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New OS drive, Seagate 500GB or WD Black 640GB?

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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

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September 26, 2009 9:23:50 AM

seagate...!
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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.
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