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    Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    I'm looking for a recommendation for a 1Tb hard drive, there are a few on the scan website, I was looking at this http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/1TB-S...ache-89-ms-NCQ There are others on the scan website, I would buy either a Samsung or Western Digital, I'm just not sure whether it's worth paying any more than the one I linked to.

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    I was in a similar situation to you a few months ago, I couldnt decide between the samsung or WD Green (cant post link ive not been a member long enough) in the end i chose the samsung as it had a higher onboard cache.
    Ive not had any problems with mine so i would say go for the F1 as its cheap and fast!

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    I just ordered the Samsung HD you linked yesterday. It was on sale over the weekend at around £63 with our wonderful free Hexus Scan shipping

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    im having the same problem but am leaning towards the sammy ( the one in the link )
    normaly i would only buy WD but recently got two 320 F1 one i made quiet the other left for speed
    both are performing brilliant
    Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    Go with the Sammy, I have 2, not worth paying more for anything else given the low price right now

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    Quote Originally Posted by LuckyNV View Post
    Go with the Sammy, I have 2, not worth paying more for anything else given the low price right now
    100% right - the samsung is quick and at that scan price it can't be beat!

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    Don't go with WD.. I had one of those fail on me -.-

    My bro had another fail on him. Maybe we're unlucky, but I'm willing to pay the extra money to get something other than WD

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    I like the Samsung F1 - great drive for the price.

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    If you get a good Samsung drive they're excellent but I've had a couple now transmitting excessive vibration making them noisy. They don't seem to be putting much effort into balancing the platter(s) or they are not testing them well enough. 2 out of 4 were bad for me and one of the bad drives was an F1. They are not 1TB models so maybe you will have better luck.

    I've gone the other way back to WD drives.

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    Have to say I'd go for a WD or a Samsung myself, the two hard drives I use most in my PC at the moment are WD's and one of my external drives is a Samsung

    Hitachi are also worth a look.

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    Quote Originally Posted by mediaboy View Post
    Don't go with WD.. I had one of those fail on me -.-

    My bro had another fail on him. Maybe we're unlucky, but I'm willing to pay the extra money to get something other than WD
    They're all going to fail sooner or later. After the huge Seagate firmware cockup, WD come the most highly recommended at the moment it seems.

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    I'd be swaying towards a WD at this current moment in time. Two close friends have had 2 of them die within a short period of each other.
    Not anymore likely than a WD dying on you to be fair though.
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    I've used a 1TB Samsung F1 (HD103UJ) for about 6 months and it's pretty quick and very quiet.

    I'd recommend it.

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    Re: Which 1Tb Hard Drive

    Western Digital GreenPower.

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