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Old 21st November, 2005, 12:36 AM
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I need a new HDD

my WD400 is about to go...its my primary drive ive had since i took it out of my old eMachines. i would like it to have at least 60gigs of space 7200rpms and 8mb cache or more, and it to be under 100 bucks. i was looking on newegg and found this one but i really dont know much about HDD's at all. it also cant be sata, unless it has both sata and ata.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822140152
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Old 21st November, 2005, 02:04 AM
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How's this?
http://shop1.outpost.com/product/4353775
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Old 21st November, 2005, 02:26 AM
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Wonderbread, for a first look that is a fantastic choice. Either that one or a larger capacity, but 200Gb should be sufficient for anyone.
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Old 21st November, 2005, 02:42 AM
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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...8&sku=THD-250A
it's a cheep ata.
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Old 21st November, 2005, 03:36 AM
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i would like something under 200GB just because i will never even come close to using it all up and it would be a waste of money for me, imo, to spend on some thing that big. i would rather put my money into a quality drive that has less space.
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i got a 250 gig maxtor diamond SATA hd for 99.50 so you should be able to get like a 150 gig and save your self some money
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Old 21st November, 2005, 03:50 AM
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i would also like it to not be a western digital because at work, most of the failing HDD's we see are WD's. so i dont want to take that risk.
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Old 21st November, 2005, 10:00 PM
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go with the $70 segate I posted. It's worth it.
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