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Why is the Seagate Barracuda SSD more expensive than Firecuda SSD

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I am on the market for a high perfomence hard drive. I want to use this drive to store my video games and some virtual Machines. However when I was looking at the seagate line of drives: I noticed that the firecuda 2TB ssd was much cheaper than the barracuda ssh. but they are both ssd. Is there any reason why ?

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a ssh is not a ssd, its a hard drive with very little ssd space usally for the most commonly used applications that the drive seems fit.  I saw a article the other day tho that said that seagate drives have some of the highest chances of failing so maybe look into the wd black series as another option


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because firecuda isnt an SSD, it's an SSHD. Think of them as an 8GB SSD slapped onto a typical hard drive. 


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