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Storage Best 1.5TB/2TB internal drive ?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Lemmingzappa, 19 Oct 2008.

  1. Lemmingzappa

    Lemmingzappa New Member

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    read my above post ;)
     
  2. djDEATH

    djDEATH Habari gani?

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    yup - i have one. can't fault it really. Performance-wise, it kicks the crap out of my old WD 2500JS, (250GB, 16MB cache) and boots windows a good three or four seconds faster than before, and sound-wise, it is silent. I can only hear it clicking a little bit when streaming off it to another PC whilst using it simultaneously locally. Otherwise, its is just silent.
     
  3. Hamish

    Hamish New Member

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    i've got about uh .. 5 of these, they're pretty decent ;)
     
  4. Lemmingzappa

    Lemmingzappa New Member

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    I no longer need help on my choice of drive, but thanks anyway. Here is my newest question:


    Well i've got the 2 seagates installed and running now, all seems good.
    But I can hear them constantly clicking away in the background, even if i'm not writing/reading anything to/from them ?

    (I dont think it sounds like unhealthy clicking, but I can't be sure)

    I'm running Vista64
     
  5. sheninat0r

    sheninat0r What's a Dremel?

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    I believe that's just Vista doing its thing, no big deal really. It indexes all the files on your drive so that when you search, results come up almost instantly.
     
  6. notatoad

    notatoad pretty fing wonderful

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    yeah, it's just vista. surprised me when i first put vista on, seems to constantly be doing something in the background. it used to piss me off, but i've gotten used to it now.
     
  7. capnPedro

    capnPedro Hacker. Maker. Engineer.

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    Probably got used to it because it does eventually stop!
     
  8. thavinci

    thavinci ehlo

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    More space!

    So what is the biggest drive atm?
    It seems drive development is slow! Been over a year since jump from 1 to 1.5Tb , ive entirely run out of space again and HATE having mutiple drives.


    Currently have 5x 1tb seagates and 1x 1.5tb , as it is i end up with duplicates and wasted space.
     
  9. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    WD have just made a 2TB drive, but seriously, what're you storing to need 6.5TB of space?
     
  10. tank_rider

    tank_rider New Member

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    hoarding torrenter?
     
  11. thavinci

    thavinci ehlo

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    Media

    It's for all my "legit" series/dvd iso backups etc...

    It's basickly in a media server i have built up, also helps when i need to make backups of pc's and all, so space actually goes really quickly!


    Ive been buying a drive every second month to keep up with my needs and just found them growing too slowly, ie small jumps.

    I was expecting a 5Tb by now :geek:
     
  12. superseagull

    superseagull If it aint broke, fix it ;-)

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    i've been using the samsung spinpoints for years now & they've not let me down so far - the F1 drives are better still - fast quiet & cool - nice :thumb:
     

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