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Windows 7: Hard Drive Purchase Help

14 Oct 2010   #1
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 
Hard Drive Purchase Help

I am going to buy a second HD. I know little about which are good. I am looking at a 500 GB drive. I am looking to stay in the $50 area. Can someone point out a good brand? I see Western Digital has a Caviar Green and a Caviar Blue? What is the difference, are they good? Can someone point out a better one to get? Thanks,


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14 Oct 2010   #2
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

Western Digital is one of the best brands to go for.
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14 Oct 2010   #3
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

For reliability the WD caviar Black is my choice, I have a 500 and a 1TB caviar Black w/no problems
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14 Oct 2010   #4
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Thanks to both of you. WD Black it will be.
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14 Oct 2010   #5
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Hope you have as good a luck as i ;have, i don't know about you but i don't like the bare bones drive, personally i like to go with a boxed version.
PS They cost alittle more that way but it gives me peace of mind
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