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Blew up my slow HHD, need a replacement around $50 for 500gb... Any recommendations?

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Here is a good one
Fits perfectly with what you need too
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-181-_-Product
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Even better: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...5&Tpk=f3%201tb

If you can spend the extra $15, you won't regret it. Free shipping too. One of the best HDD's I've ever worked with, recommended it to tons of people and they've never had any complaints.
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The main difference between the two is twice the space and a 32MB cache instead of 16. That's it. But still good for $15 more. Other than that, its almost exactly the same.
Edited by gnarlybug5 - 4/17/11 at 12:08am
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I've seen those recommended before, thanks. The 1TB would probably provide better performance since it has more reader arms correct?
    
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Can you still only have 3 partitions on a 1TB drive?

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Can you still only have 3 partitions on a 1TB drive?

Edit: Ugh meant to edit and not double post, fail
Edit: Technically, you can have 26, because drives are assigned letters and 26 is the number of letters in the English language.
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So if I got the 1TB drive I should create several partitions to improve the speed as well correct?

It is worth the extra cost, seems kinda dumb for me to talk about speed when we're not even discussing raid 0 or SSDs, but I like to get the most of what I can out of whatever I buy
    
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Check out Seagate 500gb drives... i run 2 and they're good. Should be 49.99
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U can short stripe it or something like that
    
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