptor drive with another WD Green for storage. I myself have a Seagate 2TB Green drive, and I'm really happy with the performance of it!
Velociraptor are so not worth it..... they are maybe 10% faster than 7200RPM HDD for triple the cost per GB. A SSD is 30 times the cost per GB but 5000-20000% times faster in some benchmarks.
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