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New internal hdd 2tb

planning to buy a new internal hard drive(2tb) .....
purpose-windows 7 64 bit will be installed on it....and use it for a lot of storage space as i am already using 2 1TB hard drives one is seagate and the other one is samsung...would like your advice on reliability
budget=100$-140$ or (6000-7000)rupees
config=
core i3
gtx 460 graphic card
gigabyte b75m-d3h

please also advice about the rpm and data transfer rate of the external drives to internal hdd( the one you advice about )
i already have two in my mind that are

WD AV-GP 2 TB Desktop Internal Hard Drive (WD20EURS)

WD Caviar Green 2 TB Desktop Internal Hard Drive (WD20EARX)

Seagate Barracuda 2 TB Desktop Internal Hard Drive (ST2000DM001)
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    Green drives are good for mass storage of important data and backups and spin at about 5200RPM - not the fastest but usually have a good life span.

    the other two drives are pretty much identical and will not perform differently.
    Both spin at roughly 7200RPM which is pretty standard for a HDD.

    A higher RPM usually means a better transfer rate.
  2. The WD-AV-GP drive is an A/V (audio visual drive) that is meant for use in DVR's and other devices that need 24/7 drive activity. These are not geared for performance, just reliability.
  3. Hawkeye22 said:
    The WD-AV-GP drive is an A/V (audio visual drive) that is meant for use in DVR's and other devices that need 24/7 drive activity. These are not geared for performance, just reliability.


    okay that is actually what i want reliability because i have atleast 1.5 tb of just movies and television series .......videoplayback would be normal right............i keep my computer 24 hrs working.............does the wd av gp drive makes a lot of noise if i leave my computer just for downloading.....
  4. I swear by WD Black drives. I use them in almost all of my builds where drive integrity and speed is a must.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136830

    I have them running in my HTPC and main rig....
  5. mohit_king said:
    okay that is actually what i want reliability because i have atleast 1.5 tb of just movies and television series .......videoplayback would be normal right............i keep my computer 24 hrs working.............does the wd av gp drive makes a lot of noise if i leave my computer just for downloading.....


    Video playback will be fine. As I stated, these are used in DVR's (digital video recorders).

    http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=150

    I've never actually used one, but I've had friends that used them as replacement/expansion drives in their TiVo's and they said they worked fine.
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