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*Update*

After checking some benchies, While the Hitachi did a great job, I found the Scorpio Black to be a little more consistent performance wise. So I have gone ahead and bought a Scorpio black !, Will be here tomorrow

Time to image my OS again lol Thanks again !
You have made a good choice

Hitachi drives might be slightly better but their failure rate is way higher in the past that scares me away
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post #22 of 25
I think you'll be happy with it. Both are excellent drives. Care to share the benchmarks you checked? I know I would be interested in them even if no one else is.
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post #23 of 25
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Originally Posted by lazi punk View Post
You have made a good choice

Hitachi drives might be slightly better but their failure rate is way higher in the past that scares me away
I have owned a few Hitachi drives and so far so good but from what I have read, there failure rate is higher than WD. Plus with WD I get 5 years warranty
post #24 of 25
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
*Update*

After checking some benchies, While the Hitachi did a great job, I found the Scorpio Black to be a little more consistent performance wise. So I have gone ahead and bought a Scorpio black !, Will be here tomorrow

Time to image my OS again lol Thanks again !
What size? Did you get the one with the free fall sensor?
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post #25 of 25
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What size? Did you get the one with the free fall sensor?
500GB as for Free fall sensor not sure, but does not matter as my laptop is deskbound
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