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Topic # 83426 16-May-2011 19:13
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Hey all,
I'm currently looking at HDD's for a new build and I'm just wondering whether there would be any noticable performance difference between a 500GB and 1TB WD Caviar Blue HDD?

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  Reply # 469830 16-May-2011 19:33
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apparently due to data density a higher capacity drive of the same rotational speed always has a higher transfer rate .... is that right? can someone comment?

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  Reply # 470062 17-May-2011 12:32
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It's probably 500GB platters, so I expect performance would be the same.

If you want better performance go for WD Black or Seagate barracuda. WD Blue is their midrange/value product.

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