1tb Seagate vs WD

Going to be getting a 1tb drive to go with my 60gb ssd, and am going to choose between these two drives. Price difference doesn't bother me.

WD- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136284

Seagate- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148840

Which is more reliable? Which is faster? Which is overall better to buy?
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  1. Since you have a SSD for the OS, my two questions for this hard drive are:

    1) Budget?

    2) Purpose?

    If this is just for storage, this is my recommendation:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136891
  2. budget would be around $150 and purpose would be for storage(dvd, music, games, etc.) that wont fit on the ssd
  3. The WD then. I don't trust Seagates for I've seen too many of them fail.
  4. which is cheaper??
  5. Well, after the OS and a game or 2 the rest of everything will have to go on a HDD.
    I have several WD HDD's and only a single Seagate 1TB. The Seagate 1TB compared to the WD1TB, both SATA II, both 32MB cache. Seagate is quite a bit slower than the WD but if you look at an HDTune graph it's really spiky downward. I get 66MB/sec avg. on Seagate and 110Mb/sec on the WD because it doesn't spike nearly as bad.
    Out of 6 WD HDD's, never had a failure, bad sectors, clicking noise or toe jam.
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