Confused Abt Hdd's

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  1. mos2k

    mos2k HH's Hermit

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    hi guys I'm confused about which HDD's to go for i have two in mind

    1. WD 250GB 3.5" HDD SATA II 7200RPM (1+2 YEARS) 16MB Cache (WD2500AAKS)
    2. SEAGATE 250GB 3.5" HDD SATA-II 7200RPM 8MB Cache (ST-3250310AS)

    which one is better you guys have more technical knowledge than me!! if i get the WD HDD its cache is more i.e 16MB while the Seagate's is 8MB cache and i also dont know if the WD is 7200.10 or not would it matter much if i get the 8MB cache one or would it be slower then the 16MB cache HDD??

    PLEASE HELP:confused:
     
  2. Teme

    Teme Super Moderator

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    WD has bigger cache :) so I say WD :D
     
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    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    Out of those two.. the WD would be my choice... just for the reason of the 16mb cache.
     
  4. MitchRapp

    MitchRapp a.k.a. pepiman

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    yes out of THOSE TWO ... WD has the edge with Cache

    but you could look around for Seagate 7200.11 drives....
     
  5. mos2k

    mos2k HH's Hermit

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    what if i went with 320 GB seagate its 7200.10 and with 16MB Cache .. i cant go to 7200.11 out of my budget
     
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    Teme Super Moderator

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    That's good drive I have one ;)
     
  7. MitchRapp

    MitchRapp a.k.a. pepiman

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    what is your current budget

    There's Seagate's 7200.11 32MB cache 500gb hard drive for 125$ CDN ... that's only 26 dollars more than the 320
     
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    pakistan taxes him a good deal. i recommend the Seagate 320GB better warranty, 5 years
     
  9. mos2k

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    Actually i'm not ordering the drives online. i checked in with the local dealers who stock WD and Seagate they have those drives the 7200.11 drives they stock are only 750GB which are too expensive. Only the Seagate 320GB 7200.10 and WD 320GB both 16 MB cache are in stock with a price difference according to US dollars is US$ 2

    So now which one should i get

    The Seagate 320GB 7200.10 16MB cache

    or

    The WD 320GB 16MB cache
     
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    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    Seagate all the way.
     

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