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Windows 7: How about this 2T HDD for all of my media?

21 Sep 2010   #11

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madtownidiot View Post
if you just want media storage, there's nothing wrong with the WD caviar green
Ok, but will I run into any issues of it being slow when accessing media all the time? I mean I'm always digging around my media drive using it, adding new stuff, playing, copying etc?

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21 Sep 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

No you will have no problems with that drive, it's 7200 rpm like most drive's , if were me i'd partition it to make it more useable, just go for it
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21 Sep 2010   #13


If you're going to be using it to serve media in a home network, you might want to consider going with the RE-4. It's expensive, but almost dead even with a 300 GB 10000 rpm velociraptor, and designed to be used 24-7
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