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post #1 of 15
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Hey guys..

So here's what it looks like:

74 dollars + shipping for Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB

84 dollars + free ship for Western Digital Black 64MB 1TB

Not sure on seagate.

Those are the cheapest prices thus far. Looks like I missed out on the F3 for $60 + shipping yesterday

What would you get?

The F3 or the WB Black?

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F3 is still quicker than the blacks.

But in all honesty, I doubt you'd tell the difference between teh two.

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ok.. thanks comps.

I'm about to click order very soon, are there any other drives I should know about?

Do you think this is the best price I can get in Canada for these drives?
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Yeah its the best 1 tb drive you can get in canada, and seems to be the best price i can find right now. Though a month or so ago it was like 59.99.
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post #5 of 15
Not being from canada I don't know, but I think the only other place you have is NCIX.ca or something.

Those prices do seem to be within reasonable distance of what I would expect you to pay

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You have listed the two of the best HDD's right there(F3's being slightly faster than the black). Here is my opinion.
F3 is better if your a bench moneky. If your not going to let a program telling you your drive is a few fractions of a second behind the other they will both perform the same. One note from my experiance, WD Blacks make more noise than F3's, this has never bugged me, but I have noticed it..I have and will continue to use both drive's based on witch is cheaper
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thanks guys. I'm getting the WD Black on Tuesday since it's a holiday
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This: http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...e&promoid=1320

Trust me i have 5 Seagate HDDs and they all have been good. Also had 2 RMA 2 times with Seagate and their RMA support is amazing in Canada. Took only 1 week.

If you want server grade quality then this: http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=52...acture=Seagate
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tempting. They're 47.99 right now.. I have until the 27th to buy which hopefully they're still in stock since I can't order til tuesday
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
This: http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...e&promoid=1320

Trust me i have 5 Seagate HDDs and they all have been good. Also had 2 RMA 2 times with Seagate and their RMA support is amazing in Canada. Took only 1 week.

If you want server grade quality then this: http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=52...acture=Seagate
Wait up,

Let me get this right, out of the 5 drives you got you had to RMA 2 of them.

I wouldn't touch em after that comment, lol.

He's already ordered the WD anyway so it doesn't matter.
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