> If this is your only data storage (meaning no SSD) and its your boot drive then go with a WD Black series
Normally I'd second the recommendation of the Caviar Black but with the shortages right now the price of these drives is nearly double of the Blue series or anything comparable from Seagate and Samsung. This is really your only option right now if you're not using an SSD.
> Get a better brand. Corsiar or Seasonic or similar. OCZ has a high failure rate
I do agree with this recommendation, but since OCZ acquired PC Power & Cooling their failure rates have dropped significantly. However you're still better off getting a Corsair or Seasonic. Something like one of these: