Solved New OS drive, Seagate 500GB or WD Black 640GB? Tags: Hard Drives Performance Seagate Western Digital Storage Last response: September 26, 2009 3:25 PM in Storage Share andy5174 September 26, 2009 3:32:04 AM I am looking for a new OS HDD that has better performance than my current WD Black 1TB. Which one of the following is better regarding the cp ratio? Western Digital Caviar BLACK 640GB $121.60NZD Seagate 7200.12 500GB $85 cheers More about : drive seagate 500gb black 640gb Nawal_23d September 26, 2009 9:23:50 AM seagate...! m 0 l foxy_roxy September 26, 2009 9:43:59 AM Check this thread: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/500gb-hdd-disk,2150... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution geofelt a c 174 G Storage September 26, 2009 3:25:49 PM I think you will be disapointed if you expect to see a magical difference with any conventional drive. Look into the merits of a good SSD like the Intel X25-M. The SSD marketplace is changing rapidly, so it might be a bit premature to jump in now if cost is a concern to you. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Fastest?? F3 vs WD black 640GB vs.Seagate 7200.12 barracuda Forum WD Black 750GB or Seagate Momentous XT 500GB Forum Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB(16MB) Vs. WD Caviar Black 500GB (32MB) Forum My 500GB Seagate hard drive has an OS( win7) installed in it , after connecting to another pc it is not read it does spin Forum 320GB 7500 WD vs 500GB Seagate 7500 laptop hard drive Forum Solvedwhich is faster Hard Drive ? Seagate 1tb or WD black 1tb ? Forum New Western Digital Drive WD6400AAKS 640GB Forum WD640 Black vs Samsung F3 500gb for OS Win7 Forum Samsung spinpoint f3 1tb 3gbps or WD caviar blue 500gb 6gbps OS DRIVE? Forum SolvedLooking for Laptop HDD to replace dying drive. Seagate Momentus XT vs. new Seagate Momentus SSHD vs. WD Scorpio Blue Forum Need to undo a New Simple Volume on Windows 7 on a Western Digital 500GB external hard drive formatted for OS X. Forum Please help! Got a new WD 500GB drive that has issues... Forum New Seagate Momentus 500GB 7200 Laptop Drives Bad Health Forum Which OS drive? WD Black 500, 640, or another? Forum SolvedNew WD 640 Black drive Forum New Build, SSD for OS, Secondary WD drive not visible Forum New Windows 7 Build Disk Transfer Rating on WD Black Drives 5.8 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !