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What to choose between 2 hdd

Discussion in 'Storage' started by pigulici, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. pigulici

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    So I need a hdd for storage/backup, once at 3-4weeks I will copy some 2-400mb data, at same price I have:
    Hard Disk Laptop WD Blue WD10JPVX 1TB, 5400rpm, 8MB, SATA 3
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    Hard Disk Laptop Seagate Momentus Thin ST1000LM024, 1TB, 5400rpm, 8MB, SATA 2
    so what will be the safe for my data (no need of speed)?
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    Either hard drive. The best way to make sure your data is safe it to keep a backup of all of your data so in the event that you hard drive fails, you still have a backup and if your backup fails, then at least you have your drive.
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    It doesn't matter. Both are equal. For back up I like the WD My Passport. The WD backup software is excellent. Continuous monitoring of folders or whole systems. Its easy and lite. Seagate is ok but the backup software is like hourly. I like the continuous type WD has
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    Between the two you mentioned I would go for Western Digital. But if you can find an external HDD for the same price I would recommend that.
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    I have bad past working with external hdd(wd,seagate..), also I have a 2.5" enclosure who stay free now...
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    WD blue coz its sata3 that give you better data transfer over sata 2
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    That's not going to matter with a 5400 RPM 2.5" drive. You wouldn't saturate SATA2 with a drive like that. I don't even think you would saturate SATA1 with a drive like that, but it might be close.

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