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Time for a new HDD, or maybe SSD?

Discussion in 'Storage' started by de.das.dude, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. de.das.dude

    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    so my 80 gb OS Drive is really old. and has become slow.
    and there is hardly 30GB free from my 500GB HDD.

    so i know i need to buy something, but am confused between a

    1TB WD Blue
    or
    60GB Corsair Sandforce.


    note: i do a bit of gaming, and a lot of CAD stuff. Also, my motherboard is sata II, and dont have any plans to upgrade in the near future. maybe next year.
    but i also download a ton of stuff ( :pimp: ) so i need the space too.

    so help me make the correct decision.
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  2. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    need space= get 1TB HDD
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    +1 Norton.

    Ya need space get a spinner, otherwise SSD :)

    Don't feed WD though, what ever you do ;)
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    Why not? I was a Seagate man for years. WD Blacks just happened to be on sale the day I placed my order for my current build so I bit. Great drives nothing bad to say about them at all.
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    i will feed WD. seagate hasnt been a nice experience. lol.

    infact they are all the same !!
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    In your case I would go with the 1tb hdd. Give ssd's a few years for price drops and performance increases etc.
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    Gee, I dunno? Maybe the bullshit they pulled with using the flood to fake a "scarcity" situation and massively inflate their prices to drive their profits through the roof.

    Doesn't anyone read the news? :eek:
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    as far as everyone knows seagate did that too.

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