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Hey guys.I was trying to choose myself a good HDD for max $55,
but I decided to ask here.. As you can see, I am on a tight budget
and I don't plan giving more money for HDD in the beginning..

So, what would be the best one to pick for this price? I was
going for the WD Green 500GB 7200rpm,32mb but I read the article
about the green edition WD hard drives and I changed my mind..
I don't need more than 640GB tbh.. I will use it for storage..

Also, it would be nice if you let me know what is most important with the hard drives! like, what should I look for mostly?

Thanks.
    
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http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...-1tb-55-a.html
one of the best hdds around
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I concur. The F3 offers a lot of value in terms of performance and price.
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+1

I use two of them and love them. Just got them for $55 each shipped.

If I had money right now I would buy up a bunch of them for a future server build. At $55 they are a steal right now.
Edited by LastBucsfan - 4/22/11 at 1:11pm
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1TB 7200rpm for exactly $55..great found! Thanks a lot..
But isn't the 6gb/s interface much better? or not that noticeable?
    
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1TB 7200rpm for exactly $55..great found! Thanks a lot..
But isn't the 6gb/s interface much better? or not that noticeable?
np, 6gb/s doesnt make any difference for hdds.
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1TB 7200rpm for exactly $55..great found! Thanks a lot..
But isn't the 6gb/s interface much better? or not that noticeable?
not noticeable at all for a mechanical hdd
post #8 of 8
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Ok, thanks a lot!!
Ahh, I hate my country!.. this HDD is about $75 here...
Anyway, it still seems like the best pick for me atm!
    
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