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WD black vs blue vs green ?? whats the difference?

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December 20, 2010 4:54:41 PM

Someone explain and help me... I am confused...lol

December 20, 2010 5:05:50 PM

http://www.wdc.com/wdproducts/library/Flyer/ENG/2178-70...

WD Caviar® Blue™
With SATA and PATA interfaces, and cache sizes ranging from 2 MB to 16 MB, these drives offer a full range of performance features.

WD Caviar Green™
These drives make it possible for energyconscious customers to build systems with
higher capacitiesand the right balance of system performance,ensured reliability, and energy conservation.

WD Caviar Black™
These high-performance SATA drives combine 7200 RPM spin speed, up to 64 MB cache, SATA 3 Gb/s interface, and an integrated dual processor for lightning-fast performance in demanding desktop, workstation, and multi-drive systems.

WD Scorpio® Blue™
With available SATA or PATA interfaces, these drives offer high-performance, low power consumption, and cool operation, perfect for notebooks and other portable devices.

WD Scorpio Black™
Designed for top-of-the-line notebook computers, these high-performance drives
deliver the capacity and speed needed to supercharge a notebook PC without
compromising battery life or quiet acoustics.
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December 20, 2010 5:09:44 PM

Thanks!


Big help !
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December 27, 2010 12:16:10 PM

is there a huge difference between a blue and a black in a raid 0 desktop setup for storage?

My main drive is SSD and a Raptor
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July 11, 2012 5:53:45 AM

black - Performance
Blue - Standard
Green - Eco Friendly
Red - Optimized for Network Attached Storage

Scorpio - 2.5in (Notebook)
Caviar - 3.5in (Desktop)
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July 11, 2012 5:54:03 AM

black - Performance
Blue - Standard
Green - Eco Friendly
Red - Optimized for Network Attached Storage

Scorpio - 2.5in (Notebook)
Caviar - 3.5in (Desktop)
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August 23, 2013 6:54:53 AM

DOES BLACK WD WORTH ITS COST????
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