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Windows 7: New WD Cavier Green Drives Out

31 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 | Windows XP Pro x86 | Windows Vista Ultimate x86
 
 
New WD Cavier Green Drives Out

Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARS 1TB 5400 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Retail

You will get the full storage space as advertised (in this case the full 1 TB instead of the usual 931 GB)

Thoughts? Opinions? I'm probably going to buy one.


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31 Dec 2009   #2

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nikolay View Post
Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARS 1TB 5400 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Retail

You will get the full storage space as advertised (in this case the full 1 TB instead of the usual 931 GB)

Thoughts? Opinions? I'm probably going to buy one.
Sorry Nikolay, thats not quite right!
Windows 7 allocates 2-300 megs of space on the drive for .dll's and cab files.

Happy new year.
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31 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 | Windows XP Pro x86 | Windows Vista Ultimate x86
 
 

Well, on a drive with virtually nothing on it would be a 1 TB, right?
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31 Dec 2009   #4

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nikolay View Post
Well, on a drive with virtually nothing on it would be a 1 TB, right?
Yes, thats correct, but you also will have to account for backup and image space which will reduce space.
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31 Dec 2009   #5

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Flatrox has the Sata 3 7200 version for a couple cents less. I have shoped here a few times. They always show up in Google base with good prices.
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS Hard Drive
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31 Dec 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 | Windows XP Pro x86 | Windows Vista Ultimate x86
 
 

Web of trust gives flatrox a bad score. Also, I believe the WD10EARS models are the only ones that use the new 4 KB Advanced Format
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31 Dec 2009   #7

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nikolay View Post
Web of trust gives flatrox a bad score. Also, I believe the WD10EARS models are the only ones that use the new 4 KB Advanced Format
Nikolay, I would never presume to advocate a preference for a brand, but I have relied on Seagates since the beginning of the PC revolution. They are rock solid and are worth the money.
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01 Jan 2010   #8

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Man Seagate, thats funny I have had horrible experiences with Seagate. I dont even look at them anymore.



Not to Hi Jack the thread.

WOT Is a Joke is user rated system and those user don't have to provide proof that they have used the site.
I Base it on resellerratings For customer feedback because they have to prove they shopped at the given store, and McAfee McAfee SiteAdvisor Software ? Website Safety Ratings and Secure Search For Security.
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