It seems since the floods in Thailand that traditional platter HDDs aren't anywhere near as good as they used to be.
I'm in need of a solid HDD 2tb preferably for my Media drive. (Video and Audio).
WD and Seagate seem like crap. Then I find out that Seagate bought Samsung. So my top 3 choices are not performing well.
Is there any specific models anyone can recommend?
My only requirements are:
Sata 2 or 3
32mb or more Cache
2tb or more
Long Life, It needs to last 2 or 3 years until 1tb/2tb SSDs are more affordable.
I already have 2 SSDs in my rig, a 60gig for OS and 90gb for Steam Games. I used my existing 1tb HDD for everything else, but it is showing its age of being 3 years old and being pulled out of an usb cage and being treated pretty rough. I plan on buying something like a 256gb SSD for backups of pictures and important docs in the near future. (Possibly Black Friday) But buying a new platter drive cant wait.