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Old 03-22-09, 03:35 PM   #1
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Default Which HDD version is better???

750GB Western Digital WD7502ABYS RE3, 3.5", SATA 3Gb/s, 7200 rpm, 32MB Cache, Enterprise HDD

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750 GB Western Digital WD7500AAKS Caviar Blue, SATA 3Gb/s, 7200 rpm, 16MB Cache, 8.9 ms, NCQ

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750 GB Western Digital WD7501AALS Caviar Black, SATA 3Gb/s, 7200 rpm, 32MB Cache


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Default Re: Which HDD version is better???

If they're all the same price get the re3, but since they're not its re3>black>blue.
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If they're all the same price get the re3, but since they're not its re3>black>blue.

Thanks. Do they all produce the same level of noise? or do they differ?
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Default Re: Which HDD version is better???

Also will the 640gb version be faster then the 750gb since it uses 2 platters instead of 4?
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Also will the 640gb version be faster then the 750gb since it uses 2 platters instead of 4?
Yes.

Platter density is the best indicator of performance, much more so than cache.
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