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Western Digital Black WD2002FAEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5
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5 out of 5 eggs Fast, solid drive for large amount of data 09/02/2013

This review is from: Western Digital Black WD2002FAEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Fast, still working perfectly after 9 months.
See the 5 year warranty? That means WD stands behind their product, unlike some other 'cheap' brands.
I think this model currently offers a good balance between price, speed, capacity, and noise.

Cons: Relatively noisy when seeking.

If you only have HDDs, that won't be as big of an issue, unless they're very quiet. If you have an SSD, use that as your system drive and put your bulky data like music, pictures, movies, on this massive drive. Then you get the best of both worlds, your programs and games will run super fast and quietly, this drive will only make noise occasionally, and it's fast enough that it won't slow you down too much (at least until we can all afford multi-TB SSDs!)

Other Thoughts: Do I trust this drive with my data? No. I don't trust any hard drive with my data, which is why I make a daily backup and you should too. I have a 3 TB external drive and use Macrium Reflect to make a quick+painless incremental backup of everything *every* day.

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Western Digital Black WD2002FAEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Fast, solid drive for large amount of data 09/02/2013

This review is from: Western Digital Black WD2002FAEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Fast, still working perfectly after 9 months.
See the 5 year warranty? That means WD stands behind their product, unlike some other 'cheap' brands.
I think this model currently offers a good balance between price, speed, capacity, and noise.

Cons: Relatively noisy when seeking.

If you only have HDDs, that won't be as big of an issue, unless they're very quiet. If you have an SSD, use that as your system drive and put your bulky data like music, pictures, movies, on this massive drive. Then you get the best of both worlds, your programs and games will run super fast and quietly, this drive will only make noise occasionally, and it's fast enough that it won't slow you down too much (at least until we can all afford multi-TB SSDs!)

Other Thoughts: Do I trust this drive with my data? No. I don't trust any hard drive with my data, which is why I make a daily backup and you should too. I have a 3 TB external drive and use Macrium Reflect to make a quick+painless incremental backup of everything *every* day.

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Western Digital Black WD2002FAEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Fast, solid drive for large amount of data 09/02/2013

This review is from: Western Digital Black WD2002FAEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Fast, still working perfectly after 9 months.
See the 5 year warranty? That means WD stands behind their product, unlike some other 'cheap' brands.
I think this model currently offers a good balance between price, speed, capacity, and noise.

Cons: Relatively noisy when seeking.

If you only have HDDs, that won't be as big of an issue, unless they're very quiet. If you have an SSD, use that as your system drive and put your bulky data like music, pictures, movies, on this massive drive. Then you get the best of both worlds, your programs and games will run super fast and quietly, this drive will only make noise occasionally, and it's fast enough that it won't slow you down too much (at least until we can all afford multi-TB SSDs!)

Other Thoughts: Do I trust this drive with my data? No. I don't trust any hard drive with my data, which is why I make a daily backup and you should too. I have a 3 TB external drive and use Macrium Reflect to make a quick+painless incremental backup of everything *every* day.

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Benjamin B.'s Profile

Display Name: Benjamin B.

Date Joined: 09/15/10

  • Reviews: 2
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  • First Review: 03/13/13
  • Last Review: 09/02/13
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