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Cavier green or cavier black

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July 24, 2010 2:23:39 PM

hello,what is the difference here,becasue i know the cavier black uses more power compared to green which uses less.but do they do the same job?
a b G Storage
July 24, 2010 7:05:54 PM

The green use less power than the black, plus many are 5400 rpm instead of 7200 rpm.

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a c 415 G Storage
July 24, 2010 11:31:46 PM

The basic tradeoff is power vs. speed. The green drives spin more slowly and they automatically spin down after several seconds of inactivity.

Choose a black drive for the OS where performance is more critical. Green drives are well suited to be backup drives or bulk storage where you need space but not speed.
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July 25, 2010 1:26:25 PM

Best answer selected by Antonythegamer.
May 9, 2012 4:14:52 PM

There is no such thing as a "Cavier" drive from Western Digital. They are called "CAVIAR" drives.