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What hard drive to get?

What hard drive?  

7 members have voted

  1. 1. Seagate or Western Digital?

    • Seagate BarraCuda Pro 2TB- 127$
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    • WD Black 2TB- 120$
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I'm going to be building a new gaming PC-Thanks to Linus of course(and also Luke if you know what I mean)

I've narrowed it down to two options which are WD Black Or BarraCuda Pro

I know that WD Black is noisy from what I've read and came out in 2013

Barracuda Pro is also really slim and came out in 2016

I think the extra seven dollars is really worth it

No Hating!

BarraCuda Pro-https://pcpartpicker.com/product/KX7CmG/seagate-barracuda-pro-2tb-35-7200rpm-internal-hard-drive-st2000dm009

WD Black-https://pcpartpicker.com/product/XtjG3C/western-digital-internal-hard-drive-wd2003fzex

Does anyone know the warranties for these things?

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regular non pro seagate barracuda


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2 minutes ago, DaRedBoi said:

Does anyone know the warranties for these things?

Honestly with WD I never ever get a warranty or use it. I've had the same WD Blue since 2009 and it has 6.5 YEARS of power on time. Honestly, from experience, i've had 3 WD Drives, none have failed. I've had 3 Seagate drives, 1 has failed and 1 is giving me errors on windows. 


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I vote for the Black, I've had one of the 1TB drives for 6 years and it's still going with no errors for that whole time, I also have a Seagate dating back to 2011 but that does make some noise and hasn't been used for that many hours.

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As far as the BarraCuda Pro listed (ST2000DM009) goes, it has a 5 year warranty and a 2 free years of Rescue Services.

Thank you for considering Seagate, regardless of which route you go!


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