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Originally Posted by Cyph3r View Post
I only have 2x 120mm fans spinning at 1000rpm, and my Silverarrow fans spinning at 600RPM, myt GTX480 @ 30% so its inaudible and I can't hear my F3's either.

These F3's are the quiestest drives i've ever owned.
I sent mine back because the noise drove me crazy. I'm not alone here. Check out this post:

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/25...tent-vibration
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post #22 of 27
2x F3s is going to be faster (and theoretically, more reliable) due to the larger platter size.

I actually have the exact setup that you're looking into, 2x F3s in RAID-0 short-stroked to a 200gb partition, and I have nothing but praise for this setup.
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post #23 of 27
My F3's are quiet too.
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post #24 of 27
Doesn't matter. Seagate just bought Samsungs HD line.
Good luck RMA'ing thoses now. lol
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post #25 of 27
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Originally Posted by LastBucsfan View Post
Samsung drives altogether or just the F3?
Completely have no idea.

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I'd get the blacks. How is samsung going to honor the warranty if they sold the HDD portion of their company?
Hopefully they will not need rma.
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post #26 of 27
f3s get them... they are very quiet and i cannot hear them at all in my case.
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post #27 of 27
My black died in less than a year, currently using an f3
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