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May 12, 2010 3:59:33 AM

Good day guys,

Which is better? the samsung HD103SJ 1tb?

or

WD's caviar green 1tb?

Actual performance/reviews would be very much accepted! :D 

Thanks in advance!

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May 12, 2010 6:32:10 AM

what i meant with better is that the hdd would be run straight from the box 24/7. this would be utilized for a small scale server.

thank you!
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May 12, 2010 7:55:38 AM

If you're concerned about uptime and reliability of a server then you should be using redundant RAID and Enterprise-class drives instead of consumer drives. Enterprise-class drives are built to higher tolerances, typically have more extensive ECC codes and include RAID-optimized firmware.

For example, on this list of Western Digital SATA drives, the Enterprise-class drives are RE2/RE3/RE4 series.

Remember that RAID is not a backup - you still need to have a plan for backing up your data to external media.
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May 12, 2010 3:21:16 PM

ok i reviewed RAID and would be looking at the referred list... thanks for the info!
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May 12, 2010 3:23:27 PM

Best answer selected by xyros.
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