QOTD--- Hitachi’s Deskstar E7K1000 or Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 Tags: Hard Drives Deskstar Seagate Storage Last response: August 19, 2009 3:33 PM in Storage Share WINTERLORD August 19, 2009 2:28:44 AM QOTD--- Hitachi’s Deskstar E7K1000 or Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ----wich one do you think would be the performance champion with raid as an option in the future More about : qotd hitachis deskstar e7k1000 seagate barracuda 7200 spinny August 19, 2009 6:51:38 AM Seagate 7200.12 uses just 2 platters for 1TB, Hitachi uses 3, so the Seagate is almost certainly faster. I wasn't aware people still bought deathstars anyway. WINTERLORD August 19, 2009 7:50:56 AM k thanks for the reply. all the thoughts count. i cant seem to decide on one of them myself. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jsc a b G Storage August 19, 2009 3:33:04 PM Seagate .12 1 TB drives do have only two platters. But until I am certain that they have truly solved their .11 drive firmware problems, I am sticking to WD. So right now, my vote is "Neither". Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSamsung spinpoint F3, Seagate barracuda , or WD caviar black? ForumHitachi or Seagate ? ForumSeagate and Western Digital Reliability ForumBest 640-1500GB HDs for my RAID0 ? ForumBest 1TB HD ForumGames crash when overclocked ForumUpgrading my current build ForumAsus P7P55D-E Pro Boot Problems ForumOpinions Please / Buying HDD's - RAID 1 ForumBestConfigs - High-End Workstation ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. ForumIs the seagate driver faster then the WD Black edition ForumIs Seagate FreeAgent Go Extreme 1000GB can works both PC and MAC? ForumSeagate 1TB new Sata drive - slow hdd transfer ForumSeagate 1Tb (PLEASE HELP) ForumWindows 7 RC Won't Recognize ST3120827AS Seagate Barracuda ForumSwitch out PCB, Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ForumSeagate Raid 0 vs Velociraptor Forum3.5 Barracuda 7200.12 family ForumSeagate Barracuda 7200.12 500gb More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !