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Why is pic related the best HDD?

>> No.56393778

>130MB/s
>noisy
Not complaining since I got it for $20, but my Seagates shit on it.

>> No.56393877

>>56393778
Nothing is noisy about it. You simply must have a faulty one, friend!

>> No.56394266

>>56393698
>not WD1003FZEX

ayyykek

>> No.56394467

>>56393877
Why are you shilling an EOL drive?

>> No.56394504

>>56394467
Clearance.

>> No.56394606

>>56394266
>FZEX my nigga

>> No.56394624

>500GB is $80

is there any reason to get black over blue these days?

>> No.56394658

>Blacked

(((They))) are really subtle these days eh?

>> No.56394660

>>56394624
Might as well just get a SSD at that price.

>> No.56394693

>>56394624
Well, the Blues over 1TB are the new Green. 5400RPM pieces of shit. The entire line will probably migrate when the EZEX EOL's.

>> No.56394698

>>56394660
i already have 750GB of SSD storage

i literally JUST need to replace an old HDD

and a 500GB SSD would cost $200

>> No.56394738

>>56394698
>and a 500GB SSD would cost $200

lol

>> No.56394741
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56394741

My 1700 days on 1TB WD black is still alive and well
But its slow and noisy as fuck, yeah
Barely 90mb/s when the 1TB shitgate I use for backups get 230

If I need more storage some day I'm going HGST

>> No.56394747

>>56394698
If you're looking for 1TB, Seagate SD1000DM003 or Blue.

>> No.56394750

Everyone shits on Seagate as being bad, but the I have 2x 1TB barracuda drives that have both seen easily 20TB of data written to them. They're quiet, run cool, and were $10 cheaper than even the shit tier WD greens.

Toshiba X300 drives also aren't terrible. Have 2x4TB X300s in my media server. $110 for a 128MB cache, 7200rpm 4TB drive is a great deal. Their 6TB drives are coming down too. Going to get 2 6TB drives when they hit $160 a piece.

>> No.56394775

>>56394741
my 640GB black from 2009 JUST started making noises few days ago

backed up stuff immediately this time

all that is left is steam games that can be re-acquired any time

>> No.56394818
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56394818

>perfect
>makes grinding noise when accessing it

>> No.56395475

I have a Seagate Barracuda 500gb
How fucked i am?

>> No.56395825

>>56393698
I have it. It's too small.

>> No.56395901

>>56395475
How would we know?

>> No.56396056

I have a Hitachi deskstar 40gb Sata from 2005 with 8 years of run time and it works perfectly fine. Hard drives now a days are made to die fast.

>> No.56396076

>>56396056
The term for it is "planned obsolescence".

>> No.56396188

Noisy as fuck. I don't like it.

>> No.56396251
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56396251

Been using the same WD Blue for a bit now.
Still running strong.

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56396311

>>56393698
>giving a fuck about HDD, when SSD got cheap as hell, even in Pooland, where we have 23% VAT.
(250 PLN is approx 65 USD.)

>> No.56396323

>>56393698
Because it's not seagate

>> No.56396333

>>56396311
>DYSK

>> No.56396424

>>56396333
I know, that phrase "dysk SSD" is actually not correct, but it is commonly used.

>> No.56396451

>>56396311
how many zlotys for your sister?

>> No.56396505

>>56396451
3 zywiec piwo my friend

>> No.56396646
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56396646

>>56395475
>>56394747
>>56394750
>seagate

>> No.56396657

>>56394467
>EOL
Explain.

Also it was only noisy for me at the very beginning when I had just finished transferring all my files. It winded down after a couple of days. Very rarely does it make enough noise to be consciously audible.

>> No.56396692

>>56394818
Exactly. That's a shit and unjustifiable factor.

>> No.56396777

>>56396657
The FAEX is from 2010. It's EOL.
Noisy seeks are noisy seeks. There's no way I could use mine as a main seeding drive. I pack it with ISOs that don't see much action.

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56396858

>>56396505
>3 zywiec piwo
here you go my polish friend, send your sister on express mail

>> No.56396890

>>56393698
>WD
enjoy your NSA backdoor

>> No.56396996

>>56396777
My bad. Most of the WD Blacks being sold belong to the FZEX family, like mine, which is 25-45% faster than the FAEX family and much more durable/reliable. Not sure about noise.

>> No.56397591

>>56393698
Because unless they fucked in the factory WDs are very hard to kill. I accidentally knocked an old wd 120gb off my desk and onto a concrete floor. It was bare and powered on, transferring files. It died a year later. That was the only WD I've owned that died.

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