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$60 for a GOOD hard drive

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Most of you probably already saw this by now but I just thought for the people who haven't seen it yet and need a new hard drive at an amazing cost and huge space, this would be good for them to look at. :cool: This is an amazing sale on such a good product!

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cac...
 

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3 of these in RAID 0 might make them worth it.
 

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Don't need RAID for a storage drive. $60 bucks is a good price. :)
 

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What do you mean by "good?" Fast or reliable?
 

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If I needed an additional TB the F3 is where I would go. The F1 I have is fast and reliable, and from what I read the F3s are faster than Caviar Blacks.

Thanksgiving is coming up though and 2TB drives will probably be dirt cheap, last year I was able to get a WD Caviar Green 1TB for under $50.
 
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What do you mean by "good?" Fast or reliable?
Hehe. Well generally speaking, Samsung = Well built products ;) And even specifically for that drive, the reviews speak for themselves.