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Which would be a more reliable, quiet Hard Drive WD6400AAKS or HD753LJ ?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by dcl, Aug 1, 2008.

  1. dcl
    macrumors regular


    Which would be a more reliable, quiet Hard Drive:

    Wetern Digital Caviar Blue 640GB WD6400AAKS
    Samsung SpinPoint F1 750GB HD753LJ

    Looking to buy 3 to put into New Drobo ?

    Who has better tech Support , Warraty, Drive ?
  2. macrumors 6502a


    Go for the WD 640. It's a great drive, very quite. I like it allot.
    It should be very reliable as it only uses 2 320GB platters.
    Wear as the spinpoint use 3 250GB platters. More platters
    Means more chance of somthing going wrong.

    From my iPod touch at starbucks in palo alto ca
  3. dcl
    macrumors regular


    Thanks RPALOALTO,

    Took the plunge and went with the WD6400AAKS:
    Chief Value had them for $ 93.08 ea. including tax & shipping after $4 coupon

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