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Time for a new HDD, or maybe SSD?

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#1
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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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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+1 Norton.

Ya need space get a spinner, otherwise SSD :)

Don't feed WD though, what ever you do ;)
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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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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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:
as far as everyone knows seagate did that too.