New pc build with i7 3770K

Started Apr 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
ilysaml
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Re: New pc build with i7 3770K
In reply to philmar, Apr 22, 2013

philmar wrote:

ilysaml wrote:

WD are great but only if you get blues or blacks, but there's no blues in the 3TB capacity, and there's no reason getting blacks for just storage and they cost more.

So which 3 TB HDDs do you recommend? The Seagates?

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The Green drives are optimized for low power usage and as a result they're noticeably poorer performers because they spindle down after few seconds. Get a green drive if you want bulk storage and performance isn't a concern, but¬†personally¬†I hate that 35 MB/s rate when I transfer files between partitions, so speed wise, get a faster HDD.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148844

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136874

That being said using a SSD as a caching drive for another SSD, is an ultimate wrong idea.

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