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Which HDD should i choose ?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I want a new HDD to store my data (about 4-6TB), which HDD should i get, 4TB: WD Blue-Red-Black or Seagate Barracuda; for the same price as WB Black 4TB i can get a 6TB version of either Blue or Barracuda

just need it to last as long as possible don't really need high rpm ?

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How about the WD Red Pro? They're usually cheaper than the Black per GB if I'm not mistaken.


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I'd get either the 6TB Blue or Barracuda. Whichever is cheaper/in stock/brand you trust more.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 minutes ago, Mateyyy said:

How about the WD Red Pro? They're usually cheaper than the Black per GB if I'm not mistaken.

it hard to find seller for Red Pro here where i live, and it price the same as the Black

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Just now, 222feb23 said:

it hard to find seller for Red Pro here where i live, and it price the same as the Black

Then I'd say get the WD Blue if speed's really not important, or the Black if you'd also want the drive to be decently quick.


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