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So I'm sure anyone who frequents the online deals sections has seen the "2.5" SATA WD BEVT or Seagate 5400.6 500 gig for $20 shipped" thread. Well, some of us got more than a "slightly used" hard drive. I emailed the seller a couple of days ago expressing my disapointment, and I got a response that he has sold out, but will look to see if he can find two replacements. Well today he emailed me back saying he could give me two Seagate Constellation 500 gig hard drives. He went on to say they are about twice as thick as a normal 2.5". That would be ok with me, since I plan on throwing them in a server/NAS box eventually. So my question is this:

Are the Seagate Constellation 500 gig hard drives better than the WD Scorpio Blue 500 gig drives I got from him originally? Keep in mind I spend $20 each on the WDs. Thanks for the input!
Edited by raiderxx - 4/14/11 at 5:37pm
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Constellation was Seagate's enterprise line of hard drives. I'd go for it.
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