Select new hard drive for best performance Tags: Hard Drives Performance Cache Caviar Western Digital Storage Product Last response: September 28, 2011 2:29 PM in Storage Share refamir September 28, 2011 2:10:29 PM Hello, which is better for win 7 install as main drive WD caviar 500gb blue 16mb cache or caviar green 750gb with 64 cache. In other words which matters most cache or rpm for daily use More about : select hard drive performance mayankleoboy1 September 28, 2011 2:20:38 PM caviar blue would be better as the green one has 5400 rpm spindle. so the blue one should be faster. that said, the speed increase wont be very noticeable. m 0 l Onus a b G Storage September 28, 2011 2:24:34 PM The Blue will be faster. Their Black series is the fastest (although it is also a little noisier). It is comparable to the Samsung Spinpoint F3 and Seagate 7200.12. Most people seem to favor one of those last two for speed. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer refamir September 28, 2011 2:29:33 PM Thanks for your quick response, your answers mean that speed is more important than cache, i am confused because the prices of the two drives are almost the same and taking a decision is not that easy m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAfter trying to install windows 7 on a new system it keeps saying select a hard drive or install support for said hard-drive Forum Please help me select a hard drive for my new build? Forum Can't select letter on old PC hard drive in new PC Forum Solvednew pc, hard drive selection? Forum SolvedOn which hard drive would windows perform the best? Forum New hard drive has "low performance". Forum I want to buy a 400-500GB SSD Hard drive for ASUS Crosshair IV motherboard? Which drive has best performance and low headaches Forum SolvedHard Drive doesn't boot after Clone? - Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device Forum SolvedNew Hard Drive decreases performance? Forum Solvedi replaced my hard drive and my computer says reboot select proper boot device and it wont do anything no matter which button Forum How to select Hard Drives for new Photoshop Computer Forum SolvedIomega Select 1TB desktop external Hard drive is not lighting up nor showing on My computer Forum SolvedBest Price/Performance/Storage Hard Drives Forum SolvedNeed help on selecting a new hard drive. Forum SolvedBest performing 1 TB internal hard drive Forum Advice for cheapest 7200 rpm SATA hard drive with best performance Forum Best IDE hard drive connection for best performance Forum How to partion hard drive for best performance Forum Which hard drive with the best performance for the price. Forum SolvedHelp! Reboot and select proper drive error when trying to install new ssd Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !