Hard drives have pretty bad random access performance to begin with, and slowing spindle speed isn’t going to help:. Seller information ilectronikslife Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. The new 3TB Barracuda is a bit faster in sequential performance than the old Barracuda XT, at lower power consumption. Western digital is a better brand hands down but for the difference in price I would choose seagate anyday however for a main drive I’d go with a western digital because if I had put this drive in my main and couldn’t recognize it I don’t know what I would of done.
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I am backing up my entire movie collection of over movies and i am using 2 3tb externals as well.
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May PC Windows, To use the complete 2. This item is out of stock. The price for this drive is an excellent bargain.
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Western digital is a better brand hands down but for the difference in price I would choose seagate anyday however for a main drive I’d go with a western digital because if I had put this drive in my main and couldn’t recognize it I don’t know what I would of done.
This brand isn’t going away. The fact that the Seagate drives failed in huge numbers while competitor drives did not could be evidence of a defect across the entire product line, or it could simply mean that the other consumer drives are over-engineered.
Very quiet Great price Large drive and easy to modify for what I needed it for.
I’m not sure I particularly agree with Seagate’s decision to abandon the RPM drive market, but thankfully there are other options available if you want a high capacity, lower power drive.
To find out, we threw some of our storage suite at the drive and compared it to the 3000gg Barracuda XT and Green drives. There are 0 items available. Add to watch list. Random write performance actually dropped a bit compared to the older Barracuda XT. Customers who bought this item also bought.
I ran the drives through our light and heavy workloads from our SSD reviews which takes 300gb forever to run on mechanical drives and saw some interesting data:.
When I removed the drive from the protective wrapper, it was rough. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
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The couple of watts you save by slowing down the motor aren’t really realized in a system that idles at 60W and abrracuda consume over W under load. The class action suit does offer the example of a plaintiff who purchased a drive, experienced an early failure, and then replaced it again with a warrantied drive that also failed.