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Need experts, 2TB HDD for Storage, Handbrake, Torrent download

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Last response: in Storage
April 14, 2012 11:51:08 PM

:)  Im looking for 1TB or 2TB HDD for video storage, Handbrake encoding, and Torrent downloading. Now, I considering 2 hard drives.

1. WD Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM.
2. SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 HD204UI 2TB 5400 RPM.


1. Any performance difference between the 2 in terms of my workload (Handbrake, Torrent, Video storage, HD video playback)?

2. Can Samsung EcoGreen F4 perform well on multitasking (downloading, waching video, encoding)?

Right now, WD is for $135, EcoGeen F4 is for $107. Which one would you pick ?? :o  :o 

Can you guys throw some suggestion?

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a c 280 G Storage
April 14, 2012 11:59:33 PM

I would pick the Samsung for the added space, that it is slower is not going to affect at any point that you pulled up!