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I'm looking for a new hard drive. I currently have a 1TB Western Digital Green. (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Western-Digital-1TB-WD10EADS-00L5B1-DCM-HHRNNT2MFN-Sata-HDD-/110959782225?pt=US_Internal_Hard_Disk_Drives&hash=item19d5b7e951)

I'm really not interested in SSD right now but only hdd's. I was looking to upgrade to maybe a 1TB Western Digital black. Will I notice a big difference? Is there anything comparable to the WDC Black?
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  1. If you use it during data transfer you will notice it improve a bit...

    but for general usage you wont see a difference...
  2. Da_Man said:
    If you use it during data transfer you will notice it improve a bit...

    but for general usage you wont see a difference...


    Thanks for the feedback. I use it for gaming here and there and for word docs. So no real difference it game load times or boot time?
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    boot time will improve somewhat thanks to the blacks faster transfer speed (7200 rpm vs variable* rpm on the green) and larger cache. You might see a 5-6 second improvement there.

    Most applications will not see much of an improvement at all.

    *The green uses a variable rpm design who's top speed is 7200rpm so its not as far behind the black as many people think.
  4. popatim said:
    boot time will improve somewhat thanks to the blacks faster transfer speed (7200 rpm vs variable* rpm on the green) and larger cache. You might see a 5-6 second improvement there.

    Most applications will not see much of an improvement at all.

    *The green uses a variable rpm design who's top speed is 7200rpm so its not as far behind the black as many people think.


    Thanks for the reply. I think I'll pass on the HDD upgrade then and be happy with what I got.
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