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2 years ago#1
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=22-236-342&nm_mc=EMC-GD100213&cm_mmc=EMC-GD100213-_-index-_-Item-_-22-236-342&

Was wondering about this HDD. I'm not doing any type of NAS or RAID (Heck, Idk what they even are). I just need some more space for games. Should I go for it? I'll probably install a different OS on the one in my sig, and then have all my games and stuff on the one above.
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2 years ago#2
I would go with a blue drive instead. I'm not sure what intellipower is, but it is not a 7200rpm drive like the blue or black.

Here is the blue, and it is cheaper.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236339
2 years ago#3
Go with the Blue that Cheech posted. Blues are significantly faster.
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2 years ago#4
Cheech001 posted...
I would go with a blue drive instead. I'm not sure what intellipower is, but it is not a 7200rpm drive like the blue or black.

Here is the blue, and it is cheaper.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236339


That was sort of my main question, as to what intellipower was. But yeah, you're right. I don't even see the Rpms on there. As for the price, Theres an email promo that brings the red down to $65.
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2 years ago#5
I guess I'll go for a Blue, or another Barracuda. I'll look around some more. Thanks guys.
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