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ok so i have 500 GB Western Digital Cavier black. i wana throw it away get something.

post #1 of 13
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something different so if you want to ask me why? because its defective been around for 3 years now.

so here is my new upgrade

1) 4890

2) ASUS M4A89TD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD


3) Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 w/ Radeon HD 4290, DualDDR3 1333, 7.1 Audio, Gigabit Lan, USB3.0, 1394, Hybrid CrossFireX, HDMI

4) Corsair TX750w

5) case well i have to search for a good one.

6) Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3 1600MHz CL8 Dual Channel Kit (2 x 4GB)

Now am not going to do any overclocking mostly games and alot of movies that i dont keep but as long as it is over 500 gb am good. Budget i dunno really cheap but good?????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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post #2 of 13
First off, don't throw that hard drive away. If you have only had it for three years it's still has 2 years left on warrantee, get an rma from WD and they will replace it. As far as getting some bang for the buck and wanting to store movies grab a samsung F3 1tb hdd. Newegg has them for cheap.
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post #3 of 13
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well is that a good hdd? because people kept telling me this one was the best. and apprently its not.

so lets wait for more reponse.
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post #4 of 13
They run cool, quiet, great preformance at a really good price. I too store vast quantities of movies and they haven't let me down.
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post #5 of 13
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Originally Posted by kitt3 View Post
something different so if you want to ask me why? because its defective been around for 3 years now.

so here is my new upgrade

1) 4890

2) ASUS M4A89TD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD


3) Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 w/ Radeon HD 4290, DualDDR3 1333, 7.1 Audio, Gigabit Lan, USB3.0, 1394, Hybrid CrossFireX, HDMI

4) Corsair TX750w

5) case well i have to search for a good one.

6) Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3 1600MHz CL8 Dual Channel Kit (2 x 4GB)

Now am not going to do any overclocking mostly games and alot of movies that i dont keep but as long as it is over 500 gb am good. Budget i dunno really cheap but good?????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
dont throw it away! rma it and get a new one with the warranty.... and yes the samsung f3 is very good hard drive.

if you are looking for a good case try the haf 932 or haf x they are big and have great airflow.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-160-_-Product
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post #6 of 13
F3

I need to stock up on a few myself.
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post #7 of 13
F3's and Caviar Blacks are very close, but Samsung has the Gb/$, and in real-world use, feels snappier.
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by kitt3 View Post
well is that a good hdd? because people kept telling me this one was the best. and apprently its not.

so lets wait for more reponse.
They are good drives, Just turn it in under warranty!
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post #9 of 13
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ok so you guys think this cavier is still good? do i have to get into raid 0 raid 1 or w.e?
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post #10 of 13
Did you send it for RMA already?
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