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May 9, 2012, 6:15 AM


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Am Mittwoch, 9. Mai 2012, 03:47:09 schrieb Dale:
> Hi,
>
> As some know, I'm planning to buy me a LARGE hard drive to put all my
> videos on, eventually. The prices are coming down now. I keep seeing
> these "green" drives that are made by just about every company nowadays.
> When comparing them to a non "green" drive, do they hold up as good?
> Are they as dependable as a plain drive? I guess they are more
> efficient and I get that but do they break quicker, more often or no
> difference?
>
> I have noticed that they tend to spin slower and are cheaper. That much
> I have figured out. Other than that, I can't see any other difference.
> Data speeds seem to be about the same.
>
> Please, no brand wars. I may get a WD, Maxtor, Samsung or some other
> brand. I haven't picked that part yet. So far, I have had good luck
> with drives. I think I have one doorstop so far. I have at least one
> of each of the brands above too. Don't jinx me. I'm sure someone has a
> horror story about some brand.
>
> Thanks much.
>
> Dale
>
> :-) :-)

samsung here. Put that beast into an esata case. Sometimes I forget to turn it
off, because it is so silent. And cool. The others should be similar. They are
slower, yes, but fast enough to watch video.

7200 for stuff that needs some speed.
5400 for video and backups.

just fine.

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Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 1:47 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? alan.mckinnon at gmail May 9, 2012, 2:25 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 2:52 AM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? daniel at admin-box May 9, 2012, 4:32 AM
                Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 4:51 AM
                    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 10, 2012, 12:39 PM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? alan.mckinnon at gmail May 9, 2012, 2:28 PM
                Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 3:24 PM
                    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? paul.hartman+gentoo at gmail May 9, 2012, 3:48 PM
                    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 9, 2012, 4:37 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 10, 2012, 12:38 PM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? alan.mckinnon at gmail May 10, 2012, 2:13 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? tanstaafl at libertytrek May 9, 2012, 4:47 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? mike at trausch May 9, 2012, 5:06 AM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? tanstaafl at libertytrek May 9, 2012, 6:30 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 9, 2012, 5:29 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? volkerarmin at googlemail May 9, 2012, 6:15 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 3:37 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? pandu at poluan May 9, 2012, 9:39 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 9, 2012, 10:28 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? paul.hartman+gentoo at gmail May 9, 2012, 11:42 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 9, 2012, 11:53 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 4:49 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? pandu at poluan May 9, 2012, 6:39 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? tsg at bonedaddy May 10, 2012, 5:53 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 4:58 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? michaelkintzios at gmail May 10, 2012, 12:03 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? napalm at squareownz May 10, 2012, 4:55 AM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 10, 2012, 5:38 AM
                Re: Are those "green" drives any good? napalm at squareownz May 10, 2012, 6:27 AM
                    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 10, 2012, 2:39 PM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? paul.hartman+gentoo at gmail May 10, 2012, 3:53 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? adamcarter3 at gmail May 9, 2012, 6:52 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? invasivenorman at gmail May 10, 2012, 9:20 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 10, 2012, 11:01 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? invasivenorman at gmail May 10, 2012, 11:13 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 10, 2012, 11:51 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 10, 2012, 12:24 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 10, 2012, 12:36 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? neil at digimed May 10, 2012, 2:25 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 10, 2012, 1:17 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? neil at digimed May 10, 2012, 5:07 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 10, 2012, 6:10 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? billk at iinet May 10, 2012, 6:15 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? michaelkintzios at gmail May 12, 2012, 2:34 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? volkerarmin at googlemail May 12, 2012, 2:49 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 13, 2012, 2:35 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? Warp_7 at gmx May 12, 2012, 11:50 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 13, 2012, 2:38 AM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? Warp_7 at gmx May 21, 2012, 2:05 PM
                Re: Are those "green" drives any good? sixgod at gmail May 21, 2012, 3:44 PM

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