motherboards
Arctic
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 16 of 21

Thread: what hard drive??

  1. #1
    Core Member

    Status
    Geralt is offline

    Last Online
    30-03-2017 @ 15:54
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Waterford, Ireland
    Posts
    810
    Thanks
    68
    Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Level completed: 34%,
    Points required for next Level: 465
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 465
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default what hard drive??

    hi!

    I'll be upgrading my HDD soon as i'm still using seagate 320gb PATA drive which is painfully slow. With new hdd i want to combine speed and storage. Now Im not thinking about SSD's as they are out of my price range. I was thinking about velociraptor but it seems quite dear as per buck/GB. So now I'm leaning towards getting Samsung spinpoint F1 1TB but I'm opened to suggestions. Any other hdd worth getting that has both decent storage capacity and fairly good speed??

    " There are some things Man should not know, for rest is Google"
    " Never argue with an idiot, he'll drag you to his level and beat you with experience"




  2. #2
    Core Member

    Status
    bullydog is offline

    Last Online
    06-10-2014 @ 05:43
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    2,115
    CPU: 3930k
    M/B: Rampage IV Extreme
    RAM: Dominator 1866mhz
    GPU: EVGA GTX780ti x2 SC
    • bullydog's Full Spec's
      • Case:
      • Corsair 800D
      • PSU:
      • Corsair AX1200
      • Cooling:
      • Swiftech Apogee HD, MCP655 x2 + AirPlex Modularity 480
      • Sound:
      • Sound Blaster Z
      • Monitor:
      • Dell 2408WFP-HC
      • OS:
      • Win7 x64
    Thanks
    124
    Thanked 174 Times in 166 Posts
    Points: 17,682, Level: 40
    Points: 17,682, Level: 40
    Level completed: 54%,
    Points required for next Level: 368
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 368
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    Geralt...
    Go for WD cavier Black with 32mb cache or Samsung Spinpoint F1s
    I think these are about the fastest no SSD based hdd you can get now
    i myself am using the Samsung Spin Point F1

  3. #3
    Core Member

    Status
    Geralt is offline

    Last Online
    30-03-2017 @ 15:54
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Waterford, Ireland
    Posts
    810
    Thanks
    68
    Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Level completed: 34%,
    Points required for next Level: 465
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 465
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    and how are you finding it?? is it quiet in operation?? no errors?? hows speed???

    " There are some things Man should not know, for rest is Google"
    " Never argue with an idiot, he'll drag you to his level and beat you with experience"




  4. #4
    Core Member

    Status
    bullydog is offline

    Last Online
    06-10-2014 @ 05:43
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    2,115
    CPU: 3930k
    M/B: Rampage IV Extreme
    RAM: Dominator 1866mhz
    GPU: EVGA GTX780ti x2 SC
    • bullydog's Full Spec's
      • Case:
      • Corsair 800D
      • PSU:
      • Corsair AX1200
      • Cooling:
      • Swiftech Apogee HD, MCP655 x2 + AirPlex Modularity 480
      • Sound:
      • Sound Blaster Z
      • Monitor:
      • Dell 2408WFP-HC
      • OS:
      • Win7 x64
    Thanks
    124
    Thanked 174 Times in 166 Posts
    Points: 17,682, Level: 40
    Points: 17,682, Level: 40
    Level completed: 54%,
    Points required for next Level: 368
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 368
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    Speed definitely surpasses the older WD Raptors and pretty close to VelociRaptor in certain benchmarks from my understanding. And in the noise department i hardly hear anything mate

  5. The following user thanks bullydog For this above post:

    Geralt (26-11-2009)

  6. #5
    Core Member

    Status
    Geralt is offline

    Last Online
    30-03-2017 @ 15:54
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Waterford, Ireland
    Posts
    810
    Thanks
    68
    Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Level completed: 34%,
    Points required for next Level: 465
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 465
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    cooolio thanks buddt, i'll go with spinpoint

    " There are some things Man should not know, for rest is Google"
    " Never argue with an idiot, he'll drag you to his level and beat you with experience"




  7. #6
    Core Member

    Status
    Geralt is offline

    Last Online
    30-03-2017 @ 15:54
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Waterford, Ireland
    Posts
    810
    Thanks
    68
    Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Level completed: 34%,
    Points required for next Level: 465
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 465
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    The F3's are currently the fastes drives around, just something else to think about.

    hmmm, interesting especially that f3 is few bucks cheaper for me

    " There are some things Man should not know, for rest is Google"
    " Never argue with an idiot, he'll drag you to his level and beat you with experience"




  8. #7
    OC Jedi Master

    Status
    Skyguy is offline

    Last Online
    03-08-2015 @ 17:03
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Canuckland
    Posts
    4,819
    CPU: Core i7 3820 @ 4.5GHz
    M/B: ASUS Rampage IV
    RAM: 16GB G.Skill RipjawsZ
    GPU: It varies
    • Skyguy's Full Spec's
      • Case:
      • SilverStone Raven RV03
      • PSU:
      • SilverStone Strider Gold 1200W
      • Cooling:
      • Noctua D14 air, XSPC 750 water
      • Sound:
      • ASUS Xonar w/ Beyer Dynamics DT770/80
      • Monitor:
      • HP 2465; Samsung 226; Acer 22", Dell E22WFP & 1907FP
      • OS:
      • Win 7 64-bit
      • Misc:
      • Mionix Naos 5000, MaxKeyboard Nighthawk, Mionix Propus 380
    Thanks
    122
    Thanked 898 Times in 682 Posts
    Points: 69,025, Level: 81
    Points: 69,025, Level: 81
    Level completed: 58%,
    Points required for next Level: 725
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 725
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Overall activity: 20.0%

    Default

    Ya, I was gonna say the F3 as well. Thumbs up there.

  9. The following user thanks Skyguy For this above post:

    Geralt (27-11-2009)

  10. #8
    Core Member

    Status
    bullydog is offline

    Last Online
    06-10-2014 @ 05:43
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    2,115
    CPU: 3930k
    M/B: Rampage IV Extreme
    RAM: Dominator 1866mhz
    GPU: EVGA GTX780ti x2 SC
    • bullydog's Full Spec's
      • Case:
      • Corsair 800D
      • PSU:
      • Corsair AX1200
      • Cooling:
      • Swiftech Apogee HD, MCP655 x2 + AirPlex Modularity 480
      • Sound:
      • Sound Blaster Z
      • Monitor:
      • Dell 2408WFP-HC
      • OS:
      • Win7 x64
    Thanks
    124
    Thanked 174 Times in 166 Posts
    Points: 17,682, Level: 40
    Points: 17,682, Level: 40
    Level completed: 54%,
    Points required for next Level: 368
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 368
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    i think the F3s were supposed to replace the F1s ?
    Geralt google first around iirc, there is F something that was to replace the F1s
    F1s are pretty old you know

  11. #9
    Core Member

    Status
    Geralt is offline

    Last Online
    30-03-2017 @ 15:54
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Waterford, Ireland
    Posts
    810
    Thanks
    68
    Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Level completed: 34%,
    Points required for next Level: 465
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 465
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by bullydog View Post
    i think the F3s were supposed to replace the F1s ?
    Geralt google first around iirc, there is F something that was to replace the F1s
    F1s are pretty old you know

    yeah F3 is the one to replace F1. Samsung claims f3 is supposed to be 30% faster than F1. We'll see I'll order one today . Woot!

    " There are some things Man should not know, for rest is Google"
    " Never argue with an idiot, he'll drag you to his level and beat you with experience"




  12. #10
    Banned

    Status
    Doctor_Death is offline

    Last Online
    25-02-2016 @ 11:04
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Punxsutawney, Pa. - USA
    Posts
    11,789
    CPU: Core i7 3930K
    M/B: ASRock X79 Extreme9
    RAM: 64GBs Kingston Beast 2133MHz
    GPU: Two EVGA GTX 690s in Quad SLI
    • Doctor_Death's Full Spec's
      • Case:
      • Corsair 900D
      • PSU:
      • Corsair AX1200i
      • Cooling:
      • Complete system cooled by EK Water Blocks
      • Sound:
      • Creative Sound Core 3D Audio 7.1
      • Monitor:
      • Dell U3011 30" 2560 x 1600 Res
      • OS:
      • Win 7 Ultimate 64Bit
      • Misc:
      • Asus Blu-Ray, Asus 24X DVD Burner, Max Mechanicalkeyboard / Razer Abyssus Mouse / Razer eXact Mat with wrist rest.
    Thanks
    339
    Thanked 2,582 Times in 1,551 Posts
    Points: 490,204, Level: 100
    Points: 490,204, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%,
    Points required for next Level: 0
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    RI have used Samsung hard drives for over 6 years, and have never had one fail, they also run around 25-27c with cooling. Read my 2nd rigs specs, I have a 1TB Samsung which is an F3, you will be very happy with this drives performance.
    Last edited by Doctor_Death; 27-11-2009 at 09:27.

  13. The following user thanks Doctor_Death For this above post:

    Geralt (27-11-2009)

  14. #11
    Core Member

    Status
    Geralt is offline

    Last Online
    30-03-2017 @ 15:54
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Waterford, Ireland
    Posts
    810
    Thanks
    68
    Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Level completed: 34%,
    Points required for next Level: 465
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 465
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    Thanks Doc D!

    Buut..... i cant look at your rigs specs as i instantly develop uncontrolled drooling :rolleyes:

    cant wait to get my hdd now

    " There are some things Man should not know, for rest is Google"
    " Never argue with an idiot, he'll drag you to his level and beat you with experience"




  15. #12
    OC Jedi Master

    Status
    Deton is offline

    Last Online
    27-02-2014 @ 22:13
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    8,493
    CPU: i7 920, 4.2Ghz HT
    M/B: P6X58D Premium
    RAM: OCZ Flex EX PC3-17000 12GB
    GPU: Asus EAH5870
    • Deton's Full Spec's
      • Case:
      • Lian Li A70F
      • PSU:
      • Enermax Galaxy Evo 1250W
      • Cooling:
      • Custom H20 setup.
      • Sound:
      • Onboard
      • Monitor:
      • ViewSonic VX2435
      • OS:
      • Win 7 - 64bit
    Thanks
    45
    Thanked 1,179 Times in 1,026 Posts
    Points: 50,246, Level: 69
    Points: 50,246, Level: 69
    Level completed: 36%,
    Points required for next Level: 904
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 904
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Overall activity: 7.0%

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Geralt View Post
    Buut..... i cant look at your rigs specs as i instantly develop uncontrolled drooling :rolleyes:
    Wanna bib?

  16. #13
    Core Member

    Status
    Geralt is offline

    Last Online
    30-03-2017 @ 15:54
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Waterford, Ireland
    Posts
    810
    Thanks
    68
    Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Level completed: 34%,
    Points required for next Level: 465
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 465
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    *must....not....look....at...doc D's.....specs....*

    " There are some things Man should not know, for rest is Google"
    " Never argue with an idiot, he'll drag you to his level and beat you with experience"




  17. #14
    OC Jedi Master

    Status
    Deton is offline

    Last Online
    27-02-2014 @ 22:13
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    8,493
    CPU: i7 920, 4.2Ghz HT
    M/B: P6X58D Premium
    RAM: OCZ Flex EX PC3-17000 12GB
    GPU: Asus EAH5870
    • Deton's Full Spec's
      • Case:
      • Lian Li A70F
      • PSU:
      • Enermax Galaxy Evo 1250W
      • Cooling:
      • Custom H20 setup.
      • Sound:
      • Onboard
      • Monitor:
      • ViewSonic VX2435
      • OS:
      • Win 7 - 64bit
    Thanks
    45
    Thanked 1,179 Times in 1,026 Posts
    Points: 50,246, Level: 69
    Points: 50,246, Level: 69
    Level completed: 36%,
    Points required for next Level: 904
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 904
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Overall activity: 7.0%

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Geralt View Post
    *must....not....look....at...doc D's.....specs....*
    which specs are we talking about here.....lol...if you know what I meant....he's not that young any more........sorry buddy (Doc D.), just j/k.

  18. #15
    Core Member

    Status
    Geralt is offline

    Last Online
    30-03-2017 @ 15:54
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Waterford, Ireland
    Posts
    810
    Thanks
    68
    Thanked 67 Times in 61 Posts
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Points: 12,185, Level: 33
    Level completed: 34%,
    Points required for next Level: 465
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 465
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    some one has dirty thoughts..... jeez u need to get L41d

    " There are some things Man should not know, for rest is Google"
    " Never argue with an idiot, he'll drag you to his level and beat you with experience"




  19. #16
    Banned

    Status
    Doctor_Death is offline

    Last Online
    25-02-2016 @ 11:04
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Punxsutawney, Pa. - USA
    Posts
    11,789
    CPU: Core i7 3930K
    M/B: ASRock X79 Extreme9
    RAM: 64GBs Kingston Beast 2133MHz
    GPU: Two EVGA GTX 690s in Quad SLI
    • Doctor_Death's Full Spec's
      • Case:
      • Corsair 900D
      • PSU:
      • Corsair AX1200i
      • Cooling:
      • Complete system cooled by EK Water Blocks
      • Sound:
      • Creative Sound Core 3D Audio 7.1
      • Monitor:
      • Dell U3011 30" 2560 x 1600 Res
      • OS:
      • Win 7 Ultimate 64Bit
      • Misc:
      • Asus Blu-Ray, Asus 24X DVD Burner, Max Mechanicalkeyboard / Razer Abyssus Mouse / Razer eXact Mat with wrist rest.
    Thanks
    339
    Thanked 2,582 Times in 1,551 Posts
    Points: 490,204, Level: 100
    Points: 490,204, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%,
    Points required for next Level: 0
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Overall activity: 0%

    Default

    lmao

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Remove Ads

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Is Your SSD More Reliable Than A Hard Drive?
    By Lil' Dead in forum Drives & Storage
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 03-08-2011, 02:57
  2. Adding a Hard drive
    By Drdeath in forum Drives & Storage
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 09-02-2011, 14:55
  3. Windows Xp no hard drive....
    By jayfunk in forum Drives & Storage
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 28-12-2010, 04:22
  4. Hard Drive Failing?
    By criss_glitch666 in forum General Hardware
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 07-12-2009, 04:20
  5. Found on old hard drive
    By grumpydaddy in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 27-03-2008, 13:18

Search tags for this page

There are currently no search tags.
Click on a term to search for related topics.

Tags for this Thread