A little help on choosing between these 2 drives Tags: New Build Western Digital Cache Caviar SATA Systems Product Last response: January 1, 2009 4:18 PM in Systems Share toddreg January 1, 2009 3:38:56 PM Originally was going with Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive Then I ran across this one, thoughts on which is better, I can't see any difference except in the cache size - Western Digital Caviar Black D6401AALS 40GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive More about : choosing drives mighty442 January 1, 2009 3:43:12 PM More cache memory is a good thing. brendano257 January 1, 2009 4:17:52 PM More cache is "better" but offers negligible performance benefits. Choose based on the price as both are essentially identical for all intents and purposes other than bragging rights. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Newf January 1, 2009 4:18:05 PM The AALS has two processors, twice the cache, double motor bearings and a 5 year warranty. All this for $5 more. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources A little help choosing between 2 laptops. Forum SolvedChoosing between 2 Hard drives Forum Solvedplease help me choosing between e7 8890v2 and dual e5-2697 v2 Forum A little help with deciding between hard drives setups Forum SolvedHelp me choosing between 2 laptops Forum SolvedNeed help choosing between 2 notebooks Forum SolvedHelp choosing between 2 cpus "BUDGET" Amd-Intel Forum SolvedChoosing between 2 builds! PLEASE HELP!!! Forum SolvedNeed help choosing between these 2 PSUs (other suggestions welcome) Forum SolvedNeed help choosing between these 2 RAMs Forum SolvedNeed help in choosing between 2 laptops with different graphics Forum SolvedHelp between choosing 2 cards please. 7950's Forum need help choosing between 2 graphics cards!! Forum Solvedneed help choosing between these 2 monitor Forum Solvedhelp me choose between two ssd drives Forum SolvedNeed help choosing between 2 laptops Forum Need a little help making a decision - between 2 ssds and a momentus Forum SolvedNeed help choosing between 2 servers Forum SolvedTrouble choosing between these 2. plz help Forum Need a little help between 2 power supplies! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !